Freelance Lead Ruby on Rails Software Engineer | EPAM Anywhere

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Lead Ruby on Rails Software Engineer for an Insurance Technology Company

Lead Ruby on Rails Software Engineer for an Insurance Technology Company 40 hrs/week, 12+ months

We are currently looking for a remote Lead Ruby on Rails Software Engineer with 5+ years of development experience and GoLang expertise to join our team.

The customer is a mobile insurance technology company. Its primary product is a mobile application that takes a picture of the property that needs to be insured (cars, homes, pets, jewelry, etc.) and connects the customer with insurance partners that can offer the best price and coverage across the US & Canada.

The main pool of tasks is associated with the improvement of the Policy Administration system for the insurance company to support a larger scale operation.

In this role, you will be expected to work with Ruby on Rails and GoLang, helping build microservices and backend code primarily, but also expected to be able to do some basic frontend work, such as building a quick admin console.

Please note that even though you are applying for this position, you may be offered other projects to join within EPAM Anywhere.

Responsibilities

  • Understand business requirements and customer needs
    • Design and develop particular features or non-functional requirements (coding, configuring existing functionality, re-factoring, etc.) based on business requirements and architecture adhering to the software quality requirements
      • Develop unit and integration tests
        • Manually test developed solutions when it is necessary
          • Document produced code
            • Develop fixes for defects found by internal or customer QA
              • Conduct re-factorings and continuous code improvement

                Requirements

                • 5+ years of practical experience in programming technologies and software development life cycle (SDLC)
                  • 1+ years of relevant leadership experience
                    • Strong Ruby on Rails development experience
                      • Experience building UML diagrams
                        • Experience with AWS
                          • Experience with Redis and Sidekiq
                            • Experience with PostgreSQL
                              • Familiar with ‘You Build It You Run It’ concept
                                • Understanding and experience in distributed applications development
                                  • Strong understanding of quality requirements and methods to meet them
                                    • At least intermediate English level suitable for:
                                      • Reading documentation, business requirements, and tasks definitions
                                      • Writing docs, responses for requirements and tasks in task tracking system
                                      • Communication with colleagues and customer representatives via emails and during conference calls

                                    Nice to have

                                    • Knowledge of GoLang

                                      We offer

                                      • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
                                        • Work in enterprise-level projects on a long-term basis
                                          • Full-time remote work (you can work from anywhere you are)
                                            • Health Insurance
                                              • Unlimited access to learning courses (LinkedIn learning, EPAM training courses, English regular classes, Internal Library)
                                                • Community of 36,700+ industry’s top professionals
                                                  RubyOnRails
                                                  Cloud.AWS

                                                  40 hrs/week

                                                  Hours per week

                                                  12+ months

                                                  Project length

                                                  Belarus, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Russia, Ukraine

                                                  Locations eligible for the position