Remote senior Ruby on Rails engineer jobs

We, at Turing, are looking for highly-skilled remote senior Ruby on Rails engineers who will build and integrate server-side logic, maintain databases, and guide junior engineers. Get a chance to work with top U.S. companies and accelerate your career.

Check out the best jobs for May 2024here

Find remote software jobs with hundreds of Turing clients

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Integrate front-end elements with server-side logic
  • Communicate closely with stakeholders, project managers, QA teams, and other developers to discuss project requirements and plan long-term product roadmap
  • Write high-quality code, review existing code, and raise the bar for the team
  • Maintain data interchange between server and the users
  • Suggest efficient system solutions by comparing pros and cons of custom development and purchase alternatives
  • Implement integration, SCRUM, code standards, and refactoring
  • Identify bottlenecks and fix bugs as and when required
  • Perform code reviews and run unit tests to ensure better code quality, organization, and automation

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, IT (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 5+ years of experience in back-end development with Ruby (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Sound knowledge of Ruby programming language, its libraries and tools such as RSpec and Resque
  • Good understanding of object-oriented programming, operating system concepts, databases, and system architecture
  • Experience with REST API design and services development
  • Experience with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into single system
  • Comprehensive knowledge of MVC, Mocking, ORM, and RESTful APIs
  • Fluency in English language for effective communication
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4 hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • Proven skill of documentation and ability to explain application workflow, system design, defects, and functionality concisely
  • Familiarity with automated testing platforms such as Minitest, Cucumber, etc.
  • Knowledge of creating database schemas
  • Experience in ecommerce website development
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies
  • Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills

Interested in this job?

Apply to Turing today.

Apply now

Why join Turing?

Elite US Jobs

1Elite US Jobs

Turing’s developers earn better than market pay in most countries, working with top US companies.
Career Growth

2Career Growth

Grow rapidly by working on challenging technical and business problems on the latest technologies.
Developer success support

3Developer success support

While matched, enjoy 24/7 developer success support.

Developers Turing

Read reviews from developers across the world and learn what it’s like working with top U.S. companies.
4.6OUT OF 5
based on developer reviews as of April 2024
View all reviews

How to become a Turing developer?

Work with the best software companies in just 4 easy steps
  1. Create your profile

    Fill in your basic details - Name, location, skills, salary, & experience.

  2. Take our tests and interviews

    Solve questions and appear for technical interview.

  3. Receive job offers

    Get matched with the best US and Silicon Valley companies.

  4. Start working on your dream job

    Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.


How to become a senior Ruby on Rails developer ?

The senior Ruby on Rails developer is in charge of creating and managing web-based programmes as well as providing technical support. Despite the fact that they work on server-side programmes, senior RoR developers may also be working closely with the front-end development team.
They encourage frequent use and incorporate new and useful technology into the design. The senior Ruby on Rails developer is responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting existing web applications, as well as developing back-end components and implementing front-end components. They also incorporate data storage solutions into the system.
Senior Ruby on Rails and Javascript developers typically need a few more soft skills in addition to strong programming skills in Ruby on Rails and Javascript. These include a solid understanding of web development, design, and application security best practices.

What is the scope for senior Ruby on Rails developers?

A senior ruby on rails developer is a web or software developer who has knowledge and expertise in the Ruby on Rails framework. Senior Ruby on Rails developers are frequently employed by software firms or in the IT departments of larger organizations.
As more businesses go digital, the demand for website and app development grows. Senior Ruby on Rails developers build back-end components that connect apps to other web services and help front-end developers integrate their work with the application.
Senior Ruby on Rails developers also assist front-end developers by integrating their work with the application.
Senior Ruby on Rails professionals are in high demand for their work. If you want to advance your career in mobile app development, a senior Ruby on Rails developer position is ideal for you. Before proceeding, take some time to evaluate your skills, expertise, and knowledge.

What are the roles and responsibilities of a senior Ruby on Rails developer?

You may find yourself taking on more tasks or assuming leadership roles as your career progresses. A senior Ruby on Rails developer can utilise our career map to define their professional goals by following the career evolution.
The framework is used by senior Ruby on Rails developers to build server-side web application logic. To put it another way, these programmers create high-performance online software using Ruby on Rails. The framework's ease of use, variety, and speed are what make it so enticing. The ultimate result could include e-commerce sites, websites, intranet sites, or content management systems.
What can senior Ruby on Rails developers expect to perform in their roles on a daily basis? The following are some of the most common tasks:

  • New Ruby software and web apps are created, developed, tested, and deployed.
  • Back-end component development and front-end component integration
  • Putting current Ruby software to the test and making improvements to it
  • Customers with Ruby-specific knowledge and recommendations
  • Development, management, and upkeep of APIs
  • Throughout the project life cycle, collaboration between project managers, front-end developers, designers, and other stakeholders is essential.
  • Measure and improve the performance and scalability of a website or application.

How to become a senior Ruby on Rails developer?

A senior Ruby on Rails developer remote job may be attractive if you enjoy coding and computers and want to work in the IT industry. After all, this job is interesting, relevant to your hobbies, and well-paying.
Senior Ruby developers are frequently needed to have a higher education or a university degree in addition to mastery of the programming language. A bachelor's degree in computer science or information technology courses is preferred.
A wide range of qualifications and training possibilities are available from private institutions and businesses. Having one can help you stand out from the crowd when it comes to your resume.
For a senior Ruby on Rails developer post, 3+ years of expertise with Ruby on Rails libraries like Rescue and RSpec, as well as clean Ruby code writing talents and awareness of code versioning systems like Git, Github, SVN, and Mercurial, may be desirable.

Interested in remote Senior Ruby on Rails engineer jobs?

Become a Turing developer!

