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Backend Developer – Support & QA

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Role

You will be working on the back-end development on-site in Central Berlin. You will be working in a friendly and cooperative international team.

The company has been working with Ruby and JavaScript based technologies (Ruby on Rails, Middleman, Node.js, Haml, Sass) for several years. But we also like to use and experiment with modern tools like NoSQL databases (MongoDB, CouchDB) and Key-Value stores (Redis, memcached, Couchbase).

-Update, repair and maintain our projects in the post-launch phase
-Enhance and develop features
-Investigate and resolve bugs and other issues and provide support and solutions
-Enhance existing websites and applications by analyzing and identifying areas for modification and improvement
-Maintain the systems once they are up and running by monitoring applications
-Write functional and integration tests
-Keep the software of our projects up to date and apply security updates
-Adapt applications to new requirements
-Optimize the deployment process and setup monitoring and error reporting tools

-Solid understanding in Ruby and related tools (gems, bundler, rvm)
-Proficient in building and maintaining real world applications and RESTful APIs with Ruby on Rails or Node.js
-You are passionate about test driven development (functional and integration tests)
-Server setup and management skills (don’t worry – you won’t be a sysadmin, we ❤ Heroku)
-Web security, performance and scaleability for web applications and APIs
-Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL
-Have experience with JavaScript frameworks and be happy to dive into some frontend code (Node.js experience would be great)
-Comfortable with Git and Github
-Experience working with Elasticsearch is a plus

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Michael Brennan

Michael Brennan

Co-Director
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