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Lead Rails Engineer

Thrive Commerce
North America
$125,000 - $150,000 USD yearly

It’s an exciting time at Thrive Commerce. As an early stage software startup, we have some of the world’s leading retail and ecommerce companies to call as clients. We have a deep bench of experienced investors and strategic advisors, and best of all, we’re just getting started.

How did we do it? Thrive is focused on solving important problems that brands face -- how to leverage promotions to drive revenue and profits while satisfying shoppers. We’re solving this problem with proprietary technology which helps companies leverage their shopper incentives more intelligently and in a more data-driven way by using Thrive’s personalized promotions technology. Leveraging Thrive’s intelligent promotions solution results in a better shopping experience, increased on site conversion and more revenue.


Thrive Commerce is seeking a Senior Web Engineer who enjoys challenging problems to join our team. Be a part of our growing startup, creating secure and highly scalable web applications. As a senior member of Thrive's growing engineering team, you will:
  • Participate in the design/planning process for our core applications
  • Write performant, scalable, fault tolerant code in a high traffic environment
  • Be a leader in our Agile, team oriented environment, providing code review, technical advice, and mentoring
  • Value automation and strive to find the better way
  • Work in a fast-paced but flexible startup atmosphere where you're assessed on results and given the freedom to achieve them
  • Work hard and smart with us to build a world class SaaS platform that will forever change eCommerce, and have fun doing it
  • Deep understanding of ruby, rails, javascript, html, css, and related technologies
  • Extensive RDBMS/SQL knowledge
  • Strong experience implementing automated tests
  • Proficient in applying cs concepts, algorithms, patterns, anti-patterns, and best practices
  • Professional experience working in a SaaS environment
  • Being a great teammate
Bonus Points
  • Familiarity with ci/cd and devops concepts, especially in an AWS environment
  • Containerization, specifically Docker/Kubernetes
  • Marketing tech/eCommerce experience
  • Google Analytics, SEO, eCommerce platform (ex. Magento) experience
  • Understanding of digital coupons, SEM, affiliate marketing, and other online marketing concepts
  • Flexible; Remote or Philadelphia, PA
  • Highly leveraged stock options
  • Benefits: Healthcare, Vision, Dental
  • Flexible PTO Policy
Joe Cairns, CTO

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