Ruby on Rails - Team Lead

Published on October 05, 2023

Founded in 2016, ItsaCheckmate is the industry leader in providing true end-to-end integration between restaurant point of sale (POS) systems and over 100 third-party delivery and ordering platforms. Our technology automatically accepts orders from these platforms, injects them directly into the restaurant’s existing POS, and sends them to the kitchen printers - without any manual involvement at all. We help restaurant operators grow their revenue without increasing costs. We are a leader in the restaurant-tech space and ItsaCheckmate serves 8,000+ restaurant locations globally and enjoys relationships with more than 150 technology partners.

We are seeking an accomplished Ruby on Rails Team Lead with a minimum of 10 years of experience in Ruby on Rails technology and proficiency in React.js to lead our development team. This role involves not only strong technical expertise but also leadership capabilities to guide our team in building cutting-edge web applications. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned Ruby on Rails developer with exposure to React.js and a demonstrated track record of leading successful development projects.
Technical Expertise:
  • Utilize your extensive Ruby on Rails knowledge to design, develop, test, and deploy web applications.
  • Oversee code reviews and ensure compliance with best practices and coding standards.
  • Troubleshoot complex technical issues and provide innovative solutions.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies in Ruby on Rails and React.js.
React.js Integration:
  • Leverage your React.js experience to guide the integration of React.js components and libraries within Ruby on Rails applications.
  • Collaborate with front-end developers to ensure seamless interactions between the front-end and back-end.
Team Leadership:
  • Lead, coach, and mentor a team of Ruby on Rails developers.
  • Set clear goals and expectations for team members.
  • Foster a collaborative and productive work environment.
Cross-Functional Collaboration:
  • Work closely with product managers, UX/UI designers, and other stakeholders to gather and refine project requirements.
  • Translate technical concepts effectively for non-technical team members.
  • Coordinate efforts with other teams to facilitate system integration and API utilization.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • A minimum of 10 years of hands-on experience in Ruby on Rails development.
  • Proficiency in React.js with demonstrated experience in building web applications using this technology.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies.
  • Proficiency in version control systems (e.g., Git) and project management tools.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically.
  • Comfortable working with US shift hours at least till 6 pm ET time zone. 
  • Comfortable working with own device. 
  • Competitive salary 
  • Awesome work environment at a fast-growing company with a huge vision 
  • Working in a company that started off with a remote-first culture.