Full-Stack Rails/JS Engineer at Contactually

  • Washington, D.C.
  • Full-time
  • $90K - $130K
  • 0.01 - 0.3% Equity Available
  • No Visa Sponsorship Available

What You'll Do

Contactually is looking for experienced software engineers who are passionate about solving complex problems with code. We’ve taken a novel approach to building business software – focus on the end user – and it’s been working! Our users love us :) Come help us build a product that makes contact management easy and fun and 10,000s of people from the jaws of clunky, outdated software. Our Stack Backend: Ruby on Rails Datastores: Postgres, ElasticSearch, Neo4J, MongoDB, Redis Frontend: React, Backbone, Marionette, jQuery Who are you? You’re an experienced developer looking for your next big challenge. You’re passionate about writing clean, concise, well-tested code, but you’re also a pragmatic problem solver. You follow the best practices for the technologies you work with and understand why. You love learning new things and teaching others about them. You stay up to date with the latest technologies and probably have sites like Hacker News or Coding Horror bookmarked.


  • 3-5+ years as a full-time Ruby and/or Javascript engineer 
  • Strong knowledge of Ruby/Rails 
  • Strong knowledge of OO Javascript (Bonus: ReactJS) 
  • Strong understanding of programming principles (OOP, REST, MVC, etc) 
  • Experience and/or interest in Test Driven Development (TDD) and agile methodologies 
  • Experience with one or more: Postgresql, Elasticsearch, Redis, MongoDB 


  • Contribute to OSS (Double Bonus: you wrote/maintain a Ruby gem or javascript plugin) 
  • Experience leading an engineering team 
  • Experience with DevOps 

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