Ruby Developer - Newcastle City Centre

Additional Resources Ltd
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£30000 Per Annum
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Ruby Developer - Newcastle City Centre

Salary - Up to £30,000 pa + Benefits

Key Words - Developer, Ruby on Rails, HTML 5, CSS 3, Javascript, .Net, SDLC, XML, SQL, Sybase, Microsoft Reporting, C#.

Our Client

Since 1979 our client has focused its efforts and energies on providing software, services and supporting technical solutions that help Housing businesses and Public Sector organisations to improve the lives of their customers, tenants and residents.
Today they are the largest independent provider of complete end to end business solutions to the housing sector. Their solutions portfolio delivers value in supporting core business functions like Housing Management, Finance and Asset Management, as well as supporting commercial activities and providing a range of solutions to help manage the overall efficiency, effectiveness and cost of IT provision.

Job Role

Reporting to the Development Manager, the Developer's principal responsibilities are for the technical design, development, testing and maintenance of software products using appropriate technologies and interface development environments. Such designs and developments will be produced according to in4systems' methodologies. In addition, Developers will review, support and maintain existing software products to meet changing customer requirements.
Provide timely and accurate information to the team and management when requested or appropriate.
Proactively inform the Development Manager of issues or deviations to planned assignments
Perform technical analysis, design, programming and testing assignments to in4systems standards.
Contribute to team meetings, including Scrum meetings.
Perform support and maintenance tasks, including 3rd line support.
Keep up to date with technologies and methodologies used in software development.
Contribute to the continuous improvement of processes and products to improve efficiency and quality.
Be commercially aware when designing and developing solutions.
Provide second and third line support for software products to customers.
Liaise with customers and colleagues in a friendly and professional manner.

Skills, Experience And Knowledge


Bachelor's Degree in a computer discipline
Web application & Design
Ruby on Rails
HTML 5 & CSS 3


Design patterns including MVC
Agile Methologies (Scrum, DSDM)
.Net & C#
Microsoft Reporting Services
Sybase Database
Automated software testing (NUnit, Junit etc)
Systems Analysis and design, including interfaces

Additional Resources are an Employment Business and Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003