We are looking for Ruby on Rails developer to join an existing application development team, working on the development of a Cloud based Financial Accounting application.
The individual will be required to work within a team of established developers (offshore and onshore) to develop new functionality for an existing Financial Accounting application.
We are looking for candidates with commercial experience in web development and Ruby on Rails.
What You Will Be Doing
A Proven work experience as a Ruby on Rails developer with good understanding of Java script, jQuery, HTML, CSS. The individual will need to be hands on with development, performance optimization, secure development process, usability, and coding standards of the product.
Strong ROR development experience and follows best practices (test-driven development, continuous integration, SCRUM, refactoring, and code standards)
Should have a mix of excellent reasoning ability to document, develop and test software with the commitment to excellence and defect free product before being deployed.
Should be able to work closely with all stakeholders to investigate, fix, optimize, test, and deploy high quality solutions.
Should have hands on understanding of technical design, implementation, and maintenance of technical initiatives towards improving and scaling of products.
Self-motivated and should rapidly incorporate new requirements and deliver successfully by self.
Effectively communicates with peers and stakeholders; gathers and clarify requirements from technical & functional aspect
Follows software development process; consistently innovates processes to improve individual and team productivity and quality.
Strong Analytical, Problem Solving Skills and participates in all activities with urgency, should be result oriented and with strong work ethic.
Experience with Agile development lifecycle with excellent understanding of feature estimation and ability to communicate issues and risks that may impact timelines or resources.
Development Team (developers, QA, Business analysts)
What You Will Be Good At
At least 2 years Ruby on Rails commercial development experience
At least 4 years commercial web development experience.
Experience with financial accounting systems or other domain knowledge relevant to a financial accounting system
Database development using MySQL Stored Procedures and database scripts
REST API development
AGILE / SCRUM development Experience
Development practices - Rails test framework / TDD / BDD, Domain Driven Design, SOLID, refactoring, OOP design patterns
Can-do’ pro-active attitude
Attention to detail focus on quality
Teamwork able to work effectively as part of a team or independently
Meet goals and objectives on time
Professional, Positive outlook
Ability to perform under pressure
What We Do For You
Summer Fridays - Throughout July and August, all employees will have Friday afternoons off (or equivalent time in the week)
Generous Annual Leave 25 days, plus public holidays, with the ability to buy additional days
Employee Assistance Programme Advice, support, and counselling 24 / 7
Life insurance - 4x times salary
Top Achievers Club Our yearly VIP trip includes flights, transfers and accommodation to recognise excellence in our employees
65% Internal Mobility Committed to the development & growth of our people
Advanced Perks At Work Exclusive employee discounts & benefits portal
Charity Fundraising Proud to be a Patron of The Prince's Trust; every employee is entitled to one day of volunteering each year
Pension Scheme - Up to 5% matched contribution
Income protection insurance
Who We Are
Advanced are one of the UK’s largest and most successful software companies. Our products sit at the heart of some of the country's best-known businesses, powering their key services and functions.
Driven by the millions of people who interact with our products every day in hospitals, schools, transport providers, sports clubs and a wide range of instantly recognisable brands.
We’ve grown phenomenally quickly with a £254m turnover and 2,600 staff serving over 25,000 customers across the UK. As an employer, we do things differently.
We hire differently. We promote at pace. We recognise excellence.