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We are hiring: Senior Backend Developer

June 1, 2020

You are a developer at heart and you enjoy having an energetic team around you? Casually you have a gusto for the Austrian Alps? Then check out our role as a senior backend developer (all genders) at our home base in Innsbruck, Austria.

More than Metrics is a fast growing company in the field of service design. We have two software solutions (Smaply and ExperienceFellow) which help other companies visualize, analyze and innovate the customer experience. We have B-2-B customers in more than 90 countries and grow with a triple-digit number each year. We are a small but mighty team of 25 folks with 12 different nationalities and we are looking for a peer to join us on this journey.

Your role on this journey

  • You will be part of the entire lifecycle of new features, from the shitty first draft to the deployment of the finished feature
  • You design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Ruby code
  • You take over our RESTful API (RoR/Grape) and document it
  • You regularly review our app performance and take measures to speed it up
  • You implement, improve, maintain and cluster our services (MySQL, Redis, s3, Elasticsearch)
  • You plan, improve and maintain our infrastructure orchestration IaC (infrastructure as code) over multiple hosting environments (gcloud, aws, on-prem, …)
  • You regularly review our ecosystem and perform updates and security checks
  • You share standby-duties for maintenance in case of outages/errors
  • You join forces with our frontend developers

Our tech stack

GNU/Linux – Docker – Ruby on Rails – MySQL – Redis – Sidekiq – Webpack

What we need from you

  • You’re experienced in Ruby on Rails development and have a natural interest in other programming languages
  • You have Experience writing model-, system-, integration- and functional tests (or however you name them)
  • You have professional experience in designing and implementing efficient RESTful APIs
  • You have a good understanding of user authentication and able to quickly adopt new technologies like SAML, OpenID Connect, OAuth
  • You have professional experience working with MySQL, Redis, s3, Elasticsearch or similar technologies
  • You are a skilled GNU/linux user and highly confident with server configuration and management, especially in production environments
  • You have professional experience orchestrating Ruby on Rails applications
  • Drive to learn cutting edge cloud clustering  and deployment techniques including Terraform, Rancher and Kubernetes
  • You’re willing to take part in our (paid) standby-duty schedule and be on call if something goes south.
  • You are a self-organized team player and take over tasks on personal initiative

Your benefits on this journey

  • A salary of at least 45.000 Euro p.a. (depending on your experience)
  • 38,5 hours/week with flexible work time and optional home office
  • A variety of projects in a fast-growing business
  • Loads of room and support for your personal and professional growth
  • Bringing in your expertise and challenging the status quo is highly welcome
  • Flat hierarchies, transparency and flexibility are our working standards
  • An energetic team achieving great things with many laughters along the way
  • Benefits such as subsidized public transport ticket, free parking, a big terrace with a bbq and legendary team events
  • The luxury of having everything in walking distance

Join us in our exceptional base in Innsbruck, Austria, the action capital of Europe.


Drop us a line to to introduce yourself, tell us were you took note of this position and let’s have a chat.

We’re looking forward to meeting you!

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