Software Engineer, Ruby/Rails

| Remote
Why Red Canary
Red Canary was founded to make security for every business better by protecting organizations around the world from cyber threats. Our combination of market defining technology, processes, and expertise delivered using an innovative SaaS model is preventing breaches every day.
The Red Canary engineering team builds and operates the platform to deliver unmatched threat detection and response. We process billions of events per day from hundreds of thousands of systems worldwide. Every engineer is on the front lines of cyber security with unique opportunities to learn new technology and solve the hardest problem in cyber security.
Why You Matter
You are passionate about applying your technical expertise to quickly ship an MVP based on requirements, and refine it through feedback from your customers. You're comfortable diving into a large Rail application that serves 200+ customers. We are searching for a Rails engineer to join us in building the Red Canary platform. We continuously push product enhancements to production so on day one you will be making security better for a large number of organizations. Our customers depend on us 24/7 and the software you build makes a meaningful difference to improve their security. In this role you may work from our Denver office or remote.

Who You Are

  • Love to write code and take full ownership of a product or feature from concept to launch
  • Are experienced with Ruby on Rails and other common libraries such as RSpec and Sidekiq
  • Have experience with Javascript, HAML, Redis, Postgres, AWS, Docker or some combination of similar tech
  • Architect scalable applications that serves both internal and external users and high-volume background tasks
  • Have confidence making architectural design decisions that improve scalability & performance
  • Test the software you write to ensure we deliver the highest quality products 
  • Bonus: have deep knowledge of operating Postgres at scale, including replication, monitoring and optimization

Individuals seeking employment at Red Canary are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

We are in the heart of Downtown Denver one block from Union Station. We provide an RTD pass and you have access to 100's of restaurants and events.

An Insider's view of Red Canary

What's something quirky about your company?

There’s a thing we do at Red Canary called BEASTMODE. On a quarterly basis, everyone comes to Denver and we spend three intense days together.The reason it’s called BEASTMODE is that in the very early days of the company, we’d spend endless hours in a single room, fueled by ample amounts of caffeine, building a company of which we could be proud.

Dave

Director, Customer Success

What projects are you most excited about?

The Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT) reached the milestone of 10,000 spec/unit tests to validate our detection logic, an indicator of how diligently we maintain our detectors. Continued validation that everything is working as anticipated is key to ensuring a successful security program.

Joe

VP, Customer Security Operations

What makes someone successful on your team?

Providing such an exceptional level of support and care that our customers renew and expand their commitment to partnering with us. I hope that the Red Canary level of post-sale support becomes the model our competitors and partners are chasing.

Stacie

VP, Customer Care

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

As we continue to grow and add specialized focus across digital media, video, and an even more robust content program, I want the team to be able to take all the great insights and educational pieces and recommendations and make it easy for people to find them, understand them, and implement them. To be able to use what we’re doing in marketing in

Brianne

Director, Marketing

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I am most proud of the fact that the culture of the team has not only stayed in tact, but has matured and elevated, despite the rapid growth. Senior team members constantly go out of their way to ensure that new CSEs are welcomed, growing, and set up for success. Success is rooted in team dynamics and culture.

Robbie

Director, Customer Solutions Engineering

What are Red Canary Perks + Benefits

Red Canary Benefits Overview

Exceptional healthcare and dental coverage including fully paid premiums
Flexible PTO
401k and flex-spending accounts
100% employer paid long and short term disability
Monthly stipend for personal fitness and cell phone
Yearly discretionary stipend of $1000

Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 8 weeks of parental leave for new parents.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Red Canary offers Flexible Time Off for vacation time as well as sick time and other leave benefits.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 80 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
We host a chalk talk every Friday afternoon
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Quarterly all company meetings where we bring in all of our remote team members to build camaraderie, align and learn.

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