Backend Engineer

Company: Leadify


General Information
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Jackson, MS
  • Educational Requirements: Bachelors Degree
Contact Information
  • Name: Harper Maddox
  • Email: harpermaddox@leadify.net
  • Address: Harper Maddox Chief Product Officer, Leadify harpermaddox@leadify.net
  • Website: http://leadify.net
Qualifications:
What you’ll do
* Consistently ship high-quality code to production
* Own Your Apps: Fix bugs, talk to users, and regularly update your existing applications
* Iterate frequently and prioritize your workload with management
* You’ll implement features for our social messaging application using Ruby (Sinatra framework)
    - Write custom web services that interact with social platforms like Twitter.  We listen and provide recommendations based on trends. Then we deploy and track the effectiveness of our messages.
    - Design RESTful APIs that allow our web apps to interact with our data
* Convert time-consuming manual reports into web services that return data instantly using the ActiveRecord ORM 
* Build data transformation scripts that allow our different apps to talk to each other
Who we're looking for
* Someone who loves to code.  Have you programmed as a hobby?  Do you get nervous and frustrated at the thought of losing an internet connection?  Then, you're one of us!
* Comfortable working in a fast-paced startup where you?ll never run out of things to do 
* A self-starter that can get stuff done with little supervision.  We expect you to come up with an initial design, talk it over with our architect and you?re good to go.
* Strong CS fundamentals, some experience with our stack (Ruby, Sinatra Framework, MySQL, Redis, Perl, Neo4J, JavaScript, Angular.JS) and a desire to learn and master your craft.
* An understanding of application performance (Big-O and profiling) and data structures
Bonus
* Deep knowledge of Graph Theory; Familiarity with graph databases
* Database Skills - 3rd Normal Form is "normal" to you
 Interested? Send us an email at jobs@leadify.net

How to Apply: Interested? Send us an email at jobs@leadify.net