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Senior Software Engineer (Web)

 

Role Purpose:

The successful candidate will take responsibility for working as a Senior Software Engineer – primarily focused on backend services and feature delivery – within an agile team to develop the company’s web-based applications in Ruby as well as the cloud-based services that the web applications communicate with.

Role Responsibilities –

Operational

    • Work within a cross-functional software team to develop software using Ruby and related technologies (generally Rails, with some HTML, CSS, and JavaScript).
    • Work to build and maintain services in the cloud, (AWS, Azure).
    • Take responsibility for the quality and speed of your own work.
    • Perform automated and manual testing on your own work.
    • Assist other members of the engineering team where required.
    • Mentor other members of the engineering team to become better engineers.

Required skills/experience/qualifications:

Required –

  • Experience of working in a distributed workforce in an agile development team.
  • At least 4 years of commercial experience (or equivalent) in web application development spanning multiple projects.
  • At least 4 years of experience with Ruby on Rails.
  • Experience in using HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • At least 4 years of experience of working with relational databases (ideally MySQL/PostgreSQL).
  • Experience in writing unit tests using RSpec and Cucumber.
  • Enthusiasm for understanding technical ideas and explaining them clearly to other members of the team.
  • A strong standard of spoken and written English.
  • At least 2 years of experience working with AWS or Azure

Desirable –

    • Experience with data analysis.
    • Experience of working with Docker and Kubernetes.
    • Worked previously in a remote working environment.
    • Worked previously with people in different time zones.

This is a Full Time Permanent role.

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