Our Software Engineering team is growing and we are looking for Senior Ruby developers. If you are passionate about developing software the right way then this is a great opportunity.
We operate in a fast paced and changeable environment, so you will naturally be aligned to our culture of disruption and innovation and relish the challenge of finding ways to make this work better. You will be joining one of four dedicated development teams using Agile Scrum, where you are empowered to take full ownership of the software and its delivery. At UKCloud we aim to delight our customers by delivering technology that is designed to significantly reduce time, cost and risk.
Software Engineering is responsible for the successful delivery and maintenance of secure, quality and scalable software applications that enable UKCloud to support our customers. From provisioning, to accessing our products and services, then billing and everything in-between. Leveraging a microservice architecture and DevOps practices like containerisation and continuous delivery. Our services are vital in providing accurate information for customers, operational support and billing.
About this role
Working within an Agile software development team to design, code and unit-test technical solutions in accordance with established standards
Deliver secure, high quality, performant and extensible applications that enable UKCloud to achieve its business goals
Provide Subject Matter Expert level code and application support when needed, including analysis and resolution of technical and application problems
Actively engage with stakeholders, other projects and technical teams to improve cross working and team knowledge
Maintain technical knowledge of current technical trends and standards e.g. attending conferences
Good working knowledge of Ruby and Ruby on Rails with experience of RESTful API and micro-service development; able to design and code services following SOLID and 12-Factor App principles
Good problem investigation and technical debugging skills
Commercial experience of
working with agile teams and practices, e.g. Scrum, Extreme programming (XP) and Test-driven development (TDD)
Continuous Delivery (CI/CD), including build scripts and version management tools
SQL database technologies, able to design queries and appropriately normalised schemas against MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL or similar
RabbitMQ or other Advanced Message Queuing Protocol implementations
Vagrant, Docker and orchestration platforms like Kubernetes or OpenShift
virtualisation principals and Cloud platforms like VMware, OpenStack, AWS, Azure
security coding practices (OWASP and similar)
NoSQL databases like MongoDB
About the Company
UKCloud provides an unbeatable, secure UK public cloud. Focused solely on serving the UK Public Sector. We are committed to assurance and security while delivering flexible, agile and value-based cloud hosting to our customers.
Formed in 2012, UKCloud is based in Farnborough (Hampshire) and Corsham (Wiltshire). We have a team of 250+ people and we continue to grow! We are looking for people who want a rewarding career in a business who truly invest in you as an individual.
Competitive salary plus 10% bonus
25 days' holiday increasing to 30 days over length of service, half a day birthday leave, charity day
Access to free parking
Active social and charity events
Cycle to work scheme
Friday breakfasts, fruit and soft drinks
UKCloud is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible applicants. Applicants must be eligible to work and live in the UK and will be required to undergo and maintain appropriate UK government security clearance.