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Tech Lead with Ruby on Rails

  • St. Petersburg

UpTeam is a global managed services company, delivering a full portfolio end-to-end software development to VC-funded Silicon Valley startups & corporate innovators. Our clients need us to take their businesses to the next level, solving for the right mix of mobile and web app design, data migration/integration, SaaS architecture, test automation, DevOps & modern cloud infrastructure.

We are looking for an experienced Ruby on Rails developer to take a lead on the new Uber-like system for Ambulance Services in San Francisco. This is a new project where the lead will become de-facto a CTO of the growing company with existing business, drive all architecture decisions and build his own team.


  • Become a central authority for architecture decisions and a go-to person for all engineering questions
  • Improve and extend existing assisted transportation system services
  • Implement complex features by taking on different responsibilities including, but not limited to: development, testing, deployment and support tasks
  • Ensure continuous product delivery process with high quality and performance
  • Monitor solution health (code review, health metrics, etc)
  • Enforce healthy development processes and best practices
  • Manage tech debt
  • Build and Guide a small (3-4 professionals) engineering team

Required skills and experience:

  • 8+ years experience in Information Technology systems development and operations 
  • 3+ years of experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience leading engineering team
  • Hands-on experience with PostgreSQL and Redis. Experience with PostGis is desirable
  • Demonstrated analytical skills in complex systems
  • Diplomacy and bridge building to reconcile multiple competing points of view among business and technical stakeholders
  • Sufficient communication English to talk with Product Managers in the US

Nice to have:

  • Experience with front-end frameworks like React/Redux and ReactNative is a huge plus
  • Knowledge of core AWS services is highly desirable
  • Fluent English


  • Innovative product;
  • Training with top industry experts, a range of career opportunities in international business environment: Learning & Development, Coaching and Mentoring;
  • Unique working environment where you will be a part of our clients and partners teams;
  • Competitive salary + Above market salaries for top employees, considerable quarterly bonuses for top results;
  • Paid leaves and flexible working hours;
  • Benefits (medical insurance, professional and personal wallets sponsored by the company: sports and hobby reimbursement, child care, etc);
  • Zero bureaucracy;
  • Remote mode of work;

Ready to take on commitment? Think you have the talent, the drive, and the appetite? Let’s connect.

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    Recruiter Nail Khabibulin
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