Ruby Developer Ecommerce N. or S. America

Purepoint · Sep 7th 2017

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We are looking for a Senior Ruby Developer to join our existing team of engineers supporting a rapidly expanding, international e-commerce store.

Role Type: Contracted to full-time (12 months) with option to extend

**Location: **Remote, North or South America (UTC-6 to UTC-3 timezone)

Salary: Experienced based

Strong 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.

Our tech stack is Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, PostgreSQL, Heroku. We prefer engineers who are are language agnostic and embrace testing new approaches to solve problems.

Skills & Qualifications

  • MUST: Be comfortable working in a remote working environment

  • MUST HAVE: Excellent written and spoken English

  • MUST HAVE: 4+ years Rails experience

  • MUST HAVE: A strong understanding of HTML5 and CSS3

  • MUST HAVE: Knowledge of deploying applications with Heroku

  • SHOULD HAVE: Experience working with Bootstrap

  • SHOULD HAVE: Experience required working with APIs, Git, and complex server side design

  • 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)

  • Be on-site with the client (Central London) for most of the week

  • 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

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