Software Engineer - Ruby on Rails at Zype () (allows remote)

Software Engineer - Ruby on Rails at Zype () (allows remote)

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Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-06-18 05:01:00

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Are you interested in joining a growing SaaS company that helps content owners connect with audiences and develop video businesses?

We are looking for a Latin America-based software engineer excited about content management, APIs, cloud computing, and video to join our NYC-based engineering team building out the infrastructure for digital video.

What’s exciting about this role:

  • You will be part of a highly experienced technical team, working in a collaborative fast paced environment and facing exciting challenges.
  • Our majestic core monolith is in Ruby on Rails 5.1.7, Ruby 2.6.6 and MongoDB 4.0
  • Buuuut we don't only do Ruby or Ruby on Rails, we have new (micro)services using NodeJS, GoLang, and Sinatra.
  • And we don't only use MongoDB, other services use MySql and Postgre.
  • We have our own amazing Infrastructure team and we love them !
  • Our infrastructure is running mostly in Google Cloud leveraging Kubernetes and Docker. We also have some services running in AWS using SQS, Lambda, EC2 and ECS
  • We use Terraform to handle resources lifecycle in AWS and GCP.
  • We use CircleCI as our continuous integration and delivery platform. CircleCI runs specs and makes the deployment for us!!


  • Create and negotiate story cards in collaboration with team
  • Participate in a software development process that includes 3 week sprints, daily standups and heavy use of JIRA
  • Design, author and ship user facing dashboard and developer facing APIs using Ruby on Rails and related technologies
  • Participate software architecture discussions & write software architecture documentation
  • Review and edit engineering and user facing documentation

What you will need:

  • 2+ years of professional experience with Ruby and Rails, as well as related development and testing tools
  • Experience with HTML, Javascript, and knowledge around delivering high quality experiences in applications on the web
  • Understanding of DNS, HTTP, and related foundational web protocols and RFCs
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills, comfortable with using video and online collaboration tools
  • Experience with video transcoding and video players a big plus

Why become a Zypester?

You will be developing in a global team that is planning to grow by 60% in 2021 to build the infrastructure for digital video. You’ll make a durable mark on our organization, people, and product that is supporting video streaming to over 70 million households (and growing).

We foster collaboration, invest in training & development, promote from within and encourage Zypesters to support those causes they deeply care about.

Read more about becoming a Zypester, how we live by our Core Values and invest in our team with awesome benefits at