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Backend Developer (Ruby on Rails)

Location: Barcelona, Spain
Department: IT & E-Commerce
Salary: Competitive salary
Contract: Long-term contract


Our client is XING, the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world. Help them shape the future - for a better working life! 14 million members worldwide use XING to meet up on our platform, find jobs, colleagues, new assignments, cooperation partners and experts.


As a Backend Developer, you will be working in the Yellow Team. You will be responsible for:

-You won’t just be writing code all day, you’ll play an active part in shaping our product.
-You work in close collaboration with both developers and product management in an Agile context.
-You'll need to be well-organized, pragmatic and good at communication.


We are looking for a person with the following qualifications, experience and skills:

-Fluent in Spanish and English
-Desirable: fluent in German

-Expertise in modern web technologies across the whole stack e.g. Ruby on Rails, MySQL, Backbone JS, Marionette
-At least 5 years of backend experience

-Ruby on Rails
-A regular contributor to open source projects.
-Desirable: experienced in iOS or Android development.

Soft skills:
-Constantly evolving with the technology trends, and willing to embrace change.
-Familiar with agile methodologies and enjoys working in teams with a focus on sharing knowledge with other experts.


-The chance to work on a large, highly distributed platform with over 14 million users.
-A variety of technologies and languages: Perl, Ruby on Rails, Java, Scala, Elasticsearch, REST, AMQP, Linux, Hadoop, Riak, MongoDB, MySQL, Solr, iOS, Android, Backbone.js, jQuery, Git, Jenkins…
-Regular innovation weeks.
-Training, conferences and many opportunities to learn, experiment and grow.
-Multicultural and diverse environment with employees from all over the world.
-Subsidized restaurant tickets, free fruit, drinks, snacks and much more.
-Company pension plan.
-Spanish and German lessons.
-Relocation pack if needed.
-A mobile device as well for private use (iPhone, iPad, Android…).
-Competitive salary and permanent contract (“contrato indefinido”).
-A sunny office located in the centre of Barcelona, with a large terrace.
-We're an Open Source contributor (https://github.com/xing) and let the world know what we're doing (https://devblog.xing.com) while also organizing public user groups and coding events.


Giuliana Vidal Prieto
(+34) 93 231 00 00 (Ext. 284)

Placement agency Nº 9900000357
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