Ruby on Rails Solution Architect


Kforce Technology
Information Technology
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Job Description


Kforce has a client in search of a Ruby on Rails Solution Architect in Austin, Texas (TX).

We are seeking a passionate and talented hands-on Software Architect, who will work in a Ruby on Rails and Node environment. They will help guide the backend development team to continue building out APIs and services, aimed at aiding the over 30 million uninsured patients at the pharmacy counter. The ideal candidate would be well versed in the challenges and complexities involved in building scalable and robust applications. This person would work with the team to design and implement a world class solution, with stability and scale in mind. Most importantly, they would thrive in a fast paced & collaborative culture. You will be helping to grow Inside Rx, a prescription savings card startup fostered within a Fortune 22 company.

Job Requirements


  • A Master's degree in Computer Science or similar field a bonus

  • At least 3 years of experience as a development lead or higher individual contributor position

  • Good proficiency working with Ruby on Rails, specifically around API interfaces and ORM

  • High understanding of complexities around web services, and how to make them scale with high availability

  • Comfortable stepping into the Unix CLI to perform maintain utility functions

  • Experience defining, guiding, and setting standards across teams

  • Experience working with relational databases, ideally Postgres or MySQL

  • Have worked in an Agile environment, and are familiar with SCRUM and/or Kanban

  • Ability to work in a cross-functional environment where team members wear many hats

  • Have participated in code review process, and have proven record of providing constructive feedback to the team, peers and leaders

  • Has worked with AWS environments, or other cloud infrastructure

You get Bonus Points if:
  • You are proficient with Node.js and ES6 as well

  • You have experience setting up and using Docker containers

  • You know how to set-up/maintain CI/CD pipelines

  • You are familiar with the Atlassian suite (JIRA, Confluence)

  • You are comfortable with pair programming

Get excited! Here is some of the current tech we are using:
  • Ruby on Rails (Version 5)

  • Node.js

  • GitLab & GitLab CI

  • Docker

  • AWS ECS and ECR

  • PostgreSQL & MySQL

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.