Ruby on Rails Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Bristol, South West
  • Posted 1st November 2018
  • £40000.00 - £50000.00 per Annum
  • Ref: 490346
I am looking to recruit a Ruby on Rails Engineer on-behalf of an ever-expanding start-up in the heart of Bristol. You must have experience working with Ruby, Ruby on Rails, RESTful APIs and object-oriented design as-well as a basic understanding of JavaScript / React.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a team building a ground-breaking product.


Design, build, and maintain an efficient, reusable, and reliable codebase.

Maintaining good test coverage over all aspects of the codebase.

Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems

Required Skills/Knowledge

Demonstrable, deep and up to date knowledge of the Ruby language, Rspec, RoR, MySQL

Solid understanding of object-oriented programming principles

Good understanding of front-end tech, such as JavaScript, React, HTML5, and CSS3

Experience of devising quick solutions to bugs in back-end code to minimise customer impact

Experience with AWS

A knack for writing clean and understandable Ruby.

Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system

Understanding of fundamental design principles behind scalable applications

Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes

Proficient understanding of Git

Familiarity with CI setups.

Solid written and oral English communication skills

Ability to translate technical language/concepts so non-technical people can understand

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