Full-Stack Software Developer (Ruby/ Rails)

  • Ackroo Inc
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Jan 24, 2018
Full time R&D Software

Job Description

Full-Stack Software Developer (Ruby/Rails)

Location: Ottawa, ON

We seek a Full Stack Developer for a permanent full-time position in one of Ottawa’s most exciting and innovative companies (intermediate level). Ackroo is building the next generation of gift card and loyalty rewards payment products. You will be challenged across a wide variety of technologies. You will join a dynamic, fast-paced and highly skilled team working to develop new features to drive sales and support our growing customer base. You should have a passion for software development and a desire to pursue excellence.


  • Be a key member of our growing development team
  • Challenge and improve our product and processes via Design and Development tasks
  • Develop new features in one or more of our products

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Ruby on Rails or other scripting style languages (PHP, Python)
  • Knowledge of web development technologies (HTML5/Javascript//CSS/jQuery …)
  • Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming and Design concepts
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Positive attitude with a desire to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong ability to work in a team and ability to learn quickly
  • Must have strong written/verbal communication skills
  • University Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience

Experience in any of the following would be considered an asset:

  • Ideally 2-5 years of experience working on a software development team
  • Knowledge of RESTful Web Services interfaces
  • Experience developing on Windows/Linux
  • Experience with Agile development process
  • Advanced MySQL experience
  • Experience with other programming languages/frameworks (.NET/ PHP/C++…)
  • Knowledge of .NET Development Framework
  • Payments Knowledge – POS terminals, POS systems, credit/debit/gift/loyalty transactions processing
  • Cloud Infrastructure and Continuous Integration tools (e.g AWS, Heroku, Github)

Think you’d be a good fit?  Send us your resume!