This job ad goes out to all the visionaries who want to find a purpose in what they are doing and take accountability.

With Blinkist we’ve created a meaningful product that is growing fast. Our blinks, key insight summaries of the world’s best nonfiction, help more than 3 million people around the globe to keep learning new, exciting things, each and every day.

In 2017, our app received the World Summit Award, granted by the United Nations, in the Learning & Education category, as well as a Google Material Design Award for Brand Expressiveness.

Why do we need you?

We have several user-facing Web Applications - all built with the latest Rails standards. Those Rails Apps support growth initiatives as well as integrations with core features. This is where you come in.

As one of our Full-Stack developer you will:

  • Build full-stack solutions from website components to rocking backend services

  • Work in our cross functional Work Streams

  • Be part of a highly motivated team of engineers

To do this, we believe you should have:

  • 5+ years of Ruby on Rails development experience

  • Experience with JavaScript, HTML, CSS, BEM, Dust.js, etc.

  • Experience with AWS and Docker

  • A clear understanding of distributed systems

  • Familiarity with concepts of microservices

  • Familiarity with concepts of A/B testing

What's in it for you?

At Blinkist, we offer a fantastic workplace in the heart of Berlin-Neukölln including all the benefits you’d expect – from a personalized perk system to free drinks, fresh fruit, and furious foosball fights, plus the nicest, smartest bunch of coworkers. Add a competitive salary, flexible working hours, and a meaningful product on the rise, and you have a first impression of why Blinkist is a great place to work.

We got rid of classical management hierarchies and, instead, distributed authority among all colleagues. We foster a unique company culture championing self-empowerment, personal development, direct communication and mutual support. Not only do we want you to grow into the role of Rails Full Stack Developer, but we want this role to grow with you.

If we’ve captured your interest, apply now and let us know why you are the perfect fit for the job!