Senior Ruby Developer - Contract (3 Month FTC)

Published on November 04, 2023

We are Driven, Inclusive, Customer Obsessed and One team building a game-changing platform. Our success would not be possible without the collaboration and determination of our amazing teams across the world. We will forever ensure the people who choose to be with Immersive Labs are provided every opportunity to enjoy and be rewarded by their work.

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Immersive Labs is the leader in people-centric cyber resilience. We help organizations continuously assess, build, and prove their cyber workforce resilience for teams across the entire organization, from front-line cybersecurity and development teams to Board-level executives. We provide realistic simulations and hands-on cybersecurity labs to evaluate individual and team capabilities and decision-making against the latest threats.
Where we are now
Immersive Labs was founded in 2017, from a cargo container in Bristol, UK we’ve grown to over 300 employees globally, announced funding of more than £150 million and been voted a Best place to work for the last 3 years running! We are trusted by the world’s largest organizations including KPMG, Sophos and the NHS to measure, map to risk, and optimize the human cyber abilities of their entire workforce.
We encourage people of all different backgrounds and identities to apply. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive, supportive place for you to be you and do your very best work.

Senior Back-End Developer - Ruby (3 Month FTC)
Due to a project we are undertaking within our Engineering division, we seek an experienced and enthusiastic Back End Developer with knowledge of Ruby, Ruby on Rails, RESTful APIs and object-oriented design to join us on a fixed term basis of 3 months. 
You will focus on code which supports the needs of the front end application written in React, a basic understanding of Javascript and React would be an advantage.
This is an exciting opportunity to be responsible for developing a truly ground breaking product - you will be a key part of a project around driving performance within our platform and laying the groundwork for some exciting developments we are planning to implement.
If you want to have a large impact and contribute more than just your time, this could be the role for you - at Immersive Labs, we value determination, ingenuity, collaboration and an understanding that unique products require unique technical solutions.
Your main responsibilities:
You'll get to immerse yourself in Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Docker, Kubernetes and AWS. We want to give you a place where you'll learn from us and we'll learn from you through getting involved in the following:
  • Formulate technical solutions from product requirements in collaboration with others to create a first class platform
  • Design, build and maintain an efficient, reusable and reliable codebase 
  • Maintaining good test coverage over all aspects of the codebase by performing unit tests and integration tests
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs in back-end code, and devise solutions to these problems to minimise customer impact
  • Translate technical language/concepts for non-technical individuals written and orally 
  • Be actively involved in all team ceremonies, 2-week sprints and retrospectives, working closely with product managers and other disciplines
  • Work closely with the front end developers; our front end applications are developed in JavaScript, React, HTML5, and CSS3
Success in this role will depend most on your approach, underlying skills and potential for growth, even if some of the above would be new to you. You should apply if you have:
  • Demonstrable and up-to-date knowledge with Ruby, Ruby on Rails, APIs (GraphQL or REST), and object-oriented design. 
  • Any experience with AWS or Kubernetes is an advantage 
  • Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system and create database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind scalable applications
  • Proficient understanding of Git and familiarity with CI setups
Immersive Labs’ growth has been fuelled by our values that underpin everything we do, here's how they relate to this role:
  • Driven - We are innovators and market-creators, constantly moving forward to achieve results in support of our mission.
    1. Inclusive - We are passionate about creating an environment of inclusion and respect for our employees, customers and partners, everyone has opportunities to thrive.
    2. Customer Obsessed - We seek to develop deep relationships with our customers to help them achieve their business outcomes.
    3. One Team - We are a talented global team working together to achieve our vision.
If you would like to read more about what you can expect from our recruitment process, you can visit our dedicated interview process page.

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