Back-End Engineer (Ruby on Rails)

Job description

About Livestorm:

Livestorm is the all-in-one video communication platform for companies looking to implement a powerful video communication strategy.

Founded in 2016, Livestorm enables companies to promote, host and analyze their online events. We’re building the future of unified video communication: an all-in-one video communication platform that connects to your tools and lives in your browser.

Livestorm has been built with ease-of-use in mind. We serve companies of all sizes, from startups to Fortune500. Shopify, Honda, Oracle, Spendesk, Front, Sephora or Revolut trust Livestorm to organize their meetings, webinars or online events.

Here are our core values:

  • Resourcefulness: We go that extra mile in the most efficient way.
  • Curiosity: We have interest in whatever is happening with the other teams.
  • Humility: We strive to remove the ego from the equation to gain perspective.
  • Ownership: We go from a-z and to put things in motion, own our wins and fails.
  • Transparency: We share the good and the bad alike.

Team description:

As part of the tech team, you will join a crew of experts working on building the best product possible using the latest technologies and without compromise on the code legacy. 

Our stack is: Ruby on Rails 5 with Vue.jsGraphQL/Apollo

Follow this link to learn about our Stack:

While Livestorm has headquarters in Paris, we are a remote-first company. As a matter of fact, members of our team are located between France, Spain, USA, Germany, Greece..., so we are looking for the best talent, no matter where you live.


In this role, you'll be responsible for:

  • Leading the communication between front-end and back-end teams and comprehend our entire stack
  • Accelerating our roadmap to create an impact on the company's growth
  • Incentivising best practices from your past experiences at every level of the company (from interns to c-levels)
  • Shiping great products

Job requirements

For this Back-End Engineer role, we are looking for someone with the following experience: 


  • At least 2 years experience in Ruby and Rails (Rails 5+) and its ecosystem in production
  • Strong skill in SQL (mostly through PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with workers and idempotency patterns (e.g Sidekiq)
  • Rigorous about testing and code quality (TDD, acceptance tests, unit tests)
  • You love to make your code readable and get excited looking at beautifully written algorithms.


  • Curious about GraphQL (e.g Apollo) and NodeJS
  • Interested by micro-service oriented architectures
  • When something breaks you don't roll on the floor crying, but rather take the lead to fix it up.
  • You are curious about new languages and aren't afraid of using new patterns and structures.

Team fit:

  • You're a team player and you have a sense of ownership.
  • You want to work with people from all over the globe (USA, Turkey, Belgium, France).
  • You're fluent in French and can speak / write in English.
  • You're up for a challenge.

Moreover, we are looking for someone who can work in the Paris timezone (we accept a jet-lag of 2 hours maximum).

Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But we'll let you in on a secret: there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate. So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.


  • 🥙 Eat well: You get a monthly stipend of restaurant tickets for the amount of 9€ per workday (Swile, ex Lunchr) covered at 50%, or the equivalent for non-France residents. Hot and cold drinks, fruits and snacks are available in our Paris office.
  • 🌍 Have flexibility: We offer flexible working hours, and stipends for coworking spaces and home-office materials.
  • 🚲 Be reimbursed for transportation: Personal transportation costs can be reimbursed up to 400€ per year with the "Forfait mobilité durable". Costs to come to the office are paid according to a package.
  • 🎉 Spend time together for special events: We host monthly after-works, activities on and off site, and team off-sites twice a year. We have team meetups at the office once a quarter.
  • 🏃‍♂️ Enjoy leisure activities thanks to our CSE: Sports or cultural activities are covered, and preferential rates are available via Leeto.
  • And of course, all the essentials: 💊 Quality health insurance (Alan Green ou Blue), and Provident (Alan), 🚂 50% of the transport subscription is paid by Livestorm, and everything necessary for your daily life (goodies, supplies, resources...) is provided.