Ruby/Rails Engineer (Data Integration)



Software Engineering
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

About Workato

Workato is the only integration and automation platform that is as simple as it is powerful — and because it’s built to power the largest enterprises, it is quite powerful.

Simultaneously, it’s a low-code/no-code platform. This empowers any user (dev/non-dev) to painlessly automate workflows across any apps and databases.

We’re proud to be named a leader by both Forrester and Gartner and trusted by 7,000+ of the world's top brands such as Box, Grab, Slack, and more. But what is most exciting is that this is only the beginning.

Why join us?

Ultimately, Workato believes in fostering a flexible, trust-oriented culture that empowers everyone to take full ownership of their roles. We are driven by innovation and looking for team players who want to actively build our company.

But, we also believe in balancing productivity with self-care. That’s why we offer all of our employees a vibrant and dynamic work environment along with a multitude of benefits they can enjoy inside and outside of their work lives.

If this sounds right up your alley, please submit an application. We look forward to getting to know you!

Also, feel free to check out why:

  • Business Insider named us an “enterprise startup to bet your career on”

  • Forbes’ Cloud 100 recognized us as one of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world

  • Deloitte Tech Fast 500 ranked us as the 17th fastest growing tech company in the Bay Area, and 96th in North America

  • Quartz ranked us the #1 best company for remote workers

We are looking for a Senior Ruby on Rails Developer to join Databases/On-prem Team. In this role, you will be responsible for building parts of Workato’s database connectivity and data processing components, closely collaborating with Product Management, connectivity and DevOps teams to come up with elegant solutions to complex problems.

Ongoing projects:

  • Database connectors (work with major databases using JDBC)

  • Kafka connector

  • Asynchronous queries
  • Data pipelines (ETL/ELT use cases)

  • CDC triggers (database change tracking)


  • Build complex Ruby on Rails applications

  • Build server side infrastructure for Workato user interface

  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code

  • Evaluate and propose improvements to existing system

  • Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review


Qualifications / Experience / Technical Skills

  • Strong experience developing, shipping and maintaining Rails applications (5+ years)

  • Vast knowledge of Ruby

  • Excellent debugging, analytical, problem solving, and social skills

  • Solid knowledge of object-oriented programming and design

  • Experience with major RDBMS engines (PostgreSQL, SQL Server, Oracle)

  • Experience with HTTP (REST APIs, backends, proxy servers)
  • Contributions to open source projects is a plus

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject