Headquarter: London, United Kingdom
Length: 3 month contract (option to extend)
Compensation: £4,500 – £5,400 ($5,900 – $7,100) per month, experience based
We are looking for an experienced Ruby Developer with a strong expertise in UI / frontend development to join our existing team. A good knowledge of modern CSS / HTML / Frontend tooling will be required and your focus will be on implementing visual elements within our application, along side the current UI lead.
You’ll be joining a team of 12 engineers supporting a rapidly expanding, international e-commerce store. This is a contract role, 3 months in duration (with an option to extend), and you must have a good overlap with UK 9-5 working hours.
Good knowledge of Ruby is required. Real world experience building and maintaining Ruby on Rails apps is a must – from UI to APIs. This project will involve being part of a team working on an application used by tens of thousands of customers every day.
You can learn more about Purepoint and how we work from our blueprint: https://purepoint.io/resources/blueprint/
Skills & Qualifications
- MUST: Be in able to overlap with UK working hours (-/+2 BST)
- MUST HAVE: Excellent written and spoken English
- MUST HAVE: A strong understanding of HTML5, CSS3
- MUST HAVE: 2+ years Ruby experience
- SHOULD HAVE: Experience working with Bootstrap
- SHOULD HAVE: Experience required working with APIs
- SHOULD HAVE: Experience working in an agile software team environment
- SHOULD BE: Competent using Git
- SHOULD HAVE: Experience working with project management tools such as Jira and Trello
This role is perfect for a candidate that not only enjoys development, but also wants to have input on the best approach and implementation method. On a typical day you will:
Work in an agile team, taking part in standups, and retrospectives (Via video conferencing)
Assist in decision making about application evolution
Use your knowledge of Ruby on Rails to build robust applications
Review commits made by other team members
What we look for
An ideal candidate is autonomous, proactive, and has experience working in a variety of different languages. We admire developers who take initiative, make their own decisions and implement them clearly.
Delivering exceptional value to our clients is imperative. The ideal candidate is the perfect brand ambassador; a brilliant technical mind with the accompanying interpersonal skills necessary to function in a team environment.
As a Purepoint developer you will work in a small and close-knit group. Our mindset is focused on constant iteration and improvement.
We will give you all of the tools necessary to excel at your role. We use Jira, Trello, Slack, Github and Zoom (video conferencing) in our day-to-day business.
Our managerial structure is very flat. We put customer experience and satisfaction first and really believe in delivering a service that is cutting edge.
- Work remotely
- Great pay
- Flexible time off
- Exceptional support network from your team members
- Funding towards open source projects