Back End Developer (Ruby/Rails)
Title:Back End Developer (Ruby/Rails)
Client:Consumer Intelligence Group
Location:Toronto, ON

Senior Back-End Developer (Ruby/Rails) / Technical Lead

Looking to join a growing, Toronto based, Martech SaaS company, but don’t want the crazy hours and instability of a start-up?

Consumer Intelligence Group (CiG) is looking to expand its development team with several key roles pivotal to supporting its growing SaaS business model. With an established history of 10+ years in the Canadian martech space and a roster of top Canadian clients, CiG is built on a culture of innovation and personal growth. We’re looking for team players who are both excited to collaborate, and confident in their ability to work independently. Build on your skills, take on more senior lead activities and work directly with Senior Management.

Your typical Day-to-Day

  • Iterative design & development, regularly showcasing your successes and learnings
  • Building high-quality SaaS software following the most effective practices & design patterns
  • Working closely with other developers, pair programming, doing code reviews, supporting and mentoring
  • Participate in standard agile sessions, such as standups, sprint planning, demos and retrospectives.
  • Interacting with Senior Management on strategic initiatives, helping define direction & coordinate execution

Current Projects & Initiatives

  • Work closely with senior leadership and the founders and help shape the technical & product development roadmap
  • Migration of legacy windows ASP/.NET solution to a modern stack (see technical skills requirements below)
  • Develop new features and functionality on the new stack
  • Identity & fix performance bottlenecks
  • Improve overall solution security
  • Help bring development practices to the leading edge – automated tests, clean code, clean architecture, continuous integration/deployment

You Have

  • Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited educational institution
  • Significant work experience with Ruby/Rails/Sinatra web-based applications
  • Solid understanding of SQL and NoSQL databases (MySQL/Postgres, MongoDB, Redis)
  • Significant work experience with Git and, preferably, also with CI/CD pipelines
  • Strong knowledge of web-based to enterprise-level software development, including security and scalability aspects
  • Solid understanding of SOLID principles, Hexagonal Architectures, Clean Code and Automated Testing
  • Exposure to AWS, especially RDS, ElastiCache, S3, CloudFront would be a plus
  • Exposure to React, Javascript/Typescript, HTML, CSS would be a plus
  • Exposure to Docker containers, Helm and Kubernetes would be a plus
  • Prior experience in a leadership or management role is a plus. The right candidate would have an opportunity to advance into a senior technical leadership role

About Us

  • We are a work family that values life first
  • Work from home, with plenty of flexibility to work around your personal schedule
  • Leading & Transforming the Canadian Insights landscape
  • Flexible and open vacation policy and health benefits
  • Home office subsidy, professional development budget
  • We have smart, talented and curious people you'll learn from
  • We are open and collaborative, which means bonus points for people who are inquisitive and love cross-functional learning
  • Lean/agile environment - Using leading edge cloud based tools & technologies
  • Constantly learning & improving through your own research & experimentation, and by collaborating with leading industry experts

Hiring Process & What to expect

  1. Apply – We can’t wait to meet you!
  2. Virtual interview with HR & the Hiring team – A mixture of behavioural and competency-based questions. Let’s get to know each other and assess mutual fit.
  3. 2nd Virtual Interview – Connect with our CTO and a Senior Developer to dig further into your expertise and stack specifics

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