Sr. Software Engineer

Remote from
Salary, USD
130,000 - 155,000/yr
Job type
Full Time,
Opening date
Closing date
11 Feb 2023

About CareerPlug

Making it easier to hire and develop the right people.

We are looking for an experienced software engineer to join CareerPlug’s tight-knit and highly productive Engineering team. We take pride in our lean, efficient approach to product design and software development and we value high-level contributions from every member of our team. The right candidate will be motivated by the challenge of writing clean, maintainable code in Ruby and JavaScript to build and maintain mature, complex, and constantly growing software products.
Our developers work full-stack, building new features from scratch, and balance their work on new features with bug fixes, innovation projects, and infrastructure improvements. This is an opportunity to make significant contributions to a high-growth product and directly influence the growth and future direction of CareerPlug’s software.
What technologies do we use? Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, PostgreSQL, Docker, AWS


  • Be a key contributor in our process of continual improvement of the systems we work in
  • Provide thoughtful, kind, and meaningful feedback on pull requests to other team members
  • Write clean, readable code to implement new features
  • Collaborate with the team to innovate and fine-tune our current engineering processes to ensure the success of the Engineering team
  • Participate in group discussions about the patterns and implementations in the code base and how to continue to evolve those over time
  • Resolve incoming bugs
  • Write tests to ensure that changes to code properly fulfill business needs
The right candidate will have a solid technical background in the fundamentals of web development, with 3 years of experience building and maintaining SaaS products in a production environment, with a strong preference for candidates who have experience building and maintaining large production applications in Ruby on Rails. In addition, the right candidate will possess the following attributes:
  • Kind and collaborative
  • Ambitious, self-motivated, and passionate about learning new skills and build great products
  • Not afraid to ask questions
  • Excited to be part of a small, highly productive team
  • Strong sense of autonomy
  • Dedicated to writing clean, maintainable, human-readable code


  • Work from home (we’re fully remote)
  • Employer Paid Health Insurance
  • Unlimited PTO (with minimums!)
  • One-week paid PTO (pre-start date)
  • Life Insurance
  • Home Office Stipend
  • 401(k) Company Match
  • Donation Matching
Compensation: This role pays a base salary between $130,000 – $145,000 with an additional $10,000 in bonus potential. Check out our philosophy on pay ranges to get a better idea of how we handle deciding what the offer should be.
  • Early = $130,000 base salary
  • Mid = $137,000 base salary
  • Advanced = $145,000 base salary
Compensation: $130,000.00 – $155,000.00 per year
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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This is a Full Time role.