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Senior Ruby Developer

at Teladoc

Posted: 5/25/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: c18e09b7-e1b2-4eca-b4e8-1abf8bcca6c6

Job Description

Mission to Our Employees:  

Teladoc Health is the global virtual care leader, offering the only comprehensive virtual care solution spanning telehealth, expert medical, and licensed platform services. Teladoc Health serves the world's leading insurers, employers, and health systems and helps millions of people around the world resolve their healthcare needs with confidence. We are committed to provide our Employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Creativity and innovation are encouraged for improving the effectiveness of Teladoc Health. Above all, Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, values and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share with our clients.

What we are looking for:

As a Senior Software Engineer on the platform team, you are responsible for architecting, designing and developing custom solutions to provide scalable, reliable and secure solutions adhering to software development lifecycle. Perform peer code reviews, coordinate production releases with product owner and stakeholders within the organization. Provide timely updates to direct manager regarding team's progress. You are also expected to be a standard bearer on our team’s development, maintenance, design patterns, and culture. This may include forming development standards, creating internal presentations on best practices, tutorials and pair programming with developers getting comfortable with the language.

What you will do:

  • Build APIs and web applications using Elixir that handle complex data models efficiently, while having great architectural design to manage complexity.
  • Establish technical decisions and direction for one or many projects/teams.
  • Appropriately manage team demands and delegate technical execution or responsibilities when appropriate.
  • Direct technical aspect of operations related to escalated client accounts or high severity issues as they affect or confront a project or team.
  • Attend to both business and technical considerations when designing solutions to project/team or company related issues.
  • Actively work to improve the company’s technical awareness, depth and use of technology across the business while establishing and maintaining positive and effective working relationships.
  • Participate in the evolution of company-level best practices, standards, and policies as it related to software development.
  • Provide leadership/mentorship as it relates to emerging technologies and preparing Teladoc and engineers for productively integrating the same into business.
  • Jump in and work on our other JavaScript/React and Ruby/Rails applications, as needed.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience) required; Master's degree in information technology or computer sciences preferred, or equivalent provable experience.
  • Minimum of 7 years of related work experience.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process preferred.
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, React, Git, SQL, and APIs.
  • Knowledge of modern technologies like Docker, Elixir, GitHub, Continuous Integration, etc. preferred.
  • Active social media or conference presence for the Open Source community is a big plus!

 

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with Test-Driven Development and writing unit and integration tests.
  • Experience using Behavior-Driven Development suite like Cucumber.
  • Competent and willing to write software using Ruby. Elixir, Java, and Python are a plus.
  • Competent writing software with MVC frameworks. Ruby on Rails preferred.
  • Competent writing software with JavaScript ecosystems like React.
  • Comfortable working in a cloud environment like AWS.
  • Must have experience basic Linux/Unix CLI and using Git and GitHub for source code control.
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery systems like Jenkins.
  • Knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes is a plus.
  • Exhibits enthusiasm and well-rounded knowledge of backend systems and software architecture.
  • Applies best practices including design patterns and linting to all software development.
  • Approaches engineering requests from a user's vantage point to form architectural and technical requirements.
  • Stays well-informed of emerging technologies and software trends.
  • Capable of debugging problems related to HTTP, XHR, JSON, CORS, SSL, S3, etc.
  • Able to investigate performance and memory issues.
  • Able to reduce complex requirements and user interaction flows into long-term API designs.
  • Good understanding of architectural messaging patterns and pitfalls using Kafka, Rabbit MQ, etc.
  • Endeavors to establish positive and fiscally-responsible relationships, both interdepartmentally and cross-functionally.
  • Effective written and verbal communicator. 

Company Benefits:

  • Very competitive salary & equity compensation 
  • Excellent health, dental, vision coverage 
  • 401k benefits with employer matching contribution; immediately vested
  • Awesome people to work with 
  • Becoming a part of a movement in telemedicine and building something that matters

 

For a more detailed look at our company and values, visit out website at https://teladochealth.com/en/about/

 

At Teladoc Health we thrive on difference and individuality. Teladoc Health is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.