Medior Full-Stack Ruby on Rails Developer

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Role: Medior Full-Stack Ruby on Rails Developer

Join 5miles and enable others to improve

At 5miles, it is our passion to build a world where professionals and organizations learn daily in an inspiring, fun and effective way. Together with our team, you will be responsible for the development of our unique learning platform.

You will be part of a young team: professional, creative and flexible. The founders have extensive working experience in strategy consulting and investment banking. You will join a fast growing company that works for corporate clients such as Achmea, ABN AMRO,, Heineken and SBM Offshore.

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your creativity and technical skills to make a measurable impact? Our company provides you with an excellent environment to bring your ideas into practice, pass on your knowledge and expand your technical and project management skills.


You are a proactive and energetic Ruby on Rails developer;

You have at least three years of professional experience in backend programming;

You are result driven, have attention to detail and love working as part of a team;

You have the drive to turn ideas into features and well-structured code;

You have strong communication skills and you are fluent in Dutch and English;

You have an academic background.


Act as one of the key figures in the software development team;

Support others in the development team and provide code reviews;

Divide your time between designing, developing, testing, reviewing and bug fixing;

Work closely with product, design and implement solutions based on requirements;

Pay attention to the scalability, performance, availability and usability of our systems;

Over time, take responsibility for the daily management of the software development team.

We offer

A challenging job for a minimum of 32 hours per week;

A role with excellent growth opportunities in a fast growing company;

An opportunity to gain exposure to other startups and our corporate clients;

An inspiring office in Amsterdam, including healthy lunch and Italian coffee;

A competitive market salary (EUR 30-50k) and a travel allowance.

What’s next?

If you recognise yourself in this profile, we'd love to hear from you. Apply by sending us your resume and cover letter including the top 3 reasons why you think you’re a great fit for 5miles. In case you have any questions up front, don’t hesitate to give us a call.

Teri Gibson