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27 січня 2023

Senior Back-end developer [Ruby] (вакансія неактивна)

Львів, Тернопіль, віддалено

About Project

Fluxx is a California-born cloud platform that provides grant management software solutions for funders and funds. As a fund or an NGO, you can apply for grants through the system, handle budgeting and forecasts, reporting, storytelling etc.

Tech stack

Ruby on Rails (v2, v3); vanilla Javascript, jQuery; MySQL, Redis

Project stage

Company on the market for 11 years now, profitable, $50M+ raised

Team composition

Team of 20 engineers, overall 100+ people company

Qualifications and skills

  • Around 10 years of experience in software engineering
  • Hands-on experience with Ruby on Rails (v2 and/or v3) — current tech stack competency can be different (Node, React, Python, etc.)
  • Full-stack development experience (we could potentially consider very strong back-end engineers though) — Ruby/JS
  • Ability to work autonomously, without constant oversight
  • Ability to make decisions independently and lead the local tech team

Nice to have:

  • Being tech-agnostic will help
  • BIG PLUS: Having held leadership roles in the past (taken architectural decisions, built and managed teams)
  • Soft skills; Ability to take ownership; Product mindset — knows and likes to take initiative, dig deeper into the product need, and offer a technical solution; Good communication skills; Likes to mentor and lead people

Good to have:

  • Someone with C++ and socket networking experience would be great because such people have a lot of fundamentals in place
  • The candidate should have solid enterprise experience
  • Working experience with Netty
  • 10+ years of experience instead of 7+ is a nice plus


  • The engineer in this role will be working together with the business and product team to comprehend business requirements and implement new features and support the existing platform. There will be a full suite of development work, including re-architecture, refactoring, building out new features and modules (some from scratch), analysis and breaking down of business requirements, migrations, etc.
  • There are a lot of services and operations/processes being done by hand in the grant management lifecycle — and there are plans to digitize all of these steps and cover them by engineering new services and features
  • Upgrades to existing technologies (versions) are possible later down the line

Why StartupSoft?

  • Work with top entrepreneurs and startups from Silicon Valley and EU
  • Become an integral part of the core team — be more than someone who just writes code
  • Potential to receive equity in high-growth startups
  • Contribute to well-funded products with potential to impact millions
  • Beautiful offices in the best locations with high-end amenities
  • Tight-knit team with an inclusive and transparent culture
  • Only the latest, modern technologies with no legacy code and management bureaucracy
  • Above average salary, benefits & medical insurance