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Ruby Developer

Do you like to break stuff so you can put it back together and discover how it works? Are you passionate about coding and growing your skill set with like-minded people? Do you find fulfillment in creative problem-solving to improve the overall “big picture”? How about having in-depth, probing conversations around Ruby development projects? If this sounds like you, keep reading. We may have the role for you! 

The N2 Company is America’s leading publisher of community magazines. We’re proud of our award-winning media brands – they reach millions of readers in 47 states and help great businesses connect with ideal clients – but we’re even more proud to provide supportive and fulfilling remote work opportunities for our people. 

Interviews for this opening will be conducted over the phone and via video calls. This role will be fully remote. 

Think you’ve got the attitude AND the aptitude to join our team for this exciting full-time role? Keep reading, speak with your leader and apply today via the link below!

In a Typical Day, You’ll:

  • Write well-designed, testable, and efficient code using software development best practices.
  • Perform peer review of code, voicing your opinion on standards, security, and best practices.
  • Be proficient in writing tests to reduce bugs, regressions, and escaped defects.
  • Perform peer review of code, voicing your opinion on standards, security, and best practices.
  • Create user interfaces using HTML and CSS best practices

To Land This Gig, You Need:

  • Mid or Senior level Ruby experience. 
  • The ability to demonstrate experience and proficiency in reading, writing, and reviewing code.
  • The ability to create site layout/user interface using HTML / CSS and React JavaScript libraries.
  • An in-depth understanding of how web applications work – including security, session management, and best development practices.
  • Full working knowledge of MVC application architecture.
  • A comprehensive understanding of relational database systems, object-oriented programming, and web application development.
  • Experience using Agile methodologies and test-driven development.
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly, and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
  • A team-player attitude with a desire to be part of an organization making a difference in people’s lives.

It’s Not Required, But We’d Love It If You Also Have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in a computer science-related discipline or a relevant degree.
  • 3+ years of work-related experience. 

As a Reminder, Some Things We Bring to the Table Are:

  • Full health care package. 
  • Free basic dental.
  • 401(k) with company match. 
  • Generous paid time off, including a one-week paid Holiday Break. 
  • Twelve weeks of paid maternity leave.
  • Three-week paid sabbatical after the fourth year of service.
  • Access to a licensed nutritionist. 
  • $7K toward the purchase of a first home.  
  • Financial planning services.
  • Employee Assistance Program, with mental health services and more. 
  • Annual $400 wellness stipend.
  • Monthly remote-work reimbursement.
  • Access to LinkedIn Learning
  • Pet care discounts and insurance.
  • The ability to help fight human trafficking through N2GIVES, our giving program. 

While your skill set is important, your attitude is just as significant. Our team comprises emotionally healthy people who genuinely enjoy working together in positions they’re passionate about. We do this in a drama-free work culture based on trust, respect, and humility. We promote based on consistent, quality performance, and we intentionally nurture our team members’ professional development because we promote from within every chance we get. Our culture is more essential to us than our product, though we take a tremendous amount of pride in both. As we like to say, brilliant jerks need not apply!

Think you’d like to join the N2 team? Apply now at!


N2 is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, natural hairstyles, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), marital status, political affiliation, military service, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. N2 conforms to the spirit, as well as complies with, applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs. Consistent with these obligations, EEO also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs, observances, and practices.

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