Ruby on Rails Developers (London) x 3

London (Greater)
12 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are passionate technologists who believe in making a difference to the lives of those living in emerging markets. We aim to change the landscape of finance and remittance.
The BitPesa development team is a group of skilled self-reliant engineers that have the ability to work together to solve complex problems and provide simple solutions for our customers.

We are looking for a Ruby Engineer to join our rapidly growing team. Our Engineering headquarters are located in London, however we also have offices in Nairobi, Lagos, Dakar and Luxembourg and will happily consider candidates in any of these locations.

Candidates must have:

Proven proficiency working with Ruby and Ruby on Rails
Proven proficiency in using automated testing frameworks such as RSpec/Cucumber/Jasmin/Capybara
Working knowledge of Javascript
Good knowledge of source control using Git
Familiarity with the agile development methodology specifically Scrum
A strong and flexible work ethic
Excellent communication skills
Bonus points for:

Expertise in other programming languages besides Ruby and Javascript
Expertise in Software deployment tooling and orchestration
Expertise in using Github pull requests to review code
Knowledge and implementation of standard software design patterns
Intimate knowledge of Postgres and/or Mysql
Confidence in refactoring and working with both new and existing codebases

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