Ruby Backend Engineer

Published on April 14, 2023

Hivebrite is one of the first Paris start-ups listed in They help other organizations foster stronger bonds with, and between, their members and constituents. It was launched in 2015 and now has over 400 clients in over 40 countries. On a daily basis, they develop a product that automatises all activities connected with creating, maintaining and increasing community members' engagement. They dedicate their solutions for 4 sectors (all B2B): educational (mostly alumni from universities), connected with professional networks (workers), corporate alumni and non-profit organisations (supproters around the case). There are "all the features you need, and more". Tech-stack: Ruby 2.6, Rails 5.2/6, Golang, JavaScript/ES6, React.js 16.9, Backbone.js, PostgreSQL, Microservices, Google Cloud, Kubernetes, Docker. Team: company gathers 60 people so far (50 in Paris, France and 10 in New York, USA). While Sales/Customer Success Teams are based in New York, they develop and design their tools in Paris. There's a Product team consisted of 4 PO and 2 Designers + Tech Team consisted of 4-6 Full-stack Developers, 3 Back-End Developers, 6 Front-End Developers, 3 DevOps, 1 Mobile Developer and 1 Manual QA. They're working in squads in agile/Scrum and every squad has its own PO. They have dailies in squads, weeklies in teams and company meetings every 2 weeks. Currently, they're scaling up and we want to invite experienced Senior Ruby on Rails Engineer to their initiative, thinking outside of the box, and autonomous team!

Hivebrite is an all-in-one community management and engagement platform - We power communities, help them thrive, and maximize their impact. That's our mission.Β 

Our SaaS platform serves customers across a variety of industries including higher education, non-profit, and corporate. Founded in 2015, today we count more than 900 customers worldwide - including Boeing, Kraft Heinz, Pokemon, Adidas, WWF, the United Nations, New York Stock Exchange; as well Stanford, MIT, Columbia, and Princeton Universities. Β 

We employ more than 160 people across our offices in Paris, New York, and Sydney, and 30 nationalities are represented in our team!Β 

In 2023, we won BuiltIn's Best Hybrid Place to Work in the US and in 2020, we were awarded five Great Place to Work labels, were recognized as a G2 High Performer, and won the International Prize by EY, SYNTEC Numerique, and TECH IN France.Β 

And we have no intention of slowing down!

That's why we are looking for someone like you! 🀟
  • We are looking for a passionate backend engineer to build and scale the services powering our interactive web application. You will join a multidisciplinary and multicultural product team (back, front, QA engineers, product owners, UX/UI designers...). Today we are around 50 people in the tech team.Β 

  • Deliver high quality, tested and maintainable code πŸ….
  • Build new features and challenge specs in coordination with the product team.
  • Maintain our high level of quality through strong testing methodologies, documentation, pairing and learning.
  • Be solution driven and challenge the specs, choices of architecture πŸš€.
  • Share your knowledge and learning (peer programming, onboarding...).
  • And which stack you mean?

  • You have 3+ years of experience as Backend engineer in Ruby.
  • You have good knowledge of relational oriented databases.
  • You are familiar with tracing and logging.
  • You have a passion for code quality, performance and overall development best practices.
  • You are curious and not afraid to explore outside your comfort zone.
  • You like to collaborate with different profiles and professions.
  • You are organized and solution driven.
  • You have a great oral and written communication in English. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
  • Experience in document oriented databases like Elasticsearch.
  • Good knowledge in microservices architectures.
  • Experience with another language like Golang.
  • Comfortable with DevOps aspects.
  • Open-source contributions.
  • A competitive salary package. 🀝
  • Computer allowance and a work-from-home starter kit (desk, chair, etc…). πŸ–₯️
  • 50% of your healthcare subscription. πŸ‘©πŸ»β€βš•οΈ
  • "Tickets Resto" with Swile - 8€ per day (50% covered). πŸ”
  • Two weeks of RTT. 🏝
  • Budget to improve your craft. πŸ“š
  • Nomad days policy (Work from anywhere you'd like, up to 12 weeks per year, at once or throughout the year). ✈️
  • Access to WeWork around the world. 🏒
  • International team. 🌎
  • Full remote policy. πŸ‘Ύ
  • WeWork's office in the center of Paris with a rooftop just for us! 🏰
  • Pool 🎱 and free beers 🍻 in our office between 6.PM and 8.PM.
  • Squads days (two days per month we meet at the office). πŸ’‘
  • Team building events. πŸŽ‰
  • Check out this page, to know us more. πŸ„β€β™‚οΈΒ 
  • Meet our Engineering Recruiter, for a first video-call to better understand your career plan and answer any of your questions (45 mins).
  • Meet of your future Backend teammate, for speaking about your previous experience and check the cultural fit (60 mins).Β 
  • Meet of our Backend lead, for a technical live exercise (60 mins).
  • Meet with the VP of Engineering.Β 
Hivebrite's Core Values:

1. We believe in the power of Community 🏑 - We strongly believe that communities can spark - and accelerate - positive change. We are passionate about empowering our customers to create impactful and thriving communities

2. We are a positive force πŸ˜ƒ - We believe that a positive mindset leads to better relationships, resilience, and happiness. We bring enthusiasm to everything we do, inspire each other, and thrive on tackling challenges together.

3. We embody diversity and belonging πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ - Diversity is in our DNA and is fundamental to our success. We share core values and embrace our differences. We value an open and inclusive working environment, and practice empathy. We’re team players and we’ve got each other’s back.

4. We innovate with purpose πŸ“ˆ - We question the β€œwhy” and challenge the β€œhow”. We create solutions for today while designing our technology for the growing demands of tomorrow.

Hivebrite's working principles:
-Caring and Inclusive
-Customer obsessed
-Company and team-player

If you wish to apply, click on the blue button πŸ‘‡