Web Software Engineer – Server Side

  • Rock Recruiters Ltd
  • Gibraltar
  • Dec 06, 2018
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Job Description

Our client is an established and reputable Online gaming company at the forefront of Sportsbook, Casino and Poker, with modern offices in a premier location in Gibraltar, Near South of Spain.

Our client is seeking talented and solid Web Software Engineers to join a self-organised digital development team in charge of highly performant web applications.  The ideal candidate has deep knowledge of web standards and developing API’s for web applications, as well as experience in collaborating on software projects.   You would be joining a small, nimble web development team that doesn’t buy into the hype, and simply focus on providing solutions that are highly scalable, easily testable, maintainable, and extensible.   You are independent and inventive, you communicate and collaborate effectively, and have a hunger to learn, share knowledge, and thrive in an energising environment.
Relocation/Why Gibraltar?

Our client and ourselves as your agent look after from start to finish – Relocation Guidance & Assistance, Local Knowledge info – All rewarded with a UK comparative salary, lower tax, Full benefits package, relocation allowance and most importantly the Mediterranean lifestyle.

Gibraltar offers it all when you are looking for that high quality lifestyle of 300 days sun and outdoor living plus a stable and thriving economy in a technology hub with plenty of future career prospects. Gibraltar is an overseas British Territory with the main language being English and the currency sterling. Gibraltar is multi-national and attracts people from all over the world boasting a vibrant community and bustling centre with modern marinas, casino, clubs, bars and restaurants. Lower tax on electrical goods, cigarettes, alcohol and salary are another perk to life in Gibraltar.

Many people live in Spain and easily commute into Gibraltar daily and benefit from wages being exchanged into Euros and the lower cost of living that Spain has to offer. Working in the buzz of the city by day and living in a holiday destination in the evening/weekends, there is a fantastic work/life balance here

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

You will develop and code at all levels of various API applications, writing software with focus on great user experience, scalability and performance.  We want you to play a key role in the full development cycle and direction of product and feature sets, turning feature requests and technical requirements into a set of re-usable components using elegant code solutions.   You’ll help us shape the internal software architecture and feature development, from requirements gathering, to design and implementation, to production deployment. Development, operations, testing and others all work together to ship outstanding code to production.

Architect full-featured server-side applications using Ruby on Rails, Redis, MySQL,  Develop and code internal and external API’s for web applications, writing software with focus on performance and scalability. Participate in the full development cycle and direction of product and feature sets, turning feature requests and technical requirements into a set of re-usable components using elegant code solutions. Help us shape the internal software architecture and development, from requirements gathering, to design and implementation, to production deployment. Development, operations, testing and others all work together to ship outstanding code to production.

 
Person Specification, Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

• At least 3 years’ experience building API for websites.

• Expert in MVC web technologies and REST APIs.

• Strong experience with at least one of the dominating scripting languages for web – Ruby, PHP, Python, Elixir, NodeJs.

• Passionate about web development – you are familiar with all aspects of MVC web applications and at ease on server side, applying the most adequate pattern in the right situation. • Comfortable working across the stack and understanding how all the pieces fit together (front-end, middleware, network layer, etc.) and how they impact the performance of your application.

• Performance and optimisation experience on server side.

• Competent in JavaScript – you are very familiar with the JS landscape of technologies and have knowledge and experience in using it in tandem with server-side technologies to create fast, responsive, websites. JavaScript won’t be part of your main work, but it’ll be a nice to have.

• You have interest in working in a very cross-functional team that touches on many of the core systems and user flows.

• A solid engineer – you find something magical about solving problems with elegant but simple solutions.  You have deep knowledge of OOP and design patterns and are a good problem solver with attention to detail and critical thinking skills.

• A good communicator – you communicate enthusiastically, clearly and concisely with both technical and non-technical staff.

• A keen learner – you are up-to-date and capable of keeping the pace with the latest trends and technologies in web development.

• Bias towards action. You are hands on, passionate, persistent, creative and humble. You get things done.

Salary

Negotiable