Ruby on Rails Developer

Software & ITFull TimeNorth York, ON

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Company Introduction

Second Bind is an easy-to-use online and offline service for students to sell and donate used textbooks. Started in 2010, Second Bind is a Canadian-based company that provides the quickest way to support students to make a profit from the high cost of their educational books. More than a textbook buy-back service, Second Bind embraces a circular economy to reduce, re-use and donate books. As a part of our sustainability initiative, we plant a tree for every book a student sells. Through our service, we encourage students to be environmentally-friendly.

Job Description

We are looking for a Ruby on Rails developer for managing our current projects and any future developments. You will be responsible for integrating the backend and front end elements on Second Bind's website.

  • Design, build and maintain scalable yet efficient ruby code
  • New API integration and optimizing current APIs
  • Implement new libraries and data storage solutions
  • Creation and Organization of current and future Project elements (Front-end and Back-end) while maintaining code quality
  • Relational Database
  • Identify bugs and propose an efficient solution


  • Bachelors in computer science or software engineering, or equivalent qualifications.
  • At least 2 years of experience in Ruby on Rails
  • Must be hardworking and interested to work in cutting edge web technologies
  • Must possess excellent programming & analytical skills
  • Understanding of databases, algorithms and programming concepts
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • API Integration
  • Relational Databases
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS
  • Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system

All qualified applicants will be notified for an interview once we review the applications.