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Ruby Backend Developer (m/f/x)

Getsafe GmbH
🏢 Getsafe GmbH 🇩🇪 Heidelberg, Germany 🕑 November 20

Ruby Backend Developer (m/f/x)
Permanent employee, Full-Time · Heidelberg


You are a Ruby experienced developer with knowledge of PostgreSQL and keen on working in an awesome development team with start-up spirit? Then join us at Getsafe! You will be responsible for our services-oriented server architecture and implement new features. You work together with Marketing, Product and Design and know how to balance our customer demands with the needs of our business.


  • Implementing new features on ongoing basis
  • Continue to refine and improve the technical environment and the architecture to scale with the needs of our business
  • Working together with Marketing and Product to define and implement their requirements
  • Working together with Design to create the best user experience in the market


  • Very good knowledge of technologies like Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, Heroku, AWS, Rspec, Unit-testing, Continuous Integration / Delivery
  • Knowledge of Git and approaches for software development processes that allow to deliver high quality code
  • Experience and understanding of building test-covered and well documented APIs
  • Hands-on experience with Ruby on Rails or similar projects, ideally on small- or medium-sized projects extending over a period of >6 months
  • Understanding of Microservice architecture
  • Disciplined approach to automated testing and quality assurance as well as understanding why it is important
  • You are able to find pragmatic solutions for today's challenges while allowing the code to be able to fulfill tomorrow's changing requirements
  • You have excellent communication skills and are able to self-organize your work
  • You are eager to work in an agile and ever-changing environment
  • An eye for good design and accessibility will be a big plus


  • Free choice of IDE or OS
  • You thrive in a highly collaborative and fast-paced work environment with crazy-smart colleagues, where hierarchies do not matter but passion and drive do
  • Enjoy open communication and transparency within departments
  • We offer you your own area of responsibility, with space to develop your own ideas
  • You get support in relocation, work permit, other administrative issues and free German classes if needed
  • An open, modern loft office 5 minutes from the central station
  • We offer you a job ticket, a free parking lot as well as free drinks, coffee, fresh fruit and snacks

Did we catch your attention? Let us know why you are the right candidate for this position! We are looking forward to receiving your resume and a brief motivation letter (including your potential start date) in English or German.

Your contact at Getsafe is: Catherine Schabert ([email protected]).


Getsafe is reinventing insurance. The company, based in Heidelberg, Germany, is using technology and artificial intelligence to help people identify, organize and protect what they care most about in life: With a few clicks, customers can learn about, buy, and manage insurance on their smartphone - simple, social and fair by design. Together with partners such as Munich Re and venture capital investors such as Earlybird, Getsafe is building one of the world's leading digital insurers.

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