Remote Lead Ruby/Rails Engineer at Showcase IDX

Headquarters: Atlanta, GA

About You
  • You are motivated by working on hard and challenging problems rather than showing up just to check boxes.
  • You are driven by building a world class product and better user experience
  • You are passionate about building teams and delivering products.
  • You relish the opportunity to work with a product team, engineers, customer success and customers to ensure a surprisingly awesome customer experience.
  • You ask a lot of questions and love spirited yet professional debate, knowing it improves outcomes. You are comfortable navigating uncharted waters within the company.
  • You are motivated by creating your own path to delivering value and taking full advantage of personal empowerment.
  • You understand how to balance scope of work with execution, and believe that continuous improvement is a way of life.

  • Deliver awesome, fun, engaging, and reliable solutions.
  • Collaborate with the team, partners and customers to provide accurate estimations, timelines, costs, and risks associated with development.
  • Create clear, concise deliverables that communicate your plans and allow the team to successfully execute ideas.
  • Actively participate in stand-ups, meetings, and design sessions.
  • Participate in code reviews, vendor selection, research, 1 on 1’s and discussion to help you and the team with professional development.
  • Be a mentor and functional manager to a software engineering team.
  • Ability to manage geographically distributed teams.

  • 8-10 years experience with Ruby and Rails.
  • Are able to work in a fully-remote environment.
  • Experience with Javascript, React, HTML, CSS, Postgres.
  • Experience in core aspects of web application development including design, development, architecture, separation of layers, configuration, performance, integration, analytics
  • 3-5 years Experience organizing and managing dev teams in a high growth environment.
  • Excellent Written and Verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-Oriented, self-started, motivated, results-driven, with high-level of energy, enthusiasm, and initiative.

Nice To Have
  • WordPress and PHP experience.
  • Experience using Kanban to meet deliverables.
  • Experience with kubernetes.
  • Experience with webpack.
  • Experience with GraphQl
  • Experience with RethinkDB, ElasticSearch, and Redis.

How We Measure Success

First 30 days
  • Learn and become proficient in our code base.
  • Start assuming day-to-day management of project queue.
  • Help prepare the code base, processes, and assist hiring of team members.
  • You will start to move the bar forward to our first major milestone:
    • Gaining knowledge and proficiency in RETS and WebAPI real estate data feeds.
    • Start product development on new data integrations.

30-180 Days
  • Assist in the hiring of additional engineering team members.
  • Implement of initial milestone project
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of our next major Milestone project
  • Lead a team working on adding more MLS home listings data sources.

180-365 days
  • Lead a growing team working on adding more MLS listings data sources.
  • Contribute to planning and implementation of our next major milestone project.

People You’ll Work With

We are a highly collaborative and cross-functional organization. As you pursue your objectives and Showcase IDX’s goals, you will be working closely with:
  1. Scott Lockhart – CEO
  2. Alan Pinstein – COO
  3. Scott Davis – Director of Engineering
  4. Kurt Uhilr – CMO
  5. Tiffany Soucy – Customer Success Manager
  6. Andi Bodway-Werneth – Onboarding Manager


In addition to a competitive salary, Showcase IDX offers:
  • Stock Option Grant
  • Flexible PTO
  • Quality Medical + Dental + Vision
  • Tax-Free Flexible Health Spending Account
  • 401K with company match
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
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