(Senior) Backend Engineer Ruby on Rails // Oetker Digital

October 11, 2018

The spirit of a startup at one of Germany’s largest family-run businesses? A contradiction? Certainly not: At Oetker Digital we support our group companies in shaping their digital agenda and share our competence to pursue the digital future of the Oetker Group. We have a deep understanding of emerging trends and help to develop new business fields. Our ambitious goals will lead us and our group companies along exciting paths!

At Oetker Digital, Back-end Engineers work on a variety of products that impact the lives of millions. Working in a cross-functional team as a technical expert, you will give our products their functionality. The Oetker Group companies span industries from FMCG, Finance to Hospitality. You will build user-facing products from scratch, within diverse industries for millions of users with no legacy code.

Share your passion for code and challenges and become part of our team as a

(Senior) Backend Engineer Ruby on Rails

Your Future:

  • As a  Senior Backend Engineer, you are responsible for developing high-quality software in an agile / test-driven process
  • You will shape the development process and optimize it in collaboration with our frontend / UX department regarding performance and user experience.
  • Developing ideas for new programs, products, or features by monitoring industry developments and trends.
  • You will be in charge of the architecture of our modular service-oriented system and share technical solutions and product ideas through design review, pair programming, code review and technology discussions.
  • Recording data and reporting it to proper parties, such as clients or leadership.

As a Senior:

  • Participating in continuing education and training to remain current on best practices, learn new programming languages, and better assist other team members.
  • Taking the lead on projects, as needed and mentoring other team members.

Your Strengths:

  • Relevant work experience
  • Ability to think and design with an API first approach
  • You have excellent communication skills with strong analytical skills and a mindset to get things done
  • Ideally a degree in Computer Science, engineering or a similar subject

A plus is:

  • Knowledge of distributed and service-oriented architectures
  • Some frontend/ mobile knowledge would be desirable, but it’s not a requirement
  • Also, expertise in automated infrastructure


  • Ruby on Rails
  • Service bus (RabbitMQ, etc.)
  • SQL and no-SQL dbs (SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Neo4j, Mongo, etc.)
  • PAAS development experience, FAAS is a plus
  • TDD, DDD, Clean Code
  • Git and GitFlow
  • CI/CD experience (Gitlab, TeamCity, Jenkins etc.)
  • CloudFoundry experience is a plus

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