Ruby on Rails Developer Keyline

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Ruby on Rails Developer Keyline

What's it all about?

We are Zaikio and we are building the open platform of the same name for the printing industry. Our goal: to drive digitization and automation in one of the oldest and largest industries in the world, with modern technologies and good product design. With our in-house MIS Keyline, we leverage the power of Zaikio and offer printers a fully comprehensive and modern management software. All this is supported by our parent company, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG.

Join our team as a Junior or Senior Developer for Keyline!

Your mission

Your task will be help our development team to ship new features and improve on what we've got. Together with management and our customer success team, you will identify needs and feature requests. You will design these features together with our UX team and eventually write code to make it happen. You are not alone, but member of a team of skilled developers, that will help you grow.

Your tasks

  • Develop new features for our product Keyline.
  • Write clean code and tests using mainly Ruby on Rails (with some JavaScript here and there).
  • Discuss requirements with fellow developers and the UX and customer success team.

Your profile

  • Basic experience in Ruby on Rails and JavaScript
  • Very good communication skills in English and an empathetic manner.
  • Affinity for the topic of industry digitalization and new work.
  • Self-organized and full of drive.

What are the tools of choice?

At the core, our tech stack is build upon Ruby on Rails, Heroku, AWS, and Postgres. We embrace the Rails Way of doing things, with a lot of the magic happening in the backend (Hotwire, Turbo) and sprinkles of Javascript using Stimulus and sometimes Vue.js in the frontend. In addition to these technologies, we use the usual suspects for CI/CD and communication: CircleCI, Github, Slack, Intercom, WhereBy, Tuple – This will be your toolbox. Experience in test automation would be a plus.

What we offer

  • Work when and where you want. Results count, no timesheets or office hours.
  • "Calm Company" philosophy: we try to keep calm within the team so everyone can work in a focused way.
  • Flat hierarchies and a say at almost all levels.
  • Personal and professional development.
  • Above-average salary that grows with your experience.
  • A strong, motivated team that stands up for each other and from which you can learn and share knowledge.

About us

Zaikio is a diverse team of specialists with a clear vision of good product design and a healthy company culture. Led by product people and inspired by our customers, we develop software that solves real problems. We work completely home-offce and rely on independent work in self-organized teams.

Learn more about us and how we work at

How to apply

Apply below and tell us a bit about yourself and the work you’ve done so far. We also expect you to get familiar with our philosophy and tell us how you can enrich our team. 


Please give us some time to review your application, we’ll definitely come back to you as soon as possible. After our initial review, we might conduct a short phone interview to get to know you better. Following that, a personal meeting or online conference will be the next step, where we talk about code and product development. 


We at Zaikio highly value equality and diversity, thus strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply for this position. The only constraint at this moment is, that we we need to focus on applicants that already live and work in Germany. 


Now it’s your turn! We look forward hearing from you!