Ruby on Rails Developer (Remote)

Kyiv, Ukraine

We’re looking for a talented Ruby on Rails Developer to join our cool development team in Kyiv!

Talkable is a world-class Growth Marketing Platform. Among our clients are Cult Beauty, TOMS, Stadium Goods, American Eagle, Tarte Cosmetics, Intel, and 200+ other companies. Our mission is to help great companies grow by increasing their sales through our high-end Referral and Loyalty programs, and last year we earned $265 million for our customers. We're a $7,5M company, we are profitable and healthy as a business. Talkable delivers on the promise of marketing by providing the most flexible technology solutions coupled with the best customer success in order to enable eCommerce brands to scale truly personal customer interactions and drive revenue for the companies we serve.

Our main requirements:

  • 2+ years of working experience as a backend engineer.
  • Excellent general programming skills.
  • Proficiency in Ruby and Ruby on Rails.
  • Experience in Test Driven Development and pair programming.
  • Comfortable with Git and UNIX/Linux command line.
  • Practical experience with RDMBS (MySQL is preferred).


  • Work on complex features for high load Talkable platform.
  • Create new and maintain existing functionality.
  • Optimize the platform’s performance.
  • Perform a code review.
  • Participate in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle to help create solutions that actually solve problems, not just resolving tickets.


  • Ruby on Rails: ~120 000 lines of code.
  • MySQL: DB size is ~3 Tb.
  • RSpec: ~5100 tests.
  • Sidekiq: 3 million jobs per day.
  • ReactJS.
  • CircleCI: continuous delivery ~5 releases per day.
  • Application Stats: Workload: 35 000 RPM on average, up to 120 000 RPM at peaks; 40+ AWS EC2 Servers; The total amount of sales through the platform per month: ~$20,000,000; Uptime: 99.97%.

We offer:

  • Work in a product IT company, the leading referral marketing platform. You will work with cool Worldwide brands from all over the world. Our portfolio has more than 120 well-known companies.
  • Work in Agile Product team, hasteless development process.
  • Enjoy the culture of total transparency. At Talkable everyone knows company goals, revenue, and progress across all departments.
  • Make your voice be heard. Everyone is open to ideas and feedback at Talkable.
  • Surround yourself with really talented peers.
  • Learn something every day. English lessons, books, paid online courses are only a small part of the list.
  • Be well-paid and become a part of the generous stock, unlimited paid vacations and sick-leaves policies, flexible working hours.

About Talkable:

Talkable is a Y Combinator backed company that offers a best-in-class referral marketing platform. We empower our clients to generate new customers and increase sales by harnessing the power of referrals. Learn more at

Fine Print:

We offer competitive salaries, 401(K) plans (US only), medical/dental benefits (US only), PTO, paid holidays, and equity compensation. Talkable is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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