Senior Full Stack Developer (UK)

Innovations For Learning • Posted December 24th

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Position
Category
Software Development
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Innovations For Learning is a non-profit with over 20 years of proven success in improving children’s literacy in many school districts in the US, Canada, and the UK. We use technology in the classroom, in online tutoring sessions, and at home to give young kids the skills to read confidently to the expected standard for their age. We aren’t a sleepy, soft-spoken non-profit - we are driven to make a dent in the universe and have a profound and positive impact on children’s lives.

IFL is looking for a creative, energetic, and passionate full-stack developer to help us build out our suite of software. You will be mostly focused on the server side, building out our back-end software and APIs using Ruby. However, there will also be times you will work with Javascript. We intend for this position to be an 80/20 back-end/front-end role.

We have a flexible, supportive, and collaborative work environment with all the best development tools and frameworks. Our development team encourages you to take an idea and run with it. This is a fully-remote position, working closely with a team in the UK and the US. The successful candidate will be based in the London UK time zone and will enjoy collaborating with international colleagues.

So, please apply, join our dynamic team, and make a difference in children’s lives all across the world. It all starts with literacy!

Skills:
  • Ruby on Rails
  • PostgreSQL
  • Active Record
  • RESTful API’s
  • Data modeling
  • SQL
  • Experience with modern Javascript frameworks
  • Computer Science or a related degree is a plus
  • 5+ years experience
Some of our tools and framework stack:
  • Jira Agile
  • GitHub
  • Gulp
  • RSpec
  • Mocha
  • Capybara
  • Nightwatch
  • Heroku
  • Codeship
  • AWS S3
  • Twilio Voice and SMS
  • Postgres
  • Redis
Base salary is £75,000.00-£90,000.00 per year