Sr. Ruby on Rails Engineer

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Who we are:

Gopago is an established San Francisco tech company founded in 2009 with 40 employees based in the SF Financial District (with direct tunnel to BART). The exec team comes from great companies like Google, IBM, and American Express with a product that is mature and robust. At GoPago, you will be immersed into a fast-paced startup environment, which makes working on our engineering team a challenging, yet exciting experience. You’ll get hands on experience learning from and working alongside our outstanding, collaborative team. We’re a small company, so each and every one of our engineers have the opportunity to make their mark in the start-up world.

What we do:

GoPago, Inc. is a cloud-based commerce company, transforming the way merchants and consumers connect and transact. The company’s GoPago LIVE POS solution links merchants and consumers in-store, online and via mobile devices, creating interaction across the entire buying experience to boost sales, enhance customer relationships  and optimize merchant resources. Integrated Brick and Mortar Point of Sale (POS), Mobile Point of Sale (mPOS), Online Storefront ( eCommerce) and Mobile Storefront (mCommerce) sales channel capabilities, along with consumer real-time payments analytics,  offers and rewards, empowers merchants to act on sales trend intelligence and promote their businesses anytime, anywhere, any way. With optimal price-to-value packaging.


Job Description

The Role:

As a senior backend engineer, you will design and implement high-volume, fault-tolerant, scalable server systems. You will work closely with the team to design, implement and iterate features quickly. You will be responsible for building the infrastructure for our revolutionary mobile payment service.



  • Leadership experience in progressively complex Ruby On Rails development with working exposure to Rails 3.2 and Ruby 1.9.x

  • Expert level of experience in RoR and Javascript testing frameworks (RSpec, Cucumber, Jasmine)

  • Experience with Backbone.js or other Javascript frameworks highly desired

  • Industry experience with Java development a big plus

  • Strong knowledge of MySQL5

  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3) desired

  • Experience building large-scale server applications and reliable software

  • Five to ten years hands-on programming experience

  • Ability to tackle complex development issues under tight schedules

  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or related fields

  • Experience building a team rapidly as one of the core technical experts

Additional Information

To Apply:

Email cover letter and resume to: | GoPago, Inc.

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