Senior Software Engineer (Fullstack) at Fountain (S15)
Talent acquisition platform for hiring hourly workers
Remote (US)
Full-time
3+ years
About Fountain

Fountain is enterprise software that accelerates global high volume hiring. Our customers hire millions of hourly workers annually in 78 countries. Job seekers often struggle to get connected with companies seeking hourly workers due to inefficiencies in their hiring processes, and Fountain makes it easier for them to get offers for work quickly. Getting hired fast eases some of the financial instability millions of families face.

Fountain is a Remote-first company that embraces a work from anywhere policy and offers flexibility on location, so our employees feel free to enjoy the world. Fountain is widely trusted by leading organizations, including Chipotle, StitchFix, GoPuff and Just Eat Takeaway.

We just 4.5Xed in valuation in our Series C, which was led by Softbank and B Capital. We plan on keeping this hyper-growth going this year! Come join us on this rocket ship!

https://jobs.lever.co/fountain

About the role

Fountain is enterprise software that accelerates global high volume hiring. Our customers hire millions of hourly workers annually in 78 countries.  Job seekers often struggle to get connected with companies seeking hourly workers due to inefficiencies in their hiring processes, and Fountain makes it easier for them to get offers for work quickly.  Getting hired fast eases some of the financial instability millions of families face.

Fountain is a Remote-first company that embraces a work from anywhere policy and offers flexibility on location, so our employees feel free to enjoy the world. Fountain is widely trusted by leading organizations, including Chipotle, StitchFix, GoPuff and Just Eat Takeaway.

We just 4.5X in valuation in our Series C, backed by Softbank and Capital B.  We plan on keeping this hyper-growth going this year! Come join us on this rocket ship!

What you will do:

  • Work effectively with the Fountain Product & Engineering Team to build new high quality Fountain features and improve upon existing ones
  • Become familiar with the existing Fountain tech stack (React.js & Ruby on Rails)
  • Contribute to architectural, design, and process discussions involving the technological choices involved in building new features
  • Identify and uphold software engineering best practices
  • Work in a supportive team environment with shared code, code reviews, and disciplined quality control; quality begins with the developers on the team

What you should bring:

  • 4+ years of industry experience, ideally working with React and Ruby on Rails but Python and server-side JS experience is welcome
  • Solid understanding of Agile development practices and Lean Software Development principles. You should be very efficient at understanding different use cases, prioritizing tasks, working with Git and implementing the GitHub flow. We ship new releases every day
  • Not afraid of taking risks, and vested in making our business a success, together

Nice to Have:

  • Open source contributions (please send a link to your GitHub profile)
  • Good knowledge of object-oriented patterns in Ruby — we think it is crucial to apply proper object-oriented principles to grow the application
  • You are proficient enough to optimize relational databases (PostgreSQL 9.4+), using noSQL databases (we use Redis and ElasticSearch), and scale the application (we use Heroku). Good ElasticSearch knowledge and experience with maintaining performant PostgreSQL databases is a huge plus

Perks & Benefits:

Flexible PTO & Work Hours

"Work from Anywhere" Policy

Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

HSA & FSA (Medical and Dependent Care)

Life Insurance & STD/LTD

10 Weeks Paid Parental Leave for Birth/Adoption

Wellness/Gym Reimbursement

Phone Stipend

Remote IT/Home Office Stipend

Learning and Development Reimbursements

Fun, interactive and inclusive team-building events, off-sites, and happy hours

401K Plan

Even if you do not meet all the requirements above, we still encourage you to apply for this position. While we try to be thorough with our prerequisites, not everything about you as a candidate can be condensed into a list of bullet points.

We welcome applicants of any educational background, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, socioeconomic status, disability, and veteran status.

*Fountain is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer—M/F/D/V*

Technology

Tech Stack: We use Ruby on Rails on the backend and React on the frontend.

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