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Omnia Fishing

Job Opening: Backend Engineer

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Backend Software Engineers, are you looking for an opportunity to join a growing team and have an immediate, direct impact on a product? If so, we have an exciting job opportunity for you.

Omnia Fishing is a personalized commerce platform, and we are looking for a Backend Engineer to join our engineering team. As we continue to grow, we need a collaborative engineer to help build out a scalable platform that includes APIs, transactional infrastructure, background job processing, and other backend systems to support our growing features. We offer a small, remote-friendly team that trusts each other to communicate as needed, with a minimum of meetings. Typical new engineers are shipping code within 2 weeks of joining.

We are looking for an engineer who can build and own major production components from the ground up, with a collaborative mindset, excellent communication skills, and a desire to help make great decisions in an empathetic and respectful way. Our ideal candidate should also have a solid understanding of scalability problems and experience building out performant distributed applications on cloud infrastructure.

If you are interested in working on a platform that supports outdoor pursuits, this is your dream job. An interest in fishing is not a requirement, but it is a plus.

What you’ll do:

  • Write well-architected, well-tested and easy to understand services in Ruby on Rails
  • Apply your perspective to help us define and build out the next iteration of features and infrastructure needed for extending out our platform
  • Communicate frameworks and make strategy come to life
  • Lead on speed: 
  • Lead on stability & scale

What we’re looking for:

  • Capable of building and owning major production components from the ground up
  • A collaborative and growth mindset backed by excellent communication skills and a desire to help us make great decisions in an empathetic and respectful way
  • A solid understanding of problems of scalability and experience building out performant distributed applications on cloud infrastructure
  • Proficiency in Ruby on Rails
  • Experience working with PostgreSQL databases
  • Experience with AWS, specifically EC2
  • Experience with observability tools such as New Relic and Sentry
  • Experience with container deployment and kubernetes is a major plus
  • Ability to deliver high-quality solutions quickly and without mentorship
  • Release at least weekly
  • Unit/integration testing experience
  • Excellent debugging and optimization skills

About Omnia Fishing

Omnia Fishing is building a personalized commerce platform powered by a geospatial context engine that helps people find the fishing gear they need for their lakes and species using our recommendations and community input. We have almost every lake in the country in our system, tens of thousands of repeat users, and millions in annual sales. Our users are creating thousands of structured fishing reports to help other anglers.

We recently closed our Series A from some great partners, including Founder Collective, Dundee Ventures, Bread & Butter Ventures, Liquid 2 Ventures (Joe Montana). Our advisory board includes Justin Kaufenberg GP at Rally Ventures and founder of SportsEngine; Andrew Savage, Co-Founder Suma Brands and former COO of Dolls Kill; Erin Newkirk CMO of Caribou Coffee; Ralph Castner CEO Rush Creek and former CFO of Cabela's.

Benefits at Omnia

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and market rate.
  • Remote-friendly, with space onsite to collaborate and work as needed or on a regular basis if preferred
  • Flexible schedule with fishing and outdoor days
  • PTO policy that encourages work/life balance
  • Full health benefits

How to apply

Apply here

Here's what you can expect 

  • 30 minute video call with Dan, our CTO/Co-Founder
  • 60 minute technical interview and code exercise with Dan and our engineering lead
  • Final interviews with our founders Matt, Chris and Dan