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Senior Ruby Backend Engineer

Aklamio is looking for a Senior Ruby Backend Engineer that will help us develop our products around our SaaS referral marketing solutions. As you work with our scrum team,  you’ll be writing high-quality code and making sure we follow the best practices patterns. Be part of a team that will have a significant impact on our product!

Who we are

At Aklamio, we believe that customers, their networks, the power of word-of-mouth and customer insights are a company’s best assets. With our Customer Incentives Platform, we help enterprises all around the world grow by acquiring new customers, and by rewarding loyal customers and converting them into brand advocates.

Founded in 2011, Aklamio has become Europe’s most successful incentives marketing platform with offices in Berlin, London, and Madrid. Aklamio was ranked 2nd fastest growing technology startup in Germany (Financial Times, Europe’s 1000 Fastest Growing Companies) with minimal external funding.

What you’ll do

  • As part of our international development team, you will further develop and improve all our products, services and sites around our SaaS referral marketing solutions
  • In collaboration with the frontend team, you will implement the API’s needed for laying the foundation for great products
  • Extend and maintain our current infrastructure (APIs and MVC) and ensure, it follows best practices patterns, having good performance and security measures as well as a good test coverage
  • Working closely with the whole development team, you will contribute to design and extend the architecture of our system
  • You work in a lean and agile manner (Scrum)

What you’ll bring with you

  • You proudly have  of 3+ years of proven experience in Ruby and technologies like Rails, Sinatra and Rack
  • Good understanding of web technologies in general and know how to build secure and robust applications
  • You know how to avoid the pitfalls of Caching and Cache invalidation
  • Testing with RSpec, Capybara or similar frameworks is the way you prove that your code works as specified
  • You have sound knowledge in working with production-grade databases (MySQL, Redis)
  • Enjoy building  reliable and performant APIs based on REST or GraphQL
  • Ensure clean code style and high quality with static code analyzers like Rubocop, Brakeman or similar is obvious to you
  • Previous experience with Git and version control management software like Gitlab or Github is expected
  • Experience with front end development (JavaScript) and DevOps skills are a plus

Why join us

Become part of an excellent team in one of Europe’s fastest-growing and most exciting startups. We offer many possibilities for development in an international environment with flat hierarchies and fast decision making. Innovation, creativity and ownership are our top priorities! At Aklamio we are committed to providing a mutually respectful work environment. We believe diversity, team building and inclusion among our teammates are essential to our success.

We offer

  • Challenging team and career growth opportunities
  • Live and work where you want- Home office is the new normal for us. Live anywhere in Germany, Spain, or the United Kingdom and work from the comfort of your home, favourite coffee shop or wherever you please. Or feel free to make use of our stylish and comfortable headquarters in Berlin- we’ll save you a seat!
  • Make Berlin your home- we offer relocation support and assistance.
  • Benefits that fit your life. Use our benefits marketplace to choose from shopping,entertainment, electronics, music, games, fitness, transportation, and more!
  • Generous Company Pension Scheme.
  • Personal and Career Development: Yearly budget for training so you can expand your skills professionally or linguistically!
  • Balance: 30 days of vacation
  • Belonging: enjoy monthly lunches, virtual and in-person team events. Team building is fundamental for us.

At Aklamio, we believe that a company’s best assets are its customers, their networks, and the power of incentive marketing. Our mission is to empower brands to succeed in a customer-centric world by building the world’s #1 platform for customer incentivization. Founded in 2011, Aklamio has become Europe’s most successful referral marketing solution, trusted by companies such as Virgin Media, Vodafone, PayPal, Endesa, o2, and over 300 international brands. Our 80+ employees work in our HQ in Berlin and London, with teams in Madrid and Paris. Aklamio was ranked 2nd fastest growing technology startup in Germany (Financial Times, Europe’s 1000 Fastest Growing Companies, 2019) and continues to expand internationally.