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Ruby Developer

London, South East

Software Development

£75,000 - £80,000 per annum



Ruby Developer

My London based client requires a Ruby developer to join a productive work environment with talented colleagues and a fun atmosphere. Everyone is very cross-functional, and you'll be helping across the stack, as well as sharing your backend skills. Expect to follow agile an Agile development methodology, with frequent retrospectives and a test, measure and then act approach to incremental development of the site.

The Ruby Developer will be someone with an excellent knowledge of Ruby and other backend technologies, who will be focused on development of web apps and the services that power them. They will aspire to become a full-stack developer. 

Main responsibilities: - Ruby Developer

  • To write clean and healthy structured, well-documented code
  • To build future-proof reusable core code libraries, which can be shared, in order to drive further efficiencies throughout the team
  • To deliver code which is well tested and continuously improved
  • To design and build database schemas with integrity and scalability with data access layers that are optimised for performance and security
  • To use your experience when reviewing and auditing legacy code
  • To define correct escalation and processes to manage and resolve issue as soon as possible To encourage pro-active discussions with content team and other stakeholders
  • To contribute regularly to discussions regarding internal process and system improvements in order to ensure maximum efficiency across the company. Including suggesting technical solutions to problems
  • To instigate cross team ideas and initiatives
  • To strive to ensure that processes and appropriate levels of knowledge are shared between teams

Key skills and experience - Ruby Developer

  • A senior level software developer with strong and successful technical lead experience
  • A high level of web publishing and consumer product experience
  • Advanced level of Ruby programming language and methodologies, 
  • Advanced level of understanding of HTML5 and CSS3 as well as previous iterations of these languages
  • Excellent working knowledge of major social media and eCommerce APIs
  • Proactive and highly organised, with strong time management and planning skills
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure