Ruby on Rails Engineer

Pressable, a leading provider of managed WordPress hosting, is looking for a talented developer to help us build the world's best WordPress hosting service.

Required Skills:

  • Ruby on Rails Experience
  • Test driven development using Rspec
  • Experience working with SQL databases. Bonus for MySQL/MariaDB.
  • The ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to handle all phases of a project on your own, from idea to implementation.
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently without being micro-managed, as well as work as part of a team to accomplish our goals
  • Self directed with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to write and manage documentation at the development level as well as the customer level
  • Experience using Git to manage projects and code

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience with WordPress
  • Advanced proficiency with at least one scripting language such PHP or Python
  • Advanced proficiency with JS and/or TypeScript
  • Experience with React/Redux and/or Vue.js
  • Experience building REST API's
  • Linux (Debian)
  • Ansible and systems management tools
  • Docker
  • Leadership skills with experience managing engineers at past positions

Responsibilities Include:

  • Using debugging skills to solve problems on production systems
  • Building maintainable, efficient, and clean code on Pressable's stack
  • Daily upkeep, maintenance, monitoring of Pressable's control panel
  • Providing thought leadership and direction for Pressable's development team
  • Working closely with our systems team to build new features and improve Pressable's stack
  • Communicating with Pressable's leadership, and proactively looking for opportunities for improvement

The Joel Test:

  • Do you use source control? - Yes, Git, GitHub, and GitLab.
  • Can you make a build in one step? - Yes.
  • Do you make daily builds? - Yes.
  • Do you have a bug database? - Yes.
  • Do you fix bugs before writing new code? - Yes.
  • Do you have an up-to-date schedule? - Yes.
  • Do you have a spec? - For some things.
  • Do programmers have quiet working conditions? - Yes.
  • Do you use the best tools money can buy? - Yes.
  • Do you have testers? - Yes.
  • Do new candidates write code during their interview? - Yes.
  • Do you do hallway usability testing? - Yes.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance for under $10. We pay 99% of premiums for you and your family.
  • 401(k) Matching. We match your 401(k) contributions up to 6% of your salary.
  • Work From Anywhere. Work from your local co-working space, your house, a National Park, or Starbucks. We’re happy regardless.
  • Generous Time Off Policy. We want our team members to enjoy a phenomenal work–life balance.
  • Team Building. We bring the team together annually for a week-long retreat.

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