VIE : Kickass Fullstack Developer #RoR #Socialbusiness #Makesense at MakeSense

Mexico City, Mexico

Posted on Feb 23 2016 (over 8 years ago)


French VIE
you must have french nationality and be under 28

MakeSense makes it possible for anyone in the world to get involved at any level to solve social and environmental issues. We empower people to engage in projects and challenges that help social entrepreneurs. By solving multiple concrete challenges, they contribute to solutions for some of the biggest problems faced by our society. We turn social engagement into an easy, fun and efficient learning experience, accessible to absolutely everyone at a global scale.

We are talking about more than 1,100 social entrepreneurs helped in 100 cities by 25,000 volunteers in 4 years!

Your mission

You will work in close collaboration with the CTO to maintain and develop the web platform of You will be in charge of specifying and implementing top requested features of our great community in an agile process while ensuring that the platform can scale fast all over the world. You will also be in charge of implementing our public API which will be primarily consumed by our partners, social businesses and mobile app.

This includes:

  • Development of the backend in RoR to address functionalities of the web app, mobile app and public API

  • Development of the web app frontend in html/css/js. React or AngularJS, you choose :)

  • Follow up, load test and analyze the performance of our platform

  • Challenge the architecture choices

  • Help the CTO to take data-driven strategic decisions

You are familiar with continuous integration, code coverage, code reviews or the 12 factor manifesto and it helps you building elegant, scalable code every day. You think DevOps is already part of your developer job.


  • 2/3 years of experience in RoR web development

  • You are able to speak fluent technical english

  • You have a startup experience

  • Ping pong skills for our weekly tournament :)

Would be a plus:

  • You have worked with a continuous integration process

  • You have created and composed Docker containers

  • Wordpress experience

  • SEO/SEA knowledge

What we’re offering you:

  • Great office environment in the Roma Norte district of Mexico City. You’ll be surrounded by entrepreneurs, volunteers, co-workers and post-its!

  • The energy and commitment of a young team based around the world and united by the same vision: “Find a challenge, solve it, celebrate!”

  • The opportunity to use your skills to make the world a better place :)


  • Available ASAP

  • Contract : CDD/CDI in Paris + VIE to Mexico City (which mean you must have French nationality and be under 28)

  • Salary according to your profile and experience + contribution in kind : access to trainings organised in the MakeSense ecosystem, travels to participate to MakeSense events in Europe (SenseCamp)

  • MakeSense innovative and impacting actions and methodologies have been awarded by governments, companies and university which will bring credits to your future career

Please write a few lines about you, your experiences and projects and why you want to join the MakeSense team for this specific position. We want to REALLY know you so please, don’t copy-paste your standard cover letter, we love stories and true conversations. Get in touch with!


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