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Senior Developer

Listed 9 days ago

Storypark are a purpose led, values based organisation. Everything they do is child-centric with the vision of helping every child fulfil their own unique potential.  As a SaaS organisation that is constantly evolving, they're in need of a senior Ruby on Rails Developer to lead and navigate some complex challenges as they grow.

Why people love it here:

  
As well as having the chance to make a difference to the lives of millions of children, parents and teachers you’ll find:
  • a great team who are fun, caring and share good values
  • a competitive salary 
  • regular compensation reviews – great work is rewarded!
  • a truly family-friendly workplace including paid parental leave, flexible working hours
  • break times actively encouraged - table tennis, board games and office rock climbing wall
  • lots of shared lunches and snacks to get you over the 3pm hump
  • whatever equipment you need to help you get your job done
  • relocation assistance for people joining us from other areas.
What you’ll be doing:

Our product development squads are a tight group of engineers with the following responsibilities;
  • writing and reviewing application code
  • size stories and tasks
  • delivery and quality standard of releases
  • commitment to self improvement
  • lift capability of engineers in squad with feedback and coaching
  • raise and discuss any blockers with tech lead.
We have a rotating tech lead role to run a squad that’s shared between seniors and intermediates which adds the following responsibilities:
  • understanding scope and collaborating with design and product management
  • size, prioritise, and distribute work within a stream
  • ensure delivery and quality standards of their squad’s releases
  • exemplify a high standard of development
  • ensuring that Testing/Design/Platform are aware of cards which need specialised attention.
  What you’ll bring:
  • you consider yourself a senior working with Ruby on Rails or an equivalent MVC framework
  • a good understanding with modern front-end development (We use Vue.js, but react, angular, or similar experience is great too)
  • a strong commitment to quality
  • interest in exploring modern tools and frameworks to help us deliver faster and smarter
  • solid knowledge of testing principles
  • willingness to learn across the board
  • a values alignment of impact, community and nurturing potential.
If you want to play an instrumental part in developing awesome products that really make a difference then click on the 'apply now' button right away or contact [email protected] for more information.
Job type
  • IT & Telecomms
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Wellington
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