Ruby & Java Web Development Specialist (m/f) for a New FinTech Venture

Hitfox GmbH, Berlin, Germany

Hitfox GmbH

Berlin, Germany, Other
How to apply

Interested? - Submit your CV along with your Git account and relevant University/working documents online under:

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Who are we looking for? – Talented people with a constant drive to unleash their potential.

Your Role:

• You are responsible for the backend infrastructure, the backend itself and the UI/UX
• You lead a small team of specialists
• You create, develop and maintain backend services, coordinate internal and external designers and match requirements with business/product development and product roadmap
• You set up deployment infrastructures, server environments and testing infrastructure and you maintain and improve them
• You take ownership over specific components and continuously work to improve them
• You are proactive and pay attention to the scalability, performance and availability of our systems
• You take responsibility to ensure successful results
• You stay on top of current industry trends

Our Requirements:

• You bring 5+ years of relevant working experience within the field of web development and software engineering
• Excellent knowledge of backend development and technologies, particularly Ruby on Rails and Java
• Excellent knowledge in basic and advanced frontend technologies - Single Page Webapps, Backbone.js, Ember.js, AngularJS, haml, sass, testing (e.g. jasmine), HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery is a given
• Excellent knowledge in backend infrastructure technologies like Linux, AWS, Continuous Integration, Capistrano, Passenger, unicorn, nginx, chef
• Prior experience with source control tools - Git, Github
• Experience in Agile development (e.g. Scrum, Kanban)
• Ability to work in a team environment, planning software architecture and infrastructure, support development team
• Ability to work and communicate in a fast paced international environment
• Disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance.
• Very good communication skills, high proficiency in English
• Master or Bachelor Degree of one of the leading universities, with focus on information systems, computer science, business administration or other related fields
• Our applicants are usually in the top 10-20% of their academic or professional peer group

What do we offer?

• You experience profit from working with Serial Entrepreneurs who co-founded over 10 successful companies
• You get a rewarding career where you continuously grow in a performance driven culture
• You work with a highly motivated and skilled team of young top performers
• You get access to a well-established network in Berlin’s start-up scene
• You have the opportunity to attend German classes and numerous events
• You enjoy a competitive remuneration package and much more
• You work in the start-up centre of Berlin-Mitte, the European Silicon Valley

Job Type: Full time

Created: 24/07/2014

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