Backend Developer

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Sr. Software Development Lead, the successful candidates will be instrumental in executing and delivering well tested code. This position will require you to work in close concert, as part of a larger geographically distant team where you will be required to share your insights to drive a better process.

What we need you to do:

  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and tested code
  • Engineer documented, scalable, and secure APIs from deprecated legacy code
  • Actively seek out knowledge about new technologies and how they can be used to solve current and foreseeable challenges
  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Be a productive member of an inclusive team where pairing and peer reviewed code are valued
  • Follow best practices (continuous integration, SCRUM, refactoring, and code standards)
  • Drive continuous adoption and integration of relevant new technologies into design
  • Engineer documented, scalable, and secure APIs from deprecated legacy code

What you bring:

  • 3+ years Ruby or Python development experience
  • 3+ years of experience with web frameworks (preferred: Rails or Rack)
  • Proven work experience in a software development team
  • Demonstrable knowledge of front-end technologies such as JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3
  • Passion for writing great, simple, clean, efficient code
  • Workable knowledge of relational databases (ex: MySQL, Postgres)
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of version control, such as Git
  • Demonstrated experience with AWS Services
  • Familiarity with Docker

Some Preferred Experience:

  • Vue.js and Jest testing framework
  • SASS experience
  • IoT Technologies
  • Familiarity with Docker
  • Use of code quality tools (ex: RuboCop)


What we offer:

  • An opportunity to help build a company dedicated to children’s safety
  • The chance to join an innovative and dedicated team, focused on leading edge technology
  • Competitive salary and benefits package

We’re looking for critical members of the BusPatrol team to assist us in our quest to improve children’s safety. This is an important role for us and a great opportunity for the right candidates. Our environment is inclusive, diverse, ignited, built on integrity and deeply committed. Come and help us keep our children safe.