[LRUG] [JOBS]: Lead developer - Ruby-on-Rails @ Learn2

Sleepyfox sleepyfox at gmail.com
Thu Oct 3 06:47:06 PDT 2013

I might mention that $3.5K/month equates to £26K PA - which is a very
little more than the average graduate gets in London - remember this
is the *London* Ruby User Group that you're posting to.

ITjobswatch.co.uk shows the _average_ permanent Ruby job in London as
paying £55K - a lead dev would expect to be making more. The average
Ruby *contract* is £400/day, or slightly more than $14K/month in your
chosen units, or about four times what you're offering.


I don't normally respond to this kind of advert, but in the spirit of
trying to help out I thought I'd point this out in case you were
wondering why you didn't get any replies, it's not that we're
anti-social, it's just that the cost of living in London is rather

Best of luck in your search,


On 3 October 2013 14:23, Alexander Teddy <alexander at learn2.ru> wrote:
> Lead developer - Ruby-on-Rails @ Learn2
> We are a bright startup in the educational sphere - a platform for learners
> to find and arrange lessons with tutors: Learn2.do
> We are looking for a lead developer. He/she will collaborate with the
> company's founders, taking ownership and responsibility for the technical
> development and maintenance of the product.
> Qualities
> Ruby-on-Rails fluency
> Good knowledge of Javascript, CSS
> Speaks English
> Prepared to relocate within Europe
> Up-to-date in latest programming and design trends
> Experience overseeing a product's development
> Preferably: has made a product people care about
> Responsibilities
> Overseeing and planning the development of our platform (in close
> cooperation with our designer)
> Managing the team of programmers
> Participation in the company's strategic decisions
> For payment details, please contact us on admin at learn2.ru
> Area: Europe
> Compensation: Up to USD 3 500/month - for payment details, please contact us
> on admin at learn2.ru
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