RoR Backend Development (Lead Engineer)

Berlin
Engineering
Full-time

Honeypot is a developer-focused job platform, linking screened tech talent with screened companies. Honeypot is founded by entrepreneur and investor Kaya Taner. Taner previously co-founded mobile app marketing platform AppLift, which he grew as CEO from 0 to a 160-people-strong, profitable organization and raised USD 20 Mio+ Venture Capital funding on the way. Honeypot is now looking for highly-driven, smart people seeking to co-shape the next success story.

Some more info on us: http://techcrunch.com/2015/10/01/honeypot-wants-to-be-berlins-hired/

Our Offer:

    • Insights into how a company is built from scratch and REAL impact on its development together with proven entrepreneurs/experienced professionals from the startup scene
    • Participation in technology conferences, workshops, meet-ups and user-groups
    • Time (and company mentality) to contribute to open source work/projects
    • Contribution to build up a tech library with a selection of relevant state-of-the-art books in the area of Tech and Big Data
    • Environment that embraces freedom and autonomy and values team spirit and open communication
    • Competitive salary package with potential equity participation
    • Work with top-performing Jedis in the startup center of Berlin :-)

Your Responsibilities:

    • You design, develop and maintain our platform based on Ruby on Rails
    • You lead, mentor and recruit a team of top developers
    • You dedicate yourself to building scalable architecture as well as hands-on coding
    • You work along with graphic designers, product managers and the engineers, making sure the entire product is developed in a collaborative, efficient and lean way
    • You contribute your own ideas and work closely with product but also other units if needed
    • You are part of and significantly contribute to the overall success of the engineering team and the company as a whole
    • You stay on top of industry trends and help evangelize our brand among the tech world

Our Requirements:

    • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or other IT-related fields (e.g Business Informatics)
    • 8+ years experience in the Internet/start-up industry
    • 8+ years of experience in Engineering
    • Previous experience with building products from scratch strong plus
    • True passion for tech and extensive experience with Ruby on Rails
    • Excellent (oral+written) communication skills, fluency in English is a must
    • Ability to keep the big picture while diving into the technical details
    • Deep familiarity with agile methodologies and principles of lean development
    • Mindset and ability to work/communicate in a fast-paced environment
    • True love for great products
    • Belief that awesome things are MADE to happen :)

We are looking forward to getting to know you!