Apply now

Skills required to become a senior Ruby on Rails developer

A senior Ruby on Rails developer must be able to analyse requirements and translate them into detailed specifications. It's also necessary to have strong mathematical and problem-solving skills.
Furthermore, a skilled developer's soft skills can make or break him or her.
Being an engaged and enthusiastic key participant is perfect for developers who commonly work in groups. Keep an eye on the newest upgrades, new launches, and releases to be able to adapt to the ever-changing IT scene.
A senior Ruby on Rails developer should additionally be able to do the following:

1. Ruby Skills

You may need to write code when developing a website, and ruby is what allows you to do so. The ruby programming language is used throughout the Rails python framework. Understanding Ruby on Rails activities is crucial. By default, if the foundation is strong, the end result will be fantastic. Ruby abilities are required for writing high-quality code.

2. JavaScripts

Javascripts are a set of skills that may be used to almost any computing task. A high-level programming language is always necessary in web development, and Java plays an important role.


Working with Ruby on Rails will necessitate the use of HTML. It's possible that the senior Ruby on Rails developer won't be able to outperform.

4. SQL

It is a database language. SQL knowledge is necessary in any situation where a web developer works. The active records in Ruby on Rails may contain SQL codes. Senior Ruby on Rails developers are web-savvy in terms of what may go wrong, and they understand the logs in a clear and succinct manner.

5. MySQL/PostgreSQL

MYSQL is a well-known database engine that will never lose its relevance in web development. As a result, Ruby on Rails developers should be familiar with the database engine.

6. Handling and managing tools

Developing a website demands a huge amount of resources. GIT, Trello, Pivotal, Asana, Docker, Continuous Integration, and Heroku are some of the tools used to construct a successful online application.

7. Object Oriented Programming (OOP)

It is a programming paradigm that uses classes and objects. It's used to break down a software programme into reusable code blueprints (called classes) that may be used to build specific instances of things.

Interested in remote Senior Ruby on Rails engineer jobs?

Become a Turing developer!

Apply now

How to get remote senior Ruby on Rails developer jobs?

You must stand out while applying for a remote job because you will be competing with people from all over the country.
To find a remote Ruby and Rails development job, ask yourself the following questions: Do you possess a highly specialised skill set in great demand? Are you a seasoned developer looking for a full-time position with one of the world's most prestigious software firms? If you desire to work from home, at least one of the above must be true.
Turing features the greatest remote senior Ruby on Rails developer jobs to assist you realise your professional goals as a senior Ruby on Rails developer. Working with cutting-edge technologies to solve complicated technical and business problems will help you grow faster. Get a full-time, long-term remote senior Ruby on Rails developer job with higher income and professional advancement by joining a network of the world's greatest engineers.

Why become a senior Ruby on Rails developer at Turing?

Elite US jobs
Elite US jobs

Long-term opportunities to work for amazing, mission-driven US companies with great compensation.

Career growth
Career growth

Work on challenging technical and business problems using cutting-edge technology to accelerate your career growth.

Exclusive developer community
Exclusive developer community

Join a worldwide community of elite software developers.

Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.

Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

Work from the comfort of your home
Work from the comfort of your home

Turing allows you to work according to your convenience. We have flexible working hours and you can work for top US firms from the comfort of your home.

Great compensation
Great compensation

Working with top US corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

How much does Turing pay their senior Ruby on Rails developers?

At Turing, every senior Ruby on Rails developer can establish their own fee. Turing, on the other side, will propose a pay that we are convinced will result in a fulfilling and long-term role for you. Our recommendations are based on a thorough examination of market conditions as well as client needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are a Palo Alto-based 'deep' jobs platform allowing talented software developers to work with top US firms from the comfort of their homes. We are led by Stanford alumni and successful A.I. entrepreneurs Jonathan Siddharth and Vijay Krishnan.

After uploading your resume, you will have to go through the three tests -- seniority assessment, tech stack test, and live coding challenge. Once you clear these tests, you are eligible to apply to a wide range of jobs available based on your skills.

No, you don't need to pay any taxes in the U.S. However, you might need to pay taxes according to your country’s tax laws. Also, your bank might charge you a small amount as a transaction fee.

We, at Turing, hire remote developers for over 100 skills like React/Node, Python, Angular, Swift, React Native, Android, Java, Rails, Golang, PHP, Vue, among several others. We also hire engineers based on tech roles and seniority.

Communication is crucial for success while working with American clients. We prefer candidates with a B1 level of English i.e. those who have the necessary fluency to communicate without effort with our clients and native speakers.

Currently, we have openings only for the developers because of the volume of job demands from our clients. But in the future, we might expand to other roles too. Do check out our careers page periodically to see if we could offer a position that suits your skills and experience.

It is the combination of our core business model and values that makes us different from others. We provide full-time, long-term projects to remote developers whereas most of our competitors offer more freelance jobs.

No, the service is absolutely free for software developers who sign up.

Ideally, a remote developer needs to have at least 3 years of relevant experience to get hired by Turing, but at the same time, we don't say no to exceptional developers. Take our test to find out if we could offer something exciting for you.

View more FAQs

Latest posts from Turing


In a nutshell, Turing aims to make the world flat for opportunity. Turing is the brainchild of serial A.I. entrepreneurs Jonathan and Vijay, whose previous successfully-acquired AI firm was powered by exceptional remote talent. Also part of Turing’s band of innovators are high-profile investors, such as Facebook's first CTO (Adam D'Angelo), executives from Google, Amazon, Twitter, and Foundation Capital.

Equal Opportunity Policy

Turing is an equal opportunity employer. Turing prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Explore remote developer jobs

Check out the best jobs for May 2024here

Work full-time at top U.S. companies

Create your profile, pass Turing Tests and get job offers as early as 2 weeks.