(Senior) Backend Developer with focus on Ruby (m/f/x)

Published on March 15, 2024

At CLARK we believe that people deserve peace of mind. With that vision in mind, we set out on our mission. CLARK makes it easy to get properly insured. We created an app that makes it easier, simpler, and faster for consumers to manage their insurances - all in one central place where changes can be implemented with just a few clicks. Our secret sauce is to combine a best-in-industry user experience with honest and independent advice from insurance experts.

CLARK Group is one of the world's leading insurtechs. As the first unicorn company from Frankfurt, we are on the mission to become Europe's best insurance advisor. We develop technological solutions and mobile apps that enable our customers to manage, compare and optimize their insurance policies online in the most convenient way. The digital user experience is complemented by personal advice from trained experts. In total, CLARK Group includes around 30 brands offering the best possible insurance experience to more than 2 million customers in six European markets.
The advantages of our innovative technology and our customer-focused culture unite us as one group. We are supported by investors such as Allianz X, Portage, White Star Capital, Yabeo and Tencent. Every day, over 800 employees from more than 40 nations in Germany, Switzerland, the UK, France and the Netherlands shape the digital insurance world of tomorrow. Become a part of this international team and join us on our path to success.
As a (Senior) Backend Developer (m/f/x) your main tasks will include:
  • Design, develop, and maintain scalable backend systems using Ruby on Rails.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including frontend developers and product managers, to implement new features and enhance existing functionalities.
  • Ensure the performance, security, and scalability of backend applications.
  • Contribute to the overall architecture and design decisions for backend systems.
  • Participate in code reviews, ensuring code quality and adherence to best practices.
  • Collaborate with DevOps teams to deploy and maintain backend services.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and emerging technologies to continuously improve our backend infrastructure.
What we look for:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Backend Developer with a focus on Ruby on Rails.
  • Strong understanding of software architecture, design patterns, and best practices.
  • Proficiency in database design and management (e.g., PostgreSQL, MySQL).
  • Experience with RESTful API development and integration.
  • Solid understanding of version control systems (e.g., Git).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.
Nice to Have:
  • Familiarity with front-end technologies such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3.
  • Knowledge of microservices architecture.
  • Experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, or GCP).
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies.
  • You are part of a leading global insurtech and change the insurance industry
  • A multicultural environment with international colleagues from 43+ different backgrounds.
  • Hybrid working models and flexible working hours
  • 30 days holiday & 2 days impact days
  • Extensive range of exclusive discounts for employees
  • Training and personal development
  • Support for personal voluntary activities
  • Free drinks, fresh fruit and tasty snacks
  • Cultural initiatives and team events
At CLARK we embrace diversity.
We are creating the ideal work environment for dedicated and talented people, no matter their ethnicity, identity, religion and age - we aim at giving everybody the same chances and opportunities.
Sounds exciting? You have no idea! We’re looking forward to reading your application.