Senior Ruby on Rails Developer

Digitalent Recruitment Limited

Fantastic opportunity for a Senior Ruby on Rails Developer to join a forward thinking Digital Agency based in Central London

  • Ruby
  • Ruby on Rails
We are delighted to be partnering with a service design and digital product development agency who are currently looking for a Senior Ruby on Rails Developer.

You will be working as a core member of one of their multi-disciplinary teams to:
  • Help their customers understand what their user needs actually are
  • Prototype alternative solutions to identify the right thing for them to build
  • Build scalable, sustainable and innovative systems based on what they've learnt in the project so far
Core Activities
  • Developing and maintaining Ruby on Rails applications through agile ways of working
  • Collaborating with designers, user researchers, subject matter experts and other project stakeholders
  • Making informed decisions, quickly drawing from a breadth of technical experience
  • Turning designs and wireframes into functional applications
  • Involving your team in discussions on progress of stories
  • Identifying areas of risk and complexity during each project
Key Skills
  • Ruby and Ruby on Rails experience
  • Experience of version control (ideally Git)
  • TDD/BDD experience
  • SQL (preferably MySQL or PostgreSQL)
  • HTML and CSS
  • Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams to plan and ship projects
  • Ability to identify areas of risk and complexity during the planning process
  • Ability to work iteratively and collaboratively, with open communication
  • Can turn wireframes and designs into functional applications
  • Writing and maintaining integration and unit test suites
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Experience setting up and maintaining UNIX systems
  • Experience working with AWS
  • Experience of working on Discovery, Alpha and Beta phases, following the GDS Service Manual
  • JavaScript
  • Understanding of continuous integration and delivery
  • Competitive and negotiable salary
  • 25 holiday days per year, + bank holidays
  • Flexible working hours and location (attending the office approx once every 2 weeks)
  • 10 "Innovation Days" per year to explore your own ideas
  • Holiday flexibility and loyalty bonus benefits
  • Maternity and Shared Parental Leave policies
  • A company-wide peer-to-peer mentoring programme
  • A generous conference budget
  • Salary reviews twice a year
  • An informal culture of growth
  • A 'Bike To Work' scheme
If you are interested working for a growing team and who love working with people to make a meaningful impact in the world, by delivering valuable solutions, please send us your CV now!!