Senior Full-Stack Engineer (Ruby / Rails / Emberjs)

Santa Monica, California, United States · Engineering expand job description ↓


About Us:

At Surkus, our mission is to create meaningful connections that bring people and brands closer together. Using unique technology, the Surkus platform curates a targeted the ideal audience for client events - whether that be nightlife, comedy shows, classes, product launches or a digital campaign. In turn, Surkus members are invited to explore and discover these new brands and experiences, with invitations tailored just for them. Surkus reports on engagement and allows communication between clients and individuals before, during and after the campaign.

Our technology is powered by a group of driven, talented, and aspirational people who want to build products with real impact while obtaining rapid, exponential growth worldwide. Surkus has 500k+ members who have have earned millions in rewards to participate in 10,000+ events/experiences and we are scaling globally!

About you:

You are a passionate, talented engineer, willing to push the limits of existing technology, bring new ideas and create the best possible user experience. You work on the front-end and backend to develop new features from start to finish, including design of architecture, coding, and testing while working closely with our product team. You are excited by good design and care about the code you write.

Ensuring continuous improvement in platform performance, reliability and scalability is critical to our continued success. You will be working with a team of experienced engineers with advanced skills in a variety of technologies to achieve these objectives.



  • 3+ years of production Ruby/Rails development experience
  • 2+ years of Ember or similar front end framework
  • Fullstack development experience
  • Experience with Rspec or other automated testing frameworks
  • The desire to write exceptional code
  • Experience developing APIs for high volume mobile applications


  • Experience in at least 1 compiled OO language
  • Experience with Elasticsearch


  • Excellent benefits, include health, dental, vision
  • Meaningful stock options
  • Amazing office in the heart of Santa Monica
  • Paid parking spot at office
  • Fully stocked kitchen
  • Opportunity to attend some of the most exclusive and interesting experiences in LA
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