Software Engineer, Rails + React



Berlin, Germany
Full Time
3y ago

Company Description

Our Company

Join heycater! and become part of the world's most customer centric catering company.  Founded in early 2015, heycater is Europe's first platform for business catering. We are changing the way people eat at work - every day.

Join us in building a rapidly growing game changer. Join a kind, caring, highly energetic team. Join the journey to make companies and caterers more successful. 

For our mission we are looking for hungry, fearless and hard-working Software Engineers (f/m/d) who will help us build a strong B2B company.

Your mission

We are looking for a business-minded engineer who wants to take on the challenge of improving performance and security of our database structures, GraphQL server and React applications.

You will work closely with a small team to build solutions that enable exponential growth.

Your challenge is not to reinvent the wheel - but to bring the business forward and automate processes with a pragmatic attitude. 

What you can expect

  • The possibility to visit conferences and to get further education 
  • A dedicated, experienced team with great cohesion
  • Support and coaching from experienced colleagues
  • Flat hierarchies and an open feedback culture
  • A positive corporate culture with plenty of room for personal growth
  • Office in the heart of Berlin, at Hackescher markt
  • Home-office on demand
  • Great food from our caterers, fresh fruits, drinks and snacks

Our tech stack

  • Ruby, JavaScript/TypeScript and GraphQL
  • Ruby on Rails & React
  • Cypress and RSpec 
  • Continuous Integration & Deployment with GitHub and Docker
  • Heroku & AWS
  • Algolia Search, PostgreSQL and Salesforce Databases

Job Description

  • Implement the business critical backend and frontend interfaces for both our customers and suppliers 
  • Scale our platform whilst promoting pragmatic technical and business initiatives that improve productivity, performance and quality 
  • Work across all user journeys
  • Help to prioritize and adjust the product backlog according to strategic product value


What we are looking for in you

  • A passion to build a great product that supports the business needs 
  • An extensive track record (min 2 years) as a software developer
  • Experience in working in a growing environment  
  • Experience in agile software development methodologies
  • A solid grasp of functional and object-oriented programming, automated software testing, databases, software development principles and testing methodologies
  • Enthusiasm for excellence and a strong “hands-on” attitude
  • Our company language is English, but German is a plus 


  • Familiarity with marketplaces
  • A passion for amazing food and great service 
  • Experience with Salesforce

Additional Information

Your values

Our values ​​are our DNA. Our cohesion and team spirit provide us the tools to master any challenge. It is important to us that you feel comfortable with our values ​​and that you can live with them:

  1. Think twice, then go all in
  2. Be thankful for where you are
  3. Keep growing, you can do better
  4. Love the people around you
  5. Create value and build to last

Do you have questions and thoughts about our values? We look forward to having a chat with you!

Your Application

You are looking for a young and dynamic team open to hear your ideas on shaping the future of heycater! Please check again on our values, the company website and send us your application as soon as possible (CV, Github and/or LinkedIn profile). 

We're looking forward to getting to know you!

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