Careers @ TapResearch

TapResearch is on a mission to change the way brands connect with consumers. We have built a survey-powered monetization platform that rewards users with virtual currency in exchange for a little bit of their time. Founded in 2013, we have over 3 million monthly active users who have completed nearly 6 million surveys. We are backed by reputable VCs and prominent angel investors.

Open Positions

Ruby on Rails Engineer

The Role

We are looking for an experienced software engineer with a bias towards backend technologies. You are both an independent and a good team player, a great problem solver, and have a strong commitment to writing quality, efficient software. As one of our first engineering hires, you will collaborate directly with our head of engineering and your work will have high impact on millions of users starting on day one.

What you'll do
  • Produce high quality code through test driven development
  • Design, implement, and maintain our supply and demand APIs
  • Scope out features and collaborate closely with Product
  • Whiteboard and discuss a solution to a complex scaling problem -- then making it happen
  • Experiment with new technology to make our system more reliable and scalable
  • Help support the ops team to triage issues and bugs
Your profile
  • 4+ years experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Proficient with database design and optimizations in MySQL and Redis.
  • Experience with AWS, linux, and distributed systems
  • Familiar with front-end technologies -- Javascript, HTML, CSS
  • Working knowledge of mobile technologies is a plus
  • Previous startup experience preferred
Technology
  • We use a variety of open source languages and frameworks -- Ruby (Rails), Javascript (Backbone, jQuery), Objective-C (iOS), Java (Android)
  • We are also reliant on AWS, MySQL, Redis, Redshift, Graylog, Resque, and Capistrano
Additional benefits
  • Work remotely a couple days out of the week
  • New laptop, monitor(s), and office equipment