A friendly place for authors to learn, create and market the best indie books
Senior Ruby Engineer€40k – €70k • 0.0% – 0.25%
We’re here to give authors the tools and resources they need to create beautiful books. Our curated marketplace gathers the industry's best publishing professionals — the likes of Stephen King's designer, Neil Gaiman's editor or Walter Isaacson's publicist.
We’ve grown to a community of 500,000 authors and over 2,000 freelancers in just a few short years, while picking up a number of industry awards along the way 🏆
Want to help us? Cool, keep reading!
We have built a number of products at Reedsy, including a marketplace (https://reedsy.com) and a book discovery platform (https://reedsy.com/discovery). We're currently building a new authentication app and an email marketing tool. We have a number of new features in the pipeline for each of those and we need your help!
Here's what you'll be doing:
- 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 for your tasks and see features through from start to finish;
- Build RESTful APIs.
- 5+ years with Ruby on Rails at production level
- Experience with SQL (MySQL) and NoSQL (Redis) databases
- Unit tests (RSpec) and QA testing tools and techniques
- Git advanced knowledge
- Strong emphasis with 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
- Experience with Elasticsearch
- Experience with deployment automation tools
- A good dose of ambition, as well as a great sense of humour
#How to Apply
We currently receive over 30 applications every day, so generic messages almost never get a second look.
To stand out, make sure you:
1) Do some research on Reedsy and sign up to try the product;
2) Keep it sharp, short, and get across what matters to you. There’s no benefit to filing early or writing a novel. We value great writers, so take your time with the application. We’re giving you our full attention.