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Web Engineer, Ruby on Rails

Engineering | Mountain View, CA

Job Description

Who we are

Outright dramatically streamlines the work involved with running a small business by helping entrepreneurs organize their income and expenses, keep their businesses on track, and pay the right taxes. We help small businesses thrive in our connected world.

Outright was born when its founders, Ben and Kevin, vowed to end the struggle that millions of small business owners face daily: spending too much time and effort organizing their financial data.

They gathered a team of experienced, passionate Rails engineers that would make any high tech entrepreneur drool, and the small but growing, agile shop has been releasing weekly improvements to the Outright service since late 2008.

Outright’s office is in the heart of downtown Mountain View, where we take pleasure in a huge array of restaurants and bars, plenty of in-office athletics, and a healthy dose of hard work.  

Check out and for some actual code. We value pair programming, TDD, and clean code. We are an entrepreneurial, self-motivated, and passionate team that loves to build great products.


We are looking for a Ruby on Rails developer who focuses on creating beautiful front-ends to web applications. The ideal candidate would be familiar with Ruby and Rails and an expert with HTML / CSS and JavaScript. If you enjoy making world-class products and working with a small team of highly talented developers is the place for you.

Are you a kick-ass coder?

Do you have…

  • Experience with test-driven development
  • Significant experience writing object-oriented code
  • End-to-end experience with MVC architecture
  • Experience designing database models and analyzing/optimizing queries
  • At least some familiarity with Ruby and/or Rails - the more the better
  • At least one significant Javascript effort (extra points for jQuery, Backbone, Jasmine)
  • Experience crafting HTML/CSS for complex, modern web page look-and-feel and interaction
  • An active github account with open-source contributions

Why Outright?

  • As part of a small team, your opinion matters
  • The solutions you find will help millions of small business owners maximize efficiency and grow their business
  • Use cutting edge emerging technologies and design solutions
  • Fully stocked kitchen with food, drinks, and beer, beer, beer
  • Great salary and stock options
  • Weekly TechTalks from industry leaders
  • Frequent team bonding events and outings
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Make a difference!