Senior Ruby on Rails Developer - Backend (m/f)

  • Development
  • Berlin, Germany

Senior Ruby on Rails Developer - Backend (m/f)

Job description

We are askCharlie, a start-up company in the heart of Berlin. Our vision is to revolutionise the way people accomplish their personal projects through matching customers to the right service expert. Both sides of the marketplace, service professionals & customers, benefit from a strong mobile experience. So they can hire professionals with a few finger taps or manage their business on the go.


Our backend systems mainly use Rails/Ruby, PostgreSQL and run on AWS. We do not have monolithic architecture but we went for a service-oriented architecture from the very beginning.askCharlie’s Frontend is built with modern Javascript. In addition to our web applications, we are increasing focus on the development of APIs for our frontend and mobile applications.


We are looking for a talented Ruby on Rails developer (m/f) as we prepare to propel ourselves to the next level. By joining our team, you’ll get the opportunity to work on many of our various Rails projects with a team of highly skilled Rails experts.


Your responsibilities

  • You maintain, further develop and scale our platform
  • You design, build and take ownership of new features based on customer feedback
  • You make independent decisions on how to maintain and optimize it continuously
  • You follow and further develop our engineering principles and standards of clean code, efficiency and maintainability
  • You coach and mentor the team and share your knowledge


Our offer

  • Work in a dynamic, experienced team of outstanding developers
  • Take full responsibility from day one, a steep learning curve is guaranteed
  • Openness for new technologies that help to solve our problems
  • Working with the latest technology tools and newest Macbook
  • Flexible working hours and a competitive compensation package
  • Relocation support for a smooth transition to work and live in Berlin

Requirements

Your profile

  • Several years of working experience in developing large scale applications
  • Experience with PostgreSQL and Redis is highly valued
  • Expertise in any object oriented language, preferably Ruby and frameworks such as Ruby on Rails
  • A solid grasp of object-oriented programming, automated software testing, databases, development and testing methodologies
  • You feel comfortable with taking ownership for independent projects
  • You live by DRY, KISS, SOLID principles