[LRUG] [JOBS] Ruby on Rails developer

Andrew White andrew.white at unboxedconsulting.com
Tue Sep 2 11:34:32 PDT 2014

Just a FYI - if you don't need any technical information and just want to apply for the job then you should email chris at sh24.org.uk directly, thanks.

Andrew White
CTO, Unboxed Consulting

On 2 Sep 2014, at 18:02, Andrew White <andrew.white at unboxedconsulting.com> wrote:

> Just to let people know that this job is still open - the application is being developed by a team here at Unboxed and is a modern Rails 4.1 application so there's no problems with legacy if you're worried about that kind of thing. It's a really interesting, worthwhile project and if you're looking for a startup trying improve people's lives through technology then it'll be more your cup of tea than yet another niche social network.
> If you're interested in applying and want to ask some technical questions then feel free to email me.
> Andrew White
> CTO, Unboxed Consulting
> On 21 Aug 2014, at 21:58, Chris Howroyd <chris at sh24.org.uk> wrote:
>> SH24 is a new, NHS backed start-up which hopes to revolutionise sexual health care in South East London by using telephone and internet technologies to deliver sexual health care remotely, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
>> We’re looking for a Ruby developer who can take responsibility for the management of our application codebase. They will take on a variety of tasks, from implementing interactive front-end interfaces to designing and building back-end solutions.
>> They will be expected to estimate and implement their work within an agile process and ensure that the highest level of code quality and appropriate test coverage is maintained throughout.
>> The ideal candidate will be well versed in the full web stack, and love good design.
>> Desired Skills and Experience
>> Responsibilities
>> 	• Architect, develop and maintain a complex Ruby on Rails application
>> 	• Work with external designers, developers and testers as required to plan and ship work
>> 	• Identify areas of risk and complexity during the planning process
>> 	• Communicate continually with the team on progress
>> 	• Turn wireframes and designs into functional applications
>> 	• Advocate best practices
>> 	• Write and maintain integration and unit test suites
>> Technical competencies
>> 	• Ruby and Ruby on Rails
>> 	• Git
>> 	• TDD/BDD
>> 	• HTML and CSS
>> 	• JavaScript
>> Highly desirable skills
>> 	• Strong OO design skills
>> 	• Experience working in an agile environment
>> 	• Open source contributions
>> 	• Experience setting up and maintaining UNIX systems
>> 	• A keen eye for detail
>> 	• Understanding of continuous integration
>> Other things
>> 	• A collaborative worker with a can-do attitude
>> 	• A practical mind-set
>> 	• Experience of successfully working in fast paced environments
>> 	• Experience of managing, or exposure to, big digital builds
>> 	• Experience of, or knowledge of, design-led methodologies would be a distinct advantage
>> 	• Experience of being involved in a start-up would also be advantageous.
>> £50,000 + benefits
>> Various locations around London (mainly South).
>> Email me if you're interested.
>> chris at SH24.org.uk
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