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Senior Ruby Developer (contract)

at Kin + Carta Europe

Location: London

Department: Software Engineering

About Kin + Carta

Senior Ruby Developer

This is a great opportunity to join Kin + Carta on a contract opportunity, working with one of our key clients with the public sector. The project is based around revitalising the search function of the client website, to improve functionality and user friendliness.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Several years of recent production Ruby experience
  • Alternatively: substantial upper-senior level experience in other languages and ecosystems with some past professional experience with Ruby
  • Experience building services aligning with government digital development principles
  • Familiarity with Ruby on Rails and its wider ecosystem
  • Experience with test-driven development, ideally using the RSpec or Minitest frameworks
  • Experience in RESTful API design
  • Nice to have: prior experience with Docker, Kubernetes, DevOps principles, and working in a (micro) service-oriented architecture

About Kin + Carta

Kin + Carta’s purpose is simple: to create products that make the world work better. It’s a lofty one, but when we inject our mobile specialism into some of the biggest companies in the world, we can create game-changing products. Whether it’s reimagining essential weather services with the Met Office, Transforming journey planning with Go-Ahead Group or evolving how TfL test brakes on the tube, our team of cross-functional engineers, designers, strategists, product owners, and Agile specialists are ready to take on the challenge. As the biggest team of mobile specialists in the world (over 500 people globally and 140 in London), we believe that the opportunity for our team is incredibly exciting, as we see user experiences unbundle from smartphones into a multitude of emerging platforms and touchpoints such as cars, speakers and wearables.

Our benefits

Curious minds are nurtured at Kin + Carta through a wide range of benefits including:

Continuous learning £1,000 annual learning budget
Hybrid working policy Hybrid remote working policy
Leadership icon Global leadership programmes
Flexible working icon Flexible working hours
present icon Enhanced Christmas leave
dog icon Dog friendly offices
Discounted private healthcare Subsidised private healthcare
Affordable gym membership Discounted gym membership

Apply for this role

Whoever you are, wherever you’re from and whoever you love, you’ll find an open door at Kin + Carta. It’s yours to walk through if you’re passionate about building a better world for everyone, and you’re keen to be part of a diverse and inclusive culture that plays to people’s strengths and thrives on togetherness.