Ruby on Rails Full Stack Developer

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

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  • Salary:

    £400.00 - £600.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Ellie Bass

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Our Government client require an experienced Ruby on Rails Full Stack Developer


The client is responsible for leading national capacity building for product safety in the UK. This includes the development of digital services and tools that support this goal. Some of these services are also required to mitigate the potential loss of access to EU systems post EU exit.

Ruby-on-Rails Full Stack developer required to work as part of a team of R-o-R developers to develop digital services that help support building national capacity for product safety, specifically for:

  • A database, including planned work on consumers and businesses which is currently in the Discovery Phase
  • Maintenance of a portal so that the service remains in a steady state and immediately available for any future development of new user functionality.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Developing responsive web applications using Ruby-on-Rails and in line with our tech stack or equivalent
  • Coaching, mentoring and supervising Junior developers to deliver successful outcomes
  • Working with UX design teams to develop prototypes into full production code
  • Working with QA testers to follow automated and manual testing regimes to ensure that code is fully tested before live deployment
  • Working with CI/CD toolchains to deploy code into live
  • Fixing bugs and service issues quickly to minimise user disruption
  • Working with GOV.UK tools e.g. PaaS, Notify.
  • Direct knowledge of, and experience of working with, the Government digital service standard is desirable.

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