Software Architect (Ruby on Rails)

| Culver City
As an early member of the engineering team, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure end-to-end strategy and execution. You will architect platform features and develop GOAT’s API’s for scale, maintainability, and security. You have experience scaling Ruby on Rails applications to support millions of customers around the world. You are passionate about product craftsmanship and care about great design, not only in products and their visual presentation but in your code and technical architecture as well.

In this role you will:

  • Write great code, innovate and contribute to the continual improvement of the site architecture
  • Make key design and architecture decisions that will allow our application to be more maintainable, testable, and scalable
  • Translate product requirements and technical designs into well-engineered, low-defect, robust code
  • Research new technologies or methodologies that can improve the architecture, user experience, or development process
  • Lead code reviews, troubleshoot systems issues and protect the code base and product
  • ­­Interface with team members to troubleshoot, debug, and fix issues in production and non-production environments

We are looking for:

  • 7+ years experience in software development, 3+ years with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience in engineering practices such as code refactoring, design patterns, microservices, building highly scalable applications and application security
  • Familiar and comfortable with the technologies, the tradeoffs, and the design patterns emerging in web services
  • E-commerce or marketplace industry experience preferred
  • A quick learner, a self-starter, able to work independently, and you're willing (and able) to handle the pressures of an increasing level of responsibility

Benefits and perks:

  • Join the early team and work closely with founders on all aspects of the company
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Competitive salary and generous equity grants
  • Daily catered lunches from LA’s best restaurants
  • Unlimited vacation

Founded in 2015 and based in Los Angeles, California, GOAT is the safest way to buy and sell sneakers. Whether you’re looking to buy rare sneakers, discover new ones, or earn money by listing sneakers you already own, GOAT is your destination. And with an authentication service, buyer protection guarantee and great customer service, it’s the safest option in the industry. We are backed by some of the leading names in venture capital including Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Ashton Kutcher, Guy Oseary, Matrix Partners, NEA, SV Angel, Upfront Ventures and Y Combinator.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases

Location

Culver City, CA 90232
Culver City, CA 90232

Perks of working here

401(K)
Casual Dress
Company Equity
Company Outings
Daily Meals Provided
Dental Benefits
Fitness Subsidy
Happy Hours
Health Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Stocked Kitchen
Unlimited Vacation
Vision Benefits
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