Backend Engineer - Ruby

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🇲🇽Guadalajara, Mexico






  • Overview

    The world has changed. Why hasn’t insurance?

    Kin’s mission is to reimagine home insurance For Every New Normal. While other insurers struggle to handle a fast-changing world, Kin is built for the future and is prepared to meet its challenges head on while helping our customers do the same.

    Kin is proud to be one of BuiltIn Chicago’s 2021 Best Mid Sized Companies to work for, and Forbes 2021 Best Startup Employers in North America. Simply put, our people are what make us great, and we need forward-thinking, inspired game-changers like you to join us in our mission.

    As a Lead Engineer, you'll work on small teams to develop the products and features that make Kin operate. We're a Ruby on Rails environment with Javascript front-end and PostgreSQL database, and we apply Agile methodologies to our product and software development processes. In your role, you will have the opportunity to work on more complex engineering problems while collaborating with peers in Dev, Product, QA, and other cross-functional teams. As a senior team member, you'll have the opportunity to mentor more junior engineers, and on occasion lead small teams.

  • Responsibilities

    • Follow best practices and standards defined by experienced distributed Back End team
    • Write clean, maintainable code, perform peer code-reviews
    • Partner with team on finding new ways to solve technical and business problems
    • Eager to learn new languages and platforms
    • Interact with the Engineering, Product and Design people as Scrum Team member on a daily basis and be involved through all the stages of development and delivery
  • We require

    • 4+ years experience with Back End development using modern frameworks, like Ruby on Rails, Django or similar MVC frameworks.
    • Experience building API base applications
    • Understanding of the web stack, including HTML/CSS, Javascript, JSON, HTTP requests
    • Experience with Relational Databases and SQL (MySQL preferred)
    • English - active intermediate level or higher.
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