Junior Ruby on Rails Developer

London/Warwickshire, potential for flexible working

Full Time

Do you want to make a difference to the global energy transition?


At EchoBolt we’re looking for highly motivated software developers to join a diverse, rapidly expanding start-up company who share our vision that technology solutions sit at the heart of the race to global decarbonisation.


Our Junior Software Developers will design, build and manage cutting edge data management applications to help our customers optimise wind farm operation and performance.


If you are interested in a rewarding career in a sector with the potential to reshape the world, we want to hear from you.

About the Role

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As a Junior Ruby on Rails Developer joining our team, you will play a key role in designing and building both existing and new application features.


The role requires that you are comfortable assuming responsibility and autonomy to deliver production-ready code on-time. You will be responsible for improving scalability and functionality of existing systems by identifying areas for improvement and performance bottlenecks.


Additionally, you will actively investigate and promote new technologies and practices and show a willingness to voice opinion and learn.


The role will include an opportunity to carry out site inspections on offshore wind farms to gain insight into the real world applicaiton of our software tools. Full offshore wind farm certification will be provided including GWO Basic Safety Training – Sea Survival Training, Fire Awareness Training, Manual Handling Training, First Aid Training and Working at Height Training.

Job Description

Essential

  • Ruby on Rails experience

  • Testing experience and writing testable code

  • Relational database experience (we use Postgres)

  • JavaScript


Advantageous

  • Heroku

  • Redis

  • Background Processing using Sidekiq

  • University Degree in Computer Science or related subject

Skills and Experience

Is this right for me?

The offshore wind industry is perfect for adventurous people with a love of the outdoor environment.

We are looking for people able to excel in a fast-moving environment who are able to troubleshoot complex problems efficiently.

Comfortable working across front-end (50%) and back end (50%) technology stacks to develop business logic and database layers.

Able to work with cloud technologies and the use of DevOps tools.

We are looking for someone who enjoys the challenge of trying to find solutions to problems and pushes themselves to look for new ways of doing things as part of a modern diverse team.

Possess excellent communication skills and be able to articulate technical issues clearly and accurately to non-technical members of the team

Be willing and able to occasionally travel both domestically and internationally for client site visits and team collaboration.

Salary and Working Arrangements

Salary range £25k - £35k (depending on skills and experience)

Paid hours per week: 37.5
Flexible working arrangements can be implemented to suit individual candidates needs.