Software Developer (Ruby, Javascript, focus front-end)

Job description

The challenge

The Ligo software has thousands of daily users. You work together with your team members in making sure that the software is scalable enough to support this and to focus on opportunities to extend and modernize the software on a daily basis. We have a lot of great front-end related projects in the pipeline and therefore we are looking for a Ruby on Rails developer with a focus on front-end. You will be working closely together with three other developers (one of them with over 20 years experience), making sure your learning curve will be steep.

Your Tech Stack

We understand that you want to know what you are dealing with, so let’s start with our tech stack:

  • Ruby (on Rails)
  • Javascript
  • PostgreSQL
  • ElasticSearch
  • Redis/Sidekiq
  • Bootstrap
  • Provisioning on AWS with Ansible
  • If you have React, Vue and/or Typescript in your skillset, that would be a big plus!

We believe in Test Driven Development. Our codebase is heavily tested and we adhere to best practices as much as possible. We have a well defined Continuous Integration process that let’s us deploy with confidence. Because of the sensitive nature of the data we process, we use advanced cryptographic techniques to secure our platform.


What we hope to find in you:

    • 3+ years of experience in Ruby (on Rails), full-stack but with a focus on front-end
    • Bootcamp / CS degree or work portfolio
    • Interest in the Ruby (on Rails) ecosystem
    • Capable of solving problems creatively and effectively
    • Familiar with the usual: Git, Gitflow, Cloud/AWS, scripting languages, TDD, CI.

What we can offer you:

    • A salary between 38K and 50K - depending on the years of experience that you bring in.
    • An amazing growth opportunity, learning a lot on the job.
    • The stack you need to do what you do (laptop etc).
    • Opportunity to build a fast-growing leading B2B/B2C platform which will dominate the legal industry.
    • A great company lunch, for eating and bonding and a tennis table:)
    • A great workspace in the centre of Amsterdam @Stadhouderskade


Ligo is a legaltech scale-up with the mission to give access to high quality legal services to everyone. We do this for a fraction of the costs. We change the (conservative) legal industry by using technology to make legal easy, fast and affordable. Everything can be done with us online and digitally. Ligo has grown fast and is now a market leader in legaltech in The Netherlands. We have thousands of users and we have a lot of ambition. Because of our growth we are expanding our development team and looking for a front-end developer to join the Ligo team to get the company to the next level with us.

Interested? We can't wait to meet you!