Backend Ruby Developer (Remote)
Местоположение и тип занятости
We believe that every author should have an equal chance to succeed. Therefore, our mission is to discover hidden talent and turn them into globally successful authors.
Inkitt is our self-publishing platform where anyone can upload and share their stories for free. We analyze our users' reading behavior with a unique algorithm to identify potential bestsellers , which we then license for our Galatea app. When licensed and published on Galatea, we adapt the stories for our Galatea app and enhance the author's vision by adding vibrations and sound to turn their stories into immersive experiences for our users. Currently, our most successful author is Sapir Englard, a twenty-year-old author from Israel who uploaded her story to Inkitt in 2018. Now, her story is selling faster than Harry Potter did in the same period of time! > Check out Inkitt on Euronews here!
At present, we are a team of seventy passionate, dedicated, and hard-working entrepreneurs, engineers and artists. Our mission, high-performing culture, and a strong user-obsession convinced Investors of Google, Spotify, and Uber. Inkitt also attracted experienced talents from DeliveryHero, n26, and Glovo. Join us, too, and help us build the Disney of the 21st Century!
- Drive the architecture and technology choices that enable a world-class user experience.
- Continuously explore new technologies that will elevate the user experience of customers in order to be at the forefront of a rapidly changing digital environment.
- Own the responsibility of scaling the backend.
- Be prepared and able to frequently ship updates
- Contribute to the product roadmap with ideas that move the current OKRs forward.
What you will be working on:
- Fluent in English
- 5+ years of experience in a Backend position
- Extensive experience with Ruby & Ruby on Rails
- Knowledge of Postgres, Elastic Search, Redis, Sidekiq
- Additionally, but not required, experience with: Kubernetes, GoLang, NodeJS, Python
- Knowledge of professional software engineering practices, as well as best practices for the full software development life cycle
- Also including good coding practices like code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and live operations
- A flat hierarchy in a fast working environment
- Join our mission to build the Disney of the 21st century
- Become part of a highly motivated and international team backed by top VCs
- A high degree of responsibility, autonomy, and impact in a rapid environment with flat hierarchies
- Completely remote work
- Possibility for relocations to Berlin in after-covid world