Friday, 4 June 2010

Senior/Lead Ruby on Rails Developer Required| 45,000 - £50,000 DOE + Benefits Package etc| Cambridge

I’m keen to speak with Ruby on Rails enthusiasts who are looking for a new opportunity in Cambridge.

You will join a rapidly expanding 8 + team as the technical team lead. Whilst working closely with the Head of Development; you will set out project timescales and budgets, conduct regular code reviews and draw up agreed sprint cycles whilst remaining technically hands on.

The team currently works within the Agile (TDD) environment using RSpec/Cucumber with project lengths ranging between 1-3 months. This is broken down into bi-weekly sprint cycles.

Skills Needed

• 2+ years commercial Ruby/Ruby on Rails experience
• Commercial experience within one other opensource programming language i.e. Perl, PHP, Java or C.
• A full understanding of the TDD process and its benefits
• Be keen on providing maximum test coverage using RSpec/Cucumber or Factory_Girl
• Knowledge of the MySQL database tuning, administration etc.
• Knowledge of the Unix/Linux command line (Apache/Mongrel)
• Git

In addition to the above you will be a forward thinker, keen trouble-shooter and active problem solver.

This position offers a fantastic working environment, the chance to work with a number of highly skilled, pro-active Developers on a number of ground breaking projects which change the way people use technology in the future.

For more information on this opportunity or for details on other Ruby on Rails openings in the UK, please e-mail your up-to-date CV and source code examples to or call 0207 469 0829 for an immediate response.

Devonshire has been recruiting within the Ruby on Rails Development arena since 2006. We work with a large number of Start Up’s, SME’s and large corporations across a wide range of industry sectors who are always interested in speaking with experienced Rubyists.

If this position is not right for you, please do drop me an e-mail with your contact details and we’ll update you with other opportunities we have. Due to the volume of vacancies we receive from our clients, not all positions we have are advertised.

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