Ruby Backend Developer (m/f/x) / Getsafe

Ruby Backend Developer (m/f/x) / Getsafe
Heidelberg, Germany //

You are a Ruby experienced developer with knowledge of PostgreSQL and keen on working in an awesome development team with startup spirit? Then join us at Getsafe! You will be responsible for our services-oriented server architecture and implement new features. You work together with Marketing, Product and Design and know how to balance our customer demands with the needs of our business.


Implementing new features on ongoing basis

Continue to refine and improve the technical environment and the architecture to scale with the needs of our business

Working together with Marketing and Product to define and implement their requirements

Working together with Design to create the best user experience in the market


Very good knowledge of technologies like Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, Heroku, AWS, Rspec, Unit-testing, Continuous Integration/Delivery

Knowledge of Git and approaches for software development processes that allow to deliver high quality code

Experience and understanding of building test-covered and well-documented APIs

Hands-on experience with Ruby on Rails or similar projects, ideally on small- or medium-sized projects extending over a period of >6 months

Understanding of Microservice architecture

Disciplined approach to automated testing and quality assurance as well as understanding why it is important

You are able to find pragmatic solutions for today’s challenges while allowing the code to be able to fulfill tomorrows changing requirements

You have excellent communication skills and are able to self-organize your work

You are eager to work in an agile and ever-changing environment

An eye for good design and accessibility will be a big plus


Free choice of IDE or OS

You thrive in a highly collaborative and fast-paced work environment with crazy-smart colleagues, where hierarchies do not matter but passion and drive do

Enjoy open communication and transparency within departments

We offer you your own area of responsibility, with space to develop your own ideas

You get support in relocation, work permit, other administrative issues and free German classes if needed

An open, modern office 5 minutes from the central station

We offer you a job ticket, a free parking as well as free drinks, coffee, fresh fruit and snacks

Did we catch your attention? Let us know why you are the right candidate for this position! We are looking forward to receiving your resume and a brief motivation letter (including your potential start date) in English or German.

Your contact at Getsafe is: Catherine Schabert (

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