Junior Rails Developer

Squaremouth (Fort Wayne, Indiana)

June 18, 2014
110 West Berry St Suite 1806
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Squaremouth is looking for a junior Ruby on Rails developer to improve the fastest growing travel insurance comparison site in the USA.

The candidate will work from our office in Fort Wayne, IN.

Squaremouths applications are written using the Ruby on Rails web framework. Candidates will write Ruby and incorporate dynamic behavior with JavaScript as appropriate. As with any web application, theyll need to build HTML/CSS and integrate with backend databases. As a full stack developer, candidates will also help automate the implementation of our cloud based architecture which operates Squaremouth.com and supporting back office systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Writing Ruby, JavaScript, MySQL and CSS to add new functionality to our application
- Using automated testing with continuous integration to validate the functionality of the code you write
- Participating in code reviews and providing feedback to other members of the team
- Mentoring our other developers on coding best practices
- Making presentations to the team on work completed, new technologies, or code ideas
- Receiving coaching and training from our other developers
- Autonomously lead larger projects to improve our website and administrative backend


- Ability to work independently, arranging your work to meet deadlines
- Experience with a web application programming language (Ruby on Rails experience not required)
- Passion for growing your skills, tackling interesting work and challenging problems
- Energetic, positive attitude
- Ability to work within a team, collaborate on projects and share responsibility

Bonus Skills

- Experience building web applications using Ruby
- Comfortable using a Mac/Linux terminal
- Ability to administer Linux based servers
- Contributed to open source software


- Compensation based on experience
- Generous quarterly revenue share
- Full medical
- 401k match
- Paid parking
- Unlimited paid vacation
- Mandatory birthdays off with a $200 beer bonus
- All-expenses-paid technical conferences
- Optional work from the office days on Tuesday and Thursday

About Squaremouth

Squaremouth is a fast paced and exciting company that strongly encourages employee input and ideas. Our team believes in delivering perfection while doing less. We arent afraid to experiment with our work or our business. Our owners get their hands dirty every day and generously share company profits. Squaremouth has the energy of a startup with the stability and profitability of an established business.

This small company suffers no bureaucracy. Most of what we do is a group effort including interviews and pay raises. With this uniqueness comes the dedication to the Squaremouth way, best described as the constant pursuit of perfection, unfettered attention to detail, incredible customer service and a burning desire to do things better tomorrow.

Squaremouth is a leader and supporter of the local software development community, founding and regularly hosting the Fort Wayne OpenHack meetup.

Read more about Squaremouth's involvement with OpenHack here: http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20140310/BIZ/303109989/0/SEARCH
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