16 Jan 2013

Freelance RoR Freelancer @ Wimdu

Wimdu GmbH – Posted by Wimdu GmbHAnywhere

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RoR Freelancer @ Wimdu


We are currently seeking RoR Freelancer for a short term project up to 6 months who can start right away. If you are interested in becoming a part of one of the most advanced startups in this area in Europe, contact us today!


The Background:

We are Wimdu, a cool start-up headquartered in the heart of Berlin. Initially funded with $90 million, Wimdu has grown to host over 50,000 properties in over 100 countries worldwide, and is on track to become Europe’s leading marketplace for private accommodation. Wimdu has the vision, the passion, and the people to succeed, and we’re looking for motivated folks to join our international crew.


Your Tasks:

- You will contribute proactively to a highly agile test-driven development process with daily releases and weekly deploys
– You will change the face of Wimdu by independently developing and implementing new features for 50 localized top-level domains that will be visited by hundreds of thousands of users
– You will be involved when it comes to proposing, implementing, and developing sophisticated back-end solutions on Rails
– You follow your own schedule and ideas to improve our platform on one day of the week, regardless of company priorities
– You will visit conferences and meet-ups


The Opportunity:

- You will contribute proactively to a highly agile test-driven development process with daily releases and weekly deploys
– You will see your code on 50 TLDs with a million uniques per month
– Company outings to conferences and in-house guest speakers
– You’ll love it here, if you want to code with a cool bunch of international people in a vibrant office, feel challenged and be part of one of the most exciting startups in Berlin
– You’ll hate it here, if you want to climb the corporate ladder, wear a suit, love long meetings and like using Windows XP
– You are a zealous developer with an educational background in the field of Computer Science or similar, but passionate career changers are also welcome. At the end of the day, what we care about most is your personality and the quality of your work.


The Location:

Berlin is ranked among the 10 most liveable cities worldwide, and according to its Mayor “poor but sexy”. With its unique flair, culture, history, and party scene, Berlin is probably Europe’s most current “place to be”. Since 2008 more than 1300[i] internet startups have been founded in Berlin. Become a part of this startup community and join our office, located right at the “Maybachufer” in the famous and vibrant Kreuzberg quarter.

If you are not from Berlin and would have to relocate, we have an HR team which is more than happy to help you, and your family, with relocation issues.

How to Apply

Hiring Process / How to Apply:

1.        Forward us your github URL / Linkedin profile / CV by using the following link: Click here to apply.

2.        If we think you may be a good fit, we’ll ask you to complete a short test.

3.        Then we’ll invite you over to meet you, give you the chance to see Wimdu, and pair with someone 

        from our team.



Recruiters / Agencies / Outsourcing / SEO companies

Please don’t contact us at this time, thanks. We are only looking for full-time in-house staff and we don’t work with recruitment agencies.

Job Categories: Development. Job Types: Freelance.

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