Staff Software Engineer - Ruby/RoR at Housecall Pro

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**We are currently considering candidates outside of San Diego and Denver**

At Housecall Pro, we're committed to making the everyday lives of home services professionals better by providing solutions that support their paths to success. Our core SaaS software platform runs all aspects of a home services business, including scheduling, dispatching, job management, invoicing, payment processing, and marketing. Housecall Pro will be there to help these businesses that keep America’s homes working navigate the transition to technology adoption.

Housecall Pro was founded in 2013 and has raised over $50M in venture capital funding to date. With over 200 employees in the US, we are growing our organization commensurate with our business opportunity and expect significant headcount growth in 2021.

The role: Staff Software Engineer - Ruby/RoR

    We’re looking for a Staff Software Engineer to work on advanced projects on our flagship Ruby/RoR application. You will be responsible for the development and refinement of new features across our product line. Your primary focus will be to work directly with the product management team to conceive, develop, and refine our core web applications and deliver outstanding experiences and value to our customers. You will work in an iterative, data driven environment to refine the application. Your leadership skills will be important in mentoring junior teammates, leading a team and conducting rigorous code reviews across the teams you work with. A strong commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and the creation of quality products is essential. Your customer-centric focus is critical for our and our customers’ success.

    Our Engineering team is extraordinary. We’re a hardworking and focused team driven to deliver industry-leading apps to our service professional customers. Our success is their success. Our team of entrepreneurial, enthusiastic and client-focused team members are the "engine room" of Housecall Pro, helping our customers operate and grow their businesses.

    What you'll be doing

    • Design, develop and deploy features for Housecall Pro’s core Ruby/RoR applications
    • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
    • Work with product management to refine initial concepts features that deliver customer delight
    • Build and execute a high velocity of smart, highly performant server side A/B tests to increase business metrics
    • Understand clear sub-system boundaries, and make recommendations on where functionality belongs across different sub-systems
    • Stay up to date with new Growth and Personalization tools
    • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
    • Develop and maintain code quality standards and enforce them across the team
    • Continually introduce architectural improvements and refactorings to the code baseline
    • Write automated tests at the appropriate architectural level
    • Conduct code reviews and architectural reviews for features developed by other members of the team
    • Lead feature teams in their weekly iterations
    • Maintain and improve our continuous integration and development environments

    Core qualifications

    • Ability to work at a fast pace with a drive to quickly deliver value to our customers
    • BS, MS or Ph.D in a computer science / computer engineering program
    • 4 - 10 years industry experience developing commercial Ruby/RoR applications
    • 2 - 4 years experience leading teams and performing code reviews
    • Advanced knowledge of Ruby/RoR
    • Strong architectural ability within Ruby/RoR
    • Can communicate and work independently with non-technical stakeholders to see through large epics
    • Data Driven
    • Depth of understanding and teaching ability in clean code, refactoring, and test-driven development
    • Familiarity with ReSTful APIs used to connect our Android, iOS, and Javascript applications to the web application
    • Strong understanding of underlying systems architecture
    • Independently gain knowledge and opinions on multiple systems
    • Researches and assesses current and new technologies
    • Experience with performance and memory tuning with tools 
    • Proficient understanding of Git
    • Strong proficiency with continuous integration/continuous deployment
    • Experience with Kotlin a plus
    • Experience with Swift a plus
    • Experience with Javascript/React a plus
    • Experience with MaterialUI a plus

    Why Housecall Pro

    • Housecall Pro is a mission-driven company - Champion the Pro to Success. 
    • We save our home service professionals time, and help them, in turn, to delight their homeowner customers.
    • We are tackling a large market ($700b+) generally underserved by technology and unencumbered by a dominant competitor.
    • We have fun at work. Really.
    • Competitive compensation and benefits (medical, dental, vision, life, disability, employee assistance program, 401K)
    • Our passionate employees bring their authentic selves to work. Housecall Pro employees are encouraged to create employee resource groups to make the world better.
    • Equity in a growth stage startup backed by top-tier VCs.
    • Paid holidays and self-managed (unlimited) paid time off.

    Housecall Pro celebrates diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees with equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Housecall Pro is an equal opportunity employer; committed to an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

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    We are actively hiring in San Diego, CA and Denver, CO. We are currently remote with the plan to implement a hybrid remote/in office schedule.

    What are Housecall Pro Perks + Benefits

    Volunteer in local community
    Friends outside of work
    Eat lunch together
    Daily sync
    Open door policy
    Team owned deliverables
    Team based strategic planning
    Group brainstorming sessions
    Open office floor plan
    Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
    Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
    Disability Insurance
    Dental Benefits
    Vision Benefits
    Health Insurance Benefits
    Pet Insurance
    Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
    Company Equity
    Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
    Generous Parental Leave
    Vacation & Time Off Benefits
    Unlimited Vacation Policy
    Paid Holidays
    Paid Sick Days
    Perks & Discounts
    Casual Dress
    Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
    Professional Development Benefits
    Job Training & Conferences
    Lunch and learns
    Cross functional training encouraged
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