1 month ago

Backend Engineer at Scott's Cheap Flights

78% 40 hours / week United States (Remote)
Paid dental insurance
Paid health insurance
Paid parental leave
Retirement or pension contribution program
Employee training program
Unlimited paid holidays

As a Backend Engineer, you will be a key contributor to the growth, innovation, and continued improvement of Scott’s Cheap Flights. You will be collaborating with a lean team to write code designed to scale.

In the short term, you will:

  • Become familiar with our code base, code style, tech stack, development and deployment process, and our project management process
  • Contribute to design and code reviews
  • Work with a cross-functional team to support development of new features
  • Refactor, QA, and improve existing code

In the long term, you will:

  • Be an expert with all of our tooling: Bugsnag, Metabase, Heroku, New Relic, and more
  • Bring creative solutions to projects to support the continual improvement of Scott’s Cheap Flights
  • Take ownership of end to end feature and product development and help scale our back end

What you know:

  • Experience working on new product development
  • Hands on expertise with Ruby/Rails
  • Experience writing automated unit tests, with bonus points for integrated and functional testing experience
  • You care about performance, usability, and accessibility across all devices
  • Empathy and passion to build production-ready features
  • Clear and earnest written and verbal communication skills
  • High standards for yourself and the code you write
  • Flexibility, open-mindedness, and willingness to learn
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States and plan to work full-time in the United States

Technologies we use:

  • Ruby on Rails is our primary server framework
  • React is our primary front end development framework
  • Postgres and Redis are our primary storage engines
  • BigQuery for our data warehouse
  • Heroku is used for deployments and infrastructure
  • GitHub is our choice for source code management
  • Circle CI helps us with continuous integration
  • Notion is for documentation and collaboration
  • Clubhouse is our project management tool

Why you might love working here:

  • 100% remote work environment, so go ahead and bring your dog to work or wear your PJ’s to the office!
  • Open vacation policy, with a 3 week minimum!
  • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance
  • 401(k) with a 5% match
  • Up to 12-weeks of paid family leave
  • Monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Continuing education & development reimbursement
  • Yearly team retreat (In 2019, we went to Riviera Maya. Last year, we had a daily costume contest and went virtual!)
  • Challenging problems to solve and an awesome team to collaborate with every single day