Software Engineer

Hicksville, New York, United States expand job description ↓


We’re looking for a talented back-end software engineer at Cache Ventures to help develop and manage our growing products. As we grow, we want to continue hiring dedicated and passionate people who share the same beliefs we have about building the best tech products. Familiarity with Ruby on Rails is essential, as it is the main language we use.

What We’re Looking For

  • Well versed in Ruby on Rails and NoSQL database technologies, like MongoDB and Redis
  • An interest in taking a key role in a growing startup
  • Passion for building quality products that are second to none
  • Familiar with the languages, frameworks, and stack behind our products
  • The ability to write highly readable, maintainable, and efficient back-end code
  • The skills to account for database efficiency when writing back-end code
  • Comfortable with dipping into the front-end when necessary, e.g. to connect controller actions with forms and tables
  • Comfortable working with third-party APIs, both with those that provide Ruby bindings and those that do not, and connecting them with existing code
  • A high standard for creating robust and reliable software
  • Ready for handling multiple responsibilities and changing requirements for applications
  • Can work efficiently in-house or in a remote environment

What You'll Be Doing

  • Adding new features and bug fixes for our products
  • Diagnosing issues, simplifying, and refactoring for efficiency in our existing back-end code
  • Adding functionality to our Stripe integrations
  • Writing code for collecting, manipulating, and displaying data from our products, including statistics and analytics


Languages & Frameworks

  • Ruby on Rails (Rails 4)
  • RSpec
  • MongoDB, including Mongoid ODM
  • Redis
  • Stripe Ruby API
  • Git (specifically, a multi-branch workflow)

Our Infrastructure

  • Heroku
  • MongoDB
  • Redis
  • Sidekiq
  • SCM with Git
  • CI with Wercker
  • PM with Redmine
  • Amazon Web Services for assets


  • Base Salary + Cache Rewards
  • Competitive Health, Dental and Vision benefits
  • Work from our Long Island, NY based office
  • Loose vacation policy
  • Flexible work hours
  • Free Daily Lunch + Coffee + Snacks
  • Frequent company happy hours, get togethers and good times!
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