Ruby on Rails Developer for Dialog Solutions (Dialogfeed)

Solutions (
 ), an exciting Web software &
research company based in Brussels is looking for a Tech lead developer to join
the team as its key tech lead. Dialog Solutions has been active since almost 3
years and is now looking to accelerate its growth. Its flagship product are , a platform & tool to create private communities for research
& marketing, and, a unique tool to smartly republish
social content on a Website, already used by leading companies from BNP Paribas Fortis, Touring, Delhaize, Solar Impulse & many others. 

To boost development of exciting new features,
it is looking for a tech lead to drive further development.  The company is located in Brussels at the
ICAB, where many Web & Tech start-ups are based.

Job Description

The company
is looking to strengthen its development team. The developer would be the ‘Lead
Developer’ of the company, reporting to the CTO of the company. The job is full

Short term,
the development would focus on the product at 80%, with:

  • Work
    closely with management to provide input, estimations and discussions based on
    documented requirements
  • Coach
    a team of 2 people (junior developers)
  • Drive
    technical approach, data modeling & database design & technical
  • Conduct
    unit testing & debugging, and document
  • Participate
    to daily ‘scrum’ to drive development

The job
would include as well some maintenance on existing Web 2.0 property owned.

term, the job would include the coaching of more junior people hired on the


Overall a
few years of working experience is required. We welcome more junior
applications provided they have outstanding working experience with Ruby on
rails, demonstrated through projects.

  • Ruby on Rails is the main programming language and
    framework. At least 1 year experience in language is required (ideally 2-3 years). Exceptionally we would
    welcome applications from experienced developers who have shown ability to
    quickly learn a new language
  • Knowledge of Javascript, Ajax 
  • Experience
    with relational database such as MySQL, and Unix environment
  • Experience
    with API of Facebook, Twitter and/or other social networks is a plus
  • Familiarity
    with Web & Web 2.0 developments: quick understanding of business
    requirements, ability to quickly translate requirement into technical
    specifications, etc… 
  • Passion
    for programming & the Web !  

The ideal candidate is

  • Oriented towards delivery

  • Intellectually flexible

  • Positive Attitude and

  • Ability to analyze problems and
    design creative solutions

  • Open-minded and eager to learn
    and be challenged

  • Desire to be apprenticed and
    learn a new domain

  • Preference for agile
    methodologies (pair-programming, collaboration, unit testing, refactoring,

  • Honesty, transparency, and
    sense of humor

  • Passion for writing clean and
    beautiful code


 Interested ? Please send a CV + brief motivation email at alexandre at dialogsolutions dot com