×

Sign in to WWR










Forgot your password?

See more Back-End Programming jobs

Back to all jobs

Whitespectre is looking for an experienced Ruby on Rails Developer to join one of our key delivery teams on a full-time, long-term basis. In this role, you’ll work within a fast-moving cross-functional squad of backend and front-end engineers, product, & UI/UX designers to solve interesting technical challenges and create products that drive real business growth at scale. As a senior member of the team, you'll help to drive architecture and implementation decisions, help product make smart decisions to deliver a great user experience in a scalable way, and mentor other engineers.

Whitespectre is a product development company that creates high-performing platforms and apps, both for our long-term client partners and our own products. Founded in 2013, we partner with both large established companies and high-growth start-ups in the US and Europe. We're a close-knit team of 70 smart and diverse architects, engineers, product managers and designers, working together remotely and growing! 

Your role:
  • Solving hard business logic with elegant software design to make code modular and maintainable for the future.
  • Designing new architectures and advocating for your design decisions to other team members.
  • Understanding how code translates to DB queries and know how to optimize
  • Identifying bottlenecks, using tools to diagnose and refactor code for scale
  • Ensuring the robustness, performance and failure characteristics of the system.
  • Writing well tested (rspec), defect-free code with CI/CD
  • Taking ownership of production applications - managing issues, releases and ensuring quality
  • Occasionally going full stack and also building functionality for the SPAs in javascript (experience in node/react/backbone is useful)
Our company toolset includes Rails6, Postgres, Elastic, REST/GraphQL, CI/CD with Docker, Heroku/AWS, ReactJS, Typescript, Webpack etc. Automation and working smartly is important to us; dynamic environments spin up with new feature branches, slack bot integrations control our production releases.

You must have...
  • Have worked in teams where you contributed towards technical decision making
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in software development
  • Proven experience using Agile Methodologies in a remote team
  • Availability to work full-time within a fast-moving cross-functional team, working 11 am - 7 pm Central European Team
  • Good communication skills (both verbal and written)
What do we offer?
  • Interesting challenges: We’ve done everything from scaling high-performance backends, building beautiful (but complex) user interfaces to low-level bluetooth communication with hardware devices.
  • Competitive rates: This is a contract position with a long-term outlook (12 months+ full-time projects).
  • 100% Remote: We've been proudly and successfully remote first for over 7 years 
  • Impact: Our delivery teams are fast-moving, highly collaborative, and own products end to end- your thinking and contribution make a big impact!
  • Great environment: We provide a great working atmosphere where you can share and learn with other smart people.
  • Career progression: We want you to grow with us and provide the opportunities, knowledge sharing and mentorship to do that.
  • Work-life balance: love your work, but know that it doesn’t take over your life.
  • Paid Meetups: Come meet with your colleagues in Barcelona or at a local meetup.
The candidate must live outside of the US. Please no recruitment agencies.

  • Share this job:


Help us maintain the quality of jobs posted on We Work Remotely.

Is this job not remote?

Let us know!

Apply for this Position

Please ensure you meet geographic and skills requirements before applying.

  • Share this job:


Help us maintain the quality of jobs posted on We Work Remotely.

Is this job not remote?

Let us know!