Wednesday, 11 August 2010

Entrepreneurial Ruby on Rails Developers required | Manchester | E-commerce sector | Salary depends on experience | Immediate start preferred

Entrepreneurial Ruby on Rails Developers required | Manchester | E-commerce sector | Salary depends on experience | Immediate start preferred

Our Manchester based client operates within the online/e-commerce area. Due to aggressive growth they currently require a number of Midlevel/Senior Ruby on Rails Developers to join the fast paced team.

The company employs some of the most well know, highly skilled Ruby on Rails Developers in the UK. They work on a range of projects delivering micro-sites, web applications to internal web tools using strict Agile programming methodologies on a bi-weekly sprint cycle.

The development team is currently 10+; however projects are delivered in small agile/lean teams which are lead by Senior SCRUM Masters. You will have the chance to work on the full SDLC in a thriving entrepreneurial workplace.

Skills needed

• Commercial Ruby/Ruby on Rails experience (ideally 18 months)
• Agile/TDD exposure
• Knowledge of RSpec/Cucumber
• Linux, Ubuntu, Mac OSX
• JavaScript (JQuery)
• HTML, CSS
• Git/SVN
• 2.1 or above in Computer Science or other related degree

Lastly you will be a real team player as our client are going to be running a training academy for another 6-8 keen developers who have no commercial experience in Ruby who want to cross-train into Ruby Gurus. This means you may well be mentoring/pairing with Junior Developers.


In return you will receive:

• Competitive salary/Flexible hours
• 25 days holiday
• MacBook Pro + Cinema display
• Ad hoc trips industry related conferences in the UK/Europe
• Ad hoc team lunches
• The chance to learn from some of the best in the Ruby industry
• The scope to develop a career in one of the fastest growing companies within the e-commerce industry.

For more information on this opportunity or for details on other Ruby on Rails openings in the UK or Europe, please e-mail your up-to-date CV to revans@devonshire.co.uk or call +44 (0) 207 469 0829 for an immediate response.

Any of the following will support your CV:

• Source code examples/code snippets
• URL’s to any blogs you author/ personal websites
• Details of any Opensource contributions (gems, plugins, patches etc)

Devonshire will pay a fee for successful referrals. For more details e-mail ror@devonshire.co.uk

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