Backend Developer (Ruby on Rails) / MESO Digital Services GmbH

Backend Developer (Ruby on Rails) / MESO Digital Services GmbH
MESO Digital Services GmbH
Frankfurt am Main


We create software and hardware for communicative things and spaces since 1997. We constantly engage with inspirational technological and cultural developments, from which we derive our very own tool-kit to create playful and easy-to-use applications. We are intersectionalists at the crossroads of design, technology, things and spaces.


Whether it’s Ruby on Rails, scalability, WebSocket, test automation, deployment frameworks or NoSQL databases - the web-stack is your thing!

You’ll build software for creative, unique and bespoke user experiences while applying a pan-disciplinary approach for a variety of different projects. Transforming ideas as well as technology from one discipline to the next will be your daily business.

You Will:

  • Create, design and code new features and enhancements of digital services.
  • Participate in all phases of the software development life cycle, including deployment.
  • Explore up-coming technological developments.


  • Profound coding skills.
  • Knowledge about internet protocol application layer including http, WebSocket, MQTT, etc.
  • Familiarity with concepts of MVC, ORM, RESTful, JSON APIs.
  • Strong experience in selecting the matching library/framework/pattern for individual goals.
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application.
  • Familiarity with developer aiding tools like Bundler, Rake, Capistrano, rbenv, NPM, Webpack, etc.
  • Comfortable deploying applications on Linux.
  • Familiarity with Docker or similar container based platform.
  • Experience building API services.
  • Familiarity with different DB concepts.
  • Experience with Test Driven or Behaviour Driven Development.


  • 3+ years of experience in a web application technology, preferably Ruby on Rails.
  • Knowledge of project management principles, processes and software.
  • Interpersonal skills to communicate, consult and build relationships with clients, staff and partners.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to self-manage and lead your own work.

You’re a Cultural Fit if You:

  • Are intellectually curious
  • Have a desire to transform creative ideas into cutting edge user experiences
  • Possess an ability to push ideas forward in a transdisciplinary team.
  • Enjoy freedom, responsibility and root on your own machine.
  • Can develop a passion to discuss about what “unimpressed by technology” may connote.

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