Junior Rails Developer

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Company:Datafin Recruitment

A dynamic development house based in Cape Town is looking for a junior Rails developer to join their team. Candidates must have Ruby on Rails experience along with other common libraries such as RSpec, basic understanding of front end technologies such as JavaScript, HTML 5 and CSS 3.

  • Setting up and maintaining Funda LMS instances.
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Ruby code.
  • Integration of data storage solutions.
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, devise solutions to these problems.
  • Maintain code quality, organization and automatization.
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, along with other common libraries such as RSpec.
  • Good understanding of the syntax of Ruby and its nuances.
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming.
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3.
  • Familiarity with concepts of MVC, Mocking, ORM, and RESTful.
  • A proficiency for writing clean, readable Ruby code.
  • Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system.
  • Able to implement automated testing platforms and unit tests.
  • Proficient understanding of git.
  • Some experience with the Canvas LMS is preferable.
  • Team player who can work autonomously and provide regular feedback to the team.
  • An accountable and reliable individual who takes pride in their work and is able to work in an unstructured environment.
While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

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Posted on 13 Sep 15:49

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