New Work Networking Spain S.L. Barcelona
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New Work Networking Spain S.L. Barcelona New Work Networking Spain S.L. Barcelona

(Senior) Software Engineer Backend (Ruby on Rails) (m/f/d)

  • Barcelona
  • Full-time employee
  • Professional/Experienced

XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world. Help us shape the future – for a better working life!

XING provides advice and support to its more than 18 million members during the upheaval processes in the world of work. In an environment marked by a shortage of skilled workers, digitalization, and changes in values, XING helps its members achieve as harmonious a work/life balance as possible: For a better working life.

Software Engineer Backend Ruby on Rails (m/f/d)

XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world. Help us shape the future – for a better working life! We currently have an opening for a Software Engineer in Spain. At XING Spain, we are responsible for the development of all XING's E-Recruitment offerings, including our flagship recruitment product the XING Talent Manager or new innovative products, such as the XING Referral Manager. These define the social recruiting market in the German speaking area with high relevance and transparency for the jobseeker. The combination of E-Recruiting and Social Networking is an exciting emerging market. 

A challenging task

As a member of our talented team, under Agile Development methodologies, your focus will be the development and maintenance of our web-based Recruiting products. We lead the German speaking market for social recruiting products.

A convincing background

We are looking for an experienced and passionate (Senior) Software Engineer Backend with expertise in modern web technologies across the whole stack: 

  • 3-5 years developing web applications
  • +3 years of experience with Ruby, supporting an entire stack built with Ruby on Rails Or any other server side web technology (NodeJS, Python, PHP, Java, etc)
  • Experience writing automated tests (unit, integration, E2E, TDD)
  • Experience with MySQL or PostgreSQL databases
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS3 and SASS
  • Proficient with Git
  • Familiar with agile methodologies and enjoys working in teams with a focus on sharing knowledge with other experts
  • Constantly evolving with the technology trends, and willing to embrace change
  • Team spirit and willingness to share knowledge with other colleagues.
  • Fluent in English

It will be a plus if you have: 

  • Willingness to go Full Stack
  • Experience with JavaScript and modern JavaScript frameworks (e.g., React, Redux, Angular, Vue)
  • Experience building web APIs (RESTful, GraphQL)
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Confident with Linux terminal, bash scripting, automation
  • Contributor to open source projects

An inspiring environment

  • A great, multicultural and diverse environment.
  • Regular innovation weeks
  • Restaurant tickets, fresh fruit, coffee, snacks and much more.
  • Flexible compensation plan, if you wish to diversify and increase your net salary.
  • Spanish / German lessons.
  • A mobile device of your choice as well for private use (iPhone, iPad, Android…).
  • A sunny office located in the centre of Barcelona, with a large terrace.
  • Flexible Compensation Plan: Health insurance/ Transport/ Nursery Tickets
  • 26 + 4 working days of holidays
  • Competitive salary and a Permanent contract
  • Large, highly distributed platform with over 18 million users.
  • Relocation pack if needed

We're looking forward to hearing from you!

We're an Open Source contributor ( ) and we also organise public user groups and coding events, such as Ruby on Rails and other Tech Meetups.
Check our Twitter account!

If you have any questions please let us know!

Cristina Cohi