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18 Jan 2012

Senior Ruby Developer

Shutl – Posted by TechStartupJobs London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Shutl is looking for a Senior Ruby Developer and Agile Evangelist to join our exciting London based tech startup. This is a tremendous opportunity to join a high profile/growth venture backed business with an awesome team that is making some major waves. The right candidate will join Shutl’s engineering team based in Shoreditch, and will be instrumental in architecting, designing, building, and scaling the Shutl technology platform.

You will be working as part of a small team with a flat structure following Agile software development practices (Scrum). We follow TDD using Cucumber and Rspec, use Continuous Integration, frequently pair program, and place a high value on clean, maintainable, and well-designed code, all with a healthy dose of pragmatism. We are looking for a passionate and highly motivated developer who shares our values.


The ideal candidate will possess the following

  • 5+ years software development experience

  • 3+ years Ruby on Rails development experience

  • Expert knowledge of OO design, Design Patterns, and Refactoring

  • Experience with Scrum or other Agile software development methodologies

  • Experience with Test Driven Development

  • Ruby, Rails, Sinatra, Linux, Apache, Passenger, Thin, Nginx, EventMachine, Jruby, SQL, MySQL, Postgres, XML, JSON, D/HTML, CSS, Javascript, AJAX, JQuery, HAML, SASS, Memcached, Redis, Cucumber, RSpec and other cool technologies in the Ruby ecosystem

  • Self starter able to propose and execute complex software development initiatives

  • Experience building and scaling large internet applications

  • Active participation in the Ruby and open source communities

  • Passion for new technologies, self directed learning, and ability to share and introduce new ideas into a team environment

  • Expertise in application troubleshooting, debugging, and performance evaluation and tuning

  • Previous experience in a technical leadership role a plus

  • Previous experience as a scrum master a plus


Competitive salary and option package


About Shutl

Shutl is an exciting Shoreditch based web-services start-up that is going to change how we shop online by letting shoppers get what they want, when they want it.   

Shutl lets consumer shop at their favourite online stores but receive delivery of their purchases within as little as 90 minutes or alternatively, within a 1 hour delivery window of their choice.  

Shutl delivers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Our service is priced comparable to standard delivery and in many cases we are even offered for free by retailers.


How to Apply

Meet the team at the TechStartupJobs Fair on the 18th of Jan to discuss this and other exciting opportunities. Or click on the 'Apply Online' button below.

Job Categories: Development and Programming. Job Tags: agile, developer, html, jruby, js, json, mysql, programmer, rails, ruby, scrum, startup, and swl.


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