Backend Developer (Ruby) at Impraise

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Posted on Dec 02 2015 (over 8 years ago)

Job description

You will own the full development process. You'll be involved in the conceptual phase, define what the product should look like and build it. Work on a platform that scales to thousands of users.

Who we are:
We are Impraise, a team of international entrepreneurs backed by Y-Combinator. We care about feedback and learning new things and have a passion for design and beautiful products. We like to work with people who can bring new skills and insights to the group. We made it our goal to change the way people share feedback at work.

What is Impraise?
Impraise is a web & mobile app for real-time feedback, recognition and coaching at work. We are fundamentally changing the way people share feedback and learn at work. We make it very easy for employees to give and receive feedback from colleagues and help managers to understand how to improve the performance of their teams. This way we help people develop their professional skills and become better at their job.


  • Good grasp of the Ruby language, its libraries and runtime
  • Experience with Git, and making it a core part of your workflow
  • Experience building web applications with the Ruby on Rails framework
  • Experience with integration and unit testing, CI
  • Strong understanding of HTTP and REST concepts
  • Strong understanding of best practices when developing web applications
  • Good Linux chops, ability to figure things out by yourself
  • Some experience deploying applications AWS, Heroku or similar PaaS

Besides these requirements, we're also giving preference to people with
the following:

  • An active Github or Bitbucket account with active projects, or contributions to other projects
  • Solid grasp of the Javascript language
  • Some experience with Nodejs

What we offer?

  • Product ownership - be part of all stages of the development
  • Learn from a talented team, advisors and investors from Europe and USA
  • Work in the center of Amsterdam in an international environment with smart and ambitious colleagues from all over Europe
  • Be involved in building and scaling a great company
  • Competitive salary plus stock options


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