622 day(s) ago

Fullstack Ruby on Rails Developer vacancy at Afrikrea

Negotiable salary

Remote worker location: Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 5+ years
Employment: Full-time


United States, Seattle
Afrikrea is your platform to discover, buy and sell Made Of Africa fashion, art and crafts all over the world.

It is first and foremost an e-commerce site, which brings together creators, African or not, from all over the world and allows them to open an online store for free to sell their creations. The platform therefore makes it possible to find in one place the greatest variety and the widest choice of fashion, art and crafts inspired by Africa. All amateurs or neophytes, wherever they are in the world can therefore simply buy these unique works.

General overview of the role

We're looking for a Senior Ruby on Rails Developer who want to join a 100% remote team.
You'll be working on great projects such as search algorithms, ML, a mobile app with turbolinks, Rails 6 migration, service subions, and every aspect of a full-blown Marketplace. This is an excellent opportunity to join a small experienced and ambitious team in a fast-growing company.

So if you’re a developer wondering where you would have the maximum impact for your presence, read on!


You love working on hard problems. You are strong at both backend and frontend web development, though you may lean towards one end.
You are highly passionate about programming and write clean, maintainable code. You always strive to follow best practices, test, and document your code.
You can work in a structured and analytic way. You have positive outlook on new technologies and a driving force to adapt and learn new trends.
Last but not least, you are a team player. We highly value your social skills and capability for cooperation as we are working on a team level.


At least 5 years experience in Ruby. Our platform is built with Ruby on Rails.
Good web stack knowledge. We are using AWS, Docker, Postgresql, Redis, and Elasticsearch.
Frontend experience such as HTML, CSS, and Java (Turbo, Stimulus, Jquery).
Show and demonstrate apps and services you built, with or without actual clients or users.
Ability to introduce us to at least 2 references that can attest of your previous work experience.
English mandatory, French appreciated (capacity or willingness to learn).
You adhere to the Rails Doctrine, the Majestic Monolith and you started playing with Rails New Magic as soon as the video was out.

Skills considered as a good plus

Strong Elasticsearch experience.
Machine Learning experience.
Turbo-enabled hybrid apps for iOS and/or Android experience.
Advanced devops knowledge with Docker, Kubernetes experience.

Perks & Benefits

Strong equity package.
International health coverage included.
1 week meetup each year in a different city in Africa.
Up to 100 € / month for your technical books purchase on Amazon and e-learning subions.
100€ / month for your hardware purchase (cumulative. you can wait a year to buy the latest iPhone or 2 for a MacBook for example)
Up to 50 € / month on your gym subion.
The freedom to work remotely and organize your day, week as you see fit. No corporate office

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