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Lead Ruby on Rails Developer for a Genetic Corporation

Lead Ruby on Rails Developer for a Genetic Corporation 40 hrs/week, 12+ months

Currently, we are looking for a remote Lead Ruby on Rails Developer with expert knowledge of Ruby on Rails, hands-on experience with SOLID, Design Patterns, with a good understanding of microservices architecture and AWS cloud to join our team.

The customer is a genetic corporation. They have several projects and all of them are about saving lives through genetic modifications. Antibodies for COVID, cancer, asthma and other diseases are their targets.

The main goal is to develop services to increase the speed of the clinical cycle by implementing fast search, good indexing, stable and rapid workflows, strong managing of the big data lake, and clear logic. All those factors affect the time for scientific investigations.


  • Develop new features to further the research area
    • Working with the client's team, facilitate feedback sessions with users and translate this feedback into strong, testable user stories
      • Clarify Use Cases and review weekly promoting a consistent conversation with the product team that not only strengthens understanding of the business need, but result in more informed estimation and prioritization
        • The developers and the product team will be engaged throughout the project. Collaboration will be encouraged and strengthened to the end of conveying and meeting the business needs
          • Maintain the story backlog in Jira prioritizing stories with product owner and client's team
            • Provide development support for story completion
              • Develop tests around story and feature completion
                • Support the health of the production application through technical/architectural improvements


                  • 5+ years of professional experience in Ruby on Rails and the stack of associated technologies (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Jenkins, SonarQube, PostgreSQL, Docker, Python)
                    • Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and front-end frameworks
                      • Familiarity with R, SPSS, Prism, Matlab, or similar statistical analysis packages
                        • Experience with relational database design, SQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle
                          • Good spoken and written English

                            Benefits in eligible locations


                            For you

                            • Prepaid Medicine with Colsanitas for you and your legal dependents 
                            • MetLife Life Insurance for you 
                            • Thousands of projects for top brands
                            • Stable income

                            For your comfortable work

                            • 100% remote work forever
                            • Free licensed software
                            • Possibility to work on your own device (BYOD)
                            • Stable workload
                            • Relocation opportunities
                            • Flexible engagement models

                            For your growth

                            • Free trainings for technical and soft skills
                            • Free access to LinkedIn Learning platform
                            • Support from a personal Skill Advisor
                            • Language courses
                            • Free access to internal and external e-Libraries
                            • Access to internal communities and competency centers
                            • Certification opportunities

                            40 hrs/week

                            Hours per week

                            12+ months

                            Project length

                            Colombia, Mexico

                            Locations eligible for the position