Senior Ruby Developer

Job Type:
Enterprise Applications
Job reference:
12 days ago

My client a large global financial services brand is looking for an experienced Senior Back-end Ruby developer on a initial contract basis. This role will be UK based and Virtual and Inside IR35.

In this role, you should be a team player with a keen eye for detail and problem-solving skills as well as having a strong experience in using Ruby to build fast and scalable APIs. You will be required to help build and maintain the core of our web-based products. You will work closely with our Lead Back-end Developer and Product Managers.

The responsibilities would be as follows:

  • Produce clean and efficient code based on specifications
  • Integrate software components and third-party services
  • Verify and deploy programs and systems
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade
  • Recommend and execute improvements
  • Create technical documentation for reference and reporting
  • Help to maintain, and improve, the code quality and organisation
  • Mentor junior developers
  • Solid understanding of Object-Oriented programming
  • A knack for writing clean reusable code
  • Experience with Ruby and Ruby on Rails along with the most common libraries such as RSpec, sidekiq, grape
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of modern authorisation mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Proficiency with data storage solutions, we use PostgreSQL and Redis
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimisation
  • Highly focused on writing TDD code
  • Good understanding of the fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Familiarity with Continuous integration

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