Working Student / Intern: Ruby on Rails Development // 7Mind

December 9, 2016

We are a young and highly-motivated startup team based in Berlin Kreuzberg's Factory offices and we need you to improve our digital services. As part of our team you would be responsible for QA and help us bring the RESTful API and back-end services to the next level.


7Mind was founded in 2014 to bring meditation and mindfulness into our modern world. With almost 300.000 downloads to date 7Mind has already become Germany's most popular online meditation training (available for iOS, Android or via web app) and is still growing.

Our goal is to help people pay as much attention to their mental wellbeing as they do to their physical health. In cooperation with seasoned meditation trainers as well as health-care experts we strive to develop high-quality trainings that provide the easiest access possible to meditation and mindfulness.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Constantly analyze and improve the speed and stability of our back-end and evaluate the tools we use to do so
  • Design and build our next generation API based on a micro-service architecture
  • Work on our infrastructure in order to improve the overall stability and experience for our customers
  • Provide technical support for our customers

Our Requirements:

  • Preferably student in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent education
  • Deep knowledge of Rails or another MVC web framework
  • Experience in Software Test Design (BDD)
  • Proficiency with JavaScript (we use CoffeeScript)
  • Proficiency with CSS (we use SASS)
  • Experience working with PostgreSQL or another relational database
  • Comfortable working with Unix command line tools and version-control tools like GIT
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and spec out requirements for implementation

Nice to Have:

  • Comfortable with Docker
  • Experience with AWS (S3/CloudFront/CloudWatch)
  • Experience building RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge or willing to learn iOS (Swift 3 / Objective-C)

What We Offer:

  • A paid working student contract or internship, starting in January 2017
  • Bright and shiny startup offices in Berlin-Kreuzberg's Factory
  • Free ticket for public transportation (BVG), as long as you are working with us, as well as lifetime access to 7Mind+ :)
  • Interesting and diverse challenges in a small, highly motivated team
  • Benefits, such as snacks, fruit, beverages and team events
  • An introduction into Berlin's vibrant startup scene
  • Last but not least: A job that makes a difference

We are looking forward to meeting you!

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