Oddball believes that the best products are built when engineers
understand and value the things they are working on. We value learning
and growth and the ability to make a big impact at a small company. Work
life balance is important to us, and not something we just pay lip
service to. We believe that we can make big changes happen and improve
the daily lives of millions of people by bringing quality software to
the federal space.
We are looking for an experienced
developer to help build improve and build out backend code that
interfaces with external systems. As an early hire on a small team,
you’ll have a huge stake in what we build and how we work.
engineering team is small, distributed, and largely asynchronous. We
value a calm, collected environment where you can focus on doing great
work. Aside from a couple of weekly check-ins or project updates, you’ll
be able to work interruption-free.
You can expect
top-of-the-market pay, flexible hours, and a balanced 40-hour work week.
We are a mixed remote and in office team, you’re welcome to work out of
our sunny Los Angeles office as much as you’d like.
What you’ll be doing
hand in hand with other engineers in developing API endpoints and
services that proxy requests to various other applications. Some of
these rely on message queues, some are xml, some are json. Day to day
work will involve writing code, developing tests, and debugging. As a
senior engineer you will be expected to give input on high level
architecture decisions, and communicate those decisions to other
developers on the team.
We are looking for someone with the following skill set:
- 4+ years experience in working with Ruby on Rails
- The desire to mentor and improve junior and mid level developers
- Experience with a front end JS framework (like Angular, React, Backbone)
- The ability to write code that is a pleasure for other engineers to read and understand
ability to speak and write in terms that non-developers can understand
clearly, whether it be in a conference call, blog post or support email
Salary for this position is competitive, with a range of 110-130K DOE
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