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Full Stack Engineer (f/m/d)

Germany, BerlinEngineering and Product

Job description

shyftplan is changing the way companies communicate with and manage their employees. We believe that in a digital future successful companies will be based on digitally empowered employees. We provide the tools that form the link between company success and employee happiness. Our software and expertise enables companies to transform their processes and digitally connect with their employees.


For our office in the heart of Berlin-Kreuzberg we‘re looking for a:


Full stack Engineer (f/m/d)

Enterprise-grade SaaS Solution | Core Business Logic | API | Integrations | Web Application | Mobile App 



Your Playground

As a full stack engineer at shyftplan, you will be part of a highly motivated international team with a strong ambition for solving our customers’ problems. Your main responsibility will be extending, maintaining, and improving our core business logic within our rails backend and consume our API using our vue based frontend stack. You will closely collaborate with the frontend and product teams within the Scrum framework to deliver a high-quality user experience


Key Expectations for a Backend Engineer at shyftplan are:


  • Collaborating with product management and other stakeholders to iteratively create new features and improve existing ones in our web and mobile applications

  • Contributing to architectural decisions with scalability in mind

  • Utilizing modern technologies in the application development process and self-studying to stay ahead of the curve

  • Openly discussing possible chances for improving existing workflows and processes

  • Seeking and giving feedback on your work and that of your coworkers via multiple channels (one-on-one and group meetings, code reviews)



Our tech stack

Backend: Ruby on Rails (6), PostgreSQL, Sidekiq, Redis, DynamoDB, AWS

Frontend: TypeScript, Vue + Vuex, GraphQL + Apollo, Webpack, CSS modules, Jest



Our perks

  • A product with value added and a motivated, international team

  • The opportunity for personal development, as well as good internal promotion opportunities

  • A flexible home office arrangement and a quiet office in the heart of Kreuzberg

  • Many perks such as Job Bike, mobility budget, German classes and more

  • The latest technology and ergonomic workstations

  • Regular team events and company lunches

  • Fresh fruit, soft drinks and cereals for free

Job requirements

Required qualifications

  • Excellent experience with Ruby on Rails

  • Good prior knowledge of TypeScript

  • A comprehensive understanding of computer science concepts

  • Experience with SQL and understanding how relational DBs work

  • Strong ambition to produce maintainable, high-quality code

  • Experience using Git in a professional/workplace environment

  • Fluency in English, written and spoken



Additional qualifications

  • Prior knowledge of relevant Databases (PostgreSQL / Redis / DynamoDB), Frameworks (Sidekiq / Grape / Vue) and Platforms (AWS / Capacitor)

  • Experience using Ruby in general (without Rails)

  • Continuous deployment and integration know-how

  • Experience in identifying and resolving potential performance bottlenecks

  • Good understanding of modern API design practices and standards

  • Excellent understanding of the entire software development lifecycle and working in an agile team

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