Ruby on Rails Developer

Posted 14 September by The Floow Limited Featured

The Floow design, develop and operate the world’s most insightful and user-friendly telematic system.

Based in Sheffield City Centre, we have seen incredible success over the last few years and are recruiting for talented and experienced Ruby Developers.

A forward-thinking business, we have a world class team that are leading the way in this industry. We are a true Sheffield success story; having just celebrated our fifth birthday by securing substantial investment.

We are looking for experienced Ruby Developers help provide our clients and users with a rich, empowering narrative of the information discovered within the exciting data they collect. We provide innovative solutions for clients all over the world, combining state of the art data science with elegant software solutions.

As a Web Developer (Ruby), you’ll work with blue chip clients on a varied and complex range of projects, interfacing with a cutting-edge data intelligence platform.

You’ll be doing more than just writing code, you’ll be called upon to help evolve current and new projects using your experience and innovative ideas.

At The Floow you’ll be responsible for the ongoing development and improvement of a range of web based applications designed by us, to meet the requirements of our clients. You will be passionate about programming language and have a sound understanding of Ruby and related concepts.

Experience Required:

  • Experience in Ruby and Rails

  • Happy working as part of a diverse but tightly knit system of teams, understanding and able to communicate clearly and effectively with stakeholders- technical and non-technical, internal and external.

  • Appreciate great design and understand the value of going a step beyond building something that merely works, to designing something that evolves and scales effortlessly

  • At home working in an Agile fashion, deploying rapidly, collaborating closely, making pragmatic decisions, and have no problem adapting to rapidly evolving specifications

  • You have the ability to pick up and analyse an existing codebase to push the product forward, focusing on delivery and refactoring when needed

Essential Skills:

  • Computer Science or related numerate degree or equivalent work experience

  • Ruby 2.0 and above

  • Rails 4 and above

  • Rspec / minitest / Capybara

  • HTML 4 + 5

  • CSS

  • JS (including jquery)

  • unicorn or puma

Desirable Skills:

  • Contributions to an active gem

  • Familiarity with UNIX/ LINUX environment.

  • Worked on one or more projects to WCAG level A or above

  • Having worked with Apache Thrift or another common RPC framework

  • Familiarity with AWS services

  • Exposure to NoSQL

  • Fluency in a second language

About us:

We are a rapidly growing telematics service provider who develop smartphone apps for insurers, to collect driving data and deliver services to insurers and their customers.

We specialise in the using data from smartphones and fixed to vehicle devices to support motor insurers pricing decision. Data analysis is used to provide driving feedback and educational tips to drivers across a range of factors, including speed, hard braking and acceleration and distraction

We're a company with an excellent culture. We work in a friendly and relaxed environment, where the kitchens are always stocked with tea, coffee and food, there are games consoles to entertain you, and where beer Fridays and nights out are common.

In joining our business, you’ll have an opportunity to take a key role in the rapidly growing and highly skilled Web Development team, shaping the final form of a rapidly evolving technology gaining relevance at an accelerated pace.

You’ll be able to work closely with key players in the growing field of UBI (Usage Based Insurance), as well as other clients in the automotive and other industries.

This is an excellent opportunity for passionate and driven Ruby Developers to join us on our journey.

Required skills

  • Ruby
  • Ruby on Rails

Reference: 33307421

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