Ruby / Erlang Developer (Cape Town, South Africa)

Opportunity to join an international team of developers. Position
based in Cape Town.

You will be working with a team of highly skilled and experienced RUBY
on RAILS and ERLANG developers on a range of hosted mobile interactive
applications. They have rapidly grown over the last five years and
recently won several awards for its innovative and high-performance
products and is now de-facto market leader for mobile interactive
applications for the media industry.
They are strong believers in open source technologies and AGILE/XP
delivery methodologies. They passionately practice test-driven
They are now looking to expand their team and need your expertise to
help them with their existing and new Ruby and Perl or Erlang
applications. Their backend applications need to be performed under
load and be robust and scalable. Their user interfaces need to not
only look appealing and reflect their brand values but are also need
to be intuitive and user friendly and provide optimal usability for
the application’s core purpose

Travel Requirements
You are expected to have a valid passport and will, upon joining,
immediately travel to the UK for a period of 1-2 weeks. Passport visa
will be applied for at time of offer acceptance. Beyond this initial
induction short trips maybe required on a 6 monthly basis.

Required Skills

Skill Mandatory/Beneficial Years
Ruby on Rails or Erlang Mandatory 3+ years
AGILE or SCRUM Methodologies Mandatory 1+ years
OOPS Mandatory 4+
MySQL Mandatory 3+
UNIX/LINUX Mandatory 4+ years

Required Experience
Good working knowledge of the Ruby command set and the model-view-
controller approach are essential. You may not yet have had the
opportunity to practice your Erlang skills commercially, but we expect
a passionate interest and understanding of Erlang. A passionate
appreciation for the AGILE development approach is also key to this

Ideally you would have worked with plug-ins and have some experience
with methods to push Rails performance.

Required Education
You require a degree in computer sciences with a grade equivalent to
the UK’s 2.1 or better.

Looking forward to hearing from you: