Principal Ruby Engineer - Core Platform

Published on April 23, 2024

TableCheck is a global platform built to help restaurants own their guest experience.

We help merchants reduce their reliance on paid booking channels by directly converting first-time diners into repeat guests⁠, and repeat guests into loyal fans.

Used by over 9,000 restaurants in 35 countries, including over 270 Michelin-starred restaurants and top hospitality brands such as Hilton, Hyatt, and IHG, TableCheck has set new standards for restaurant management tools in Japan and is steadily growing to take on the challenge to become the world’s leader in restaurant management.

TableCheck, Japan’s leading restaurant reservation management platform, is seeking a Senior Ruby Engineer to join our Core Platform Team. You will own the Core Application, a Ruby On Rails monolith fueling all TableCheck core functionalities, maintaining its codebase as well as building new features.

TableCheck has embraced remote work. As such, communication and documentation are in our blood. We look for and write about signals in the noise which enables us to constantly learn and adapt, and we expect members of our teams to constantly follow up with questions and updates to keep everyone in the loop.

  • Maintain and enhance TableCheck's core monolith app
  • Perform code reviews and production releases
  • Work in direct contact with our CTO, and define priorities
  • Proactively engage with stakeholders, primarily in Product and Sales
  • Create clear and concise documentation
  • Interact and cooperate with other engineers from other teams
  • Mentor and support other engineers, as the team grows

Mandatory Skills
  • 5+ years of Ruby on Rails
  • 5+ years of MongoDB or PostgreSQL

Recommended Skills
  • Experience maintaining an application with a large user base and performing production releases
  • Previous startup experience is highly desired
  • Software Security
  • Test-driven development
  • Experience maintaining existing applications

Language Skills
  • Business-level English
  • Japanese is not necessary but is considered a plus

Evaluation Criteria
  • Applicants will be evaluated based on their technical skills, cultural fit, and strength of their previous experience.
  • Applicants will be asked to complete a small coding project, and successfully present it for evaluation purposes.