Sokowatch Ruby on Rails Developer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Sokowatch Ruby on Rails Developer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya


  • Sokowatch is looking for a Ruby on Rails developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users.

  • Their primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end.

  • They will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by their co-workers into the application.

  • Therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.

    Requirements:

    The successful candidate will possess:

  • 2+ years’ Experience with Ruby on Rails, along with other common libraries such as RSpec and Resque

  • Good understanding of the syntax of Ruby and its nuances

  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming

  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3

  • Familiarity with concepts of MVC, Mocking, ORM, and RESTful

  • A knack for writing clean, readable Ruby code

  • Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system

  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

  • Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes

  • Able to implement automated testing platforms and unit tests

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools like GIT

  • Familiarity with development aiding tools such as Bundler, Rake, etc

  • Familiarity
    with continuous integration

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Team-first attitude

  • Good time-management skills

  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

    Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Ruby code

  • Research, analyze, and develop product features of increasingly complex nature

  • Code tested and documented Ruby on Rails code

  • Make design and technical decisions for Rails projects.

  • Develop application code and unit testing in Rest Web Services and Ruby technologies for the Application Development Centre.

  • Help maintain code quality, organization and automatization

  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems

  • Integration of data storage solutions

  • Ensure high performance of all systems developed

  • Time management and self-organization

    How to Apply

  • Send us your updated CV to

  • careers@sokowatch.com clearly indicating ‘Ruby on Rails developer’ on the subject line by 31st May, 2020.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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