Area: Travel and Accommodation
Job type: Developer
Ruby on Rails Backend Developer
- As a Software Engineer you will own your projects and drive them from creation to deployment.
- You will play a key role working closely with MyTwinPlace Product Team to define and implement new set of features through short iterations.
- Build and ensure scalable and reliable solutions that can handle extensive growth in user load.
- Build engaging, dynamic, and interactive application user experiences for connecting travelers within our community
- B.S. Computer Science, Software Engineering, Telecom Engineering or equivalent degree
- Analytical approach to problems and can do attitude.
- Independent and driven. You will be given areas to manage, and need to be able to do it without close supervision.
- Demonstrated success in a deadline driven environment.
- With at least 2+ years work experience in Ruby on Rails
- Experience working with databases such as MySQL, MongoDB
- Experience on driving development by tests (TDD/BDD)
- You are comfortable going to the front-end if needed (HTML/CSS/jQuery) although the back-end is your territory.
- Experience in subversion or git version control
- Experience with web development on mobile will be a plus
- A unique opportunity to be part of a fast growing travel startup company with a highly dynamic, passionate, talented and international team.
- Your everyday work and decisions will have a real impact in our strategy and travel community.
- We have fun flexible environment and a great place to work in the vibrating heart of Barcelona. We take care of our people.
- And remember, we are here to change the way millions of people will travel in the future. This is the big challenge. Do you want to join us? If so, don’t be shy and let us know about you.
MyTwinPlace (www.mytwinplace.com) is a platform for exchanging houses that allows our members to choose from thousands of homes around the world to stay free during their vacation. This way of traveling allows a very significant cost savings of your holiday at the same time allows you to know the places you visit from a much more local and genuine view. If you’re tired of hotel bills and like to know the places that only locals know, MyTwinPlace.com is for you.
Since our launch just over a year ago, we have been busy. We grew up getting thousands of houses and members in more than 140 countries. We have been selected to form part of Wayra (Accelerator of Telefónica) as one of the 10 projects with more potential in Spain and many travelers have made their travel dreams a reality thanks to MyTwinPlace. But this is only the beginning. We are working hard to launch new surprises soon that are sure to revolutionize the market of holiday accommodation. So we are looking for new members for our team in Barcelona. People like us that are passionate about working on a project that will change the way people travel in the future.
To know more about us, you can watch a video of our presentation at the last Mobile World Congress 2014.