Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer at Agero

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AGERO + SWOOP

San Francisco based Swoop, an Agero company, provides simplicity and peace of mind in the chaotic world of roadside assistance. Agero & Swoop combined provide roadside protection for 100M+ Americans and performs 12M+ roadside services annually. As a connected vehicle service, we are in deep discussions with leading car manufacturers about their connected and autonomous vehicle experiences. We combine the benefits of a stable, profitable parent company, while offering the career opportunities and pace of a Silicon Valley startup. 

Agero + Swoop are automating an entire industry that has not changed in decades. We’re taking antiquated manual systems and redefining them into digital platforms, open APIs, and exceptional customer service. 

Swoop, a next generation SaaS based platform powers thousands of tow operators and partners with car makers, insurers, and fleet operators to deliver a roadside product that is fast, transparent, and easy.

Our team is passionate about addressing real-world problems with digital solutions. We’re looking for enthusiastic problem solvers who are ready to join a fast paced team and make a big impact. 

Learn more at https://joinswoop.com & www.agero.com

About the Role

Swoop is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to build our client facing Open API to provide roadside assistance to everything from connected vehicles to insurance apps. You’ll help us develop the models, business logic, and GraphQL API layer to provide a highly available and scalable platform to run the roadside assistance marketplace we've built over the past 3 years.

We are a highly automated team using continuous integration with model, integration, and system tests to build a high quality product while maintaining a high velocity.

You can see examples of our work through our public API: https://api.joinswoop.com/

You will be joining a team at the beginning of the growth period - we've found product market fit and will be significantly scaling the team over the next 12 months. This position will likely grow into a lead position as the team grows.

Key Outcomes

  • Design Swoop's internal product related API's to support the React FrontEnd and Mobile clients
  • Design Swoop's API's to support new Insurance and OEM clients
  • Develop a Consistent, Well Documented, Tested, Performant Rails API

Requirements

  • You enjoy working at small companies and building systems from the ground up
  • You have 6 -10 years of experience building backend software, preferably API based
  • Deep understanding of API design and best practices
  • You have extensive Rails experience
  • CS or Engineering related Degree
  • Optimization experience at the DB and Application layer

About Swoop

Swoop, along with our parent company, Agero, has set out to redefine the roadside assistance experience by offering real time transparency, unmatched scale and seamless integration with most of the major automotive and insurance brands. Combined, we protect over 115 million drivers and are making the roads safer by using the best technologies, customer service and partnerships with companies like Lyft.

Here's a brief video about our Company: https://vimeo.com/206753666.

Learn more at https://joinswoop.com and www.agero.com

About Agero

Agero’s mission is to safeguard consumers on the road through a unique combination of platform intelligence and human powered solutions, strengthening our clients’ relationships with their drivers. We are a leading provider of driving solutions, including roadside assistance, accident management, consumer affairs and telematics. The company protects 115 million vehicles in partnership with leading automobile manufacturers, insurance carriers and other diversified clients. Managing one of the largest national networks of service providers, Agero responds to more than 12 million requests annually for assistance. Agero, a member company of The Cross Country Group, is headquartered in Medford, Mass., with operations throughout North America. To learn more, visit www.agero.com and follow on Twitter @AgeroNews.

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Location

We're located in thriving Medford, MA, a short distance from the MBTA with close access to I-93, restaurants, bars, shops and downtown Boston.

An Insider's view of Agero

What projects are you most excited about?

“We're passionate about making the roads safer with our Driver360 mobile platform. We’ve developed crash detection technology that helps people when they're most in need, and we're using billions of miles of driving data to study crash risk factors and find ways to help people avoid crashing in the first place.”

Michael

Sr Data Scientist, Business Intelligence

How does the company support your career growth?

Agero has provided me the opportunity to work on a number of different strategic, cross-functional projects.

Ashley

Manager, HR Initiatives

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our Engineering/IT teams are moving to the Amazon AWS cloud, which involves a lift/shift for some applications as well as rewriting other applications to be more micro service orientated. This effort is a huge transformation which includes new roles, training and re-thinking how IT operates as a cloud service organization.

Karen

Director, DevOps

What are Agero Perks + Benefits

Agero Benefits Overview

Agero is focused on providing a resource rich, creative environment driven by exciting work as well as a multitude of opportunities to accelerate your technology career. In support of this mission, we offer a wide range of benefits to include:

- Flexible time off policy
- Rich opportunities to volunteer and give back to our surrounding community through groups such as "read to a Child" and the Mystic Rivershed Cleanup organization.
- Tuition reimbursement
- A robust game and entertainment room complete with the latest and greatest gaming systems
- Weekly happy hours
- Robust internal career development programs designed to support the growth of each employees career
- World class onsite gym complete with spinning, yoga and much more!

Culture
Volunteer in Local Community
Read to a Child, Mystic Rivershed Clean up.
Eat Lunch Together
Intracompany Committees
You will have the opportunity to help with: identifying the latest additions for our game rooms, discussing how to better communicate across the org or planning events.
Open Office Floor Plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Agero employees can contribute up to $2,750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of pre-disability earnings.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Employer covered life insurance is equal to 1x an employee's annual salary. Employees also have the option to purchase supplemental life insurance up to 5x their annual salary.
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Agero provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Fidelity Investments. We match 100% of the first 2% of contributions, and 50% of the next 4% of contributions.
Performance Bonus
Whether you are an engineer or a contact center representative, a piece of your annual compensation is delivered via an annual bonus, paid 2 per year. Target bonus amounts vary by role.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Company-Sponsored Family Events
Agero sponsors summer BBQ's as well as a halloween extravaganza complete with in house trick or treating, haunted houses and best costume contests for the children of employees.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and Learns
Whether it's personal development or for general education about our business, Learn at lunch is a big part of who we are!
Promote from Within

Additional Perks + Benefits

We’ve got the benefits you’re used to and some you aren’t – including flexible health and dental care from your choice of doctors. We take care of the time off and allow you to make decisions about how much you want to carry over from year to year so you can recharge your batteries and achieve harmony both inside and outside of the workplace. How many places set you up with laptops and two monitors as standard fare? We’ve got more discounts and perks than you can count on 2 hands – and they are meaningful! Plus we offer a free subscription to the CC Motor Club.

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