Job information

$ 35,000 - 80,000 EUR per annum

Job Summary

Contentful provides content infrastructure for digital teams to power websites, apps, and devices. Unlike a CMS, Contentful was built to integrate with the modern software stack. It offers a central hub for structured content, powerful management and delivery APIs, and a customizable web app that enables developers and content creators to ship their products faster.

Develop new functionality of the Ruby and Rails service that power our backend
Participate in research and speccing activities of new functionality and capabilities
Implement and maintain integrations with external services and other services in our infrastructure
Maintain and evolve the production environment in which our Ruby services run

Job Description

Main requirements

  • Proven experience in developing, deploying and maintaining Rails projects
    • You have already worked on, and with, APIs (consuming and emitting) and integrations of third-party services (OAuth, payment providers, billing backends)
    • You are familiar with SQL and MySQL specifically for live operations
    • You are familiar with RabbitMQ or other broker based messaging systems
    • You believe in testing the code you write
    • You are comfortable working collaboratively in a team and with people from outside of the team

Nice to have

  • Ideally, you have had exposure to other tools like Redis, DynamoDB
  • Exposure to Docker and Kubernetes
  • Having maintained previous sizeable Rails deployments hosted on AWS is considered a plus *


  • Join an innovative tech company as we help drive the evolution of digital experiences to become ever-more ubiquitous and interactive. Be a part of helping companies build modern architectures for mission-critical applications
  • Shape the future of Contentful: help us establish, scale, and improve our team's processes
  • We offer free German classes
  • Generous education budget complete with extra days off to be spent on your professional and self-development
  • Be set up for success, equipped with the latest and greatest hardware
  • Hang-out in one of our many shared spaces, playing games with colleagues or enjoying a full range of events, including workshops, on-site meetups, guest speakers, and fun events for the company and each team. Did we mention an annual off-site?
  • As much artisan coffee as you can handle
  • Take a break and pat a pup, we are a dog-friendly office