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Last active Aug 29, 2015
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What would you like to do?

Hi!

We're looking for a junior to mid level Javascript and/or Ruby developer to join our team at The Exchange Group.

The Exchange Group is best known for online bike marketplace, bikeexchange.com.au, which in the last couple of years has expanded to New Zealand and Germany. We've also added tinitrader.com.au, renoexchange.com.au and furnitureexchange.com.au to the mix.

The application is primarily Ruby on Rails 3.2, which we're planning on upgrading to 4.0 in the near future. We've brought in AngularJS to several sections of the site already: our new search is entirely Angular. As our application grows, we'll be reducing our reliance on a monolithic Rails application and splitting things into UI & API implementations; this is where you'll come in.

The successful applicant will:

  • have commercial or open source experience with Ruby on Rails or Javascript (preferrably with AngularJS)
  • be willing to learn Ruby on Rails and Javascript, and develop in these languages full time

In the near future we're planning on integrating ElasticSearch and Go in to our application: if these technologies interest you, give us a call.

Our large, well furnished office is in South Melbourne and is near the excellent cafes of Bay St and only a couple of minutes walk from the 109 tram. You'll be provided with a top-of-the-line laptop or desktop (Apple or otherwise) and any software that you need to do your job. The Exchange Group employs approximately 50 people, of which 7 are in the development/design team. The position is full time, permanent and on site only.

To apply, please email a few words about yourself and a short paragraph about a technology or toolset you've recently learned to mipearson@theexchangegroup.com.au.

We are not accepting applications via recruiters at this stage.

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