Senior Ruby on Rails Software Engineer

Sage Published: April 21, 2022
London, United Kingdom
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Software Engineering at Sage means giving businesses of all sizes the technology to better manage everything from money to people.

As a Ruby Software Engineer, or a Senior Ruby Software Engineer, you'll be part of a global market leader but with a very local heart.

You'll take a front seat in developing some of the world's most transformative integrated business systems at a FTSE 100 company.

We've made £60m of new investment into the business, have over 11,000 colleagues globally and we continually give back to our local communities.

That's what Sage Foundation is all about. It's the part of our business that gives Sage employees five paid days a year to help important local causes in person.

Because truly getting better requires everyone to be on board. Whatever your background and whoever you are, you can really make a difference here.

And, with flexible Sage Rewards, you'll get benefits to suit you in return.About the roleThis isn't just a Ruby Software Engineer role working on a product used by start-ups, entrepreneurs and business developers the world over.

It's a fantastic opportunity to learn and be part of something amazing, wherever you're based.You'll work alongside a team of local tech specialists, honing your skills and knowledge.

And, as you continually aim for world-class solutions, you'll become a key player in the development of our most innovative financial tech solutions - our SME accounting software products.

ResponsibilitiesTake technical ownership of functions to help us build it right'Work with and improve our very own component library (Carbon), built on ReactJSMentor and coach more junior members of the teamEnjoy the freedom to work on projects you choose on the last Friday of each month.

Innovating or improving existing code or processes - it's up to you!Release software to thousands of users across seven countries and help us improve our Continual Deployment pipelinesContinue your self-development via dedicated learning days and conferences / meet-ups - you might even want to speak at oneAbout youThere's a reason why businesses around the world depend on Sage platforms.

It's because we innovate. Our software engineers aren't just churning out code like machines. They're creative people, freethinkers and problem solvers - often all at once.

And that's what we want more of. It's not important which language you've used in the past - as long as you can take ownership of a project and put your own innovative stamp on it, you'll fit in just fine here.

Our perfect Ruby Software Engineer will : Have a solid background working with software development and engineeringHave worked with Ruby on RailsBe experienced developing commercial web applicationsUnderstand Agile developmentAlways be keen to improve your knowledgeBe thrilled to join a team of engineers that really care about what they doYou'll believe in the power of technology and its potential to help businesses work better and smarter.

Always up-to-date with latest developments, you'll think critically about how they could be incorporated into what we do and the benefits they could offer our customers.

You'll also be keen to hear your colleagues' ideas and, as a senior software engineer and mentor, you'll help them develop their thinking.

Driving improvement, you'll shape the future of our organisation and, with the career progression options here, you'll shape your own too.

About SagePeople make Sage great. From our colleagues delivering ground-breaking solutions to the customers who use them : people have helped us grow for more than thirty years, and people are driving our future as a great SaaS company.

We're writing our next chapter. Be part of it!At Sage, we recognise that the world of work has rapidly shifted over the last few years, particularly how we work.

That is why we have committed to working in a hybrid way going forward. Human connection is an essential ingredient of the 4 principles that make up our Flexible Human Work hybrid framework and we want to be transparent in what that looks like when you join our Sage family.

On one hand, our offices will continue to play an important role in our future and serve as a place for spontaneous conversations, connection, collaboration as well as focused time.

On the other hand, we have learned to reimagine where and when we work and to unlock that flexibility and innovation for our colleagues offering them the opportunity to work flex across their home, Sage offices or customer sites.

We invite you to join us and help us write our next chapter. Follow us on our social media sites to join in conversations about open positions and company news! #lifeatsage #sagecareers.

If you would like support with your application (or require any adjustments) please contact us. All qualified applicants will be thoughtfully considered and never discriminated against based on their race, colour, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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