Digital Developer (Ruby, Front/Back End, Outside)

Job Title: Digital Developer (Ruby, Front/Back End, Outside)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Central London
Salary: £450-525 Per Day - Outside IR35
Start Date: Mid November
Reference: JH%2FC%2F17206
Contact Name: James Hughes
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 01, 2017 17:12

Job Description

The successful candidate will be joining the Group and Transform Content and at a sub-team level, the publisher data and content tools team. They will have a critical role in delivering the team’s Quarter 1 mission.

Role Profile:

Design, create and improve new and existing products, platforms and transactions across the organisation.
Have strong skills in front-end or back-end web developer (or both) and be ready to quickly get to work within a multi-disciplinary team of developers, designers, editors, and analysts focussed on one or more products or projects.
Build web and mobile products to serve a variety of users' needs. Implement APIs for internal and external use.
Build up a useful, robust automated test suite to support a Continuous Deployment environment.
Share knowledge of tools and techniques with the wider team, both developers and non-developers.
Take part in 2nd-line support of applications and platforms.


Experience in front-end and/or back-end development, with detailed knowledge of at least one programming language:
Significant experience in using Ruby,
Central Government Experience

Understanding of software design principles
Ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques
A systematic approach to solving problems
Experience of using testing to validate solutions
Understanding of agile environments and version control
Basic understanding about web security an awareness of technologies used for web applications, e.g databases, backups CDNs and search, and of Unix-like operating systems, eg Linux and/or Mac OS experience of working on, or with web technologies

To be considered for this role please submit your application by 17:00 pm on Thursday 2nd November.

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