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ROR - Senior Software Engineer

This job was posted on Oct 25
Ventures Accelerated
Working from remote

If you want to work on building tech products that you would actually use as a part of your daily life, we are a team of product developers, designers, engineers, and hackers looking forward to welcome you to our tribe.

Ventures Accelerated works closely with entrepreneurs, & organisations who need support in building their technology infrastructure to enter new markets.


  • Provide leadership & direction to the development team
  • Coach & mentor team-mates building applications using Ruby on Rails
  • Identify & encourage areas of growth & improvement within the team
  • Give technical feedback on early concepts
  • Improve existing engineering and server operation processes
  • Develop new products and applications from ground-up
  • Sketch new concepts and solutions to communicate them to others
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve technical & application problems


  • Ruby on Rails - You should have worked with RoR inside out over the last 2-3 years to be capable of guiding your team.
  • HTML/CSS - You need to know the front-end to be amazing at the backend. You should be proud of your front-end work.
  • Full web stack - To build a great RoR product you need a working knowledge of the entire web stack from web servers to databases, and the pains of making them work together.
  • Javascript - You are a maker, you need to know how to use javascript and related frameworks to engage people.
  • Passion for Product development - Yes, we love building products, show us what you have built with your blood & sweat.

Bonus points if you have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Experience with Javascript and AJAX heavy web application development
  • Knowledge of front-end frameworks (angularJS, emberJS, knockoutJS, etc.) will be prefered
  • Experience with advanced CSS and responsive designs
  • Familiarity with our software stack, which consists of Ruby/Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Heroku, Resque, Redis, Git, Rspec, Unicorn & Nginx, Javascript, and angular.js