Full Stack Software Engineer (Rails)

Full-Time Westlake, OH; Atlanta, GA; or Remote

Build scalable, highly reliable product features and maintain applications

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Assurant Labs has cultivated a fast-paced, Agile development environment where creativity and teamwork are paramount.

In this role, you will work closely with multiple product teams to create web and mobile client applications to serve customers with an engaging, dynamic user experience. We have seen people thrive in this role from a variety of backgrounds, but we work mostly in Ruby on Rails and React Native. This role is focused more on server development, so Rails experience is a plus, but not a requirement.

Responsibilities include solving problems, experimenting, and building features that we measure for value to our users. Candidates must have strong communication skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently, sound judgment, and the ability to be productive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. Coaching and mentorship are highly valued.

Responsibilities
  • Work in a collaborative environment by occasional pair and/or mob programming
  • Work closely with client developers to architect high-throughput systems
  • Communicate with Engineering Managers and Product Owners to plan and prioritize work and design technical solutions
  • Work in a cadence of two-week sprints with daily stand-ups and bi-weekly retrospectives
  • Conduct design and code reviews
  • Make disciplined use of source control and bug tracking systems
  • Grow subject matter expertise in programming, product, and platform
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability and general reliability
  • Identify and resolve complex production issues
  • Collaborate with designers, content developers, and other software, site reliability, and QA engineers on cross-functional software products
  • Document best practices and help create a knowledge base
Requirements
  • Hands-on knowledge of version control systems such as Git
  • Ruby experience, or similar dynamic scripting language experience
  • Rails experience, or similar web framework experience
  • Experience with templating frameworks (e.g. Haml, ERb)
  • Experience consuming and maintaining RESTful APIs
  • Experience with MySQL and relational database design
  • A strong foundation in object-oriented or functional programming
  • Ability to demonstrate technical know-how through individual contributions, pair programming exercises, and architectural designs
  • A disciplined approach to development, testing, and quality assurance
  • Ability to reason with and adapt to evolving development tasks and priorities
  • Strong communication skills to create a productive communication environment with team members and stakeholders
Hopes
  • Experience and familiarity with Cloud Architecture (such as AWS or Azure)
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as RSpec and Cucumnber
  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • Experience with the Serverless framework for AWS Lambdas
  • Experience instrumenting applications with an analytics framework like Google Analytics or Mixpanel
  • Experience with React Native development
  • Willingness to participate in mentoring and skills transfer among team members
  • A continuous learning mindset that keeps you current on development best practices and trends
  • Desire for a deep technical understanding for the problems at hand
  • Ability to balance trade-offs between speed and quality based on business priorities
  • Technical leadership skills with the ability to resolve ambiguity in requirements