Senior Software Engineer (Ruby) Berlin, Germany

Senior Software Engineer (Ruby) job with relocation support (including visa sponsorship)

Berlin, Germany

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Senior Software Engineer (Ruby)

Berlin, Germany
  • ruby
  • reils
  • coffeescript
  • sass
  • postgresql
  • git

About the client:

Since 2014 this cutting-edge sleep startup headquartered in New York has been successfully reinventing the way mattresses are built and sold. Operating just 2 years, the company has become one of the fastest growing consumer brands ever know. With more than 100 full-time employees and $100M in revenue for 2015, the company is currently expanding its presence in Europe as well as a product line. Casper's “inventions” are already enjoyed by 100,000+ owners worldwide.

Your Role:

Have you ever thought about IT jobs abroad? This is a unique opportunity for you to become a founding member of a young team at flourishing venture-backed startup. Senior Software Engineer position will enable you to:

  • Analyze and improve the speed and stability of the company’s website, and constantly evaluate the tools which are used for this;
  • Design and build API integrations to various public and private APIs;
  • Scale & maintain company’s infrastructure in the EU to improve the experience for European visitors;
  • Help Logistics & Storefront teams, keeping all company’s apps online and healthy;
  • Advance the ways to capture, analyze, and act upon data in order to improve our UX and workflow;
  • Look for new ways to improve the business, and be ready to take ownership over their implementation.

Your qualification:

  • At least 5 years of work experience as a Software Engineer (preferably in a startup environment);
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering, or equivalent education;
  • Mastery of Rails or another MVC web framework;
  • Familiarity with JavaScript (we use CoffeeScript);
  • Proficiency with CSS (we use SASS);
  • Expertise in working with PostgreSQL or another relational database;
  • Good at working with Unix command line tools and version-control tools like git;
  • Experience building and expanding web platforms through periods of high growth
  • Expertise in E-Commerce would be a big plus;
  • Able to set priorities, spec out requirements for implementation and manage your time efficiently;
  • Highly motivated, opinionated about the software you build and the tools you use, willing to debate the choices we make as a team.

Additional information:

Our company’s open culture with flat hierarchies and a challenging work environment, competitive salary will definitely enrich your work with us. We are sure that you’ll like our modern office in the WeWork Sony Center, with free tasty snacks, drinks, and amazing team lunches every week.
Germany is one of the most advanced economies in the EU, that turns developer’s relocation to Berlin into a truly great and unique experience. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by generous social security benefits and high quality of life, effective educational, medical and housing systems of the excellent standard. Berlin is a significant IT center which always offers a variety of IT jobs (including Software Developer jobs), tech conferences and educational events to participate in. For instance, don’t miss your chance to visit Tech Open Air 2017, one of the coolest tech conferences in Europe, which will take place in Berlin this summer. Many European and global market leaders like Amazon, Ebay, Microsoft, Twitter, Uber, Visa, Zendesk established their branches or offices in Berlin. In addition, excellent national and international transport links give endless opportunities to travel.

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