• Location: South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town
  • Salary: ZAR40000 - ZAR65000 per month + flexi hours, remote working, medical
  • Technology: Ruby Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 26th Sep, 2019
  • Reference: NTS13219
Ruby Developer
Job Title - OpenSource Developer
Job Type - Permanent
Location: Tyger Valley, Cape Town

About the Client:

Would you be eager to continually improve customer value and internal efficiency through quality, innovative software? My client could use your skills, passion and experience to develop solutions that will help keep thousands of websites online.

You will be given the chance to work in autonomous teams that take full responsibility for their own contributions and require commitment to and understanding of the Agile (Scrum) development philosophy

As their Software Developer you will be:

* Continually driving process and technical improvements within the development team
* In collaboration with the Product Owner and stakeholders, understanding the needs of the customer in order to deliver innovative, robust solutions
* Participate in all aspects of the software development process
* Integrate 3rd party applications into the hosting environment
* (If PHP/Python) retrained in Ruby


Essential Qualifications / Skills:

* Web development (Ruby, Python or PHP - cross skilling may be required)
* Database design and performance tuning (MySQL or similar)
* Software development within the Linux/Unix environment
* Agile development practices (TDD, refactoring, continuous integration, pair programming)
* Object oriented development
* Linux systems administration skill will be an advantage
* Working with an API
* An ability to demonstrate in-depth understanding of the web technologies and sound software engineering practices.


* Technology to serve operational and client requirements
* Programming, open source Technologies and IT in general
* Optimal systems and simple procedures
* Agile development and a self-organising team environment
* Sharing ideas and innovation


* Paid relocation package
* 21 Days Holiday (3 Days family responsibility leave)
* One of the most generous Retirement Annuity packages
* Medical Aid - you and up to 3 kids and a spouse
* Flexible working hours
* Unique learning opportunities (fully paid conference trips or online courses etc.)
* GAP Cover
* Life Cover
* Disability Cover
* Funeral Cover
* Income continuation
* Currently trailing elements of remote work
* Performance bonus
* Paid overtime work
* Profit Share (after 12 months in the business)
* Cost efficient area to live in (ideal for those relocating)
* Subsidised Team sports

Please ensure you meet the minimum requirements before applying for this position - due to a high volume of applications, if you haven't received a response within 5 working days your application has been unsuccessful.

Pearson Frank International is the leading Java recruitment firm, advertising more jobs than any other agency. We deal with both Digital Agencies & End Users Globally and by specialising solely in placing candidates in the market, I have built relationships with most of the key employers in the South African Market and have an unrivalled understanding of where the best opportunities and jobs are.

If you think that this job is something you might be looking for then please do not hesitate to contact me for a chat! Email: n.tolan-smith@pearsonfrank.com or Phone: 0875505663

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