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!


  • Challenge: an international and fast-growing company that develops with you
  • Flexibility: work from home with flexible working hours
  • Development: Yearly budget for training
  • Balance: 28 days of vacation and a gym subscription to take care of yourself
  • Belonging: scheduled breakfasts, shuffle lunch, team events. Team building is fundamental for us


  • 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)


  • You proudly have 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

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.

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