Ruby on Rails Lead Developer / BuddyBroker AG

Ruby on Rails Lead Developer / BuddyBroker AG
BuddyBroker AG
Zürich, Schweiz
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The Company

Founded in 2013, BuddyBroker is a company that is passionate about crafting innovative and intuitive online recruiting products. Our first product Eqipia ( is a fully-automated and social employee referral system. Our goal is to help HR teams find better candidates by leveraging their employees‘ networks. Our platform already boasts several national and international companies as our clients – utilizing Eqipia on a daily basis.

The Ideal Candidate

A motivated Ruby on Rails developer with a passion for building excellent software, doing things right, and not cutting corners. We are looking for someone who can jump in and take over the build and maintenance of our existing platform. You will lead our international development team, develop exciting new features, and be responsible for performance optimization, stability, and responsiveness.

Skills & Requirements

  • Extensive experience supporting an entire stack built with Rails (we are on Rails 4)
  • Strong background in MVC-based web platform implementation
  • Experience with JavaScript, CoffeeScript, jQuery Ajax and HTML/CSS3
  • Ability to serve as the lead for all implementation, customization and integration efforts, including APIs
  • Leading an international development team
  • Experience with PostgreSQL or other RDBMS and SQL optimization techniques
  • Experience with automated testing (RSpec and Capybara)
  • Experience with git
  • Experience with HAML, Slim and Sass
  • Familiarity with caching, background processes and optimization
  • Clean code attitude
  • Willingness to trave
  • Fluent in German and English


  • Experience with Heroku
  • Experience with Social APIs (XING, LinkedIn, Facebook etc.)
  • Experience with SOLR, Sendgrid, Google Analytics API
  • Passion for UI/UX
  • Agile know-how
  • Knowledge of or interest in search and information retrieval
  • Interest in data mining and the social graph
  • Redis, Sidekiq
  • Active tracking of new languages and technologies, and love of Macs

What We Offer

  • Be part of an HR technology revolution
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and creative leeway
  • Flexibility in terms of working hours & location
  • Dynamic and motivated international team


Join our team and become part of a promising and exciting journey!

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