Software Developer – Frontend/Backend

Hardskills is on a mission to change how enterprises train leaders and managers in the world’s fast-growing emerging markets.

We are looking for a talented Software developer to join our Berlin team to help build our platform using Rails from the ground up.

You will gain valuable experience and contribute to building our innovative & proprietary platform that will transform how leadership development is done at scale.

As one of our early technical hires, you will work closely a Senior Backend Ruby developer and our founders who bring a global track record of building successful and innovative technology-led enterprises servicing the Fortune 1000. You will get to focus on big, meaningful technical challenges as we develop our unique offering. We are looking for someone who will make a significant impact and can grow as we accelerate.

This is an opportunity to be a part of a revenue generating start-up with a global market opportunity in B-to-B at an exciting stage of the transformation of workforce skilling. 

We offer strong career paths for candidates eager to learn and grow. Hardskills is backed by investors from Silicon Valley and Asia.

You are: 

  • Developer with at least 2 years of front-end experience using frameworks like Bootstrap; HTML, JavaScript and CSS‬‬

  • Familiar with developing the backend of applications using Ruby, .NET or Java  

  • Strong design and coding skills & rigor

  • Adept at writing and maintaining clean, efficient, reliable Ruby code using proven, reliable components and design patterns

  • Data driven and have been a part of agile teams using TDD, automated builds and deployments

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with our CTO & engineering team to develop our platform

  • Write code following established best practices and processes to ensure code quality with an eye for performance and maintainability

  • Test, track, and monitor usage & features

  • Collaborate with Product, UI/UX teams to create compelling user experiences

Must Have:

  • BS degree or higher in Computer Science or equivalent

  • 2+ years of development experience building web applications, writing and consuming APIs, ‪HTML, JavaScript, Saas, Responsive Web Design and related frameworks‬‬‬‬

  • Proficiency with at least one of Ruby, C# Java or similar languages; must have used the MVC design pattern

  • SQL database like MySQL 

  • Solid OO design skills, expertise with design patterns and algorithms

  • Experience with git, Jira, Confluence, etc.

  • Proficiency in English

Nice to Have:  

  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, Elixir, Node.js or Python

  • Digital-media delivery; HTML 5 video, HTTP Adaptive Streaming, HLS, HDS, etc.

  • Android/iOS app development


Please apply with a cover letter explaining why we should consider you & a resumé.