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Senior Software Engineer - Ruby on Rails (RoR)

Senior Software Engineer - Ruby on Rails (RoR)
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Do you dream in code, SOA, algorithms, and data structures? Do you love to work on small nimble teams that focus on writing amazing code to deliver great products with big impact that are loved by customers?

Who we are…

Hallmark Labs (a subsidiary of Hallmark), based in Santa Monica, CA, is currently the parent company of three digital subscription services: Feeln.com, Ink & Main and HallmarkeCards.com. We focus on leveraging Hallmark’s experience with creating meaningful connections with great sentiments, but pushing it into the digital age at a rapid pace and with the cutting-edge technology.

Of course we have the normal perks  for a company in Santa Monica: drinks, snacks, writable walls, collaboration spaces, casual dress, weekly catered lunches, ample parking - but we know that is not what you really care about. We are a small and growing company with a talented and driven  group of software professionals focused on building great things together, all while having fun!

About the Job:

We are looking for someone who not only loves building great software, but is also passionate about getting stuff done. You might have worked at large top name companies, but you prefer small nimble companies with tight knit teams that focus on getting stellar products to market quickly. You have the skills and experience, but you still love to learn - and you want to work with super talented folks to build great products.

Responsibilities:

  • Build robust and scalable software in Ruby and Ruby on Rails
  • Design and create microservices and architecture for the items you work on
  • Work on integrations with other internal and external teams
  • Participate in creating and clarifying User Stories, and in planning Sprints
  • Dive into hard problems and successfully deliver great results on schedule
  • Track record of projects completed on time - you excel at getting things done

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Labs will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.  Employment by Hallmark Labs is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 + years professional programming experience.
  • BS in Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent experience
  • Two (2) or more years of Ruby and Ruby on Rails development experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Service-oriented architecture (SOA), microservices, and REST APIs
  • Familiarity with both SQL and NoSQL technologies such as MongoDB, Redis, or Neo4j
  • Comfortable with multi-threaded or multi-processor solutions
  • Strong computer science theory fundamentals like algorithms and data structure design
  • Experience mitigating security vulnerabilities
  • Familiarity with performance tuning applications with tools like JMeter or Apache Bench
  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Excellent communication skills

Hallmark Labs is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status. To view your rights as an applicant please review the following EEO posters: “EEO is the Law” poster and the "EEO is the Law Supplement"

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