Ruby Developer

Government Sector

We are looking for a developer to join one of the delivery teams in the Legal Aid Agency, part of the Government sector.


6-month initial contract, £700pd, inside IR35, hybrid 2 days a week in any of their UK office locations.


This sector of the government are on a mission to modernize, maintain and make better digital services for the Legal Aid Agency. This involves building new products & services on the back of user research and based on user needs.


Your approach:

● A systematic approach to problem solving

● A commitment to share knowledge with permanent staff in the delivery team

● A willingness to help transform government into a more agile organisation, by helping

to embed modern development practices

● A proactive attitude towards documenting software, business processes and incidents


Your key skills and experience – must have:

● Experience working in Ruby

● Experience building resilient and stable software

● Experience of automated testing techniques

● Experience of building CI/CD pipelines and modern deployment approaches

● Experience securely designing, building and maintaining APIs, services and systems

● Experience of building cloud-native applications and working with Infrastructure as Code

● Experience of working with relational databases

● Experience working in an agile multi-disciplinary team


Your key skills and experience – nice to have:

● Experience integrating with legacy systems

● Experience of working with NoSQL databases

● Frontend web skills

● Ruby on Rails

● Kubernetes

● Terraform

● Docker

We welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences. Our team includes parents, the self-taught, the university-educated, and people of a wide variety of nationalities, ages, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Obviously, we’re looking to ensure it’s a solid fit from both sides: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day for work.

We know that diverse teams are strong teams, and welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences to apply to be part of life at Zebra People. We are committed to a fair and accessible recruitment process for all candidates. We would be happy to meet any accommodation requests during the application or interview process, please just let us know.