Back-End Developer (Ruby)

Job description

Who we are:
We are Impraise, a team of international hackers, business hustlers and creative brains backed by the world's most renown startup accelerator, Y Combinator. We care about feedback and have a passion for design and beautiful products. We like to work with people who can bring in new skills,
experience and energy. We are probably one of the most international startup teams of our size. We value open communication across different cultures and learning from each other, both personally and professionally. We made it our mission to change the way people learn and develop themselves at work by making feedback employee-driven.

What is Impraise?
Impraise is a web & mobile app for real-time feedback,
recognition and coaching at work. We are fundamentally changing the way people share feedback and learn at work. We make it very easy for employees to give and receive feedback from colleagues. We also help managers to understand how to improve the performance of their teams. Ultimately, we help people develop their professional skills and become better at their job.

 

The position: 

You will own the full development process of features on a platform that scales to thousands of users. You'll be involved in the conceptual phase, define what the product should look like and build it.  

 

Requirements

  • 3+ years professional experience in computer science working in agile teams
  • 2+ years of professional experience using Ruby
  • Deep understanding of the Ruby and Ruby on Rails ecosystems
  • Unconditional love for TDD
  • Experience with Git, and making it a core part of your workflow
  • Test driven mentality, with experience with fast paced software development teams
  • Strong understanding of modern web development, with a hands on approach to the full stack


Besides these requirements, we value these:

  • An active Github or Bitbucket account with active projects, or contributions to other projects
  • Curiosity and personal/small projects in other languages and frameworks, our favourites are Node/JS, Elixir and Go
  • Getting things done mentality


What do we offer?

  • Product ownership - be part of all stages of the development
  • Learn from a talented team, advisors and investors from Europe and USA
  • Work in the center of Amsterdam in an international environment with smart and ambitious colleagues from all over Europe
  • Be involved in building and scaling a great company
  • Competitive salary plus stock options
  • Lunch and weekly drinks on Fridays after work
  • Yearly team retreat: we all went to Barcelona this past May!