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Ruby on Rails Developer

Ruby on Rails Developer

We’re looking for a skilled back end / full stack developer to join our team of creators consistently raising the bar on user experiences.

About the Job

We’re looking for a skilled back end / full stack developer to join our team of creators consistently raising the bar on user experiences. The ideal candidate has a unique blend of technical expertise and insatiable curiosity, with a methodical and analytical mindset.

You should be comfortable working alongside a team as well as independently in the design and development of task-critical applications, APIs and layers of the infrastructure. Experience with Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, AWS, Google Cloud, Git, and PostgreSQL is needed to succeeding quickly in this role. Our back end developers have an immediate effect on our business success, as well as the success of our clients’.

Objectives of this Role

  • Regularly communicate with stakeholders, project managers, quality assurance teams, and other developers regarding progress on the long-term technology roadmap
  • Develop and oversee testing in client server environment, addressing all browsers and devices to ensure various devices display the desired content
  • Produce quality code, raising the bar for the whole team on quality and speed
  • Recommend system solutions by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development and purchase alternatives
  • Drive continuous adoption and integration of relevant new technologies into design

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Help our partners to integrate our modules into their platforms / products & applications
  • Client facing 2 hours per day
  • Write code and tests, build prototypes, solve issues, profile and analyze bottlenecks
  • Design and integrate with APIs to support mobile and desktop clients
  • Manage and optimize scalable distributed systems on the cloud
  • Optimization of web applications for performance and scalability
  • Develop automated tests to ensure business needs are met

Required Qualifications

  • Be native/fluent in french and business proficient in english
  • Computer science degree or equivalent experience
  • Excellent foundation in computer science, algorithms, web design and writing secure web applications
  • Can-do, proactive attitude with focus to deliver business value, not just delivering code
  • Growth mindset, challenging status quo to find new solutions and out-of-the-box ideas
  • Be able to perceive broader goals, but still have an attention to detail
  • Passion for writing great, simple, clean, efficient code
  • Experience leading a team
  • Experience designing RESTful APIs
  • Follow best practices (test-driven development, continuous integration, SCRUM, refactoring and code standards)

Required Skills

  • Server-side programming / architecture design
  • Ruby/Rails (2years dev experience)
  • JavaScript (node.js, next.js, express.js)
  • Database management
  • PostgreSQL
  • Redis
  • Front-end
  • React / Redux
  • API development
  • DevOps
  • AWS / Google Cloud
  • Terraform
  • Web security best practices
  • Technical documentation

Perks & Benefits

  • Have an impact in a fast-growing SaaS Start-Up
  • Possibility to drive the technological development
  • Be part of the 30 first employees with an international team
  • Possibility of remote or hybrid work from our Geneva and Paris Offices
  • 30 days holiday allowance
  • Compensation: salary to be discussed

We will discuss the role with you in more detail and answer any questions you have on this position on the initial screening call.

PowerAPI is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from everyone regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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