Senior Rails/Javascript Engineer

Daylytes


4 weeks ago

04/21/2019 01:41:42

Job type: Full-time

First appeared on StackOverflow

Category: Software Dev


Daylytes is building a company that brings people together through sports. We believe sports coverage lags behind the rest of the social and mobile apps we use, and we plan to build a solution. We aim to bring our customers relevant, unique, and engaging daily highlights (daylytes) that surpasses current sports media options. We’re starting methodically by delivering a superior product in a few local niches, then will expand outward to cover an increasing number of cities and regions with a scalable solution.


We are developer-centric, led by a technical founder with startup experience, venture backed, and aim to provide our developers with a distraction free environment where they can solve scalable problems, thrive, and grow. You will be one of the first five to join the company, and will get to play a critical role in the direction of the business. You will help define the platform, have responsibilities that are not redundant, and be held accountable by our small team of less than five


Responsibilities



  • Development of web-app and backend that will serve the Daylytes mobile apps (our stack is Rails, with React Native on mobile, and PostgreSQL db's.)

  • Managing data gathering scripts, scrapers, and data cleansing programs used in our content aggregation and tagging.

  • Administration of a database of sports content and metadata that will be used by web and mobile front ends.

  • Working directly with mobile developers and being involved in technical decisions that will impact our core mobile app.


Technical Requirements



  • Experience with Ruby or/and Javascript as well as exposure to a variety of general programming languages

  • Experience with web development

  • Experience with database-driven applications and creating an API (we use PostgreSQL, with some legacy MySQL databases in use)

Nice to Have's


  • History working in a small startup environment

  • Prior work creating a consumer app and maintaining it in the App Store

  • Any portfolio of work that you can share, public repos, open-source contributions, etc.


Qualifications


  • A bachelors or graduate degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent

  • More than 3 years experience

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