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Ruby Engineer

API-first content management platform

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Contentful provides content infrastructure for digital teams to power websites, apps, and devices. Unlike a CMS, Contentful was built to integrate with the modern software stack. It offers a central hub for structured content, powerful management and delivery APIs, and a customizable web app that enables developers and content creators to ship their products faster.

  • Develop new functionality of the Ruby and Rails service that power our backend
  • Participate in research and speccing activities of new functionality and capabilities
  • Implement and maintain integrations with external services and other services in our infrastructure
  • Maintain and evolve the production environment in which our Ruby services run

Main requirements

  • Proven experience in developing, deploying and maintaining Rails projects
    • You have already worked on, and with, APIs (consuming and emitting) and integrations of third-party services (OAuth, payment providers, billing backends)
    • You are familiar with SQL and MySQL specifically for live operations
    • You are familiar with RabbitMQ or other broker based messaging systems
    • You believe in testing the code you write
    • You are comfortable working collaboratively in a team and with people from outside of the team

Nice to have

  • Ideally, you have had exposure to other tools like Redis, DynamoDB
  • Exposure to Docker and Kubernetes
  • Having maintained previous sizeable Rails deployments hosted on AWS is considered a plus *


  • Join an innovative tech company as we help drive the evolution of digital experiences to become ever-more ubiquitous and interactive. Be a part of helping companies build modern architectures for mission-critical applications
  • Shape the future of Contentful: help us establish, scale, and improve our team's processes
  • We offer free German classes
  • Generous education budget complete with extra days off to be spent on your professional and self-development
  • Be set up for success, equipped with the latest and greatest hardware
  • Hang-out in one of our many shared spaces, playing games with colleagues or enjoying a full range of events, including workshops, on-site meetups, guest speakers, and fun events for the company and each team. Did we mention an annual off-site?
  • As much artisan coffee as you can handle
  • Take a break and pat a pup, we are a dog-friendly office

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