Ruby on Rails Developer (Remote)

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Bit Zesty
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We’re a multi-award-winning digital product development agency, working with corporations, charities, government and start-ups since 2009.
From the beginning, we established remote working practices. We believe it gives our team a better work-life balance, more autonomy and flexibility, plus helps us to do our bit in preserving the environment.
The Opportunity
We have a vacancy for an experienced Ruby on Rails Developer to join us on a full-time basis. In this role, you’ll join a skilled team of Developers creating high quality, scalable products for our clients. You’ll work closely with our Project Managers, UX Designers and Technical Director, focussing on both maintenance and new development of software applications.
This role would be ideally suited to someone who likes working with Ruby on Rails and is keen to work as part of a team on a range of different projects. If you enjoy creating dynamic web applications and are passionate about clean code, we would love to hear from you.
The Job
On a day to day basis, you’ll be involved with the following:

Writing efficient, reusable, and reliable Ruby code
Identifying performance issues and bugs, and providing solutions to these problems
Conducting regular Ruby on Rails version upgrades
Participating in code reviews
Contributing to creating a culture of writing excellent software
Taking wireframes/mockups and user stories and build systems that meet the requirements

The Person
Ideally, we’re looking for someone with the following:

Experienced Ruby on Rails Developer with exposure to multiple applications
Comfortable working on existing codebases
Experience of working with live applications including ongoing maintenance
Knowledge of SQL experience (MySQL/PostgreSQL) and NoSQL (MongoDB/ElasticSearch/CouchDB)
Interested in learning new technologies (for example, Elixir, React Native)
Comfortable working across multiple projects and able to switch between them as required
Happy to work mostly synchronously as part of a team
Great attention to detail
Previous agency experience would be advantageous
A degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related subject is desirable

The Perks
At Bit Zesty, we offer a range of perks and benefits to help you enjoy your time with us, such as:

Fully remote working – no more stressful commutes, ever
Flexibility with working hours
Regular virtual team activities
An open, dynamic and collaborative digital working culture

Interested? Apply now to submit your CV:
Due to the remote nature of this job, we have advertised it in different locations. Please only apply once.
Bit Zesty is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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