Polyglot Backend Engineer
Headquarters: Los Angeles
Region: your timezone must be within GMT-7 to GMT-2
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Citrusbyte is a software consultancy that believes in using simple tools to solve problems. We build custom systems for both startups and enterprises - You can see our portfolio for more information about our clients.
We have offices in Los Angeles and New York, but we work remotely with people from all around the world.
Our engineers have experience in a consultative environment, excellent communication skills and a desire to work with talented teams building innovative products. We work closely with our clients, sharing our experience and processes to help them define and create their products.
Most of our projects are written in Ruby or Elixir, so experience in these languages is required, but we are looking for polyglot engineers who have a hunger for learning new languages and tools. Currently, we have ongoing projects with C# as well.
We want to work with passionate engineers that are constantly learning and who inspire others to grow and learn as well. you should always be able to answer the question: "what have I learned this week?"
We believe that less is more and we strongly value simplicity. This is also reflected in the tools we choose to work with. For example, we tend to avoid using big frameworks like Ruby on Rails and instead lean towards smaller tools like Sinatra, Roda or Cuba.
We have also done projects in C#, Elixir, Node.js, Go, Python, Lua, etc. And strive to learn new tools and languages every day. We believe in always choosing the right tool for the job and we are very open-minded about trying different technologies. You don't need to be experienced in all of these languages in order to join, but you do need to be eager to take on hard challenges and willing to choose the right tool, even if it's outside of your comfort zone!
Skills & Requirements:
- Smart, gets things done
- Excellent communication skills
- Consulting experience
- Passionate about software development
- Experience working in a highly distributed company
- Open minded and always learning
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Architect and build web applications.
- Work with product designers and clients to clarify requirements, prototype functionality and build products.
- Plan, estimate and prioritize work in a collaborative and distributed team.
Citrusbyte expects employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities, and all decisions regarding recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, employee development decisions such as training, and all other terms and conditions of employment, will be made without regard to race, nationality, national origin, citizenship status, employment status, ethnicity, ethnic origin, color, creed, religion, belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual preference, lifestyle, social class, military status, disability, physical features, or any other protected status. We oppose all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination. Citrusbyte is an equal opportunity employer.
No statements by Citrusbyte are intended to create an offer of employment unless made in a writing signed by an officer of the company and no offer shall become effective unless countersigned by the prospective employee.
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