Ruby Digital Developer at Cabinet Office, London, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Nov 19, 2020
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Ruby Digital Developer (Inside IR35)

The Cabinet Office are currently looking for an experienced Digital Developer who has detailed knowledge of Ruby and Ruby on Rails. 


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As a Digital Developer you will: 

  • Work on a variety of software tasks to maintain and improve all aspects of the GovWifi service
  • Collaborate with Site Reliability Engineers to improve infrastructure with a focus on developer experience.
  • Use toolkits and APIs for purposes such as integration, performance optimisation, security and scalability.
  • Fix bugs, upgrade dependencies, develop small features and clear technical debt.
  • Work in an agile way as part of a multidisciplinary team, participating in ceremonies
  • Create and update documentation, approve pull requests and maintain repositories.
  • Pair with other developers and share knowledge of tools and techniques with your wider team, both developers and non-developers



You’ll have:


  • Ruby experience
  • Ruby on Rails experience
  • A solid background in building and operating web apps and APIs running on AWS
  • CI/CD pipeline configuration 


It would be great to also have:


  • Have experience of using testing to validate solutions 
  • Have experience in front-end development
  • Terraform experience 
  • Have an awareness of technologies used for web applications, e.g databases, backups, CDNs and search, and of Unix-like operating systems, e.g. Linux and/or Mac OS  have experience working on, or with web technologies