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Ruby Software Engineer
Description:
Job Description
We’re looking for a talented software engineer to join our Engineering team to help develop FreeAgent, our flagship app, and contribute towards our mission of democratising accounting for small businesses across the world!
Responsibilities

Design and implement new app features using a pragmatic, test-driven approach
Refactor legacy code to improve it’s maintainability, testability and scalability
Contribute to the development of our team and its culture
Develop new and innovative things with our product (and the data generated from it)

Valued qualities and experience

Strong background in software engineering
An impressive track record of writing high quality commercial web applications
Excellent understanding of SQL and query optimisation
Experience with RabbitMQ, Elasticsearch
Comprehensive understanding of OOD, design patterns, refactoring, SRP, etc.
Love working with Ruby/Rails, Javascript, jQuery, MySQL, SOA

Desired Skills

BSc/Masters degree in Computer Science or equivalent
Previous startup experience
Experience working on large, high-volume web apps

Work environment
This is a full time position based in our lovely office in the West End of Edinburgh. We have a relocation package available and Edinburgh is a fantastic place to live!
The office is full of good food and drink (free team lunch every Friday!), and lots of friendly teammates who like a good laugh. We offer paid international conference visits as well as regular company hack days. We’ll also consider a remote working arrangement for exceptional EU candidates. Five of our engineering team are fully remote.
We have a flat engineering structure and we work closely with all the other internal teams. Our company culture is very transparent and we believe in working collaboratively to solve problems across the business.
About FreeAgent
FreeAgent is the leading UK online accounting platform with over 34,000 delighted customers and continued high growth. We have a brilliant team of engineers and designers who are developing with cutting-edge tech at scale. We have a wealth of technical challenges for you to solve and we can provide a friendly, creative and collaborative environment in which to solve them.
How to apply
If you’re interested, write to us at jobs@freeagent.com with your CV and/or Github and tell us how you can help!Job Perks: Top-of-the-line Apple kit
Herman Miller desk and Aeron chair
The finest Scottish ale, delivered weekly
Free catered lunches every Friday
Annual conference budget
Tax-free purchase of a bike as part of our Cycle to Work scheme
Access to Scotland’s most comprehensive animated GIF collectionApply:

Employer Profile

Company:
FreeAgent
Location:
Edinburgh
Date Submitted:
Tue, Oct 22nd, 2013
Expires:
Fri, Nov 22nd, 2013
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