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Senior Ruby Software Engineer, Platform (all genders)

Remote, Hybrid
  • Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • Berlin, Berlin, Germany
+1 more

Job description

Distribusion is the world’s leading ground transportation marketplace and gives travelers seamless access to ground transportation online, from search to ticket purchase. We have built a cutting-edge B2B technology platform that connects bus, rail, and ferry operators in 70+ countries with the biggest online retailers, including Google Maps and

We are shaping the future of travel and building the largest global network of transport providers and retailers. Having grown 10x in the past year, we are one of the fastest-growing startups in travel. Backed by three leading VCs (Creandum, Northzone, and Lightrock), and now, following our recent €30 m Series B, we are ready to push beyond.

We are searching for a Senior Ruby Software Engineer to join our Platform team. The role implies contribution to the product & technical domains of excellence in the main API product that allows big retailers to seamlessly purchase tickets from bus & rail carriers around the globe. The team enables the functionality of a booking system, including booking orchestration, invoicing, ticketing, and more.

What you will do:
  • Deliver high-quality Ruby code for new carrier & retailer integrations.

  • Manage and orchestrate a large number of microservices.

  • Maintain existing Ruby code.

  • Improve test coverage and quality of deliverables.

  • Contribute to system architectural decisions within the team.

  • Contribute to the development of internal tools and libraries.

  • Mentoring and guiding junior team members.

We are a remote-first company with teams located around the Globe.

Also, with the HQ office in Berlin, where the team often meets in the office.

Job requirements

Who you are:

  • 5-7+ years of software engineering experience with a minimum of 3+ years of professional experience working with Ruby. Please note we have technical challenges for engineers with 10+ years of experience operating at Staff/Principal level and you are also welcome to apply if you are in this category.  
  • Experience with test-driven development.

  • Extensive experience integrating external APIs.

  • Deep understanding of distributed systems principles.
  • Experience working with microservices and/or service-oriented architecture.

  • Experience creating and maintaining CI/CD pipelines.

  • Good understanding of Kubernetes from a software engineering perspective.

  • Experience working with public cloud providers (GCP is preferred).

  • Good understanding of relational and non-relational database principles.

  • Hands-on experience in designing robust REST APIs.

  • You are fluent in English, both verbal and written.

What you can expect:

  • You will join a fast-paced travel tech company and take on a rapidly growing industry.

  • You will take on ownership and responsibility from day one and have a direct impact on the success of the company.

  • We value agility! We’re constantly updating our tech stack and offer the best possible tools to ensure all of our in-house engineers, partners, and carriers benefit from cutting-edge, efficient solutions.

  • You will work with global companies. Our product attracts the biggest names in travel technology, such as, Google Maps, and national carriers like Amtrak, Deutsche Bahn, Renfe, and SNCF.

  • You will join an international team of talented and driven people with a clear mission. Expect your colleagues to inspire, support and challenge you every day!

  • We offer flexible and remote working conditions, relocation opportunities, and career growth in a small and developing company.

Our hiring team for this role:
Your Talent Partner (TP) and point of contact is Laura Roulet, and the Hiring Manager (HM) is Bartosz Pranczke.
For any queries, contact out to your Talent Partner at (

Do you want to work on a product that is used by millions of people daily with a high load, availability and scalability, and most advanced technology? Come join us!

Remote, Hybrid
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Berlin, Germany
+1 more


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