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Ruby Developer

  • Location

    Austin, Texas

  • Sector:

    Data Engineering

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Callum Cobb

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  • Job ref:

    JN -022021-87831_1619448406

  • Published:

    16 days ago

Ruby Developer

Austin/Houston, TX

Private-equity backed early stage start-up seeks talented Ruby on Rails developer to join our data engineering team. The mission of the company is to pioneer the use of data analytics and machine learning in the legacy energy research sector. You will work under the Lead Developer, a startup veteran with over 10 years of experience, and the Chief Data Scientist, a Harvard professor and co-founder of the company. You will also work closely with our in-house team of data scientists which include petroleum engineers, statisticians, and computer scientists. Expect talented, motivated, and interesting co-workers (welligence.com/company). Salary is competitive based on location, and includes equity compensation.


You must have experience designing and building large and complex (yet maintainable) systems, and you should be able to do so as fast or faster than most competent people think possible. You should be willing to work extremely hard when required, and be seeking a culture of accountability. You should have a BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or the equivalent experience working at other companies.

Concrete Skills include in order of importance:

  • Ruby on Rails (RoR). Familiarity with ruby libraries for scraping & parsing data, and database sharding are a plus (e.g. nokigri, octopus/rails 6) and best practices (test-driven development rpsec, rubocop). Databases: PostgreSQL
  • Experience and demonstrated ability working with small agile teams and translating business objectives into technical specifications.
  • Relevant Technologies: Apollo/GraphQL, React + Material-UI, Jenkins, Leaflet, MapBox, Google Maps API

Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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