Backend Engineer


Remote - Anywhere
The engineering team at Ahoy is a fully remote, cross-functional, and autonomous team made up of talented engineers from various backgrounds and skill levels.

We value transparency, clear communication, and the discussion of facts and opinions, and we strive to create an environment where all team members feel empowered to take initiative, experiment, learn from mistakes, and share opinions freely.

Job requirements

What the role will focus on

  • Ruby development of new features and integrations
  • Advocate best practices and well tested reliable software
  • Code reviews of our other developers commits, feedback, discussing ideas and taking the time to learn yourself and teach others
  • Bug fixing and support

Our Stack

  • Microservices architecture
  • Sinatra framework
  • Sidekiq for background processing
  • PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis

What you will bring to the role

  • 3+ years’ experience in a Ruby development
  • Be able to solve problems without us holding your hands and turn ideas into elegant solutions
  • Be able to consider things from a customer perspective and translate that into ideas and requirements that can continually improve our app experience
  • Experience using Git version control
  • Great communication (we use Github, Slack)
  • Friendly, with an interest in the latest tech, and a passion for learning
  • Experience with a remote full-time role

Nice but not essential

  • Watched the Silicon Valley tv show at least 2x
  • Experience with ReactJS, so small changes could be done without pinging the Frontend team
  • Experience with GraphQL API

Why Join AhoyTeam?

  • Be part of building an awesome product that people love
  • We've been remote before it was cool, and will stay remote forever
  • We care deeply about technology, product, and commerce
  • We run yearly retreats (before/after covid), our first one in 2019 we've spent more than a month in SE Asia with the whole team
  • Flexible remote environment, believing in asynchronous work, and having almost no meetings :)


  • πŸ’° Stock options
  • πŸ’» MacBook Pro + accessories
  • πŸ’° Home-office stipends for remote work
  • πŸ“š Budget for online courses, books, conferences, language lessons
  • 🏝 Unlimited vacation and sick days