We’re Hiring a Senior Ruby on Rails Developer

Do you want to change the world? Do you want to be a part of a company that enables direct citizen engagement in important community decisions? Do you want to advance participatory democracy in a friendly, inclusive, decentralized work environment?

If you are a knowledgeable, effective developer who writes maintainable code, we have a great opportunity for you. Working with Ethelo will give you the opportunity to make a social impact through digital democracy, and give you the support and tools to reach the top of your game.

As a senior developer with Ethelo, you will be responsible for our Ruby on Rails major codebase.  We are looking for a consistent, good communicator who asks questions and who is accountable. You will work with our existing dev team on a mix of new features, bug fixes and maintenance/optimization tasks. We encourage our entire team to be invested in creating the best product possible, and encourage collaboration and feedback. 

Ethelo is a mission-oriented, justice-seeking employer. We want to hire people who can help us build a feminist, anti-racist, LGBTQ-friendly workplace that empowers people with disabilities. We provide a distributed, flexible workplace with staff who work across 9 time zones.

Ethelo is a social enterprise dedicated to better group decision-making and democracy. We provide a participatory democracy platform used by local governments and other public agencies (in Canada and abroad) to engage citizens in important public decisions. Using Ethelo, customers can configure "decision-environments" which allow participants to learn, comment, vote and make decisions together. The technology is built on a patented algorithm which enables groups of any size to focus their collective intelligence and find smart, broadly supported outcomes. 

Skills / Experience:

  • Ruby on Rails and Active Admin 
  • JS Frameworks (React, Ember), Bootstrap, JSON based APIs
  • CSS design (Bootstrap, Material Design)
  • Postgres
  • Elixir, Phoenix, Graphql, or C++  a plus
  • Familiar with Cloud-based, AWS, Kubernetes, Docker architecture/deployment

Additional Requirements: 

  • Must be available for daily standup online call each morning (PST)

Please submit your resume with a cover letter to development@ethelo.com, Attn: Laura.

2020-12-06T11:23:01-07:00August 15th, 2020|General|0 Comments