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Senior Ruby-on-Rails Engineer

| Greater Denver Area

Brandfolder is looking for a talented and motivated Sr. Backend Engineer to expand our impact as an established leader in Digital Asset Management. You will inspire the most recognizable brands in the world, including TripAdvisor and Slack, by building a product will grow and scale with the needs of our customers and business. At our core, Brandfolder is brand-focused, crafts simple and intuitive experiences, and builds elegant and scalable solutions. As a Sr. Backend Engineer at Brandfolder, you will have the opportunity to bring value directly to the end user and to the organizations that leverage us. You will own features and scale our platform, helping us to deliver even better interactions for our customers.

Who are we looking for? You have a solid foundation in modern web applications and can confidently execute on tasks and projects through the full software lifecycle including testing. You have significant and direct experience with either Ruby on Rails or Django. You have a passion for building product with strong patterns and practices. You care about leveling-up the team with your contributions, and use code as an opportunity to provide learning opportunities.

Do you want a role where your contributions directly affect the success of the company? Will you make a name for yourself at Brandfolder? Our team is passionate, curious, eager, and humble. We believe in having fun, both inside and outside of the office, and being flexible to expand and evolve our culture as our team grows. We embrace that each interaction and opportunity for feedback helps us grow individually and collectively.

What you’ll do

  • Join a collaborative team of members focused on data, engineering, sales, marketing and customer experience folks in Denver
  • Drive our architecture and scalability forward with elegant architectural decisions
  • Contribute to best-in-class development patterns and practices as we grow
  • Design, architect, and develop new features from the ground up
  • Deploy production changes daily
  • Constantly optimize and improve our experiences
  • Become an integral contributor to the direction of the product and the team
  • Support and grow our existing features for the users that leverage them
  • Use metrics to understand the health and success of the system

What you’ll need

  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Positive attitude and adaptability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • History of engineering elegant, responsive, scalable, and performant product features
  • Advocate for deployment and development best practices
  • Confidence with either Ruby on Rails or Django with a desire to master Ruby on Rails
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate cross-functionally and within product, design, development, and devops
  • Strong knack for picking up new tools and technologies, continuously learning
  • The drive to take initiative and own high-impact projects from day one

Bonus Points for

  • Expertise in Ruby on Rails
  • Understanding of deployment best practices, artifact building
  • Comfort with databases such as PostgreSQL
  • Search technology knowledge, i.e. Elasticsearch
  • Portfolio of projects built from end-to-end
  • A growth mindset and passion for learning
  • The ability to elevate those around you
  • History building microservices and containerized applications
  • Scale-proven services and experience with handling high-throughput applications with elegant architecture to break down complex needs
  • Previous work experience in a startup environment

Brandfolder perks

  • Iconic office location in RiNo, bike and light rail friendly
  • Generous paid time off
  • Medical and dental insurance, 100% paid by Brandfolder
  • Monthly company events and happy hours
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Exposure to recognizable and powerful brands

About Brandfolder

Headquartered in Denver’s RiNo neighborhood, Brandfolder is an enterprise digital asset management (DAM) platform that enables businesses to organize, discover, distribute, and measure brand engagement. Loved by global brands including Under Armour, New Belgium, Slack, and jetBlue.

Brandfolder is an equal opportunity employer; we are focused on creating an inclusive environment and believe that diversity of all types is essential to our success. We encourage all to apply, and will choose you on the basis of qualifications and merit.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • BigQueryDatabases
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    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • InDesignDesign
    • ProcreateDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

We are located in the Zeppelin Station building in the heart of RiNo. The light rail is right next door and we are surrounded by bars and restaurants.

An Insider's view of Brandfolder

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe at Brandfolder is unique. With the casual environment the atmosphere is relaxed, but don’t let that fool you. Brandfolder folks work hard and are passionate about the company and seeing it grow. With an awesome office located in the heart of RiNo, city and mountain views surrounding, Brandfolder is a phenomenal place to come to work!

Caitlin

Account Executive

What projects are you most excited about?

The constant adventure we are on in regards to customer data. Of course exposing data to the end user is always helpful but how you present that in a super meaningful way is another. The DAM (digital asset management) world is constantly growing and the platform is defined in a large part by how customers are shaping the need.

Chelsea

Technical CX Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

At Brandfolder I’ve always felt that my career growth has been of substantial importance to the company. Being my first position out of college, I’ve had a lot to prove. I may be young but I’ve never felt that as a limitation here at Brandfolder. I’ve always been supported and encouraged to reach for what’s next.

James

Customer Success Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We believe in creating highly collaborative and empowered environment. Allowing team members to be involved in everything from product requirements, user experience, and technical decisions allows us to create great features for our clients. This enables each of our team members unique backgrounds to contribute to the overall design.

Jim

Head of Product

What are some things you learned at the company?

The importance of defining and executing on a feature's MVP (Minimal Viable Product)! We produce quality features efficiently because we don't waste time coding unnecessary pieces and we iterate quickly. With the completed MVP, I can work with the product and design crews to iterate and converge on the best, best, beautiful, final feature.

Anders

Front End Engineer

What are Brandfolder Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Quarterly team-driven volunteer activities
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Join any of our many employee lead committees including Party Planning, New Employee Welcome, Recognition, & Community Service
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Brandfolder hosts company outings Monthly.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Super dog friendly office
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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