Product and Engineering

Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer

Overview

This role is a full-time, permanent role with competitive remuneration.

We're accepting applications from remote workers based in Southeast Asia.

About Us

Car Next Door is the fastest-growing car-sharing network in Australia and we’re on a mission to fundamentally change the way people think about transport. Since starting in 2012, we’ve grown our community to more than 4,000 owners who share their cars with over 150,000 members.

  • 2014- Green Lifestyle Awards, winner - transport company
  • 2017 - Westpac Businesses of Tomorrow, top 200 winner
  • 2018 - SmartCompany Smart 50, 5th place
  • 2018 - Service Innovation Awards, Finalist
  • 2019 - Australian Growth Company Awards, winner - Company to watch
  • 2019 - Deloitte Technology Fast50

About the role

We are looking to attract an experienced and self-motivated senior level Ruby on Rails engineer to join a highly experienced development team as we scale up. You will help drive the technology direction of the company, supported by our well-rounded team as we embark on a fast-paced programme of development to help the business expand throughout Australia and beyond.

We have a team of remote developers spread across South East Asia (with a minimum 4 hours cross over to the Sydney office hours 8am - 6pm), we only accept candidates who sit within these timezones.

As a core part of the team, you'll be:

  • Contributing to the development of Car Next Door's core car-sharing platform through
  • building new functionality;
  • integrating with internal and external systems;
  • working with mapping systems and vehicle telematics; and
  • automating core processes.
  • Contributing to the direction of our technical environment and development practices
  • Rapidly iterating as we push ahead with new development while maintaining and improving the current systems

Experience & skills

  • Minimum 6+ years' recent commercial software development experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience with Javascript and CSS
  • A focus on detail including around automated tests and documenting your code
  • Experience debugging and optimising web applications for speed and scale
  • An agile mindset and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and requirements
  • Pride in your work and a desire to contribute to a small team of dedicated and talented people
  • An understanding of what we're doing (and why) and a passion to get involved
  • Good English verbal and written skills

Desirable:

  • Computer Science Degree
  • A special area of focus, eg., data visualisation, performance tuning, cloud DevOps, or automated testing.

Our current tech stack

Experience with these technologies or interest in building expertise will be useful:

  • Web: Rails 6, StimulusJS, Tailwind CSS
  • Hybrid Apps: Angular 8/Ionic 4
  • DB: PostgreSQL
  • Cloud Hosting: AWS
  • CI: Buildkite
  • Productivity Tools: Asana, GitHub, Slack, Zoom
  • Key Platforms: Looker (Analytics), Segment (CDP), Braze (CRM), Zendesk (Customer Service)

Benefits & perks

We are making a huge impact on car ownership in Australia and offer an opportunity to be part of that journey. 

With our huge growth and investment in our platform the technology team offers substantial opportunities for technical and career growth

Amazing flexibility, you can work from anywhere with reasonable timezone crossover with our teams, and all the tools/processes to make this successful

As a remote engineer we will fly you into to Sydney at least 3 times a year to be part of company wide and engineering team planning sessions

Sound like your dream job?

Include a covering letter with:

Interesting information about you! - include how you heard about Car Next Door and the position, your visa situation, and how you address the skills and requirements for the role

The most difficult API/library/software bug you've squashed

The most technically impressive thing you've ever built

The largest deployment you've worked on

Links to your portfolio/GitHub profile or code samples to help us get a feel for how you write code

Apply now

At Car Next Door, we value all people for who they are and what they bring to our community. We encourage our employees to be their genuine, authentic selves and know that our team, our product and our members’ experiences are enhanced by the diversity of perspectives of everyone who works at Car Next Door. We offer equal opportunities to all applicants and promote merit and fairness in our employment practices. If you’re passionate about product development and creating an amazing platform for our community, come as you are!

Note: We are currently not accepting candidates from Agencies. Thank you

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