Compensation & Benefits
Above market salary.
Very flexible hours.
Remote work for up to 2 days per week (we’re flexible on times and places).
A close, dedicated startup team who are passionate about improving the education system and who are backed by some of Silicon Valley’s top venture capital investors.
2 hours per week (paid) to spend learning anything you like, even if it’s not related to your role, plus a budget to spend on learning materials. We love education and we believe in nurturing your growth!
A promise to invest in your growth personally and professionally. Wherever you’d like to go and whatever you’d like to do we’ll be there to support you.
28 days holiday.
Your Skills & Experience
Ruby on Rails experience. You’ve used Rails professionally for at least 2 years.
Technical Experience. You’re comfortable using AWS, PostgreSQL and Docker. You enjoy working within a fast moving, agile team and can provide constructive ideas on architecture and systems. You consider performance and scalability.
Learn quickly. You are able to quickly absorb and make use of new information. You can research best practices and make use of them.
Enthusiastic. You wants to learn and grow, and are excited to take on new challenges.
Independent Problem solving. Is able to independently solve difficult technical problems & provide solutions or work arounds. Asks for help when they need it but tries to solve things themselves.
Attention to detail. You don’t let let important details slip through the cracks that would slow or jeopardize a release.
Organization & Planning & Independence. You plan, organize and schedule in an efficient manner. You know which priorities are important and choose to work on those. You don’t need constant assistance but are able to ask for help when needed.
Accredible & The Role
Accredible is connecting education with economic value. We want hiring to be about what you can do, your skills and potential and we want education to be better at improving careers.
In the past five years we’ve built the best credentialing product in the world. Universities, associations, tech companies and others are able to create, deliver and manage tens of thousands of digital certificates and open badges with just a few clicks. Our customers include Google, UC Berkeley, and IEEE and we’ve delivered over 2.5 million credentials to over 3 million users.
Your role is essential to our success! You’ll be helping to build and maintain a back-end that serves over 250,000 users per month and millions of requests per month. Our customers expect reliability, stability and speed. You’ll be pushing updates every day to improve our codebase and be able to see instant feedback from our customers & users.
You won’t be doing this alone as we have a world-class product team you’ll be working with. You’ll have support from a designer, a front-end engineer, another senior back-end engineer and our Chief Technology Officer will be responsible for the work that you do. We’ll be expecting high quality work but don’t worry – you’ll receive constructive feedback and guidance on a regular basis.
You’ll have a lot of decision making power, autonomy and trust. We make decisions democratically and give team members the time, resource and authority to work on what they think is most important.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast growing, profitable startup where there are many opportunities to obtain promotions based upon merit, hard work and dedication.