Remote Full Stack Ruby on Rails Web Developer job at Skipper

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Skipper is looking for passionate success-oriented full stack developers proficient in front-end and back-end web development using Ruby on Rails. You will be building and improving a truly unique social learning platform that will be reshaping the way the world learns.

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This is a full-time remote position with 6 spots available. We are primarily interested in candidates from Ukraine.
  • At least 5 years of experience in web development with Ruby on Rails
  • Proficient in HTML / CSS / SASS
  • Proficient in JavaScript (jQuery in particular)
  • Experience with data structures and SQL (particularly MySQL)
  • REST-aware
  • Scalability oriented, experience with software optimization
  • Security conscious
  • Consuming and creating APIs
  • Flexible, success-focused team player
  • English language – at least upper-intermediate
  • BSc / MSc in Computer Science
  • Experience with modern front-end frameworks
  • Experience with AWS and cloud architecture (EC2, S3, RDS, ElastiCache, Lambda etc.)
  • Advanced English proficiency
  • Analytical mindset, passionate about statistics and data
  • Experience working with big data
  • Prior experience in EdTech
  • New features development
  • Improvements and fixes to the existing code base
  • Cooperating with front-end developers (RESTful API extensions, integrating HTML / CSS code etc.)
  • Brainstorming on the aspects of the technical product development
  • Building integrations with 3rd-praty services and platforms
  • Code quality improvements and cleanup
  • Ongoing performance optimization
  • Start-up spirit guaranteed!
  • Agile development environment
  • You will be working remotely in a close team with other developers on various aspects of the platform
  • You will be reporting directly to the CTO
  • Monthly compensation of 3,500 USD to 4,500 USD, based on your qualification
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • You will be employed directly with the Skipper LLC. company via a contract
  • Your private entrepreneur status and contract will be managed by our on-site accountant
Skipper is a Social Learning Platform combining a professional Learning Management System with an easy to use Course Builder allowing K-12 teachers to create and host courses, and parents and students to manage their learning, follow personalized learning plans, find educators, connect socially, and showcase achievements.
Because real-life happens outside the classroom, so should learning. We’re on a mission to empower parents and educators to personalize and inspire a lifetime of learning for all children. What started as an edtech solution for homeschoolers has grown into a whole-product solution that solves today’s most significant challenges in education. Skipper is the first family-friendly, Social Learning Platform that supports learning at home, within communities, online, and in the classroom.