Backend Engineer (Rails)

Bleacher Report, 2nd largest sports website and home of the most minutes/users among sports apps in the U.S. (comScore), is seeking a Backend Engineer (Rails) with a passion for system architecture and shipping code.

Imagine designing and creating services that power the leading digital destination of real-time event coverage. Tackling hard problems while collaborating with smart people in an awesome office environment. Sharing your technical expertise while gaining exposure to the latest technologies.

Why this job is important...

  • You will build and launch new features and services for the Bleacher Report platform using Ruby on Rails, Rails 4, Elixir and Phoenix.
  • You will work closely with Product Managers to understand requirements and come up with solutions.
  • You will learn the challenges of operating and maintaining a high-volume Rails site.
  • You will deploy code weekly
  • You will work closely with a top-notch engineering team.

Experience you need...

  • Must have 3+ years of Ruby/Rails experience writing APIs
  • Experience with using or implementing OAuth2
  • Experience with microservices or SOA concepts
  • Ability to work on features independently
  • Strong Rspec or Minitest experience
  • Some experience with Elixir or Phoenix or a willingness to learn
  • Experienced with PostgreSQL or MySQL
  • Third-party API integration experience
  • Ability to work across engineer teams to develop services
  • Strong desire to document code and APIs
  • Please include link to Github profile

Bleacher Report offers a fast-paced, energetic and agile environment that genuinely values and promotes each person’s unique talents. We combine the agility of a startup environment with the stability and benefits only a company backed by Turner Broadcasting can bring.

Benefits and perks include...

  • Competitive salary

  • Variable bonuses based on individual and company performance

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage

  • 401(K) plan with matching

  • Life Insurance and AD&D, LTD

  • Annual conference budget

  • Transit stipends

  • Subsidized gym memberships

  • The latest technology and equipment you need

  • Fully-stocked snack and coffee bar with a variety of food and beverages

  • Awesome team events year-round, in and out of the office

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