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Ruby On Rails Backend Developer in Barcelona


40,000 - €63,000
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Job Description

XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world.

Help us shape the future  for a better working life!


We currently have an opening for a Ruby on Rails Backend Developer, at our headquarters in Barcelona.

A challenging task
  • You will be part of a cross-functional team of backend, React/iOS/Android engineers, designers and product owners
  • You will build and extend existing backend services that power our Jobs & Job Search product lines
  • You will be working on our journey to migrate from a few monolithic services to a micro services & event sourcing based architecture

A convincing background
  • You have a test-driven development mindset, and strive for building testable, predictable and simple code
  • You have experience with Ruby on Rails
  • You strive to be polyglot and have been exploring Scala, Go, ... and in general have curiosity to learn new technologies
  • You have been learning and curious about functional programming
  • You enjoy working in agile teams with a focus on sharing knowledge with your colleagues sitting next to you or on the other side of Europe
  • You pay attention to detail without losing sight of the goal, have a sense of ownership and pride in the quality of your work
  • You have a good sense of humor, an unpretentiousness and humbleness towards other people and are eager to work in a multicultural environment
  • You are fluent in English

Bonus points:

  • Experience with modern web technologies across the whole stack: React, Backbone JS, Marionette.

  • Regular contributions to open source projects.

An inspiring environment

• Training, conferences and many opportunities to learn, experiment and grow.

• A great, multicultural and diverse environment.

• Regular innovation weeks

• Flexible working hours and some days “work from home”

• Restaurant tickets, fresh fruit, coffee, snacks and much more.

• Spanish / German lessons.

• A mobile device of your choice as well for private use (iPhone, iPad, Android…).

• A sunny office located in the centre of Barcelona, with a large terrace.

• Flexible Compensation Plan: Health insurance/ Transport/ Nursery Tickets

• Extended holidays

• Competitive salary and a Permanent contract

• Bicycle park and package reception

• Large, highly distributed platform with over 14 million users.

• A variety of technologies and languages: Perl, Ruby on Rails, Java, Scala, Elasticsearch, REST, React, AMQP, Linux, Hadoop, Riak, MongoDB, MySQL, Solr, iOS, Android, Backbone.js, Git, Jenkins…• Relocation pack if needed.


We're looking forward to hearing from you!


We're an Open Source contributor ( and we also organise public user groups and coding events, such as Ruby on Rails and other Tech Meetups.

Check our Twitter account!

Salary Range:

40.000-63.000 Eur Gross per year


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