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Ruby Developer - London

Location: Central London

Salary: £65,000 - £85,000 (Experience based)

We are looking for a Senior Ruby Developer to join our existing team. You'll be joining our existing team of engineers supporting a rapidly expanding, international e-commerce store built with Spree Commerce. This role is full time and permanent, based in Central London.

Strong knowledge of Ruby is required. Real world experience building and maintaining Ruby on Rails apps is a must - from UI to APIs. This project will involve being part of a team working on an application used by tens of thousands of customers every day.

Our tech stack is Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, PostgreSQL, Heroku. We prefer engineers who are are language agnostic and embrace testing new approaches to solve problems.

 

Skills & Qualifications

 

  • ​MUST: Be eligible to live and work in the UK (We don’t sponsor Visas)
  • MUST HAVE: Excellent written and spoken English
  • MUST HAVE: 4+ years Rails experience
  • MUST HAVE: A strong understanding of HTML5 and CSS3
  • MUST HAVE: Knowledge of deploying applications with Heroku
  • SHOULD HAVE: Experience working with Bootstrap
  • SHOULD HAVE: Experience required working with APIs, Git, and complex server side design
  • SHOULD HAVE: Experience working in an agile software team environment
  • SHOULD BE: Competent using Git
  • SHOULD HAVE: Experience working with project management tools such as Jira and Trello
  • NICE TO HAVE: DevOps experience

 

Responsibilities

 

This role is perfect for a candidate that not only enjoys development, but also wants to have input on the best approach and implementation method. On a typical day you will:

  • Work in an agile team, taking part in standups, and retrospectives (Via video conferencing)
  • Be on-site with the client (Central London) for most of the week
  • Assist in decision making about application evolution
  • Use your knowledge of Ruby on Rails to build robust applications
  • Review commits made by other team members

 

What we look for

 

An ideal candidate is autonomous, proactive, and has experience working in a variety of different languages. We admire developers who take initiative, make their own decisions and implement them clearly.

Delivering exceptional value to our clients is imperative. The ideal candidate is the perfect brand ambassador; a brilliant technical mind with the accompanying interpersonal skills necessary to function in a team environment.

As a Purepoint developer you will work in a small and close-knit group. Our mindset is focused on constant iteration and improvement.

 

Tools

 

We will give you all of the tools necessary to excel at your role. We use Jira, Trello, Slack, Github and Zoom (video conferencing) in our day-to-day business.

Our managerial structure is very flat. We put customer experience and satisfaction first and really believe in delivering a service that is cutting edge.

 

Benefits

 

  • Work remotely
  • Great salary
  • Flexible holiday package
  • Pension scheme
  • Career development - investment in your skills
  • Exceptional support network from your team members
  • Funding towards open source projects
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