Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Ruby on Rails Developers | £45,000 + Options

A niche technology driven start up backed by the same VC firm who invested in Last.FM, LinkedIn, Facebook and Skype in their early days are looking for a number of Ruby/Ruby on Rails Developers to join the London team in January 2011.

You will work within a small team to add additional functionalities to the existing application/customer facing site, implement a number of RESTful API’s and deliver a number of web based tools which will be used by the other employees, 1000’s of business partners and millions of customers.

Your skill set:

• 2 years Ruby 1.8.7+/ 2 years Rails 2.3+
• Solid understanding of OOP/OOD principles
• Exposure to Agile, SCRUM, XP, TDD or BDD methods
• Exposure to RSpec, Cucumber or Shoulda.
• Solid frontend scripting: XHTML, CSS, JavaScript (JQuery)
• Use of github for source code management

Nice to have:

• Experience in developing high transactional, high availability websites/applications/systems
• An interest in Kanban - Continuous Integration/Lean Programming methods

A few other things to point out:

• Our client is one of the UK’s fastest growing e-commerce companies
• They are already set to make a profit this year
• Their customer facing site attracts 100,000’s of hits a month
• The team all work in their preferred development environment. (Windows, Mac or Linux OSX).
• They use github for source code management
• They are going to be hosting a number of hack days in 2011
• They have a strong presence in the OpenSource community

So – smart, down to earth Line Manager – Small innovative Tech team with big ideas and a chance to be apart of something special!!

For full details, 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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