Senior Ruby Backend Engineer (m/f) for AppLift

The AppLift Engineering team works on a full-stack self-serve demand platform, which includes real-time bidding, social capabilities, as well as advanced campaign management functionalities. We help app developers to intelligently bid on advertising spaces in milliseconds. We run a multi-continent infrastructure that handles billions of requests a day, crunching huge amounts of data.

We are looking for passionate Ruby Backend Engineer who can work in a challenging and dynamic environment. Have a look at our technology section: http://www.applift.com/technology and our tech blog: http://techblog.applift.com/.

Your Responsibilities:

  • You build and maintain different products that are used by internal and external stakeholders
  • You build and maintain our APIs, infrastructures and data pipeline
  • You work on Backend elements on all of our products, making them perform better and more user friendly
  • You are proactive and pay attention to the scalability, performance, availability and usability of our systems
  • You work closely with product, design and implement solutions based on requirements
  • You write clean code, automate and continuously deploy it
  • You rapidly diagnose and resolve production issues
  • You work on AWS, Mesos and other cloud based solutions
  • You research, and are happy to learn new technologies that will improve our products and development flow

Our Requirements:

  • You bring at least 4+ years of work experience in web development and software engineering
  • Min. 3 years Ruby on Rails professional experience, with an excellent knowledge of backend development and technologies
  • High interest in learning new technologies (Go Lang, Scala or similar) and provide or implement suggestions for improvements where applicable
  • You like to solve complex problems and are able to prioritize between different projects
  • You are a team player and don’t mind “getting your hands dirty” to support others
  • Very good communication skills with high English proficiency
  • Entrepreneurial drive to create successful products
  • Passion for mobile advertising with a great User Experience
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or Engineering

What do we offer:

  • A fun, talented, international and experienced team of engineers
  • Freedom to design and use the latest technologies where relevant (“Best tool for the job” approach)
  • A team culture that supports contributing back to the Open Source community
  • We provide a framework that will help you to constantly improve your coding skills through e-learning, on-the-job training, mentoring, and coaching sessions
  • You can choose your own equipment and the best tools to get the job done
  • Stay on top of current industry trends and join tech conferences to present your work, and meet-ups all around the globe
  • The opportunity to get out of the day-to-day work routine to join AppLift Labs in San Francisco to shape new product initiatives with colleagues from all AppLift offices
  • Enjoy a competitive salary package and benefit from a tailored career development path

Interested? – Submit your CV or LinkedIn profile along with your GitHub Account online.


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