Junior Ruby on Rails Developer / Makerist GmbH

Junior Ruby on Rails Developer / Makerist GmbH
Makerist GmbH
email: jobs@makerist.de

Junior Ruby on Rails Developer

fulltime / in the beginning of 2018

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-weekly product planning meetings to help move Makerist forward in the marketplace


  • 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 offline) 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 jobs@makerist.de.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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