[rails-oceania] [Job] Senior/Lead RoR developer (Brisbane only)

This position is available on-site (Brisbane) only.

If you are interested, please send your resume to paulo@outfit.io

About the opportunity

We want to hire exceptional talent to grow the Outfit platform and brand. You will be working with a dynamic, highly capable team of developers who love what they do and are always learning from each other.

You will be based in a collaborative work environment with an excellent culture and workspace. This is an opportunity to work with world-class technologies and develop solutions that will be adopted on a global scale.

At Outfit, there is genuine, ongoing opportunities to develop your career towards team or technical leadership.

This position reports to the Head of Technology.

Success Factors and Skills

  • Initiative and accountability to prioritise tasks and make critical decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communications skills, with the ability to articulate yourself to both technical and non-technical people.
  • Team-work skills including build rapport with others, giving and receiving feedback and facilitating internal discussions.
  • 8+ years experience in test-driven practices, unit testing and mocking frameworks, applying those principles to large complex codebases.
  • 8+ years experience with back-end technologies (Ruby and Rails - JS and NodeJS is a plus), designs patterns and open source tools.
  • 3+ years experience in API design/delivery using RESTful, SOAP and GraphQL interfaces.
  • Good analytical skills for solution design, software build and problem resolution.

Key responsibilities

  • Deliver production-ready solutions
  • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Troubleshoot, test and maintain the core product software and databases to ensure strong optimisation and functionality
  • Assist in the production of systems design artefacts such as integration plans, wireframes, process or workflow designs, and functional design documents
  • Participate in deployment activities on a roster or as required basis
  • Provide mentoring to other team members as well as others in the business as practical


  • Transform business requirements and user stories in product features that may involve developing in different languages and technologies.
  • Successfully design and implement business critical solutions that take into consideration security, high-availability and code maintenance.
  • Continually perform code review and knowledge transfer to other developers on a regular basis.
  • Support management team, partners and customers with technology knowledge advice.

Applicant characteristics

  • You are passionate about elegant code, design patterns, software architecture, development best practices and abreast of new technologies, frameworks and other languages.
  • You’re willing to learn and mentor other developers to achieve exceptional results.
  • You demonstrate strong initiative and a proactive nature.
  • You’ll be as committed to excellence as the rest of the team