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Senior Ruby On Rails Engineer / Team Lead

Málaga, Andalusia, ES

Company: Alkimii

Category: Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations

Published on 2022-05-25 13:08

We’re on the search for an experienced Senior Ruby on Rails Developer to join our Development Team based in the historic centre of Málaga, Alameda Principal, but feel free to work from wherever you want. It’s up to you! ;)

Who are we?

We are Alkimii, a fast growing Irish start-up that provides software services to the hospitality, retail and nursing home sectors. Hundreds of customers use our applications on a daily basis. We enable businesses to manage their workforce and improve their business efficiency, with innovative features and products.

We are a software company and software is at the core of everything we do!

What’s the opportunity?

This is your chance to develop your skills working with a group of Wonderful Humans and innovative technology releasing a continuous improvement product to a growing user population.

This is an opportunity to make a significant impact in an ever-expanding scale-up with your ideas and coding experience, and if becoming a team lead is in your plan that would be great! If not, that’s cool too!

Do you enjoy:

  • Delivering high quality, testable code to a growing user base?
  • Working across platforms - both web and mobile?
  • Working with Ruby, Rails and Graphql?
  • Supporting the engineering team with strong conventions and positive code reviews?
  • Being a part of a supportive engineering culture?
  • Releasing innovative features every quarter?
  • Working as a part of a product team?
  • Actually having an input on how a product is created?

If you do…keep scrolling!

What will you do?

  • Own the app you are working on
  • Continuously improve the code base
  • Deliver performance and well designed solutions
  • Utilise git, continuous integration, and testing best practices
  • Work with our design and product teams to devise and implement new features

Our Stack

  • Ruby - Rails, GraphQL, Vue.js
  • Database engines: Postgres and Redis
  • FrontEnd: Javascript (Vue.Js) and jQuery & CoffeeScript,
  • CSS (Scss) and HTML
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) - EC2, Elasticache, Autoscaling, RDS and CloudFormation
  • Jenkins and Capistrano for Continuous Deliver


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science
  • 2+ years' experience in related area
  • Experience with Ruby, Rails, Graphql is ‘a nice to have’ but not a must! If you’re a rock star with Python or JAVA and you are interested in Ruby, we’ll teach you all you need!
  • Intermediate english level to communicate with your team.
  • An early production release
  • Support the business with solid engineering
  • Continuous improvement - both in terms of process (testing, team delivery) and code
  • A meaningful individual contribution to Alkimii
  • To have fun and enjoy working as a team


  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible hours. You're the owner of your time
  • Wellbeing programs, learning and growth opportunities
  • Agile Methodology. We have biweekly sprints with daily standups
  • Freedom to choose your work setup, we choose MacBook Pro Max but you can use whatever you like
  • Opportunity to work on new projects every 6 - 9 months. We want you to rock and shine!
  • The possibility to invest part of your working time building internal projects, as well as shaping the tech community inside and outside of Alkimii, mentoring and sharing knowledge with others
  • Taco-Tuesday, lunches and beers
  • In house English / Spanish lessons!
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Work in a beautiful building in the historic city centre of Málaga with a lively social life. Alameda Principal is close to the port, the Cathedral and many local amenities
  • Trips to Dublin / Málaga to meet and work with the team!
  • You will work on meaningful and challenging tasks in a relaxed yet supportive environment
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