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Ritual // social food ordering app
 
Engineering, Full Time    Toronto    Posted: Saturday, June 15, 2019
 
   
 
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Were looking for an experienced Java developer to help us design & build scalable & reliable services to support our growing business. We are looking for someone with a passion for developing mission-critical software that creates simple abstractions for complex infrastructure. If you value simplicity, work comfortably in a collaborative, agile environment, & are excited to learn, wed like to talk to you.

Technical leadership at Ritual requires impact & ownership. A Senior Software Engineer at Ritual is expected to be effective in the following areas:

  • Contribute to architecture:You understand large areas of our system & are able to reuse or add new components to existing architecture
  • Scalability & performance:You are always mindful of scalability & demonstrate a meaningful understanding of scalable design & performance choices
  • From product requirement to feature delivery:You work independently or lead a small team that can quickly turn product requirements into testable experiments & production ready code
  • Code quality & code review:You have passion for quality code & maintain a high standard of style; enforce/update existing patterns

  • Team oriented:You build tools that makes the whole team more productive. Improve tools & processes when needed
  • Knowledge transfer & mentorship:You share the knowledge you've gathered & help the rest of the team grow

We Value

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience delivering high quality software
  • Experience building microservices
  • Strong OOP & Architecture Design Skills
  • Coding skills in Java or C++
  • Large systems software design & development experience, with knowledge of Unix/Linux
  • Interest in working on a rapidly changing, ever-evolving systems

Big Plus If

  • 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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