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Web Developer (Ruby)

Our client, a fast growing, award winning technology company based in Sheffield, are looking for a talented Web Developer (Ruby) to help provide their clients and users with a rich, empowering narrative of the information discovered within the exciting data they collect. They provide innovative solutions for clients all over the world, combining state of the art data science with elegant software solutions.

As a Web Developer (Ruby), you’ll work with blue chip clients on a varied and complex range of projects, interfacing with a cutting-edge data intelligence platform. You’ll be doing more than just writing code, you’ll be called upon to help evolve current and new projects using your experience and innovative ideas.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, you’ll have/be:

An authority on everything Ruby and Rails stack related. 
At home working as part of a diverse but tightly knit system of teams, understanding and able to communicate clearly and effectively with stakeholders- technical and non-technical, internal and external. 
Appreciate great design and understand the value of going a step beyond building something that merely works, to designing something that evolves and scales effortlessly. 
At home working in an Agile fashion, deploying rapidly, collaborating closely, making pragmatic decisions, and have no problem adapting to rapidly evolving specifications. 
You have the ability to pick up and analyse an existing codebase to push the product forward, focusing on delivery and refactoring when needed.

You’ll also have the following:

Computer Science / related numerate degree (BS or MS) or equivalent work experience
Ruby 2.0 and above 
Rails 4 and above 
Rspec / minitest / Capybara
HTML 4 + 5 
JS (including jquery)
unicorn or puma

With experience in: 

Contributions to an active gem.
Familiarity with UNIX / LINUX environment.
Worked on one or more projects to WCAG level A or above.
Having worked with Apache Thrift or another common RPC framework. 
Familiarity with AWS services.
Exposure to NoSQL.

So, if this fantastic opportunity sounds like your next challenge, apply now!

‘Your application for this Web Developer (Ruby) role will be reviewed by Affecto and unfortunately due to the high volume of applicants for every role advertised, if you do not hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Affecto Recruitment is acting as a Recruitment Agency in this instance and is an equal opportunities employer.’

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