Devex is the media platform for the global development community. As a social enterprise, they connect and inform development, health, humanitarian and sustainability professionals through news, business intelligence and funding and career opportunities. The company was founded in 2000 and today they reach over 1 million aid workers and development professionals. Their headquarters is in Washington, DC., and they also have offices in Barcelona and Manila and reporters on 5 continents.
Their website and related systems are hosted on Amazon Web Services, all developed code is version controlled via git on GitHub and ideally well tested. The main programming language for the back-end services is Ruby, using the Ruby on Rails and grape frameworks. The front-end is a mix of Ruby on Rails, AngularJS, and React. Nearly all data is stored in a relational database (PostgreSQL), cached by Redis, and searched over via Elasticsearch.
NOTE: The client is willing to consider only EU citizens or those who don't need a work permit for Spain.
Must have skills:
At least 4 years of experience in professional web application development
Professional experience with Ruby on Rails and/or allied technologies
Strong skills in written and spoken English
A solid grasp of object-oriented programming, automated software testing, and the application development life-cycle in general
Nice to have skills:
Familiarity with relational databases and/or search engines like Solr or Elasticsearch
Experience with agile methodologies like Scrum or Kanban