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Elevator Up

Software Developer

– Grand Rapids, Michigan
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

An Elevator Up software developer knows software inside and out and can make insightful decisions to ensure a great user experience. You'll be responsible for the back-end development in this role while having ingrained empathy towards your users.

We craft experiences no matter the toolset, but do still lean toward a particular stack. So you should know it or be able to transfer your current experience to bootstrap quickly. You should be comfortable working in an agile development environment with Git-based version control and have a deep understanding of the web.


  • Build digital applications using a variety of programming languages
  • Contribute to and motivate fellow team members to work in a positive, collaborative, and team-oriented environment
  • Use automated testing practices (TDD, BDD, full-stack integration, and continuous integration)
  • Work within an agile development environment alongside team members including task estimation, test automation, deployment automation, and continuous integration
  • Iterate on and improve existing products and applications
  • Provide technical feedback on early concepts
  • Work in a variety of client-facing settings
  • Help improve existing engineering and dev-ops processes
  • Stay up-to-date on industry changes and trends
  • Contribute one article per month to the Elevator Up blog

Required Experience

  • 3+ years of experience in software development, preferably in a role collaborating with other developers
  • Knowledge of Ruby on Rails development specifically, Ruby and it's various frameworks
  • Strong SQL background (data modeling and query), along with document-oriented databases and key-value stores.
  • Strong written/spoken communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills
  • Comfortable creating and testing Prototype solutions
  • Bonus points for experience in other programming languages such as iOS, Elixr, and graph databases, and with tools such as Pivotal Tracker

Perks of Working at Elevator Up

  • EU covers 100% of your monthly health premium
  • Contributions to your HSA 
  • 9 paid holidays, 3 weeks of vacation and 20 hours of PTO
  • Work downtown in a beautiful space with large windows
  • Membership to work out of Elevator Up’s coworking space, The Factory
  • Debt free focus. We’re a debt free company and we help our team members get to that place too.
  • Transportation Funds (parking, biking, new shoes, etc…)
  • Mac laptop
  • New parent leave
  • Annual education bonus
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