Scottsdale, AZ

Software Engineer

The Role

TL;DR You write clean code and don’t hate talking to people.

This full-stack web developer position works closely with our Product, Marketing and Customer Success teams to get things done – fast. We’re looking for people that love what they do and get excited to work with a team that’s shaping the future of Trainual and small businesses worldwide.

You will be forward-thinking, with a service and growth mindset. You will be a great verbal and written communicator, a tactful diplomat, strong analyst and thorough problem solver. This could mean helping our customer success team troubleshoot a technical issue, working with our product team to plan and give input on designs. Being a small team, we all wear a lot of hats and are looking for someone who’s excited to be a part of the growth. Our stack consists of Ruby on Rails, React, Postgres, JS, CoffeeScript, HAML and SCSS and is deployed to Heroku and S3.

What you will own & improve: What you already know (Tech Lead):

  • Product & Design Collaboration: You will work closely with our product and design team to solve user problems in the training and on-boarding software space.
  • Wireframes to Features: You will own the translation of wireframes and user stories into user friendly features.
  • Communication & Leadership: As a tech lead, you will be responsible for the technical planning & execution of squad initiatives.
  • Product Iteration: You will identify and analyze any bugs found during testing and document them.

What you already know (Engineering):

  • How to write clean, readable and dry code to build incredible software products.
  • How to work collaboratively with a small team and independently.
  • How to communicate effectively cross functionally (Product, Design, CX, etc.)
  • How to communicate technical decisions through design docs, tech talks, and README’s
  • How to proactively identify problems with requirements (lack of clarity, inconsistencies, technical limitations) for their own work and adjacent work.
  • How to effectively communicate status for projects and initiatives to squad members.

Languages & Tools We Use

  • Ruby on Rails
  • JavaScript, jQuery & AJAX
  • React
  • HAML, CoffeeScript and RSpec
  • Git & GitHub
  • Heroku & S3
  • Bootstrap framework

Bonus Skills:

  • Redis
  • Elasticsearch
  • Experience with a design system
  • Experience working with SaaS products
  • B2B software experience
  • Experience with front-end frameworks
  • Experience working with back-end API’s
  • Devops experience

About Trainual

Trainual is a young, venture-backed SaaS startup, based out of Scottsdale, Arizona! And we provide an easy way for SMBs to document what they do. That way, they can keep their teams aligned, put their training on autopilot, and scale faster! AKA we make businesses easier.  And speaking for everyone here, we all feel super fortunate to be in a position to rapidly grow our team, our customer base, and our product. We really love what we do and the amazing team we get to work with every day.  But don't take my word for it, here's REAL employee feedback on why people love working at Trainual: “Communication is great, culture is amazing!” “The company LISTENS to its employees and continues to make thoughtful strides to ensure employee satisfaction.” "Leadership is amazing - love the leadership team. Plus, consistent meetings that provide transparency and tons of opportunities like team builders.” "Everyone is kind, caring, and works well together"We also have some incredible benefits! Benefits at Trainual Competitive salary: We pay at or above market salary in most cases and leverage extensive amounts of data to ensure everyone is paid well.  Relocation: If you don’t live in the Phoenix area, but you think you’d love the mild winters, incredible food, and generous startup community, we gotchu. We’d be happy to offset your relocation costs to help you make the leap. Health insurance: We cover 100% of the employee premiums and significantly subsidize family plans. We use Justworks to make benefits easy. We offer additional healthcare resources like RedirectHealth, OneMedical, FSA, and HSA. Plus all HSA compatible plans are met with a company HSA match of up to $1,000 a year.  Dental & vision: We offer subsidized dental and vision coverage.  Short-term Disability Insurance & Life Insurance: We cover 100% of the premiums for Short Term Disability Insurance and 1x salary Life Insurance. You also have the option to purchase supplementary disability and life insurance through our provider. Paid Time Off: 4 weeks of paid vacation. 5 days of paid sick time. 12 paid holidays. Paid parental leave, including adoption: 8 weeks of fully paid time off. 401k with a 3% matching through Guideline 401(k).  Experience stipend: Up to $500 per year to experience something new - whether that’s a new ice cream flavor or a new country. Great tools: Each employee receives a Mac laptop and 27'' display (or equivalent). We’ll also purchase any of the software or hardware you need. Complete transparency: Everyone has full access to business metrics and financial information about the company.