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Senior Rails Developer


Image Relay
Headquarters: Burlington, VT
Region: United States
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Our development team is small but mighty. We strive to keep our apps and services up to date with modern tools and best practices while adding features that keep our customers happy. We’re looking to add a Senior full stack developer to the team to help keep pushing us forward.


We’re looking for someone who has been working with Ruby and Rails professionally for at least 3-5 years. Our ideal candidate is someone who has:

  • maintained larger applications
  • fixed bugs and added features to legacy code
  • refactored older or “smelly” code
  • updated Rails to a newer, major version
  • updated or forked gems or even created their own gems for bug fixes/features
  • performed DevOps duties, preferably with AWS


  • Work closely with design to build the best features for our clients
  • Building complex pages that load fast
  • Identify and improve bottlenecks
  • Query tuning
  • Assist with DevOps
  • Background job tuning
  • Third party API integrations
  • Good, old-fashioned bug squashing
  • Writing test coverage for your features


  • Ruby 2.x
  • Rails 5.x
  • Javascript
  • Sass, grids & latest CSS (flexbox, etc.)
  • Background job processing
  • MySQL or Postgres experience
  • Minitest or equivalent
  • DevOps experience
  • DNS/networking
  • Redis as a data store
  • Experience working with a remote team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • CI/CD experience

Bonus Skills

  • Coffeescript
  • React, ES6, Stimulus


Image Relay offers 80% paid medical insurance, a 401k with 3% Employer Safe Harbor contribution, and flexible scheduling. While we have a great downtown Burlington, VT location, we are excited to be able to offer this role to those who wish to work remotely, as well!

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Please send a cover letter and resume to Etienne Morris at This search is being managed jointly by Krysta Sadowski and Frank Sadowski of Gallagher, Flynn & Company, LLP and by Etienne Morris of Morris Recruiting & Consulting, LLC. Image Relay is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.