Engineer, Systems (Ruby / Rails) at EVERFI (Remote)

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EVERFI is an international technology company driving social impact through education to address the most challenging issues affecting society ranging from financial wellness to mental health to workplace conduct and other critical topics. Founded in 2008, EVERFI’s Impact-as-a-Service TM solution and digital educational content have reached more than 41 million learners globally. In 2020, the company was recognized as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company and was featured on Fortune Magazine’s Impact 20 List. The company was also named to the 2021 GSV EdTech 150, a list of the most transformative growth companies in digital learning. Some of America’s leading CEOs and venture capital firms are EVERFI investors including Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Twitter founder Evan Williams, as well as Advance, Rethink Education, Rethink Impact, The Rise Fund, and TPG Growth. To learn more about EVERFI and how you can #answerthecall please visit everfi.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, orTwitter @EVERFI.

The Systems Engineer is responsible for developing features and maintaining company software applications. The Systems Engineer partners with other Engineers to review and deploy quality code. This individual interacts and has regular meetings with the Program Manager and other Engineers to communicate progress on weekly development plans. 

Responsibilities:

  • Write well-documented and structured code on a daily basis to meet weekly software development goals.
  • Attend weekly development meetings and actively participate in discussions around best weekly software development goals and best practices.
  • Complete all assigned tasks in the ticketing system including new development and maintenance requests.
  • Submit code for evaluation and feedback from Engineering team members through use of a version control tool. 
  • Consistently write unit and integration tests around code and maintain the company test suite.
  • Develop an understanding of software development methodologies and styles that are most effective. 
  • Other job-related duties as assigned. 

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • 2 years of professional software development experience in backend web application stack required, 3+ years preferred, preferably Ruby on Rails and PostgreSQL
  • Knowledge of version control tools such as git is required.
  • Experience with Redis, ElasticSearch, Single Sign On (SSO), ReactJS, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker are preferred.
  • Knowledge of test driven development, especially with Rspec is preferred.
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable web application is preferred.
  • Understanding of industry development standards is preferred.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with other software engineers on cross-team projects.

Work-life, culture, & perks:

  • Competitive base salary and bonus potential
  • 401k program and equity plan
  • Comprehensive health care and excellent parental leave benefits
  • Flexible PTO and generous holiday schedule
  • Casual work environment
  • Annual company-wide retreat
  • Opportunity to work with talented people who have fun in the workplace

Company Values:

We’re looking for future team members who are energized and inspired by our values, as well as people who bring new backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. At EVERFI, our eight core values are an active part of everything we do:

  • Relationships First
  • Demand Excellence
  • Embrace Diversity of Thought & Drive Change
  • Act Like an Owner
  • Always Show Up
  • Share the Credit
  • Require Honest & Positivity
  • Always Ask: “Did I Matter Today?”

EVERFI appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment. It is EVERFI policy to provide equal opportunity for employment to all qualified employees and applicants, regardless of race, religion, religious affiliation, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, placement, training, transfer, promotion, termination, pay, and other forms of compensation and benefits. EVERFI will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

More Information on EVERFI
EVERFI operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in Boston, MA, Washington, DC, Chicago, IL and Walnut Creek, CA. EVERFI was founded in 2008. It has 520 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all jobs at EVERFI, click here.
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