Ruby on Rails Team Leader (m/f) / Wimdu

Ruby on Rails Team Leader (m/f) / Wimdu

Founded in 2011, Wimdu has quickly developed to be Europe’s leading marketplace for private accommodation. Located in the heart of Berlin, Wimdu not only offers an exciting locale but the opportunity for unlimited potential and job stability within a rapidly expanding company. With the backing of our diverse team consisting of 250 employees spanning 27 nationalities, Wimdu is successfully supporting an ever-increasing user base with the knowledge and expertise of our world class employees.

Together we are building solutions every day to enhance the user experience and offer an authentic travel experience for those looking for a smart alternative to hotels. With a strong vision Wimdu is now looking for the most motivated of people who can join our innovative team to create something remarkable!

For one of our development teams in Berlin, we’re looking for a Technical Lead. This role will directly help us increase feature delivery and integrate your team into the entirety of all IT processes. Leadership skills are necessary as you will be leading your own team in a dedicated area. You will be responsible for process stability, overview, as well as any technical guidance within your team. In addition, you will decide on the manner in which you would like to work (Scrum/Kanban or other). You must be an agreeable co-worker and enjoy working within an entrepreneurial company. Most importantly, you must be a creative, hands-on, innovative problem solver & leader with the vision to help us define the future of Wimdu.

Your Tasks

  • Independently develop and implement new features that will appear on 45 domains worldwide with more than 300,000 offers.
  • Help improve and develop new codes within an agile, fast paced work environment.
  • Lead a dynamic team of first class developers while simultaneously enhancing your individual section of the Wimdu platform.
  • Assume responsibility for projects in an end-to-end development environment starting on a Product level.
  • Keep an overview over the ongoing and planned feature development of your team.
  • Responsibility for the technical implementation of features developed from your team.

  • Your Profile:

  • First and foremost, you must be zealous developer (m/f) – with a strong background in the field of Information Technology.
  • 2 or more years of management experience over a development team using genuine agile methodologies.
  • You have gained hands on experience working on one or more Rails Projects.
  • You currently lead a team of no less than 5 people for a minimum of 1-2 years.
  • You are a passionate Ruby code writer of at least 3 years.
  • Knowledge in: RoR, Scrum/Kanban, MySQL, MongoDB, jQuery, BDD, TDD.
  • Open and communicative personality and enjoy working part of a team.
  • Experience working on an open source project.

  • Our Offer:

    Wimdu offers a friendly and supportive environment with a high performance culture that offers many learning opportunities. Based in Berlin, you will be a part of the development and engineering team. Most importantly, your work will directly influence Wimdu’s worldwide success!

    Our casual, relaxed work environment includes complimentary soft drinks and fruit that will enrich your days while working a part of our fantastic team. In addition, you will be able to choose your OS freely, while working with up-to-date equipment. Besides work, we offer several monthly events, summer and winter parties and sports activities, such as beach volleyball, dodge ball, football and running.

    Excited by the prospect of joining us? Please forward your application, including CV, cover letter and github profile by clicking the following link:

    We look forward hearing from you!

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