supervisor_account tractive GmbH
room Linz, Austria
stars Senior
Ruby on Rails
Unit Testing

Ruby Developer at tractive GmbH


  • Strong practical experience with Ruby (ideally with Rails Framework)
  • Hands-on experience with writing unit tests (ideally with RSpec) 
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB, Redis, Message Queues), distributed logging (ideally ELK stack) and caching (ideally Redis)
  • Very good English skills
  • Analytical thinker with great problem-solving skills
  • Eager to take on responsibility
  • Motivated to work on highly available systems
  • Easy-going team player who loves a good challenge
  • Lives the mantra “Release early, release often”
  • Willing to come and work with our fantastic team in Austria

Scope of Work

  • Design and implement core APIs
  • Handle and optimize the back-end systems that back our GPS IoT devices
  • Optimize availability and scalability for existing services 
  • Improve and monitor features
  • Stay up to date with the latest tech
  • Take ownership of features, from design to maintenance 
  • Bring in your ideas and improvements to actively contribute to the company's success. You will never hear "…because we always did it like that" again
  • Continuously develop yourself personally and professionally. You will take ownership of areas that strengthen your potential and you will be able to attend workshops to learn new skills according to your experience and interests


  • 4-day-work-week (35h/week, same salary)
  • Regular team events
  • Summer and Christmas party
  • Discount in shops and restaurants (Plus City shopping mall)
  • Sports activities (yoga classes in the office every two weeks), tennis
  • Inhouse workshops
  • Attending conferences and meetups
  • Choose your Laptop
  • Flexible working hours (Mon -Thu core working hours: 9 am - 3 pm, Fri: 9 am - 12 pm)
  • Home office possibility 
  • So you know what to expect: For this position we offer a competitive overpayment based on qualifications and experiences. The yearly gross salary is between € 46,000 and € 70,000 on a full-time basis. Do you think you can exceed our expectations? Convince us and we are willing to overpay.

Applicant Location Requirements

in  Linz (Austria).

About tractive GmbH

Tractive was founded in 2012 in Pasching, Austria, by a group of paw-ssionate entrepreneurs with the aim of creating a safer environment for the millions of pets around the world. 

By leveraging the latest technologies, Tractive develops pet wearables, apps and online services; providing pet owners and pet lovers alike with more happiness, security, and peace of mind with their beloved four-legged friends. 

Behind Tractive stands a dedicated, dynamic and experienced international team that is always striving to find new and innovative ways to satisfy and delight its customers and users.

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