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Ruby on Rails Developer1

  • Company: Fashion Sprout
  • Deadline: Wednesday 4th July 2012
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description

We are an american based company offering a challenging, innovative and friendly environment where you will work to extend and improve the capabilities of our e-commerce platforms and help bring forward new e-business opportunities.

Our ideal candidate is an Ruby on Rails developer with back-end developer skills. We offer an environment where highly motivated, self-learners will grow their knowledge and capabilities in all tiers of Rails application development and deployment. You will be responsible for the full application life cycle -- from specification/design through project delivery -- and will work directly with our business sponsors and other team members to ensure that our team is successful.

 

Our Environment:

Ruby on Rails, Linux, MySQL, Nginx, Passenger, javascript, HTML, CSS, SASS, HAML

Required skills:

:: Proven experience developing significant web applications
:: Hand-coding front-end development experience (HTML, CSS)
:: Working knowledge of standards-compliant HTML, CSS, Javascript/JQuery and AJAX

:: Familiarity with design and prototyping tools such as Photoshop
:: Solid Ruby on Rails development experience
:: Commitment to iterative development practices
:: Knowledgeable in relational database technologies, including MySQL
:: Experience working in the Linux operating system
:: Proficiency with Git or other source control products
:: Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and quickly grasp new concepts

 

Desired skills:

:: Experience gained with website setup and management through a commercial web hosting provider

How to apply

Send your C.V. to james@fashionsprout.com