Ruby on Rails Developer

Metropolitan Thames Valley

Farringdon, Devon
Metropolitan Thames Valley

Ruby on Rails Developer (12 months FTC)

Location: Hybrid / Twickenham, TW1

Salary: 78,138

Our mission:

MTVH is one of the UK?s leading housing associations.

Our vision is that everyone should have a home and the chance to live well. We are people-powered with a social purpose and we’re using tech to challenge and innovate how the housing sector delivers the right outcomes for the communities we serve.

Our customers and staff have high expectations. We want to use technology as an enabler for change, where everyone has the right tools, capabilities, and services to deliver outcomes that reflect our values and exceed expectations. The Digital team has an important role to play in achieving that. We are developing great customer-focused digital products that, engage customers and their communities, inspire colleagues and drive business efficiency.

About the role:

We?re looking for a Ruby on Rails developer to join the team. You?ll be designing and developing websites, integrations, and web services that meet the user needs of current and prospective tenants, employees, partners, investors, and local government.

You?ll be working with different technologies, across multiple digital products, including our housing services for residents and our homeownership marketing and sales services.

You?ll be working in a multi-disciplinary team alongside product managers, developers, designers, and user researchers at MTVH and our partner agencies.

This is a hands-on coding role, where you?ll be working with technologies like:

  • Ruby, Ruby on Rails, RSpec, Sidekiq and JavaScript
  • PostgreSQL, Redis, and MSSQL
  • Git, AWS, Docker

If you?re motivated to develop digital services that have an impactful social outcome, in an environment that supports your learning and development, this could be the opportunity for you.

What you’ll need to succeed:


  • have experience developing in Ruby on Rails (minimum 4 years+ experience) and the other technologies we use
  • are comfortable in a highly collaborative and communicative workplace and keen to share skills and knowledge with our team
  • enjoy writing high-quality maintainable software collaboratively
  • are motivated to develop great user-focused digital services
  • are passionate about learning new technologies

Please note :- we do not currently offer visa sponsorship.

What?s in it for you?

Our benefits include:-

  • 28 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part time) per year
  • 2 volunteering days per year for things like helping out in local communities
  • An additional ?Beliefs day? once a year to have an extra a day off
  • Enhanced pension with matched contributions of up to 9%
  • Life assurance cover 3 x your salary
  • Health cash plan scheme for your everyday healthcare needs which you can add your family members too
  • Tenancy deposit ? interest free loan to help with rental deposits
  • Access to extensive learning and training opportunities with Wisebox platform
  • Colleague virtual social platform with our workplace pages where you can keep up to date with the organisational activity and link in with colleagues
  • Career progression across the organisation with our mentoring programme and apprenticeships
  • We are committed to the wellbeing of our colleagues and support this as an organisation

About us

Learn more about our benefits and organisation by viewing our attached document

Our promise

Here at Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (MTVH) we want to capture the value that difference brings and are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. We work collaboratively ?Serving people better every day? to educate, support and develop all of our diverse employees and the communities that we serve.

We want every employee and every customer to feel comfortable enough to be their true self and are working tirelessly in the background to create an environment that encourages our employees to challenge non-inclusive behaviours and to be mindful of their own and other?s wellbeing.

Our core values of Dare, Care and Collaborate demonstrate that we are a people focused business, solving social issues by working together!

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found so we do encourage you to complete the application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

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