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Ruby on Rails Web Developer (m/f)

Do you like building great products? That’s what we’re doing here at Mynewsdesk. And we want more people with awesome skills to join our team!

Right now, we are looking for a skilled Ruby on Rails Web Developer to join our Dev Team in Leipzig!

What is it like to work at Mynewsdesk?
We offer a workplace where the development teams are working in close collaboration with product owners and designers. The development teams use Scrum methodology, aiming to do pair or mob programming every day. Even though we have separate teams we share our knowledge and interests in cross-team meetings, internal conferences and lunch presentations. We love to learn and that’s why we have daily stand-ups, regular lab days and DevCorners all year round.

Our stack
We work with a modern tech stack, built mainly with Ruby on Rails in the backend and React in the frontend. We focus on building our apps, while letting cloud services run them for us and we use various big data services to process our customers data and the media landscape around us, to allow a truly data driven PR workflow.

What will you do?

  • Join a cross functional team of developers, designers and product leads
  • Participate in discussions and workshops, to tackle our customers’ daily troubles
  • Continuously deliver value to thousands of users and millions of visitors
  • Implement solutions based on Ruby, as well as Ruby on Rails and React
  • Review and improve our continuous integration setup and deployment of our solutions
  • Manage our infrastructure for delivering client services
  • Enable connectivity for our services to external data sources

That is you

  • You are a web developer with solid experience in Ruby on Rails web development
  • You are experienced in PostgreSQL, Git, Heroku
  • You’re proud of the work that you do and creating high quality code is top priority
  • You thrive in a social environment and enjoy taking projects together to new heights
  • You are always looking into new technologies and learn beyond your current set of expertise
  • You enjoy working in an agile environment and being responsible for the technical design, implementation, maintenance and testing of software
  • You are fluent in English or German

What’s in it for you?

  • You will be part of a dedicated Dev team who cares deeply for the end user
  • An international work environment with offices and colleagues all over the world
  • Collaboration with and continuous learning from experienced and enthusiastic teams
  • Exciting projects, competitive salary, flexible work arrangements, regular team lunches and health allowances


Super, then please send us your application, or just drop a line to alexander.rothe@mynewsdesk.com and we’ll take it from there.

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Perks & Benefits

All of our employees play an essential part in shaping our product and business - today and tomorrow. We want you to play a part too.

  • Agile working

    We like to bring people, processes and technology together, and we like to see you fail. And get up and try again. We encourage you to continuously find new ways and solutions: what works best for you and for the business?

  • Great collegues

    We support, challenge and inspire each other. That’s something we do on every day basis, both with co-workers and customers.

  • Creativity

    Embrace your creativity. We offer the creative freedom to develop new ideas and innovative thinking. That’s why we think that in combination with our agile mindset, this is a breeding ground for really great things!

  • Great conditions

    Enjoy all the big business benefits in combination with the spirit of a start-up. You will be challenged to excel professionally and have some great perks meanwhile.

Workplace & Culture

It’s not just a job, it’s so much more. Mynewsdesk is a creative workplace where we make the most out of your talents and what you’re good at. Our high is in people and their development. Mynewsdesk is a place for you to grow, both professionally and as an individual. As a company, we are growing too. We are looking for people to join our teams, to build, sell, market, administrate and facilitate the world’s leading PR platform.

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