Bold Penguin Senior Ruby Engineer

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In your role as a senior software engineer you will be an expert in modern day application development. You will have familiarity with the practices of high-performing engineering organizations such as Git-Flow, pull requests, unit testing, cloud architecture & design, and SCRUM. You will be an excellent hands-on contributor and you’ll be a mentor for other software engineers.


  • Build and maintain powerful APIs that will be used by agents to quote and bind policies for small business owners.

  • Write clean, well-tested code and automated unit tests using Ruby / Ruby on Rails.

  • Participate in agile ceremonies such as iteration planning, retrospective, and daily standups.

  • Work with product managers, designers, site-reliability engineers, and customers to build powerful, impactful products.

  • Participate in the full lifecycle of the software development life cycle from ideation to delivery.

  • Create more senior engineers by mentoring other engineers in areas such as unit testing, continuous integration, DRY/SOLID principles, and SDLC.


  • 5+ years of professional experience with at least 3 years of Ruby on Rails

  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as Angular and React

  • Previous working experience in high-growth technology companies and/or startups

  • Understanding of scrum, unit testing, continuous integration, continuous delivery, and DevOps

  • Knowledge of microservice architectures and RESTful APIs, especially in Ruby on Rails

  • Previous work experience in insurance and/or experience with policy rating very desirable.

  • Full-stack expertise in multiple tiers of modern web applications (e.g. front end, back end, infrastructure, etc.)

  • Bonus points for open source contributions and/or speaking experience

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