Senior Software Engineer

| Chicago

About G2
G2’s real-time and unbiased user reviews help you objectively assess what is best for your business. Until recently, selecting business solutions was hard, risky, and inherently biased. G2 empowers business buying decisions by highlighting the voice of the customer. Our review platform leverages more than 650,000 independent and authenticated user reviews read by nearly 3 million buyers each month. Our model brings transparency to B2B buying - changing the way decisions are made.

About The Role
G2 is a Ruby on Rails shop with a strong emphasis on front-end code and good design. Creating good software makes us giddy. We are looking for a developer who is interested in developing their skills and joining a team of passionate individuals.

Responsibilities

  • Build and help maintain a high quality, stable, and well tested web application
  • Apply database skills against a large and rapidly growing dataset
  • Build and improve full features in short development cycles, including effective frontend and backend code
  • Work in close coordination with designers, product managers, and business stakeholders
  • Build metrics and measurements alongside core features to help make informed business decisions

Requirements

  • 4+ years of programming experience, ideally in a web environment
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science
  • Opinionated about how applications should be built, based on your experience getting things done
  • Ability to be productive on a rapidly growing team
  • Eagerness to take on responsibility and enjoys working under pressure

Why we love G2
G2 was founded to create a place where people will love to work. We strive to create meaning in work and provide more than just a job: a true calling. G2 is a place where people can be authentic and grow, find meaning and passion in work, and be motivated to succeed by a supportive group of coworkers. We pride ourselves on creating an environment where people can enjoy coming to work every day, by supporting our employees in their professional and personal lives.

Our Process
We encourage all candidates to review our interview process to best prepare themselves on what to expect as a candidate of G2.

Keywords
Agile, Pair Programming, Rails, JavaScript, BEM and Atomic CSS, Foundation, jQuery, Backbone, Postgresql, Elasticsearch, Redis, PredictionIO, Big Data Processing, Continuous Delivery, Rspec, Capybara, Mocha, es6, react millions of users, growing team, work hard and be happy.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

20 N. Upper Wacker Dr. Suite 1800, Chicago, IL 60606

What are G2 Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provide 12 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Extensive medical insurance and dental insurance; Free vision, long-term and short-term disability and life insurance. Frequent team and family events. Companywide hack-a-thons and team trips. Beer Fridays. Flexible schedule. Stock options. Macbook and latest technology.

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