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Principal Backend Engineer

Ready to use your leadership skills in an exciting new role? A client of ours in hiring a Principal Ruby engineer to add to their collaborative team.

Their platform is focused on enhancing marketing mechanisms for their highly notable clients by forming a conglomerate of their communications (texts, push notifications, mobile payment methods, marketing campaigns, etc).

As an addition to the team, you will work on the architecting and coding of their application and would also take part is advocating for automated pipelines and test-driven development. An additional perk is you will be working directly with the VP of Engineering who would be able to mentor you whilst you mentor the members of the team.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 7+ years of backend development (Ruby preferred but Java is fine)
  • 2+ years of Leading an engineering team
  • Experience architecting applications/ platforms

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience working with AWS
  • Recreating existing web applications

What You Will Be Doing

Tech Breakdown

  • 20% Frontend Development
  • 80% Backend Development

Daily Responsibilities

  • 50% Hands On
  • 50% Management Duties


The Offer

  • Competitive Salary: Up to $160K/year, DOE

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.


Workbridge Associates, part of the Motion Recruitment network, provides IT Staffing Solutions (Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire) in major North American markets. Our unique expertise in today’s highest demand tech skill sets, paired with our deep networks and knowledge of our local technology markets, results in an exemplary track record with candidates and clients.

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