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Bristol Ruby User Group #brug Message Board › Rails dev job in london - remote work considered

Rails dev job in london - remote work considered

Martin G.
user 46441372
Bristol, GB
Post #: 1
Hey all,

I'm a rails developer for a company called Playmob that is based in London. We are looking for another full time rails dev to work on our product - a platform that facilitates connecting games, and in game purchases, to charities.

We will consider remote working - if you are really awesome.

I have pasted in the ad below. Send your cv to martin at theplaymob dot com if you are interested :)


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Ruby on Rails Developer

THIS IS NOT JUST A JOB, THIS IS A WORLD-CHANGING OPPORTUNITY-
(n.b. not for the faint hearted!)

A revolutionary start-up company in the web and mobile gaming space is looking for a Ruby on Rails developer to join the development team and get hands on with our Technical Leader to further the expansion of PlayMob’s tech platform.

We’re looking for someone with extreme ambition, creative programming, and a ‘can-do’ attitude.

THE OPPORTUNITY
You will join a very passionate, driven and experienced management team who are bringing together a long-term nucleus of people who will drive the business forward and successfully deliver a novel affiliate market place for the games industry, on a global scale.We are looking for a ‘genius of the class’ – a great coder, collaborator and inventor, all rolled into one.

You must LOVE problem solving and taking on a challenge. You must be able to demonstrate your RoR capabilities, your desire to build and contribute your knowledge in this area, and your ability to work as a team player. You will have a burning desire to succeed.

You will work on building the core platform architecture; database optimisation; reviewing
and maintaining our APIs; and administering and maintaining the platform servers, with special consideration towards scaling.

(you must also like pizza and beer, but we won’t hold it against you if you don’t....we like sushi too)


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Delivery of core platform components, from initial scope through to release and within the set roadmap development time-
On-going maintenance and optimisation of core platform functionality
Write and execute code tests
Collaboration on platform, interface, and database structure
Maintain and update APIs
Maintain and optimise servers, with particular attention to scaling
Keeping fully abreast of evolving game and web technologies


ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Ruby on Rails, with a minumum of 5 years development experience
Experience working on projects with large volumes of traffic
Information Architecture
SysAdmin knowledge, preferrably with AWS-EC2 experience
Written / Maintained APIs
Create Tech Spec documentation
Tack-sharp analytical abilities and a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Highly motivated with a burning desire to succeed and a great attitude.
A team player
University Degree in Computer Science or a closely related field (Ph.D. a plus).
Previous experience working on software development project, especially launching and maintaining a web solution.
Experience in dealing with large amounts of data, a rapidly increasing user base, and scalability issues
Enthusiasm for solving interesting problems and a desire to bring order to chaos
Strong appreciation of consumer needs
Business oriented
Methodical approach to work

Technology Experience
Ruby on Rails
MySQL
AWS – EC2
Git
Linux

If you think you have the skills and personality to fit in to our team, please apply by sending a cover letter and a copy of your CV to our Technical Manager - martin at theplaymob dot com – and successful candidates will be contacted for interview.
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