Software Engineer

Loot Crate, Inc. has an opening for a Software Engineer for a position in Los Angeles, CA office.


DUTIES: Under direct supervision of Director of Engineering, responsible for implementing features and developing applications through the full software development lifecycle, including design, development, deployment, and maintenance phases. Determines operational feasibility by evaluating the requirements and proposing solutions through documentation, flowcharts, and other forms of implementation design. During development, utilize best practices such as Test-Driven Development, Behavior-Driven Development, and design patterns to produce high quality reusable code and libraries in Ruby and Ruby-on-Rails. Develop new user-facing features using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Work with legacy code bases, examine complex applications to reduce bug occurrences, and optimize code for speed and scalability. Perform benchmark codebase to discover bottlenecks or memory issues. Set up experiments using Optimizely and other tools to A/B test features and optimize user experiences. Set up integrations and experiments with Google Analytics, Mixpanel, Segment and other tracking solutions to gather metrics about site performance for further business analysis.




EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor’s degree or foreign degree equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Information Technology, or related field and 1 year of pre or post bachelor’s experience in programming and developing applications.



Experience is to include:

1 year pre or post bachelor’s experience using Ruby-on-Rails in production environment

1 year pre or post bachelor’s experience using JavaScript in production environment.

1 year pre or post bachelor’s experience practicing Test-Driven Development.

1 year pre or post bachelor’s experience using Agile/Scrum.

1 year pre or post bachelor’s experience doing Load Testing.

1 year pre or post bachelor’s knowledge with Bug-Tracking Tool (e.g., Newrelic, Nagios, Code Climate).

1 year of pre or post bachelor’s experience doing System Design/Technical Writing.


CONTACT INFORMATION: To apply for the Software Engineer position (worksite: Los Angeles, CA) please mail cover and resume to: Loot Crate, Inc. 3401 Pasadena Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90031 Attn: HR & ref. job code: 20170823YK

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