[rails-oceania] [Job] Back-end developer [Melbourne]

We are looking for an accomplished Back-End Developer to join our fun team. Ruby on Rails is the primary platform and whilst RoR experience would be advantageous, we are interested in finding a talented professional with a willingness to learn and collaborate. As a Developer at Hardhat, you will be involved in projects from inception to final delivery, collaborating with the strategy team, the design team and the front-end development team throughout the entirety of a project.

Some of your attributes and responsibilities will include but it will not be limited to:

  • A team player with a positive can-do attitude

  • Software development in Ruby on Rails (and optionally JS, .Net or Python if that’s your flavour)

  • Designing and building databases (Sqlite, MySQL, Postgres)

  • Developing custom software for physical installations, like this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-Q8QNz065s

  • Process improvement and new ways of working to improve efficiency

  • Integrating with (and writing your own) APIs

  • Writing Javascript / Typescript

  • Mentoring less experienced developers

  • Collaborating in roadmapping sessions

  • Administering Linux servers

Other attributes may include:

  • A proven track record in a similar role

  • An active blog or Github account (or equivalent)

  • Tertiary qualifications in Computer Science

  • Proficiency in Linux administration

  • Experience in any non-run-of-the-mill programming languages (think Clojure, Rust, Haskell, D, Prolog, Go, etc, etc)

  • Personal project

Hey there, we’re Hardhat. We’ve been helping businesses do amazing things with the internet for over a decade. We’re an inspired and clever bunch, with a talent for finding digital solutions that transform businesses and brands. While no one has creative in their job title, everyone has it in their job description.

Step into our office and you won’t see any traditional departments. Instead, you’ll find us together in one open space, working in small cross-discipline teams. Together, we craft well-rounded solutions to complicated problems. Hang out a little longer and you’ll also discover our indoor basketball court/pilates den, whisky bar, and one very friendly office dog.

Check out some of our work at http://hardhatdigital.com.au/our-work