Lead Rails Engineer

Coherent Path

Coherent Path

Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Movable Ink scales content personalization for marketers through data-activated content generation and AI decisioning. The world’s most innovative brands rely on Movable Ink to maximize revenue, simplify workflow and boost marketing agility. Headquartered in New York City with close to 600 employees, Movable Ink serves its global client base with operations throughout North America, Central America, Europe, Australia, and Japan.

As a Lead Rails Engineer on the Platform team, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining the foundation of our core platform, which powers our company's products and services. Your deep expertise in Rails and related technologies will be crucial in driving innovation, scalability, and efficiency across the platform. You will work closely with product managers, product designers and other engineers to deliver high-quality and scalable software solutions. ​​


  • Collaborate with Product Management, Design, and other stakeholders within Engineering to maintain a high bar for quality in a fast-paced, iterative environment.
  • Expose technology and organizational needs amongst the immediate engineers of the Rails team
  • Teach, mentor, grow, and provide advice to other domain experts, individual contributors
  • Conduct code reviews and provide helpful feedback to teammates
  • Improve our existing services and troubleshoot customer issues
  • Passionate about exploring and adopting new tools, languages, workflows, and development methodologies to drive continuous growth and improvement.


  • Extensive expertise with the Ruby on Rails web framework
  • Professional experience working with Javascript, React (or other modern JS Frameworks)
  • Professional experience shipping features that spread across multiple services and different tech stacks
  • Experience with performance and optimization problems and a demonstrated ability to both diagnose and prevent these problems.
  • Experience working with Git
  • Unit and Integration testing experience
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills, and ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams including product managers, designers, and software engineers

The base pay range for this position is $180,000 - $215,000 USD/year, which can include additional on-target commission pay/bonus. The base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Stock options and other incentive pay may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, depending on the position ultimately offered.

Studies have shown that women, communities of color, and historically underrepresented people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture where all Inkers can thrive. If you’re excited about the role but don’t meet all of the abovementioned qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Our differences bring a breadth of knowledge and perspectives that makes us collectively stronger.

We welcome and employ people regardless of race, color, gender identity or expression, religion, genetic information, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, ethnicity, family or marital status, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, disability, Veteran status, or other protected characteristics. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.