Backend Developer

London (Greater)
09 Nov 2018
12 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Giki is looking for a full-stack developer with deep knowledge of Ruby and other backend technologies. We value a bundle of qualities: open-mindedness, technical skill, good decision-making, being practical and kindness.

You'll be joining a start up social enterprise with a big mission: to inspire people to make small, regular changes in their shopping which are good for them, better for the environment and fairer to others. We want to make all consumption sustainable.

You'll be focussing on development of our back end infrastructure and the services that power them.

Tech Stack:

An API built using Postgres, Ruby, Ruby on Rails
Frontend React Native mobile app
We expect you to spend your time on the backend parts of the stack but you're welcome, and encouraged, to grow into the other parts too.

Not only will you get the chance to build an amazing product but you’ll also be part of a team with real purpose. You will work with our development partners and the co-founders who will encourage you to contribute and implement your own ideas.

Essential Skills:

Passionate about technology and its ability to be a force for good
Able to work independently designing the architecture for, and planning of, your own solutions to problems
Experience using a back-end MVC framework in a dynamic language, preferably Ruby-on-Rails
Experience working with SQL databases, designing schemas and writing custom queries
Happy on GitHub
Be open, communicative, and fun to work with
Have a keen interest in open data, data analysis and visualising data


Competitive salary
Shares in a start up company
Pension Scheme
Good holiday
Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

Backend development: 3 years

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