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Ruby on Rails Back-end Developer

Bliss Applications
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Job details

  • Full-time
  • calendar
  • map markerLisbon, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeIntermediate
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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We're Bliss Applications, a leading, Portuguese-based, mobile applications development company, and we're recruiting a Ruby on Rails developer.

We have a dynamic and talented team capable of offering unique opportunities in the development of native and web applications and backend components in the international market (with a special focus on US, PT and BR markets).


  • Working with product managers and other stakeholders to get clarification on business requirements and then implementing solutions including code development and database design on an in-classroom educational support platform being used across the United States
  • Ensuring high-quality solutions by implementing unit tests and supporting the creation and design of integration, load and user acceptance tests
  • Support operations by identifying, researching and resolving performance and production issues
  • Client meetings (Eastern Standard Timezone, GMT -5:00) are very likely at least once a week

Details of the job

  • Our customer is an education SaaS company located in Boston, USA
  • The engineering team consists of distributed teams, the core of which is located in-house in Boston. You will be working in a multicultural environment on an enterprise-level solution
  • It is a great opportunity to work on a cutting edge technical stack. Teams are following Scrum, and attention to detail and quality a must
  • Technical practices: OOD, OOP, Unit testing, Integration testing, Code review, Continuous Integration, DB management, DevOps
  • You will be working on Lisbon time zone working hours at our Oeiras office located at Santo Amaro de Oeiras
  • You will be working closely with our CTO and software engineering team
  • You will be integrated into a team led by a team leader that oversees the development tasks and helps you grow your capabilities

Main requirements

  • Computer Science or EE background (BS, MS or Ph.D.)
  • 5+ years experience in Ruby / Ruby on Rails
  • Excellent U.S. English understanding, speaking and writing skills
  • Experience in RDBMS (MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc)
  • Familiarity with RESTful API
  • Knowledge of JavaScript / jQuery / AJAX
  • Knowledge of Rspec and testing approaches

Nice to have

  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS
  • Knowledge of Angular.js
  • Cloud technologies and Amazon Web Services
  • Experience in NoSQL databases (Mongo, Redis, etc)


Work in a office near the beach with free fruit, cool happy-hours, free Bikes, birthday gifts and a great team!

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