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Ruby on Rails Developer - LEARN THE AWS SUITE & HIGHCHARTS - CBD (R65k-R75k pm)

Job Title: Ruby on Rails Developer - LEARN THE AWS SUITE & HIGHCHARTS - CBD (R65k-R75k pm)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cape Town CBD
Salary: R780k - R900k
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Job Published: November 27, 2017 14:42

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for a Ruby Developer to LEARN THE AWS SUITE and work with a skilled team of developers on the complete redesign and redevelopment of a complex enterprise application. 
Based in Cape Town’s CBD, this Ruby on Rails Developer position pays between R65k to R75k per month. 

  • Opportunity to transfer to any of their offices around the world   
  • Unlimited CodeSchool access and a generous training budget set aside solely for developers. 
  • Paid for Rubyfuza conferences
  • 25 days leave per annum
  • Work from home once a week and enjoy highly flexible working hours

You’ll be working with a team of four skilled developers, a dedicated DevOps Engineer and an AWS Specialist, on the complete redesign and redevelopment of a sophisticated calculation engine and datastore into a fully cloud based application using Ruby on Rails, Bootstrap, jQuery and HighCharts. 
The development environment is predominately Linux based, with source code on GitHub and using applications such as CodeClimate, HoneyBadger, TeamCity, NewRelic, Datadog, Jira, Confluence, and using continuous integration and automated deployments to several AWS environments. They work according to the Scrum methodology and other than the daily standups, the developers work with complete autonomy. 
For more than 20 years, this FinTech organisation has provided the world’s most advanced and extensively utilized investment management software to clientele spanning the globe.  
A minimum of 4 years’ experience developing web applications using HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, Bootstrap and Ruby on Rails.
Solid Database experience (SQL or Oracle)
Solid experience with JavaScript, jQuery, HTML and CSS
Tech Stack (for information purposes only, familiarity not required):

  • Linux or Mac
  • Ruby on Rails, RSpec
  • Websockets
  • JavaScript, jQuery, CoffeeScript
  • HAML
  • JSON
  • Redis
  • Memcached
  • Graphite, NewRelic
  • Amazon Web Services - EC2 - S3 - SES – ElastiCache - IAM - VPC - EBS - CloudWatch - CloudTrail
  • Chef/Puppet/Ansible
  • Vagrant
  • Git, Github
  • Markdown, Confluence
  • Continuous Integration (TeamCity)
  • Continuous Deployment (Chef)

If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact Philip Boltt at Acuity Consultants - or call me on 0218015001
Should you not receive a response within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.