Senior Software Engineer, Ruby on Rails

| Greater Boulder Area
Recurly is committed to building the premier subscription and payments platform. We are looking for an energetic and dynamic team member to build and extend our core payments infrastructure and payment systems integrations. You will help ensure the continued success of our company and our engineering team during our rapid and international growth, and your impact and contribution to the bottom line will be significant. Our ideal candidate will possess familiarity with payments systems and processors, and/or financial systems experience generally.
You are a strong and experienced engineer who is comfortable working in multiple languages and frameworks, and on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. You’ll be working on our Payments team, helping to create and evolve our gateway integration and management services. Responsibilities for this role include:

Responsibilities

  • Developing elegant and innovative features and capabilities for the Recurly platform that enable new payment methods and processors.
  • Active participation in requirements and solution design sessions, working closely with stakeholders from across the entire organization.
  • Helping to define technical impacts, recommend best-practice and/or alternate approaches and provide timeline estimates.
  • Working to test, QA, analyze and address issues with products and features.
  • Collaborating on and informing cross-functional teams of new feature technical design, technical requirements, limitations, and implementation.
  • Positive participation in an agile software development methodology.
  • Articulating development status to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Continually refining business acumen and establish domain / industry vertical expertise.
  • Mentoring and coaching junior team members.

Required skills and experience

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience.
  • Extensive professional experience with enterprise Ruby and Rails applications.
  • Experience working with JavaScript back-end services using Node.js.
  • Experience designing relational database schemas optimized for query efficiency and scalability.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, with a drive and capacity to build, launch, and iterate under pressure.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a project to completion, keeping delivery and timeline in focus.
  • Positive, solution-oriented, ego-free mindset.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience.

Desired skills and experience

  • 2+ years of experience building payments or finance systems.
  • Experience with user interface design and front-end JavaScript frameworks, including experience handling minimizing/compressing static assets.
  • Experience with Golang.
  • Experience with Java.
  • Strong familiarity with how to host and scale a web framework (CDNs, reverse proxies, networking, etc.)

About Recurly
Recurly is an enterprise-class subscription management platform that cuts through the complexity of subscription management to optimize and automate revenue growth. Founded in 2009, Recurly uses an open platform approach to easily connect with a broad variety of back-office systems. In addition to enabling lightweight and flexible custom integrations, Recurly also has powerful out-of-the-box integrations with enterprise solutions like Salesforce, NetSuite, and Avalara to provide efficiencies through end-to-end automation of billing events throughout the customer lifecycle.
Recurly's flexible architecture, coupled with deep expertise in the payments industry is validated by the billions of dollars in transactions the company processes each year. Thousands of companies worldwide depend on Recurly to manage and optimize their rapidly-growing subscription businesses.
Offices located in San Francisco, California and Boulder, Colorado.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
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    • BalsamiqDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • ProductPlanManagement
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • SendGridEmail

Location

Our Boulder office is two blocks from the Pearl Street Mall, in the heart of downtown Boulder with a mix of shops, restaurants, bars, and gardens.

An Insider's view of Recurly

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Recurly has an excellent work-life balance. We have a great office with plenty of space and rooms for collaboration or for quiet if you need them. Food, snacks, and drinks are provided and we often have great office events. Recurly offers work from home and unlimited PTO. At Recurly we have a work hard, get shit done and live your life mentality.

Ross Hosman

Head of Information Security

What projects are you most excited about?

At Recurly, we always try to innovate and identify better solutions for our merchants. I am really excited about the machine learning projects at Recurly. These are challenging problems where we can leverage our data to deliver a great product for our merchants.

Vineet

Data Scientist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I have been able to reach the next level technically, and have greatly increased my ability to improve the work of everyone around me.

Dania Simmons

Technical Lead

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

At Recurly, we are always seeking new and more efficient ways of getting work done. Solving complex problems and incremental improvement is in our DNA. We encourage collaboration on innovative ideas and new methods, experiment often, and debrief on the results. This cycle uncovers insights that drive efficiency and effectiveness.

Stacey Snyder

Director of Quality Assurance

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our merchants are reaching for the stars. The Customer Success team… we are the partner with a rocket ship.

Lucien Heart

Senior Customer Success Manager

What are Recurly Perks + Benefits

Recurly Benefits Overview

We offer a comprehensive benefits plan to employees, their spouse or their domestic partner, and their children.

In addition to the full benefits, we provide some great perks such as 401K, Company Equity, Flex Time Off, Catered Meals Daily, Social Events, Training/Development, Casual Dress, Pet Friendly and much more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have a Recharge committee that is devoted to planning office events and volunteer days. We also have employee led groups for shared interests such as happy hour, hiking and book clubs.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
We offer an FSA for both health care ($2,700) and dependent care ($5,000). We offer a Health Savings Account (HSA) and the company contributes $600 for individuals and $1,200 for families each year.
Dental Benefits
The Guardian dental PPO covers up to $2,000 annual maximum per person in dental costs a year.
Vision Benefits
Vision coverage is offered through VSP as a PPO plan.
Health Insurance Benefits
We offer two Cigna plans; a low deductible ($250) and a high deductible health plan ($1,500) plan. The HDHP is linked to the HSA. We also offer Kaiser Colorado.
Life Insurance
Basic life and AD&D and the option to elect voluntary life & AD&D
Pet Insurance
Coverage is through Nationwide Pet Insurance.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Recurly's 401(k) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from.
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Recurly offers up to 6 weeks paid and 12 weeks of unpaid (runs concurrently), job-protected leave per year, as well as maintained health benefits.
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
We believe in providing a great work/life balance and flexibility at Recurly. FTO is not earned or accrued, and does not consist of a set number of days per year for full time exempt employees.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
We have two options. The Parking Spending Account is used to pay for eligible parking expenses near our office. EcoPass is offered for those that commute to work via bus and light rail.
Company Outings
Recurly has quarterly team outings, including a company-wide annual holiday party, for all employees and a guest and summer events.
Free Daily Meals
We provide free breakfast on Monday, Wednesday. Employees get free lunch on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Recurly also offers various other benefits such as an Employee Assistance Program, Legal Services, Identity Theft, and Travel Assistance Services.

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