Senior Ruby Engineer, Search & Discovery (Canada Remote)

Published on April 20, 2024

Fullscript helps people get better. It's at the core of everything we do. As the leading platform for prescribing integrative health products, our work positively impacts millions of lives every day. Our purpose extends well beyond our platform. As a health company, we are committed to the well-being of our team members. We are building an organization where people thrive, grow, and have a high impact through their work. 🌱

By joining us, you stand with our purpose. You are an independent thinker, who likes to leave things better than you found them. You do things not because they are easy but because they are right. Ready to make an impact?

Fullscript is making optimal care easy for everyone.  Through our care delivery platform, health practitioners can seamlessly design personalized health plans, provide support and education tools, and effortlessly prescribe and manage the use of healthcare's best supplements —  all in one place.

Since 2011, Fullscript has enabled over 90,000 practitioners to deliver care and has helped more than 5.5 MIL patients follow a path to wellness. And we are just getting started.  

Come build a healthier future with us.

Fullscript is written with Ruby on Rails, and our Ruby Engineers build and maintain our internal GraphQL API. They work directly with our front-end engineers to build out functionality on the Fullscript platform. On the front-end, we’re using React, TypeScript, and Apollo to create top-notch experiences for our users.

Our team cares about doing things well, and about the developer experience on the team. We host in-house training on all sorts of topics, from React all the way through to Kubernetes. Fullscript is a place where you’ll be encouraged to learn, mentor, and grow.

This is how we like building software: https://brand.fullscript.com/developer-handbook.html. If you share our values, we’d be excited to talk with you!

Fullscript is currently looking for an experienced Senior Ruby Engineer who wants to build a platform to create rich, stable, and compelling experiences for our users. The Search Team is responsible for everything search related on the Fullscript platform. They make the search tools that help to power hundreds of thousands of prescriptions created by our healthcare professionals for their patients.
What you'll do: 
  • Plan out solution design
  • Implement business logic for the core part of our e-commerce platform
  • Build, maintain and grow our Ruby application
  • Solve performance issues
  • Contribute to technical improvements, develop and maintain quality standards
  • Code review and mentorship
What you bring to the table:
  • You are a passionate software developer that cares about your craft. You are excited to learn, and want to produce the best work possible.
  • Experience with Ruby or any other related scripting language
  • You write tests and understand their value
  • A desire to learn and being open to feedback
  • Understanding of design patterns, clean code, and what makes a well designed API.
Bonus if you have:
  • Experience using Elasticsearch in a production setting
  • Prior work with vector search, learning-to-rank tools, judgement lists, and capturing search metrics
  • Experience scaling or working on high-scale web applications
  • Past experience working in e-commerce or health-tech sector
  • Experience with React, or similar
  • You’ve worked with GraphQL in the past
What we can offer you:
  • Ability to work Wherever You Work Well*
  • Half (Flex) Day Fridays 
  • Flexible Paid Time Off program
  • Fullscript’s RRSP match program
  • Stock Options
  • Custom benefits package (medical, dental, vision) with HSA
  • Discount on Fullscript catalog of products for family & friends
  • Training budget and company-wide learning initiatives 
  • Employee Wellness Programs (including no meeting Wednesday)
*Our Wherever You Work Well philosophy means Fullscript teammates get to pick their own office — whether that’s in-office, at home, or a bit of both 🐶🏡

Fullscript is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are excited to work with talented people, period. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital or civil status, political affiliation, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the jurisdictions in which we operate. 

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please send an email to accommodations@fullscript.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Our team handles a lot of sensitive information, which means we require all candidates that receive and accept employment offers to complete a background check before being hired.