Job

Senior Web Developer

Got Ruby? Love tech? Join us


The role

We're looking for a developer to join our growing experienced and talented technology team. The development team is responsible for all the vital backend infrastructure for all our clients' web applications and web sites.

We primarily develop in Ruby on Rails, however that is not a prerequisite for this role. We are looking for really smart people with solid general programming skills, as we believe that clever developers can pick up new languages quickly. Our collaborative working environment will also help you pick up any new languages with ease.

You should be capable of working on all aspects of the software development cycle from architecture, coding and testing through to deployment. Initially you'll be pair programming with a senior developer building products in Ruby on Rails.


We are not set on you having specific skills, it would however be beneficial if you have some experience in the following, but if you don't, we're happy to train the right candidate:

  • Ruby / Ruby on Rails (or other MVC development platform)
  • PostgreSQL / MySQL / Linux
  • Git / Github
  • Test Driven Development / Rspec
  • Agile development methodologies including Scrum & code reviews
  • Experience of delivering projects
  • Understanding of object oriented design
  • Good understanding of frontend development (HTML and JavaScript)
  • Ability to debug issues and solve problems effectively

We need a talent who wants to be a long term part of our business — not just an employee!

Salary

Dependent on experience.

Benefits

  • Flexible working hours
  • Pension contributions
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • 25+ days holiday (including your birthday and we close over Christmas)
  • + additional days holiday based on number of years of service
  • We'll pay to send you to various conferences, events, and training days
  • Regular company social events
  • Cycle to work scheme

Contact us

Not what you had in mind?

If you can't see the role you're looking for listed on our site, why not get in touch anyway? We're always on the look out for talented people to join the team.

Email
work@kyan.com
Call
01483 548282
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