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Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer

Engineering | Vancouver, BC, Canada

Job Description


We are looking for talented rails engineers to join our core team in Vancouver, Canada, working on one of the most advanced mobile gaming infrastructures in the world. The Grantoo PropellerSDK backend is a large-scale rails application powering games with millions of users on multiple platforms including Apple’s iOS and Google Android.

The Grantoo engineering team consists of first rate, full stack, polyglots. We create solutions which are both elegant and effective. Our backend solution leverages a number of cloud services to increase reliability and flexibility: our core stack is ruby on rails (using a Resque server for managed automation), paired with MongoDB for scalability and Redis for speed of execution. Our initial offering is provided on a Heroku and Amazon hardware solution with a heavy usage of S3 and Cloudfront services to maximize usability. Our solution is continuously tested using Test::Unit, RSpec, Cucumber, Siege, and Jasmine and deployed with our own continuous integration server.


  • 6+ years total experience in software development
  • 3+ years experience with Ruby/Rails development
  • Experience working in an agile environment including TDD, continuous integration, and continuous delivery
  • B.S. or higher degree in Computer Science

Bonus Points: 

  • Experience working with a fast-growth startup or top-tier development studio
  • Frontend development aptitude or expertise
  • Database administration aptitude or expertise
  • Gaming or game platform experience as software developer

About Grantoo:

Grantoo empowers brand, game developers and users to change the world through games. For brands, Grantoo offers a unique and seamless in-game advertising experience with beautiful brand immersion, deep analytics, and genuine user engagement. For games, Grantoo’s PropellerSDK adds social and monetization layers to drive downloads, jump-start engagement, and rejuvenate revenue. For players, Grantoo creates an opportunity to win tuition grants and money for charities by playing Grantoo Tournaments in games they love, on any platform.

Grantoo tournaments are sponsored by Fortune 500 companies, giving players the opportunity to compete for real cash prizes on their favorite games on iOS, Android, and the web. All of their winnings go toward supporting tuition - or are donated to a charity of the player's choice. Corporate sponsorships are non-intrusive, and never interfere with the game aesthetics or the user's immersion.