Ruby on Rails Developer (m/f) / Makerist GmbH

Ruby on Rails Developer (m/f) / Makerist GmbH
Makerist GmbH
Berlin, Germany

fulltime, starting as soon as possible

The position

Ruby on Rails is our main ingredient, sprinkled with elasticsearch, React JS, and whatever else peaks our interest. We're a small but expanding team with an agile approach, organizing our bi-weekly sprints using scrum. Come work with us, and you’ll learn everything from that awesome new technology, to how to knit a sweater or bake a delicious cake.

The Challenge

  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, up-to-date, and reliable Ruby code
  • Keep the site clean and running smoothly by maintaining code quality, organization, and automization
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
  • Help with launching the site in various international markets
  • be a part of the product team while pairing closely with marketing and PR teams to discuss and solve current challenges
  • Participate in daily standups and bi-monthly product planning meetings to help move Makerist forward in the marketplace

Your Qualifications

  • Excellent understanding of the syntax of Ruby and its nuances
  • At least two years experience working on a large, customer-facing product
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (ex: Git)
  • Familiarity with development aiding tools (ex: Bower, Bundler, Rake, etc...)
  • Familiarity with continuous integration (ex: Codeship, Travis,)
  • Rspec is your bread and butter
  • Hands-on experience in working with Redis, Postgres, Elasticsearch, AWS, Chef
  • Experience developing a mobile app is a plus
  • A hands-on attitude, good communication skills (both online and off) as well as the ability and desire to work as a team player are a must

Our offer

  • A steep, challenging learning curve while working with state of the art technology
  • An interesting variety of tasks across the whole company
  • A dynamic, international team with strong team spirit and flat hierarchies
  • flexible working hours, a family-like atmosphere, where your input and feedback is welcome
  • A modern office beside Treptower Park with a variety of fresh fruits in the kitchen
  • Frequent company and social events


Then send us your application in English or German to

We look forward to hearing from you!

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