Job information

$ 26,000 - 34,000 EUR per annum

Job Summary

Fundcalcs is an established start-up setting up a new development office in Lisbon. We are 6 years old - enjoying sustainable, bootstrapped growth. Our SaaS model for semi-bespoke apps involves long-term collaboration between clients and developers. Join us in continuing to use the power of Rails and web to build the future for Fintech automation.

What you will do:

The role involves the design and development of bespoke customer modules - as Rails pluggable engines - to run within the FundCalcs web platform on private, single-tenant instances.

The role also involves mentoring of less experienced developers on the team.

Mostly backend development on rails & postgres
Extract Transform Load (ETL) features are in place for multiple data integration points
Bootstrap views and sprinkles of jQuery (open to using a javascript frontend framework but not crucial)
Solution design and development can be done in collaboration with the company founder.

Job Description

Main requirements

  • Relational database principles and data modelling
  • Full stack web development
  • Object-oriented design
  • Basic javascript/jQuery, SASS (css)
  • English: conversational and google-able
  • Open communication and team collaboration
  • Ability to prioritise and independently set work tasks
  • If new to Ruby, Rails, git, AWS, Heroku, Linux - be a keen and quick learner..

Nice to have

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Git
  • Postgres, HSTORE, JSONB, SQL
  • AWS VPCs, EB, S3, Heroku
  • Bootstrap
  • UI / UX design
  • Coffeescript
  • Linux / Ubuntu
  • MS Excel and Macros (source of requirements)
  • OSS
  • functional programming


  • Startup environment heavily influenced by the Rails philosophy of doing work
  • Flexible approach - to have a positive, collaborative dev team
  • Modern tech, on latest stable versions
  • Profitable, growing company
  • Potential for temporary placement in the Dublin office