Lead Ruby on Rails Engineer | $140K-$180K + Work Remotely | FinTech Startup

  • 322 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our client is ONLY looking for US Citizens or people that have their Green Card. Ideally, candidates would be able to travel into the office in King of Prussia, PA for 1-2 days a week, but we’re willing to work with Engineers and Developers that are outside the Philadelphia region and work fully remote in the United States.


PhillyTech's client is an industry leading financial technology company (fintech) in the home improvement space. They're building a national network of contractors that offer our financing solutions to their respective homeowners. The company is growing quickly and anticipates growing our loan volume to over $1 Billion in 2022 and beyond. 

Their Mission

To develop the best-in-class program experience; develop attractive, appropriate, and responsible payment solutions; develop compelling programs that help business increase sales; choose new markets judiciously and achieve market leadership in the chosen; and to retain, develop and nurture an engaged associate base.

Company Perks

  • Dynamic Environment
  • Endless Potential
  • Ambitious
  • Collaborative Organization
  • Rewarding
  • State of the Art Technology
  • Work Hard/Play Hard Mentality
  • We're a Great Group of People!

Benefits Overview

Our benefits package is designed to provide each employee with comprehensive coverage and to help you meet personal needs and goals. Our benefits include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Paid Time Off
  • FSA
  • Life Insurance/AD&D
  • STD/LTD Insurance
  • 401(k)

Job Description

  • You will be involved in the design, development and implementation of the Ruby on Rails (RoR) and React.js platform.
  • You will integrate the database and file storage solutions.
  • You will work with and integrate user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic.
  • You will identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems.
  • You will help maintain high code quality, organization, automation and be a team player.
  • You have experience (or the desire to work) in a collaborative environment and want to work with a diverse and welcoming team of engineers.
  • You are able to contribute across the code base, including the React.js based front-end and have a strong understanding of html/css.
  • Although not required, you will have the opportunity to dive into the AWS operations stack based on Docker containers deployed through ECS using CloudFormation scripts.


  • Must have 6 to 10+ years of experience using Ruby on Rails, React.js or other web languages/frameworks, Git, PostgreSQL. languages/frameworks, Web Development, Git, PostgreSQL.
  • Must have experience creating web applications and a deep understanding of web technologies.
  • Good understanding of modern JS libraries like Ember CLI or React is a huge plus.
  • Familiarity with concepts of MVC, Mocking, ORM, and RESTful. 
  • Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system.
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application. 
  • Able to create, update, and maintain database schemas that represent and support business processes.
  • Able to implement automated testing platforms and unit tests, and familiarity with continuous integration.
  • Strong attention to detail is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a desire to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Proven ability to work with highly confidential data with a high-level of professionalism.
  • Excited to work in a startup environment; you have a track record of being adaptable to changing priorities in a fluid, high-growth environment.
  • You’re able to work independently, but you’re not afraid to ask for help when you need it.
  • You’re not satisfied with the status-quo and are always looking for ways to make things better for our employees.
  • A bachelor’s equivalent degree in Computer Science or related Engineering fields.
  • Highly organized, and able to manage multiple, and sometimes conflicting, priorities. 
  • Optional/Nice to have: JavaScript, React, HTML, CSS, AWS ECS / CloudFormation.
  • Optional/Nice to have: Prior FinTech Experience.

Additional Information

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.