Ruby Developer (Lisbon, Portugal)

  • Engineering
  • Lisboa, Portugal

Ruby Developer (Lisbon, Portugal)

Job description

A bit about who we are:

Hey, we’re Impraise, a growing, Y-Combinator backed startup with offices in two of the most beautiful city centers of the world, Amsterdam and New York and NOW opening office in Lisbon, Portugal! 

We’re on a mission to abolish the painful yearly performance reviews and redefine them so people can use feedback to grow personally and professionally throughout the year. Your work will have a major impact on a huge amount of people working at some of the most high-performance companies in the world.

Work is a huge part of people’s lives. At Impraise you’ll have the chance to work with a team of amazing people with a proven track record of delivering great products.

Check out our Culture Video to discover who we are

A little more about what we do:

Our mission is to help people become successful in their professional life while building a company people love to work at. Think of it to become the fitness tracker of your professional life. We help our clients and users achieve a high-performing work environment by:

  • Giving continuous insight into your performance
  • Making it easy to collect feedback and make it insightful
  • Offering coaching and guidance on next steps in your career

We’ve come a long way already and working together with some amazing clients like Atlassian, Shopify & We see a lot of exciting opportunities and challenges ahead.

Your challenge as a Back-End Developer: 

You’ll become a core part of our product team. We are currently on a mission to build a product that sets a new standard in the market with regard to the way people’s and organization’s handle performance management and personal development. The team aims to build a product that perfectly integrates with workflows of managers and employees. Some of the most innovative mid-size enterprises in the industry are using our product and the team focuses on building a product that scales with those clients as well meets the high standards of our end-users. Together, we will improve the experience of our two native mobile applications and thrive to deliver an innovative experience to our users.

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.  


Note: Please no agency or recruiter acquisition. We only respond to candidates.


  • 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 beautiful city of Lisbon, visits of our headquarter office in Amsterdam
  • Be involved in building and scaling a great company
  • Competitive salary plus stock options
  • Company team buildings, celebrations
  • Vacation policy: 22 paid vacation days a year 
  • Lunch Voucher
  • Annual Professional Development Allowance 
  • Health insurance
  • Sponsorship : Visa and relocation (if applicable) 
  • Company provided laptop and equipment 
  • Ability to work up to 4 weeks per year remote to be with your family and flexible working