Thursday, 2 December 2010

Ruby on Rails Developer (Midweight to Senior) | London | £45,000 + Benefits

Our new client who operates within the Social Media/Networking space has just briefed us on one of the most exciting Rails jobs to be released this year.

If you’re a Senior Ruby, Ruby on Rails Developer who has experience in developing high traffic, scalable customer facing websites – give me a call – this job is guaranteed to excite you!

Our clients customer facing site already attracts in excess of 5-6 million users per month and have attracted a serious amount of positive press coverage from the likes of Tech Crunch, New Media Age and a number of leading publishing firms – all of them excited to see what’s next…….

The customer-facing site and niche social networking platform was released a few months back. The server side element of the site and social networking platform was built exclusively using Rails within a strict BDD environment using RSpec, Cucumber.

They are now looking for someone to join and maintain the existing applications, add new functionalities, integrate 3rd party API’s and create new features which will be used by millions. Once settled you will be expected to take a lead role on all new project driven work.

About you

• Extensive (18 months+) commercial experience using Ruby (up to v1.8.7) and Rails (v2.3/3.0) to deliver scalable web sites/applications
• Exposure to Agile (BDD) using RSpec, Cucumber or Factory_Girl
• Solid knowledge of RESTful web services
• Frontend – AJAX/JavaScript (JQuery)
• Knowledge of DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself) principals and the benefits

In addition - any team lead experience would be seen as an advantage


Great technology driven company, exciting opportunity, excellent progression plan, a highly knowledgeable team and top pay…………. What are you waiting for?

Please e-mail your up-to-date CV to or call +44 207 469 0829 for an immediate response.

Any of the following will support your CV:

• Links to your github repro
• Links to your blog, online portfolio
• Details of any OpenSource contributions

Thanks and regards,

Rhys Evans
Senior Search Consultant

Supplying contract and permanent specialists in the:
Ruby | RoR | Drupal | LAMP | iPhone | iPAD & Android development arena.

DDI: +44 (0) 207 469 0829 | Mob: +44 (0) 7940 390 822 | Fax: +44 (0) 207 469 0801 | E-mail:

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