Ruby On Rails Team Leader

Cross Workers - New Cairo, Cairo

Experience Needed:
More than 3 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree at least
3 open positions
About the Job

We are hiring Ruby on Rails Team Leader to work in an excellent offshore development environment in Cairo, with possibility to travel to Europe once or twice a year.

  • Our Danish client is first-mover within all in one logistics application that automates Shipping and logistics for E-commerce businesses.
  • They integrate with Carriers, E-commerce platforms, ERP platforms and provide a REST API and file automation services.
  • It is a young organization where you will play an important role in the development department.
  • You will be traveling to Denmark and work with the client as a start and when needed
  • Among their clients you will find GLS, DHL, FedEx, UPS and many more
  • The vision is to provide the Easy shipping that enables growth.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the team, promoting the creation of elegant, practical solutions to meet the company’s business goals.
  • Be committed to the deadlines through follow up of tasks with team members.
  • Research and actively learn about new technologies and introduce them into the infrastructure.
  • Resolve technical issues that are escalated by junior and mid-level developers.
  • Handle any technical communications with the other offshore teams.
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Ruby code
  • Integration of data storage solutions {{may include databases, key-value stores, blob stores, etc.}}
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
  • Help maintain code quality, organization and automation
Job Requirements


  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, along with other common libraries such as RSpec and Resque
  • Good understanding of the syntax of Ruby and its nuances
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Good understanding of server-side templating languages {{such as Liquid, Slim, etc }}
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Familiarity with concepts of MVC, Mocking, ORM, and RESTful
  • A knack for writing clean, readable Ruby code
  • Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Able to implement automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools {{e.g. Git, Mercurial or SVN}}
  • Familiarity with development aiding tools {{such as Bower, Bundler, Rake, etc}}
  • Familiarity with continuous integration


  • Bachelor Degree of Computer Science & Software Engineering.
  • Fluent in English language is a MUST.
  • Experience in Agile “Scrum” methodology
  • 3+ years of experience in Ruby on Rails Development

Technologies & Framework:

Programming language

  • Ruby
  • Golang
  • Qt

Web technology

  • XML & XSLT
  • AJAX
  • WCAG
  • Javascript
  • CSS
  • Browser local storage
  • Twitter bootstrap
  • jQuery
  • js
  • Rails
  • Html + Html5

Server technology

  • Debian / Linux
  • CLI
  • Git, Subversion
  • Apache webserver
  • Toolbox
  • Github
  • Docker
  • Jira
  • Lucidchart
  • Google Business Suite
  • Atlassian Product Suite
About this Company

CrossWorkers is a Danish offshoring company working in the software development sector, supplying our clients with professional IT resources. The company has been in business since 2009 and provides excellent services within offshoring software development. The headquarters... (More)

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