Junior Backend Developer

Uncubed, New York, NY

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Role Summary:

We're seeking a junior backend developer to help implement a scalable and robust infrastructure that supports user-facing functionality for our web applications.

The ideal candidate should have experience with Ruby on Rails, Wordpress, PostgreSQL and deployment via Heroku + AWS. We’re looking for someone who can optimize for speed and scalability, implement data storage solutions, has experience with data modeling, can manage hosting environments, can scale application to support load changes, as well as help build functional features across our platforms.


  • Experience building web applications using Ruby on Rails
  • Experience shipping and maintaining production deployments
  • Strong SQL skills, especially familiarity with PostgreSQL
  • Knowledge of PHP/Wordpress, JavaScript, AWS, Heroku, Redis
  • Proven integration experience using - REST, SOAP APIs
  • Writing software the right way (refactor code and write tests)
  • Knowledge of Product Development Lifecycle and DevOps Tools like GIT, New Relic
  • Fluency in Slack and project management software (we use Trello)
  • Experience and comfort working on small teams responsible for large portions of the business

Start Date

  • ASAP

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