Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer for Gaming Company (Contract)
A leading gaming company in SF is looking for a 3 month contract to hire RoR Engineer to build out software to support their server and willing to pay up to $90/hr for the ideal person. The company hit the industry by storm with a game which had over 50 Million downloads and was rated one of the best multi-player games of 2013. Currently, their server supports over 40,000 requests/minute and a senior/lead engineer is needed in order to build out their supporting software, develop new games, and support existing ones. This person will report directly to the CTO and be expected to be a lead backend engineering on the team within the first year.
The current server tech stack is Ruby, Rails, Python, and Node.js. Apps are hosted through AWS and DynamoDB. They are open to engineers with any technical background as long as they have 5+ years in software development. The company is located in the heart of the Financial District in San Francisco, with a view that overlooks the Bay Bridge. Full health benefits, tight-knit culture, weekly happy hours, video games and comfortable office are provided. Great opportunity for a leadership position!
Required Skills & Experience
- 5+ years software development (some amount of RoR, Python, or Node)
- Experience processing at least 10K requests per minute on the Backend
- A desire to do server-side development on a high-traffic, scalable system
Desired Skills & Experience
- Leadership potential
Benefits & Perks
As a contractor you will receive the following benefits:
- Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA)
- Paid Sick Time Leave
- Pre-tax Commuter Benefit