Senior Ruby on Rails Backend Engineer

Title: Senior Ruby on Rails Backend Engineer – remote friendly

Location: Paris

Type: Full-time

Workplace: remote

Category: Backend

JobDescription:

Making day-to-day banking easier for SMEs and freelancers thanks to an online business account that’s combined with invoicing, bookkeeping and spend management tools. Thanks to its innovative product, highly reactive 24/7 customer support and clear pricing, Qonto has become the leader in its market.

Our journey: Founded by Alexandre and Steve in July 2017, Qonto has rapidly gained trust, serving over 450,000 customers. Thanks to our wonderful team of 1,400+ Qontoers, we also made it to the LinkedIn Top Companies French ranking!

Our values:

Customer focus | Prioritize customers in everything you do

Ownership | Own your part, get things done

Teamwork | Make (team)work easy

Mastery | Continuously raise the bar

Integrity | Always do what’s right, and respect people

Our beliefs: At Qonto, we’re committed to fostering a welcoming environment where everyone can thrive. We prioritize evaluating applicants based solely on skills and potential, ensuring diversity with 50% international team members, 44% women, and 20% parents. Join us in building a workplace that celebrates diversity and individuality.

Discover the steps we took to create a discrimination-free hiring process.

Location: You can choose to work in a full-remote mode as long as you’re living in either France or Spain.

Mission: Join us as a Senior Backend Engineer to lead pivotal integration projects between Qonto and Regate, enhancing our capabilities in France, Spain, and across Europe.

Impact: As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will be part of a team of 50 highly skilled engineers from all over the world. You will work closely in cross-functional teams to shape our finance solutions. You will also take part in the direction of our Regate product, manage how we will handle our integration within Qonto, and deliver high-quality products in a fast-paced environment.

As a Senior Backend Engineer for our Regate team, you will:

• Work on the Regate product features development following our merger

• Develop and maintain high-quality code in Ruby on Rails, setting standards for the engineering team.

• Collaborate with Product and QA teams to ensure seamless, high-quality deliverables.

• Mentor junior developers, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous learning.

• Drive initiatives to optimize software for performance and scalability.

On our Regate product, our primary languages are Ruby on Rails for the backend, ReactJS, and TypeScript for frontend. Our platform runs on a Kubernetes cluster hosted on GCP, with PostgreSQL as our database of choice. We’re also using Datadog for monitoring, among many other tools, services, and applications.

What you can expect:

• You’ll be joining a dynamic team that values innovation and efficiency.

• We use cutting-edge technology and embrace best practices in software development.

• You’ll work on projects that have a direct impact on the success of the company (e.g Qonto and Regate integration)

• We’re committed to personal and professional growth, offering opportunities for advancement (Career path, performance reviews)

About your future department head:

François is a seasoned engineering leader with 18-year experience in SaaS, Web, and Cloud products. Starting as a network engineer, he has evolved into a role where he excels at building and guiding teams that face and overcome large-scale challenges. His leadership style is characterized by a hands-on coaching approach, aiming to foster a structured yet innovative environment for delivering secure and reliable products. He is passionate about ultra endurance sports, which reflects his professional ethos of resilience, perseverance, and striving for excellence.

What he can bring to you

Under his guidance, you’ll join a team that not only prioritizes high-quality software development but also champions a collaborative culture, ready to tackle ambitious projects!

About You:

• You have a strong background in software development, with specific expertise in Ruby on Rails

• Fluent in English, both technically and conversationally.

• Proven track record of mentoring junior team members and leading projects.

• Excellent collaboration skills, with experience working in cross-functional teams.

• You are driven by challenges and are proactive in finding solutions.

At Qonto we understand that true diversity isn’t just about ticking boxes on a hiring checklist. Apply regardless of the boxes you tick! Who knows? You may have the missing piece of the puzzle we’ve been looking for all along.

Perks

A tailor-made and dynamic career track. An inclusive work environment. And so much more to help you succeed.

– Offices in Paris, Berlin, Milan, Barcelona, and Belgrade;

– Tailor-made remote work policy depending on the job you apply for and where you live;

– Competitive salary package;

– A meal voucher;

– Public transportation reimbursement (part or global);

– A great health insurance (depending on the country);

– Employee well-being initiatives: access to Moka Care to take care of your mental health and great offers for sports and wellness activities;

– A progressive disability, and parenthood policy as part of our commitment to the Parental Act (1 in 6 of Qonto employees is a parent!) and childcare benefits with selected partners;

– Monthly team events.

Our hiring process:

Interviews with your Talent Acquisition Manager and future managers

A remote exercise to demonstrate your skills and give you a taste of what working at Qonto could be like

We will send you an interview guide so you can best prepare yourself.

On average, our process lasts 20 working days and offers usually follow within 48 hours