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Ruby on Rails Engineer

Authors meet the best publishing professionals

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We connect human creativity and technology to publish brilliant books.

Authors and publishers come to Reedsy to work with the world's best publishing professionals (the likes of Stephen King's designer, Neil Gaiman's editor or Walter Isaacson's publicist) and produce high-quality books.

As of today, our community counts about 1,000 professionals, all coming from the best publishing houses, and over 75,000 authors. Reedsy is part of Seedcamp (#1 tech startup accelerator in Europe) and the company is based in London and funded by Europe's top business angels and VC funds.

Do you want to take over the publishing world? Cool, keep reading!


We're building a BRAND NEW PRODUCT! I can't describe everything here but here's what you'll do:

  • Architect and develop highly scalable web applications
  • Work closely with our designers and engineers to design, build, and ship new features from scratch
  • Evaluate and improve the performance, durability, and security of applications in production
  • Take ownership of your tasks and see features through from start to finish
  • Help teammates improve when reviewing their work and appreciate feedback when they reciprocate
  • Build RESTful APIs

Main requirements

  • 5+ years with Ruby on Rails at a production level
  • Experience with SQL (MySQL) and NoSQL (Redis) databases
  • Unit tests (RSpec) and QA testing tools and techniques
  • Git advanced knowledge
  • Strong emphasis on Object Oriented Design and Design Patterns
  • Experience doing A/B testing and using analytics tools
  • Perfectly fluent in English, great communication skills
  • Experience working remotely

Nice to have

  • Experience with Elasticsearch
  • Experience with deployment automation tools
  • A good dose of ambition, as well as a great sense of humor

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