Sr. Full-Stack Software Engineer

Benefits Offered Vision, Medical, Life, Dental, 401K

Employment Type Full-Time

Ring is looking for talented software engineers to help development of the backend APIs that bring our products to life.

Unlike most other software gigs in Santa Monica, we’re developing physical products for consumers at Ring, which makes for a unique work environment. Our engineering team is full stack in the truest sense of the term, from web and mobile applications all the way down to firmware and electrical engineering. We are a team of inventors dedicated to building world-class products. We’ve been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Wired Magazine and we were selected by TIME Magazine as one of the Top 10 Gadgets of 2014.

In addition to our standard benefits (health, dental, 401(K), an open vacation policy) we offer snacks and coffee in the office, catered lunch on Wednesdays, sitting/standing desks, and of course, you get a Ring Doorbell of your very own. Not bad!

You are a good candidate if these describe you:

  • You have a BS in Computer Science (or a similar degree, or comparable work experience)
  • 5+ years of experience with Node.js and Ruby
  • 4+ years of experience building production applications at scale (think millions of requests per day)
  • You’re comfortable working with systems composed of small services
  • Familiarity with PostgreSQL or some other SQL DB
  • You are well-versed in AWS and have built apps leveraging its offerings (S3, SNS/SQS, DynamoDB, ELB, etc.)
  • You like to achieve great things by working in an iterative fashion

Bonus points if:

  • You are a huge fan of home automation; if there’s a mundane home device that can be made smart, you own one
  • You have used Docker in a production environment
  • You have experience with Hadoop, Redshift, Hive, or Presto
  • You have some open-source work you can share with us

About Ring:

Ring’s mission is to reduce crime in neighborhoods and empower consumers by creating a Ring of Security around homes and communities with its suite of smart home security products: Ring Video Doorbell, Ring Video Doorbell Pro (HomeKit-enabled), Ring Stick Up Cam and the new Ring Floodlight Cam. With these security devices, Ring has created the neighborhood watch for the digital age and continues to keep homes around the world safe. For more information, visit With Ring, you’re always home.

Meet Some of Ring's Employees

August C.

Director, Operations

August focuses on employee needs and Ring’s overall success. He also works closely with communities and customers to ensure their home security needs are met.

Eugene L.

Lead Software Engineer

Eugene and the Software Engineering Team create scalable software systems that are equipped to effectively handle millions of doorbell rings and motion alerts every day.

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