Test Double

Senior Software Consultant - Ruby

Posted on Feb 09, 2023

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Job Details

Full Time
🌎 North America

About Test Double

Software is broken, and we're working hard to fix it. At Test Double, our mission is to improve the way the world builds software. While the goal may seem audacious, it’s what drives us. We believe that the current state of software development is not good enough and we’re looking for others to join our cause.

The Position

Our Consultants

Developers at Test Double focus on writing high quality software to solve our customer’s problems. We implement solutions that are well-tested, easily maintained, and built with empathy for users. Many of our engagements allow us to work alongside our clients as embedded members of the team. We take on a variety of projects and clients, which provides a kind of experience accelerator.


  • Proactively working with client and/or internal teams to deliver quality software solutions
  • Engaging in client and/or internal discussions on how we’re delighting the client or how we might improve the client
  • Communicating effectively with direct client colleagues (e.g. other ICs, project managers) on process, delivery, and team health
  • Developing and improving the relationship between the client and Test Double over time
  • Progressively enhance the codebase and supporting systems to ensure technical debt is paid down as a natural part of the delivery process
  • Collaborating with direct client colleagues to increase proficiency of the software project team while working to complete deliverables
  • Mentoring and teaching fellow agents as part of supporting their colleagues’ growth objectives or resolving issues arising in client delivery
  • Actively contributing to at least one area of the company (e.g. qualification, marketing, agent support) for a portion of the year
  • Pursuing areas of professional development in the context of current projects


  • Proficiency in one of the core technologies we frequently staff (Ruby with Rails, Javascript with React, or DevOps)
  • Ability to use prior experience to rapidly assimilate new software systems and identify root cause opportunities for improvement
  • Ready to address architectural concerns on small systems and teams
  • Experience influencing teams in decomposing work and maintaining a healthy backlog that is valuable to the business
  • Skilled at encouraging teams in the adoption of healthier agile team processes and beneficial software development practices and principles
  • Communicates effectively within project teams, including addressing conflict in a timely and direct fashion with a focus on achieving a resolution

Our Hiring Process

The Test Double interviewing process -> https://blog.testdouble.com/posts/2018-03-24-our-interview-process/



$136,000 – $168,000 USD I $169,000 - $213,000 CAD

Starting salary $136,000 - $159,500 USD

Dependent on experience and interview process.


  • 5 weeks flexible time off (vacation and sick time)
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Up to 14 weeks parental leave (8 weeks at 100% of salary)
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance (we pay 100% of premiums for agents and their families)
  • 10% Growth Time each week
  • 1 week of conference attendance ($3,000 annual budget, prorated your first calendar year)
  • ESOP Employee stock ownership program - Test Double is 100% employee owned
  • New computer hardware purchase every 3 years
  • Co-working space reimbursement (1/2 rent up to $500 monthly)
  • 2 week Sabbatical leave after 5th year
  • 2 company-wide retreat experiences each year
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Retirement contribution match up to 3% of salary
  • Life Insurance
  • AD&D (Canadian-base Agents Only)
Senior Software Consultant - Rubyat Test Double