Whether on the go, in the subway or at home on the sofa, Babbel supports those who enjoy learning outside of work or school. Since its founding in 2007, the company has grown to become the market leader in app-based language learning. In total, Babbel offers 14 learning languages, from English to Indonesian. Professional courses are readily available via the Babbel website as well as on your smartphone or tablet. At Babbel, more than 500 team members from over 42 different countries work hard to set standards for creating a new learning experience.
We are looking for a Full Stack Engineer to join our Team in Berlin!
In your role as a Full Stack Engineer, your mission will be working on new innovative language learning products with focus on continuous delivery in a small cross-functional team. Our technology stack consists of Ruby, REST for APIs, DynamoDB, and ReactJS with Redux. You will try out new domains, technologies and way of working in a fast-moving and diverse environment.
Communicative and collaborative
Driven, with action bias and can-do attitude
Pragmatic and not pedantic when it comes to software development
2+ years experience in software development
Experience with building Single Page Applications using React and Redux frameworks
Experience with Ruby for building web applications, with or without Rails
Experience in building prototypes for quick market fit evaluations is a plus
Passion for building scalable distributed architectures and services using proven software design techniques
Experience in refactoring and methodologies of managing and driving down technical debt
Experience in TDD using RSpec, Mocha and standard Ruby testing frameworks
Nice to have:
Understanding of lean and agile practices, in particular, Scrum and Kanban
Experience in using cloud services, ideally AWS
Experience with NoSQL databases, especially DynamoDB
Code hands-on yourself to deliver quality solutions
Participate in product shaping and embrace the chaos of an early stage products
Work in a cross-functional agile team and build the next generation of language learning app
Participate in technical architecture evolution with our team and lead architect
Maintain and evolve existing services - including refactoring and reduction of technical debt
Identify and implement innovative solutions and ensure long-term stability and maintainability of our code base
Ensure code quality and participate in code reviews
Seamless transition in working styles geared towards building prototypes and production quality codebases
Work within a high-performing team at Babbel
A steep learning-curve – personally and professionally
A challenging environment and a lot of responsibility to prove your skills
A lively startup atmosphere with friendly working hours
A vibrant international company with people from over 42 different nationalities
Great company benefits (high-end company bike, fresh fruit & drinks)
Sounds good? We are already looking forward hearing from you! Check out also our jobs page, our blog and our techblog to get an impression about #lifeatbabbel!