Forum: Ruby on Rails [JOB] RoR/PHP Developer needed - London, SW2

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Paul W. (Guest)
on 2006-02-09 16:44
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NO AGENCIES PLEASE

With that out the way, we (http://www.firebox.com) are looking for a
web developer to join our existing small development team.

Here's the posting from our website[1]:

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Web D. (ref W200)

Reporting to: Technical Director

This permanent, full-time role involves developing the Firebox website
and internal admin tools. You will be working in a small team on a
variety of programming projects.

Key skills required include:
â?? PHP (Object Oriented) and MySQL essential
â?? Experience with Java, Ruby on Rails, etc. very desirable
â?? Skills with Ajax, shell scripting, HTML, Apache and Linux System
Administration are also an advantage

Based in London, SW2. Salary: £25k-£30k depending on experience.
Email covering letter and CV to tom.boardman @ firebox.com.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE
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(Note that CVs are not to be sent to me, but rather my boss.)

We're making progress in integrating RoR into our existing PHP setup
(already a couple of aspect of the backend system are pure Rails) with
a view to move as much code over to Rails as we can and use Rails for
future greenfield development.

Thanks for your time,

Paul.
[1] - http://www.firebox.com/index.html?dir=admin&action...
James L. (Guest)
on 2006-02-09 18:05
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On 2/9/06, Paul W. <removed_email_address@domain.invalid> wrote:
> Key skills required include:
> â?? PHP (Object Oriented) and MySQL essential
> â?? Experience with Java, Ruby on Rails, etc. very desirable
> â?? Skills with Ajax, shell scripting, HTML, Apache and Linux System
> Administration are also an advantage
>
> Based in London, SW2. Salary: £25k-£30k depending on experience.

This is OT, but I'm curious.  Is  ~$50k USD normal in the UK for this
type of position.  Seems low to me.


http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=27500+GBP...

-- James
Tony C. (Guest)
on 2006-02-09 18:08
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I would gladly take 50K to work with Rails FT :)

Tony
Tom F. (Guest)
on 2006-02-09 21:14
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US programmers get paid far more than UK ones.  I now live in the US...
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