Software Engineer — Ruby on Rails

Rise People

Rise People

Software Engineering
Burnaby, BC, Canada
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023

Rise to the challenge

Rise is Canada’s complete people management solution that gives employers everything they need to build loyal and productive teams—all in one place. We collaborate and co-create to create solutions that change entirely how companies of all shapes and sizes manage their payroll, scheduling, time tracking, group benefits, recruitment, onboarding, and more.

At Rise, we’re changing how work happens and how people work. We’d love for you to join us and experience your career's most positive, challenging, and transformative experience.

About the role

As a Software Engineer, you’ll work closely with product and design to ship great things to our customers and collaborate with other engineers to deliver on technical initiatives that make us faster, safer, and happier.

The day-to-day

  • Collaborate with the development team to design, develop, test, and deploy software applications.

  • Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code following best practices and coding standards.

  • Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to team members.

  • Debug and troubleshoot software issues and implement effective solutions.

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest software development trends and technologies.

  • Contribute to the documentation of software components and processes.

  • Assist in the planning and estimation of project tasks.

About you

  • 3+ years of experience as a software engineer working in complex domains and large products

  • Experience in systems design and architecture, including familiarity with domain modeling, distributed systems/microservices architecture, relational database modeling, and REST

  • Programming skills in Ruby and Ruby on Rails, REST

  • Previous experience with TypeScript and React a plus

  • Previous experience in C#, ASP.Net, and WCF a plus

  • Kind, empathetic, and pleasant to work with

  • Passionate about continually learning and developing

  • Adamant in your commitment to shipping high-quality, well-structured and maintainable code

  • Driven and entrepreneurial: we’re a fast-growing, scrappy startup, and we prefer candidates that are experienced working in a fast-paced environment

  • Willing to roll up sleeves and do whatever needs to be done to make this a great place to work

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities.

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.

  • Knowledge of AWS, Docker, Buildkite, Github, Atlassian Products is a plus.

What Rise offers

  • Rise is all about creating a positive company culture, both for our clients and our employees. We believe that happiness isn’t the cause of employee engagement, it’s the result.

  • We offer a flexible hybrid work policy, allowing employees to work from home and also take advantage of our beautiful office space in the heart of Burnaby that includes standing desks, an onsite fitness facility, and a fully stocked kitchen. 

  • Rise believes that time off is just as important as time spent. We offer 3 weeks of paid vacation, flexible personal wellness days, as well as one day off for your birthday and your work anniversary. 

  • We support your growth with a personal $1,000 learning and development budget to take courses, attend conferences, webinars, you name it!

  • We offer no-wait benefits. This means that starting your first day, you have access to our comprehensive benefits package which includes dental, eye care, and $2,000 in counselling coverage, among many other great health benefits. 

At Rise, we care more about where you’re headed, not where you’ve been. We encourage people of all ages, backgrounds, identities, and orientations to apply.