Web Operations by Experts.

About Rails Machine

We are a full-service web operations company with a small team of experienced, dedicated, and focused people who have a genuine interest in technology and enjoy working with and giving back to the Ruby on Rails community. We founded Rails Machine in 2006 to create the ultimate hosting environment for Rails applications.


Bradley Taylor

Bradley Taylor

Founder & CEO

Bradley has almost 20 years of experience, working on a wide range of software projects for the web and enterprise server environments. His inspiration to start Rails Machine grew from his work and experience as a software development consultant, building applications for customers. Before founding Rails Machine in 2006, Bradley worked for ESRI as a Sr. Software Engineer on the ArcGIS Server and Geodatabase teams.


Dustin Beason

Dustin Beason

Director of Data Center Operations

Dustin worked in Graphic Design after college before pursuing a career in law enforcement. There he worked as an Officer and Wilderness Tracker in addition to being tasked with the technological needs of the department. He managed two datacenters and the technical support for over 1200 employees with countless electronic devices. After 10 years Dustin retired as a Lieutenant and Director of I.T from one of the top 50 largest Law Enforcement Agencies in the United States. Dustin jumped back into the private sector as a Network Administrator for a web hosting provider and freelance consultant before joining the outstanding Operations Team behind Rails Machine.


Bryan Traywick

Bryan Traywick

Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Bryan worked for a defense contractor for 7 years, building remote equipment monitoring and management software in C#. Although mired in the Microsoft ecosystem, he used Rails for new projects every chance he got. He loves fiddly coffee, learning about new technology, and digging into tough problems. At Rails Machine he helps customers deploy their apps and is on a never ending journey to make it as simple as `sudo figure_it_out_for_me`.


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Web Operations

We're always looking for people passionate about availability, performance, and security with the desire to build beautiful systems that support these principles. We offer a complete benefits package and a results only work environment. We love what we do. If you'd like to join our team and help us do it well, send us your resume and we'll take care of the rest.