Recsolu, Inc DBA Yello Senior Platform Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Senior Platform Engineer

  • Location:

  • Chicago

  • Company Description:

  • Yello’s talent acquisition software enables companies to humanize the candidate experience by providing unprecedented speed and transparency throughout the candidate journey. Founded in 2008, Yello supports hundreds of organizations globally by serving as a key strategic partner in optimizing recruiting operations and talent relationship management.

In 2017, Yello closed a series C funding round of $31 million and continues to grow quickly. We’re looking to hire people who believe nothing is impossible, love to learn and be curious, can be accountable for success, always enjoy the journey and will own their personality. If this is you, come grow your career with Yello.

  • About The Role:

  • You'll have the opportunity to lead a team of highly skilled developers to build enterprise SaaS applications using Ruby on Rails and other modern web technologies. You'll help your team focus on continuous improvement, code quality, good security, and software craftsmanship. You'll also share your passion for web development with junior engineers. As the lines between development and operations become more blurred you’ll collaborate closely with our Infrastructure and Security teams to build code that is resilient, secure, maintainable, and performant.

  • How You'll Make An Impact:

  • You will play a pivotal role on a small agile team of talented engineers focused on building cloud-based, cutting-edge solutions for our client-partners.

  • What We're Looking For:

    • Minimum: 5 years of professional development experience using Ruby, Java, or other OO language
  • Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related degree

  • Relational database design as well as proficiency in SQL (preferably PostgreSQL)

  • Your drive for action and experience solving problems in a fast paced environment

  • Experience working through and on performance issues, tuning, scaling and security when working on the web.

  • RSpec or relevant testing framework

  • Object Oriented JavaScript and/or React

  • Use Agile methodologies to maximize developer productivity

  • Full Stack Development (RESTful API development would be considered a big plus)

  • Experience using non-relational data stores (Redis, Memcached, Elasticsearch, etc)

  • A desire to share knowledge and help others on your team grow

  • Ability to troubleshoot Linux OS related issues using common command line tools.

  • Deep understanding of cloud infrastructure (AWS, Google Cloud, etc)

  • Experience designing and deploying SOA or microservices architectures.

  • Experience leading technical teams

  • What You Can Expect From Us:

  • Our apps are currently being used by some of the largest companies in the United States, and your code will be used by thousands of professionals on a daily basis. Not only will you be helping our clients source the best new employees from colleges and universities, but you'll also be helping grads land their dream job. You'll get to help our company continue to grow into a respected and recognized development organization.

  • Additional Information:

  • At Yello, we work together to improve the hiring experience and power recruitment programs. Every Yello team member is empowered to grow each day and achieve new career accomplishments, and we always make time to celebrate team members’ successes. Our Loop office is steps away from public transportation, overlooks Lake Michigan and our open concept office offers plenty of space to collaborate with colleagues, or to work independently. We offer health, dental and vision insurance, a competitive 401k match, a reimbursement for fitness memberships and support for ongoing learning. Above all, we look forward to coming to work each day to solve interesting problems and make the impossible, possible.

  • Yello is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

  • Candidates local to Chicago are preferred.

  • You must be authorized to work in the United States.