Staff Software Engineer- Ruby/RoR

Housecall Pro

San Diego, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 03/23/2021
  • Website: housecallpro.com
  • Company Address: 3636 Nobel Dr., Suite 360, San Diego, CA, 92122

About Housecall Pro

Housecall Pro is a full-service tool that enables service professionals to run their entire business on their smartphone and complimentary web portal.

Job Description

Housecall Pro is currently fully remote, although we are excited to introduce a hybrid work model in 2021 that will allow for a combination of both remote and in-office work. We are open to candidates in San Diego or Denver, or those planning to move there.

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 Javascript/React, Swift, and Kotlin 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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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.