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The company:

Based on Old Street "Silicon Roundabout"  - IE. Innovation Enterprise is an independent Business-to-business multi channel media brand focused on the information needs of Senior Analytics, Big Data, Strategy, Finance, Operations & Decision Support executives. We deliver live events, online & on-demand content & communities. We also provide marketing services as well as on-site custom production and custom research. 

Our clients include - Google, Lenovo, Cisco, Apple, Skype, Facebook, Twitter, Puma, Hadapt, Cloudera, Oracle, IBM, ….  to name a few


You are:

A motivated Back-end Developer with experience in Ruby on Rails who’s eager to be part of a young team and exciting ideas. You will be our first full-time Ruby Developer with your key responsibility being to own anything back-end related. You will be part of the new product team and work closely with our Front-End & UX/UI team.

What we’re looking for:

Our most immediate need is someone who can jump right in and play a lead role in application performance, scaling and operational support. We want a developer focused on keeping our platform stable and performant as we grow our traffic, feature set, community and business. We also have a near-endless stream of features, fixes, enhancements, optimizations and product ideas on which to work, so there's plenty of opportunity to build and own product and infrastructure.

We value software engineering highly, but we're not an engineering company; IE. is a product company. We're 50 people and tight-knit, looking for a core contributor who can work independently - you should not only thrive at solving problems, but identifying and prioritizing them. But we also want someone who loves being part of a team and understands that tasks like responding to user feedback, participating in design sessions and discussing business directions  is part of any role in growing a start-up organization.



  • Experience building and scaling applications with Ruby on Rails
  • Relational database skills, knowledge of SQL
  • Passion for owning features and infrastructure
  • Passion for writing tests
  • Knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, CSS
  • Experience configuring servers, providing operational support and troubleshooting problems
  • Strong understanding of REST and URL design
  • Experience using and/or building APIs
  • Experience building and optimizing activity streams
  • Experience with existing web frameworks and CMS

 Bonus points for:

  • Experience with distributed version control (Git) 
  • Experience scaling databases
  • Experience with Nginx
  • Experience in PHP or Python
  • Any other experience/skills complementing client side development


  • Education: You must appear convincingly educated
  • Self-motivated and ability to achieve deadlines and work independently
  • Solid communication skills and team-working capability
  • Eye for detail 
  • Positive and logical approach together with willingness to learn
  • Enthusiastic and fun to work with
  • A desire to establish a young, fresh, social digital brand
  • Agile approach to problem solving
  • Takes responsibility to ensure successful results meet or exceed expectations
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic and committed to seeing tasks through to completion
  • A track record of striving for continual personal and professional improvement


We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • All the hardware and gadgets you need to be productive
  • An awesome working environment in the heart of Silicon roundabout London 
  • A young and international team 
  • Great company events 
  • Complimentary massages - "Massage Thursdays”
  • Beer Pong Fridays
  • Annual Christmas party trips abroad 
  • And much more…

Face-to-face communication is an important part of how we work and the culture we're trying to create. Please do not apply unless you're able to commute to our office.


Please email portfolios and a little about you to careers@theiegroup.com  


Apply via our Job link here -  http://ie.theresumator.com/apply/UILxzq/CSS-HTML-Ninja-With-UX-UI-Skills.html

Job Category:

Architecture and Engineering

Career Level:

Entry Level (Less than 2 years of Experience)

Job Type:

Full Time/Permanent