Ruby on Rails Developer - Contract

We are looking for a Senior Ruby on Rails Developer to join us on a contract basis to assist with an enterprise level solution.

Person Specification

We work in a fluid & lean way, so you'll need to be comfortable working iteratively with the rest of the team to deliver an excellent result without specifications or intensive project management. You'll be expected to take ownership of your work, manage your time, communicate in a dynamic team, and ultimately deliver quality code.

In return, youíll have all the support you need. Youíll be working in our Product Design team, working alongside best-in-class product designers and frontend developers delivering leading edge projects.

Experience required: 
A real passion for backend development in Ruby / Ruby on Rails
Experience of writing custom plugins for Discourse.
Experience working in an agency environment
Worked in an agile/lean team (eg Scrum)
A strong appreciation of n-Tier architecture
Spent many fun days and/or nights with REST services (ie WebAPI)
The 3 or 4 most useful git commands memorised, or written on a post-it nearby (any source code management experience is acceptable, we won't discriminate against Mercurial or TFS for example)

Knowledge of any of the following would also be useful: 

Full-stack development in React
Experience with AWS infrastructure a bonus
Continuous Integration
Continuous Deployment
Test Driven Development (TDD)


We offer a fun and supportive work environment with perks such as free breakfast on a Friday and access to training sessions and lightning talks to share knowledge. 

Equal Opportunities

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Where possible, we prefer to build the best team with the best people, which means those that show the initiative to approach us directly. We'd currently prefer to fill this position without recruiters, so if you are a recruiter, please don’t call about this role at the moment.


If you want to apply or find out more, drop Phil Dye a line.

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