Full Stack Software Developer

Location: Columbus, OH



As a Software Developer at Orange Barrel Media, you will be on the ground floor of a team that is leading the growth of innovative state-of-the-art interactive kiosks. IKE Smart City (http://ikesmartcity.com)is an exciting communication platform being deployed in urban downtown areas nationwide. IKE connects cities with people through vivid, life-size touchscreen displays, providing an ever-expanding suite of applications that helps them to explore the very best a city has to offer. Your work will be used by tens of thousands of pedestrians every day, helping them to discover and navigate cities, including food, shopping, events, and social services. It will also allow them to share feedback with cities and stay informed about important events.

Come join our growing team and help build the Midwest’s next great tech company.



  • Kiosks: Ubuntu linux running a custom Electron browser
  • Back-end: Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, Redis
  • Front-end: React, ES6 Javascript, SCSS, Webpack
  • Mobile: On the roadmap for the future
  • Testing: Mocha, Spectron, Jest, Rspec, Capybara
  • Infrastructure: Heroku, AWS, Ansible
  • Tooling: GitHub, Pivotal Tracker, Slack



Typical responsibilities for Orange Barrel Media Full Stack Software Developers include:

  • Design and develop web applications for the IKE Smart City platform, from concept to delivery, to provide interactive discovery and wayfinding to pedestrians in urban areas
  • Help to define and implement the IKE platform’s feature set to best meet the needs of multiple cities
  • Define and implement how the IKE platform integrates with third-party services
  • Scaling technology from it’s initial implementation to thousands of units in cities nationwide
  • Build automation for kiosks to scale, update, and deploy software on new systems and  across the installed base
  • Support the installed base of kiosks troubleshooting and resolving issues discovered in the field and driving related product improve
  • Create and improve technical operating infrastructure that enables our platform to run reliably and allows other developers to move quickly and easily from concept to production
  • Maintain and apply knowledge of current security threats and vulnerabilities, and keep software and systems up to date and detect and mitigate intrusion
  • Use/build tools to visualize performance metrics and provide monitoring and alerting to the team
  • Work on projects that bring IKE’s features and benefits to mobile platforms
  • Define how Orange Barrel Media does software development
  • Establish Orange Barrel Media as a best place to work for the most talented software developers



  • Four-year computer science or engineering degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years full-stack development experience
  • Modern web framework experience, Ruby on Rails and React preferred
  • High proficiency and experience throughout the software stack with an emphasis on systems and the back end
  • Passion for building new things, processes, and culture
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, customer-driven environment 



Orange Barrel Media is a leader in unique outdoor media that adds to the character of urban places. Since our inception in 2004, we have been creating value for our clients and the public by providing advertisers with creative mediums and using technology to enhance our offerings. We work closely with real estate groups and municipal governments to permit and develop advertising properties that the public finds attractive and exciting, and we have grown our business from large format displays and wallscapes to digital spectaculars and interactive kiosks. Integral to our success is the high value we place on the quality and aesthetics of our work, and our belief that our best-in-class team sets us apart from the competition. Our culture is defined by our people. We are a group of driven, creative, collaborative ideators and doers motivated by bringing possibilities to life.


To apply, please send your resume and a link to your Github account, or other examples of your work, to careers@orangebarrelmedia.com. Please use “Full Stack Software Developer” as your email’s subject line.

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