Web Developer (Ruby on Rails)

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Make your mark as a progressive highly skilled Web Developer (Ruby on Rails) sought by a leader in cloud-based analytics solutions. Working in a mainly Linux-based dev environment with source code on GitHub, you will be involved in technical specifications & providing expertise on a fund performance measurement system.

The ideal candidate must have Ruby on Rails, RSpec, HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, Websockets, JavaScript, jQuery, CoffeeScript, HAML, JSON, PostgreSQL. If you enjoy tackling complex functional & tech issues then apply now!



Work closely developing application with Product Management.

Participate in functional and user-interface design discussions.

Develop code to technical specification and coding standards.

Own your schedule; provide estimates of development effort and progress updates to the System Architect.

Resolve issues logged by clients or client services consultants.



Linux or Mac

Ruby on Rails


HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap


JavaScript, jQuery, CoffeeScript








Amazon Web Services — EC2 — S3 — SES — ElastiCache — IAM — VPC — EBS — CloudWatch — CloudTrail



Git, GitHub

Markdown, Confluence (wiki)

Jira (issue tracking)

Continuous integration (TeamCity)

Continuous deployment (Chef)


Advantageous –

Experience in developing web applications using modern technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, Bootstrap and Rails, with graphical data visualizations is a bonus.



You need to be a committed and flexible individual who enjoys working with an experienced team on a product that is complex both technically and functionally.

Able to exercise sound judgement when faced with functional and technical decisions.


While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.



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Degree, Diploma, Permanent

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