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Ritual // social food ordering app
Engineering, Full Time    Toronto    Posted: Monday, July 08, 2019
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Were looking for an experienced Staff Software Engineer to help us design & build scalable & reliable services to support our growing business. We are looking for someone who will be heavily involved in scaling our technology & implementing a microservice architecture. This person will establish best practices for the engineering team around coding patterns & usage of different technologies & libraries within our stack. If you value simplicity & work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, wed like to talk to you.

We Value

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience delivering high-quality software
  • Strong knowledge of Java
  • Experience building microservices
  • Experience with highly scalable systems
  • Familiarity with DevOps development methodology
  • Experience with Docker/Kubernetes
  • Experience communicating with users, technical teams, & management to collect requirements
  • Experience with Cloud Services

Big Plus If

  • You have experience with load testing & integration testing tooling
  • You have technical leadership & team management experience
  • You are familiar with Google Cloud Platform, Docker, & Kubernetes
  • You have experience with Python, JavaScript, database design, & SQL

What We Offer

  • Opportunity to work on an amazing consumer-facing product that our customers love
  • Competitive compensation package & equity in the business
  • Healthcare coverage & a generous vacation policy
  • Daily in-app credit towards lunches & coffees
  • Your choice of the development environment to make you most productive
  • A pantry full of snacks
  • Fun company-sponsored events & off sites

About the Team

The engineering team at Ritual is a small & tight-knit unit. We are driven to deliver high-quality software as quickly as possible to our end users. We are extremely data-driven in our decisions about the product & constantly iterate to provide best customer experience. We are problem solvers, while remaining business-minded & customer-focused.

We are mostly a Java shop hosted on Google Cloud Platform. We are currently in the process of transitioning a monolithic codebase on AppEngine to microservices using Docker/Kubernetes communicating over gRPC. Our data layer is mainly in MySQL, Memcache, & BigQuery. Our customers interact with the application through native iOS & Android apps as well as a web (React) interface. We take a project-based agile approach to software development.

About Ritual

Rituals mission is to digitize local commerce. We are an online marketplace connecting consumers to their local merchants to make the purchasing of goods & services more efficient. Ritual was founded in 2014 in Toronto by a group of serial entrepreneurs & ex-Googlers with the vision of bringing digital efficiency to the local commerce space. Since then, the company has grown to 290+ people & has raised $150 million in venture funding.

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