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Senior Ruby on Rails Developer

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Olá Porto! We opened a new tech office in beautiful Porto last year and we are looking for great people to join our team!

We have job openings in many roles to complement our growing team. For all open positions, we look for skilled & dedicated people who share our passion for building products that millions of users love.

At XING you will find a technology-based environment in which your contributions matter and you are enabled to grow professionally. You’ll be part of an organization with almost 300 amazing developers and a healthy culture of learning from each other via pairing, communities of practice, joint hackweek projects etc. While most of our products focus on the German-speaking regions, our development teams are collaborating from 6 offices across Europe and our working culture is international.

The challenge, if you are up for it:

  • Work as a back-end focused RoR Engineer who is not afraid to also touch the front-end and other, non-ruby technologies - whatever gets the job done
  • Develop complex Ruby on rails applications, by yourself and with other developers
  • Work on scalable, high-availability websites
  • Discuss and implement innovative solutions closely with product owners and designers

We are looking for someone:

  • Highly motivated and experienced software engineer
  • Passioned about learning and continuously improving himself, the processes and the team around
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to understand complex structures and business logic
  • Excellent team player with strong communication skills

Main requirements

  • At least 4 years of experience as a software engineer
  • Ability to write clean code in a Ruby on Rails environment
  • Strong analytical skills, able to understand complex structures and business logic
  • A degree in computer science or similar field
  • Very good English skills


  • The chance to work on a large, highly distributed platform with over 14 million users
  • Varied tasks, uncomplicated interactions with your colleagues as well as many opportunities to bring in your own ideas await you
  • Innovation/hack weeks every few months where you can unleash your creativity and ideas
  • Real training and conferences
  • Health Insurance
  • 25 days of vacation per year
  • A multicultural environment with employees from all over the world
  • Free fruit, drinks, snacks and much more
  • English and German lessons
  • A mobile device for your private use (iPhone, iPad, Android…)
  • Competitive salary
  • We contribute into open source (https://github.com/xing) and let the world know what we are doing (https://devblog.xing.com) and organize public user groups and coding events

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