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\o/ Senior Ruby Software Engineer \o/ |Help enable a more joined-up government|

Government Digital Service
🏢 Government Digital Service 🇨🇦 Pointe-à-la-Croix, Canada 🕑 December 11

 GovWifi is an authentication service in use across public sector organisations that makes participating networks appear as one to the user. GovWifi enables smarter working and encourages joined-up government. GovWifi provides a free guest wifi service in organisations that have signed up using a fast and simple registration process. It currently has around 250,000 active users.

Your Mission

You'll join a multi-disciplinary team supporting and further developing this service.

  • build RESTful web services to serve a variety of citizen and government needs
  • implement toolkits and APIs for purposes such as integration, performance optimisation, security and scalability
  • build automated tests to support our continuous deployment environment
  • provide technical leadership within the team, advising and working with developers to identify the best solutions
  • apply broad knowledge of web technologies
  • take responsibility for solving complex issues

  Your Story

  • experience in back-end development, with detailed knowledge of Ruby, ideally the Rails framework
  • understand software design principles
  • use testing to validate solutions
  • experience of working on, or with web technologies
  • familiar with working practices such as TDD, continuous integration, continuous delivery and DevOps
  • leader, who enjoys helping colleagues with their career development and coaching more junior staff members

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