Senior 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.

We are looking for these qualities:

  • Experience using Ruby on Rails in conjunction with an underlying database like MySQL or similar
  • 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 directed with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently without and as part of a team to accomplish goals
  • Ability to write and manage documentation at the development level as well as the customer level
  • Experience using Git to manage projects and code
  • Leadership skills with experience managing engineers at past positions

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience with WordPress
  • Advanced proficiency with at least one scripting language such PHP or Python
  • Advanced proficiency with JS/TypeScript
  • Experience with React/Redux
  • Experience building REST API's
  • Linux (Debian)
  • Ansible and systems management tools
  • Docker

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


  • 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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