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Ruby on Rails Developer

Durham, County Durham
£50,000 to £65,000
Job Type
4 Nov 2021
The Client:
A fast-growing technology start-up company based in Durham.
Their SaaS platform simplifies client's software to manage customer care operations easier. Providing an ability to track processes, from initial report through to resolution.
With an expert software and design team who deliver modern technologies to this industry sector in a fuss-free, simple and easy-to-use way. They value the team, customers, and have a great mission to succeed. Building a culture that's proud to put people first.
The Opportunity:
As Ruby on Rails Developer, primarily you will manage the full life cycle for their web application. You will be a bundle of energy, motivated and self-driven looking to work in a fast-moving environment. You will be comfortable in a small dynamic team and be great at communicating with end users.
This will give you an opportunity to solve complex problems, get invaluable exposure / experience of the full development life cycle. Their more Senior Developers offer great training and support as encouraging to build the development of your own skills and ideas.
Some of the key responsibilities for this successful individual would be but no limited to:
* Design, develop, support and maintain their SaaS (software as a service) web application and the architecture that surrounds it.
* Write clean, maintainable and efficient code.
* Follow best practices (test-driven development, continuous integration, SCRUM, refactoring and code standards).
* Drive continuous adoption and integration of relevant new technologies into the system.
The Candidate:
The successful Developer will be/have:
* Proven commercial experience with the Ruby on Rails framework and relevant technologies that go with it.
* Solid understanding of object-oriented programming.
* Unit testing.
* Integration testing, Cucumber experience a big advantage.
* Source control - GIT.
* Agile Development.
* Relational database experience.
* Experience and understanding of cloud computing.
Desired (but NOT essential)
* Experience with Postgres RDB.
* Exposure to Heroku Cloud Platform.
* Front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3.
* Experience and understanding of MVC, REST, API's.
* Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
* £negotiable basic salary - (depending on experience).
* A great working environment at their centrally located office.
* 26 days holiday plus bank holidays.
* Free breakfasts, fresh fruit and tea & coffee.
* Pension company contributions to help you save for the future.
* Regular team social events.
* Training & development.
* This is a unique opportunity to be part of a vibrant, agile and growing business.
* Location: Office based - Co. Durham.
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  • Job Reference: 415032048-2
  • Date Posted: 4 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Connectment
  • Location: Durham, County Durham
  • Salary: £50,000 to £65,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension, training, open plan office
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent