> Sr. Ruby Platform Engineer, Mountain View, CA - $170k

We're looking for a top caliber engineer with experience in building a data platform at internet scale. Our client's platform interacts with multitude of health/fitness devices and apps real time data streams. The ideal candidate will have top-notch skills, and preferably has experience working on early stage consumer service platforms. This is an opportunity to be part of a promising early stage startup in the exciting digital health/fitness space and to drive a new generation health/fitness platform architecture. If you’ve got the right skills and passion, we want you!

What you'll be doing:

- Architecting, building, testing and refining new products and services throughout the backend platform stack, including cache, workflow, controller, and data
- Evolving various stack components to scale and address new service requirements
- Designing and developing REST API and integration points for various platform services
- Brainstorming and prototyping new concepts and approaches fast
- Turning prototypes into real things


- Worked on large scale SOA consumer systems
- Fluency in Ruby and Ruby on Rails
- Experience with designing REST based API's for consumer based services
- At least 5 years of experience designing and building backend software platforms
- Expert knowledge in optimization and scalability using various technologies
- Experience with MySQL and MongoDB
- Able to design and write well-structured, easily maintainable, well-documented code that balances beauty and pragmatism
- Demonstrable track record building distributed, clustered, high-throughput applications
- Talent and drive to build a winning product and platform
- A team player in a flat-structured, highly collaborative agile environment is a must
- Strong academic background, preferably in Computer Science

If interested, please email resume to greg@chiefpeople.com.