Ruby On Rails Team Leader

Cross Workers - New Cairo, Cairo

Experience Needed:
More than 5 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Negotiable, + Medical Insurance, Transportation, Availability of traveling to Europe
1 open position
About the Job

CrossWorkers are seeking Ruby on Rails Team Leader who has strong experience building Ruby on Rails applications and building APIs, while having a flair for UX/UI and agile customized software for various industries. In addition, you will be involved with specify, design and estimate of new software projects. Structured code, test and documentation are very important for being part of the development team at CrossWorkers.


  • 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 automatization.
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

Education & Experience:

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

Technologies & Frameworks:

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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