Senior Software Engineer at Lingo Live

Senior Software Engineer

at Lingo Live


Founded in 2014, Lingo Live is a coaching company that helps develop the next generation of leaders and drive real impact and behavior change in workforces through Skills Coaching and Applied Learning. Our mission is to empower leaders to contribute their unique potential in the workplace, allowing them to drive success across teams and organization-wide. We do this by creating custom coaching programs by mapping our Skills Catalog to the needs of L&D teams’ unique program design. Each coachee up levels their skills through coaching and then applies those skills in the workplace to achieve tangible behavior change.

Find out more about our leadership and communication coaching products at

We are a remote-first company, which means we believe it is not where you sit, but how you deliver. We invest in our people and care about how you orient to our culture and processes. Are you looking to join a fast-growing company where you will be challenged daily along with a top-notch team of like-minded engineers? Are you an experienced engineer with proven Ruby On Rails skills? Do you want to start using some of the latest groundbreaking tech in a production setting serving our globally distributed clients? If so, read on.

We are currently experiencing a level of hypergrowth and we are looking to add a Senior Software Engineer to our team at Lingo Live. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, multi-tasker, and demonstrated team-player. You will be a lead developer responsible for the development of new software products and enhancements to existing products. You should excel in working with large-scale applications and frameworks and have outstanding communication and leadership skills.

In this role, you will report directly to the Head of Engineering:

Lingo Live is global (as are our customers) and fully remote. Work from wherever you call home.

Responsibilities / Where you come in

  • Build robust and scalable software in using the Ruby On Rails framework and/or the best tool for the job.
  • Author technical specifications of initiatives that have large & lasting impact on the engineering team and business.
  • Identify and proactively tackles technical debt before it grows into debt that requires significant work to resolve in the future.
  • Research and propose new technologies/best practices to be adapted by the team that will propel the team’s ability to deliver on business objectives.
  • Provide compassionate technical mentorship, pairing opportunities, and code reviews to encourage the growth of others
  • Dive into difficult problems and successfully deliver results on schedule
  • Communicates effectively cross-functionally, is able to work well with other department teams as neccessary.
  • A strong attention to detail regarding performance, sustainability, devops, and security.
  • Regularly deliver software on-time and is constantly working to make accurate estimates and delivers on those estimates.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of software engineering professional experience
  • Experience using Ruby On Rails professionally
  • Experience leading a technical project from concept phase to deployment.
  • Experience with building APIs and Data Schemas/Modeling.
  • Experience working asynchronously on a remote, distributed team, can work independently without direct supervision.
  • Must be able to work within North America Timezones

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep knowledge of database modeling best practices using relational and non-relational databases. Enough to know how to avoid common antipatterns with datamodeling.
  • Proven track record of understanding and making well-reasoned design decisons and tradeoffs that take into consideration the overall system.
  • Experience working with a modern Javascript framework (like React, Vue, Angular)

Benefits Offered

  • We offer a variety of medical, dental, and vision plans, designed to fit you and your family’s needs and cover 85% of the premiums for employees and dependents.
  • 401k program to help you invest in your future.
  • Education & learning stipend for personal growth and development.
  • Unlimited PTO and support for recharge days to promote a healthy work-life blend.
  • Paid parental leave to support you and your family
  • Unlimited, free one-on-one coaching for you and one other member of your family
  • Investments in all the tools and equipment you need at home to help you succeed in a remote environment