Ruby on Rails | Senior Software Engineer
ABOUT LEARN TO BE
Learn To Be is a non-profit bringing free, 1-on-1, online tutoring to underserved youth around the United States. We work primarily with K-12 foster youth, homeless youth, students on nutritional assistance and students from otherwise struggling families.
We pair these students with volunteer tutors composed of high schoolers, college students, professionals and retirees. The two work a couple of hours a week, 1-on-1, on whatever the student needs help and for as long as the student needs the academic support.
To date, we’ve hosted over 100,000 hours of tutoring, with 80,000 of those hours coming in the last two years as the pandemic has turned our education system upside down. And while COVID may be on its last leg, online education isn’t.
We feel like the power for online education to democratize learning is in its infancy. And we’re fighting hard to make sure we bring this to life on behalf of students who need it most.
We’re not offering any billion dollar schemes. Just simple things that work. Like 1-on-1, online tutoring for every child who needs it.
- Architect, build and maintain key features in our application including:
- Improving our processes for enrollment and matching of tutors and students
- Improving our SaaS platform to help partners reach more students
- Improving internal tools for our operations/marketing teams
- Building an impact measurement platform to measure student learning
- Be a subject matter expert in software architecture and best practices
- Mentor and guide other engineers through detailed code reviews
- Ensure the smooth operation of our systems
YOU SHOULD HAVE
- 5+ years developing full-stack web applications in a fast-paced environment
- Proficiency developing in modern Ruby on Rails (Rails 6/7, Stimulus, Turbo, etc)
- Experience integrating relational databases into workflows and processes
- Experience writing well-tested software
- Experience integrating internal and third-party APIs
- An agile approach to software development and maintenance cycles
OUR TECH STACK
- Ruby on Rails 6
- Postgres DB