Ruby on Rails Software Engineer

  • Feb 2nd 2018
  • Developers / Engineers
  • Freelance
  • Austin, TX
  • On-Site

Rooster Teeth Productions is looking for a Ruby on Rails Software Engineer Contractor to join our Engineering team for the remainder of 2018. We are looking for someone who can work across teams as a liaison in the language of code as well as have a passion for and knowledge of developing packages, tools, and techniques to bridge needs across both our SF and Austin teams. Knowledge of and passion for digital entertainment and gaming culture is a huge plus!



    • Implementation of code changes to resolve issues between APIs
    • Develop code to report on delivery and distribution of content
    • Engineering liaison between physical locales
    • Communication of issues related to content distribution



    • 3+ years working with Ruby on Rails framework and experience integrating with a wide variety of data/service providers
    • Strong object-oriented software design skills
    • Experience writing Ruby Gems
    • Familiarity with Go
    • Extensive experience creating/managing/interacting with RESTful HTTP APIs
    • Parsing and generating formatted data in various formats like JSON and XML
    • Experience with standard Pub/Sub message handling
    • RabbitMQ, Sidekiq, Redis, AWS SNS/SMS/SQS/Lambda
    • Experience with standard RDMS (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, etc.)
    • Experience building service oriented, fault-tolerant distributed systems
    • Practical understanding as well as hands-on development experience in some cloud/client/data engineering technology like AWS
    • Experienced in Agile software development methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, etc.)
    • Excellent debugging and problem solving skills
    • Solid understanding of network systems, software architecture, and data structures
    • Strong communication, collaboration, reporting, and analytical skills

Rooster Teeth

Rooster Teeth

Rooster Teeth is a pioneering media and entertainment company responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 35 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique monthly visitors to its hub and 2 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is now a subsidiary of Fullscreen Media, a global youth media company that develops online creators and produces multi-platform entertainment experiences. Discover more at

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