Ruby on Rails Backend Developer (f/m/x)

About us

We are homify - the platform for Home and Living! Whether the right architect or simply inspiration - we offer everything that home lovers need for planning, renovating and decorating their home. More than 100.000 architects, designers and other professionals present their work on our website and acquire new business through homify. Since 2013, we expanded to more than 35 countries worldwide and we continue growing.

All countries are managed from our headquarter in Berlin, but we brought the world into our offices and built a team of more than 100 people with more than 30 different nationalities. We are working in a demanding and fast growing environment facing new challenges every day. Because we share the same goal: we want to build the premier platform for Home and Living across the globe!

What you will be doing

  • Implementing upcoming features along our full stack, with special focus on the backend 
  • Maintaining, improving, revamping and expanding our existing features and business model 
  • Supporting the backend and services API team 
  • Being a key player in re-designing and future-proofing the homify brand products

More about you

  • Knowledge of Ruby, in particular with the Rails framework (experience in at least a few RoR website projects is a big plus) 
  • You are good at writing high-performance
  • Active Record as well as SQL queries 
  • Challenges like scaling the DB out (not up), implementing an Elastic
  • Search cluster or configuring a webapp for different CDNs, don't scare you 
  • You constantly seek to improve and optimize the product and yourself 
  • Good command of English since it is our company language 

What we offer

  • Full-time position with a competitive compensation package
  • Demanding tasks in a fast-growing company with a lot of responsibility
  • Tremendous possibilities of developing your role and skills within the company
  • A multi-cultural team including flat hierarchies with open doors to share your ideas and feedback
  • You will work in a bright modern open office, with plenty of drinks, breakfast, and ice-cream
  • Last but not least, regular company events and meetings where everyone will come together to celebrate success and learn from each other