Remote, Remote, United States
Because we're looking for teammates who overlap with our clients' teams working hours, this is a remote position available to anyone throughout the Americas (UTC-3 through UTC-10). As a member of the thoughtbot team, you will also become a member of our global thoughtbot community. We are almost 100 designers and developers around the world with remote clusters in Boston, San Francisco, New York, Raleigh-Durham, Austin, Miami, Arizona, South America, and Europe.
As a Rails developer you might be familiar with us, as we're the creators of FactoryBot, Paperclip, Clearance and other popular Ruby gems. thoughtbot works with companies in every step of the process to help identify and solve problems. We lead and participate in product design sprints, build high-quality apps, and then deploy them. We use emerging and effective technologies and methods on both internal and client projects. We believe there is always a better way to do our work, and we want to find it and share it with as many people as possible.
Additionally, we maintain an inclusive work environment where everyone can thrive professionally, as well as have full lives outside of work. thoughtbot does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits. We welcome you to apply and let us know if you need any reasonable accommodations during the interview process.
thoughtbot web developers are able to build high-quality, test-driven applications with Ruby on Rails. Well-qualified candidates will have an excellent knowledge of refactoring, application architecture, performance tuning, debugging, design patterns, and working effectively in legacy applications.
While Rails experience is a must, we also work with clients using Python, Elixir, Node.js, Scala, and front-end tooling including React and Elm. Experience or interest in these technologies is a big plus.
Very well-qualified candidates will also have experience with consulting and have a proven track record of attracting potential customers.
US employees will receive company-matched 401k contributions and we pay 100% of medical, dental, vision, and life insurance premiums for full time employees and 90% of medical premiums for dependents. We also offer a comprehensive 401k plan. We offer 25 paid vacation days and 11 paid holidays per year in addition to 10 paid sick days. New parents receive at least 6 weeks paid parental leave, as well as the ability to take up to 6 months off. You can view all of our benefits at https://benefits.thoughtbot.com.
Our team works in a relaxed and educational environment to develop excellent products for our clients. We work a sustainable pace of 40 hours/week, consulting for clients 80% of our time. We also like to learn. Everything we do is predicated on having a great team and a culture of growing. We use the latest technologies and are always down to try new methods on both internal and client projects.
thoughtbot does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.
thoughtbot does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes not originating directly from a candidate and sent to thoughtbot or any thoughtbot's employees, including unsolicited resumes sent to a thoughtbot mailing address or email address, are rejected. thoughtbot will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. thoughtbot considers any candidate for whom the recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume referred by the company free of any fees.