Airship, LLC Senior Software Developer (Ruby on Rails) Birmingham, AL · Remote · Full time

We are looking for a Senior Ruby on Rails Developer who will create amazing, thoughtful experiences for our customers while passionately striving to understand their problems and goals. The ideal candidate will be a lifelong learner who not only loves creating delightful experiences both for web and mobile platforms, but also desires to be a thought leader in the software development world.


Airship is a creative design and custom development company that delivers high-quality software solutions companies can rely on to turn ideas into reality. We are a remote-first company with a passion for creating incredible experiences and having fun while doing it! We encourage and support one another and we always strive to pursue excellence and provide value in all that we do.

We care deeply about understanding our customers — from their business goals to their users’ needs — to make our partnership and software solutions as wildly successful as possible.

(At this time, we are looking for U.S.-based applicants only. Thank you!)


We exist to create transformational change through remarkable experiences.

Core Values

  • Team Focused
  • Client Obsessed
  • Growth Minded
  • Humbly Confident

If you _______, we want to hear from you!

  • Seek to continuously learn and grow, as a programmer and person
  • Are passionate about best practices surrounding user experience and software design
  • Love solving problems and brainstorming with teammates and clients
  • Are always looking for ways to improve a product or process
  • Are comfortable articulating technical solutions to clients and teammates when needed
  • Experience working within self-organizing teams
  • Value transparency, teamwork, and clarity in a work environment
  • Enjoy free-lunch Fridays!

Your skills ideally include the following:

  • Proven and proficient experience using Ruby on Rails
  • Experience estimating backlogs and helping clients determine the best order for dependencies and features
  • Confidence in HTML structure and foundational CSS knowledge
  • Proficient in unit testing
  • Proficiency in API design and best practices
  • Working knowledge of GraphQL
  • Proficient in version control workflow and best practices with git
  • Proficient knowledge of the greater RubyGems package ecosystem
  • An understanding of web design and inherent tradeoffs
  • Experience with code review and pairing with other developers as needed

Crew Benefits

  • A remote work environment. Work where you’re most productive!
  • Group health and dental insurance plan
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Apple MacBook
  • Free lunch Fridays!
  • Professional growth time each week
  • Access to continued education

Airship is a group of passionate problem-solvers that values client and user experiences just as much as the software, wireflows, and high fidelity designs we produce. Our crew is a close-knit team spread across 16 states: we hold each other accountable, challenge ourselves to pursue excellence in everything we do, and are intentional about making work/home life harmonious.

Airship is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace where all of our crew members are accepted and celebrated. In order to create transformational change for our clients and in our communities, we must start with a diverse group of minds and experiences on our crew.

Our positions are open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. All aspects of working at Airship including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. 

Airship is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you can email Kathleen at [email protected] or call at (205) 530-5441, ext. 2.

Ready to come aboard? Let’s make this happen, Cap’n! Apply below.

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$100,000 - $120,000 per year