Senior Ruby on Rails Developer

Zymewire

If you're ready to help shape the future of a bootstrapped and profitable Canadian tech company with big ambitions, then this is your moment!

We're looking for a Senior Software Developer with a passion for Ruby on Rails who is eager to tackle a wide range of development projects as part of the user-focused team at Zymewire.

Today more than 340 pharmaceutical and biotechnology service providers around the world trust Zymewire for their sales research. Our users are located in over 50 countries around the world and their companies range in size from start-ups to billion-dollar multinationals.

As our client base and product offerings continue to grow, we’re eager to welcome talented developers who can help us architect the future of the application.

We’re currently a distributed team of 36 (you’d be lucky Zymer #37!), scattered across Canada, the UK, and soon - South America and Mexico.

As a Senior Software Developer at Zymewire, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Be celebrated as an individual on a small development team that encourages varied perspectives
  • Have significant influence as to how the application is built
  • Lead the development of new technologies to deliver more functionality to Zymewire's customers
  • Mentor teammates on new ways to deepen their technical craft, gaining leadership experience in the process
  • Help to drive the architecture role
  • Provide input to and help to make technical architecture and design decisions
  • Scale a codebase
  • Make a major impact on the application, the development team, thousands of users, and the organization as a whole

What we’d love to see in your history:

  • Experience developing and maintaining Ruby on Rails web applications
  • A passion for solving problems
  • A sense of curiosity for learning new things
  • Evidence of establishing great relationships with other teammates
  • Fluency in English

Bonus points if you also have:

  • A thorough understanding of Object-Oriented architecture and design
  • Good knowledge of testing frameworks for Rails and JavaScript
  • Experience developing software in an Agile environment

Why Zymewire? Fancy perks etc.

- Earn yourself some equity (employee options make up 20% of the value of the company at all times)

- Quarterly all-expenses-paid visits to Toronto to connect with teammates in person (when it’s safe to travel again)

- Join us for our annual all-company retreat when we reach our goals (past destinations include Bermuda, Iceland, and Costa Rica)

- Be a part of a tightly-knit team with a thriving remote culture

- Three weeks paid vacation + all local statutory holidays (paid)

- Earn additional paid vacation days with continued learning ($1000 CAD annual stipend for courses and classes )

- Take part in our Employee Giving Program (you choose the causes and the company provides the funds)

- Extended health and dental benefits

- Paid and topped-up parental leave

Location:

This is a remote position.

Start Date:

The target start date for this role is March 8th, 2021.