Junior Developer: RoR full stack

by Thomas

Flatmates.com.au are looking for a junior Ruby on Rails developer to join our growing team!


Who we are looking for?

We are looking for a junior developer who is a quick learner and passionate about software development. In this role, you’ll be working alongside our senior developers on the production application, so you will quickly develop your skills on a successful real world product.

To apply, you must:

  • Demonstrate a basic fundamental understanding of Ruby on Rails and web development.
  • Have the ability to learn new concepts or tasks quickly.
  • Be self-motivated.
  • Be passionate about new technologies and best practices.
  • Enjoying working in a team environment.
  • Possess a good work ethic & be motivated by a challenge
  • Be experienced or interest in an Agile methodology

What projects will you work on?

Check out our development server to see what we are working on: https://next.flatmates.com.au (This is our staging server so we will be breaking it from time to time)

Technologies you will use on a day to day basis include:

Rails 4.2, React, Elastic Search, AWS, Postgres, Sidekiq, Redis, Codeship, Github, Rspec, Bourbon/Neat, Stripe and Google Maps API.

Why Flatmates.com.au?

Flatmates.com.au is Australia’s third largest real estate website and the biggest share accommodation site (by traffic). We have over one million page views per day and over 50,000 daily users.

You will become a part of our small team who are forward-thinking and passionate about building great products. We offer a flexible work environment and relaxed culture. We believe everyone has something important to offer, which is why we operate on a flat company structure with no hierarchy. Your contributions will directly influence the direction of the business and the effectiveness of our products.

We have the resources and stability of a large company but the culture and atmosphere of a startup.

We keep up with the latest technologies and are frequently experimenting and implementing new ideas. Everyone in the development team is full stack and works across a wide variety of features and technologies on a monthly basis. We operate within a non-strict agile philosophy with short sprints and frequent releases. We believe in testing our code, code reviews, buddying up on projects and creating beautiful code.

Where are we?

Our offices are located in a large converted warehouse (with a huge rooftop terrace) just a few minutes walk from Sydney’s Central Station.

Applicants must be permanent residents of Australia.

To apply please email Thomas directly: thomas@flatmates.com.au

  • Thomas
  • thomas@flatmates.com.au
  • CEO and Co-owner of Flatmates.com.au