Senior/Lead Ruby on Rails Developer

Do you enjoy debugging, killing tech-debt, and refactoring code? We’re seeking an experienced Ruby on Rails developer to join our team remotely or on-site at our downtown Vancouver, WA office location.

We’re Hint – a growing team of developers who are passionate about making legacy code bases modern again. We’re the ones behind, a productized consulting service which has given us opportunity to kill tech-debt for companies like Dell/EMC, CodePen, NationBuilder, and many more.

Our Core Values

  • Enthusiasm We believe in our calling 110%. Our dedication and passion is contagious, and fuels everyone around us to persist and stay focused on the end goal.

  • Kindness: Our highest priority is taking care of people. Our drive to deliver solutions that serve our client’s best interest helps build trust for when any differences may arise.

  • Confidence: We value delivering on a promise — boldly and on time. We’re confident, focused, and intelligent in our decisions, and believe our clients are as well.

  • Collaboration: We believe in the power of collaboration. What we can do together far exceeds what we are capable of alone. There are no rock star programmers here.


  • 5+ years of experience working with Ruby on Rails.
  • Advanced ruby debugging skills.
  • No fear of reading the source of Rails & other dependencies to understand how things work.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal & written.
  • Value collaboration, mentorship, and open source.
  • Love for testing, performance, and clean-code.
  • Familiarity with common patterns in Rails (and anti-patterns).
  • Know more than enough Git to be dangerous.
  • Experience with Docker a bonus, but not required.


  • Plan & execute large-scale Rails upgrades, making legacy apps modern and secure.
  • Invest in Jr team members.
  • Lead projects start to finish. Communicate with clients, manage expectations, deliver on-time.
  • Extend internal knowledge base, systems, and tooling.
  • Contribute to Hint blog & open source projects.
  • Be involved in the Ruby/Rails community, represent Hint well.

Compensation & Benefits

  • $100k+ salary depending on qualifications
  • Medical insurance (Hint pays 100% employee and 30% dependents)
  • 401k (Hint matches employee contribution up to 4% of salary)
  • Paid vacation (10 days first year, 15 days second year, 20 days third year)
  • 10 days paid sick leave each calendar year
  • Six paid holidays including 1 week at Christmas
  • Client work Mon-Thursday, Friday reserved for internal Hint projects, open source contributions, and continued learning.

Sound good? We think so! We’d love to have you join the team. Submit your resume to and tell us about yourself.