RoR Architect and Full Stack Developer - Help Save the World from Climate Change [fully remote]

Use Your Software Architecture and Programming Skills to Help Save the World from Climate Change

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Company Introduction

Scope 5 is a leading, award winning provider of sustainability software and consulting. We are passionate about applying technology to make the world a better place. We find ourselves at an inflection point in the sustainability industry and poised for rapid growth. Scope 5 brings to this opportunity, a can-do culture of creative inquiry, technical rigor and mutual respect for all. We believe that, as a company, we benefit most when every member of our team is doing exactly the work they want to do.

Job Description

We are looking for a senior developer, experienced with Ruby on Rails and with various front-end frameworks. You think at an architectural level but you’re also eager to dive in and write code. You will be joining a small team and are expected to quickly have outsized impact.

The work ahead of us includes:

  • A complete modernization of user workflows and the application’s UX.
  • Continuing to incorporate new and innovative features to maintain our leadership position and our reputation for technical rigor.
  • Maintaining and growing the base product.

This is one of those rare opportunities in which you can be close enough to end-users (including numerous sustainability professionals at Fortune 500s and larger) to immediately see the impact of your work.


  • Work with our development team to plan and architect the next version of our sustainability application.
  • Take ownership and write the code for a significant piece of that application.
  • Work with our client facing consulting staff to understand and anticipate our client needs
  • Design, build, and maintain the features and functionality to meet and exceed those needs in a manner that delights our users
  • Contribute to and evolve DevOps
  • Investigate and resolve bugs
  • Investigate and improve performance
  • Stay informed regarding innovations and best-practices and bring these to the team

Technology Skills & Experience

  • At least five years experience developing in Ruby on Rails
  • At least five years experience in front-end development (JavaScript, jQuery or similar)
  • Experience with HAML
  • Understanding of CSS and Sass
  • Experience with test driven development in general and Rspec in particular
  • Experience with GitHub
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience with Heroku

Soft Skills

  • You believe in the importance and value of software to tackle climate change and environmental justice
  • You enjoy working in a team environment
  • You are comfortable communicating in English
  • You bring a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • You take responsibility
  • You are eager to grow technically and personally
  • You appreciate directness in communications
  • You are committed to acting with integrity and expect integrity from your peers


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