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Senior Ruby on Rails Developer

  • Student Beans
  • Full time
  • United Kingdom
  • 24/04/2021

About Student Beans

Student Beans is the world's leading student loyalty network. We produce our award-winning technology for the biggest retailers on the planet, connecting them with the youth market. Featuring in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 2019, a list of the fastest-growing private tech companies in Britain, Student Beans consistently innovate to offer new solutions that satisfy our consumers, drive ROI for our clients and create an empowering workplace for our employees.

In the last two years alone, Student Beans has tripled the size of its teams in London, Manchester, Birmingham and New York and opened a brand new office in Melbourne. But we’re not stopping there!

Student Beans has an incredibly exciting journey ahead, with ambitious goals and endless possibilities. Our success is due to our brilliant people and we are looking for more talented individuals to join us on our journey.


As a result of our incredible success and growth, we are looking for a Ruby on Rails Developer to join us. Responsibilities include:

Role & Responsibilities

  • Innovating current product and scaling it
  • New features including personalisation and localisation
  • Operating in an Agile environment
  • Shape the architecture and future of a unique platform that connects global brands and local businesses to students around the world

About You

  • Experience in back-end programming language - preferably Ruby on Rails however we would consider PHP, Python or Java as well
  • An analytical mind - a passion for solving problems
  • The ability to work autonomously, as well as collaborate within a team on project-based work
  • Good communication skills.
  • Experience with TDD and/or BDD
  • Experience with MySQL or other relational DBs


Life at Student Beans

We are passionate about our mission to empower students to thrive and believe our success is only due to our fantastic team, their different backgrounds, experiences and beliefs. At Student Beans our culture is welcoming and empowering, everyone has a voice and direct impact on our journey.

Here are just a few things that make Student Beans an awesome place to work:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Remote first working environment, meaning you are not obligated to come into the office, you can choose the environment you think you excel best in!
  • Flexi-time.
  • Vibrant, purposeful and social environment - famous winter parties and summer getaways, regular socials and adventurous activities.
  • Focus on welfare - gym membership, wellness challenges, EAP and health cash plan
  • Mental Health First Aider
  • In house performance and development coaching
  • Access to the ‘Student Beans Library’
  • Incredible partnership discounts for the biggest brands in the world: Google, Apple, TopShop, Ted Baker, GymShark, Domino's, Uber … to name a few!

Check out our Careers site to see for yourself!

Due to the high volume of applicants we can only respond to shortlisted applicants. By submitting your application, you agree that Student Beans may collect your personal data for recruiting, global organization planning, and related purposes. Our Applicant Privacy Notice explains what personal information and where we may process, our purposes for processing, and the rights you can exercise over Student Beans' use of your personal information.

#LI-MR1Jade Stevens

About Student Beans

Student Beans is an industry-leading, global marketing platform. We produce our award-winning student verification technology for the world’s most famous brands such as Google, TopShop, Microsoft, Apple, and Domino’s, connecting them with the youth market and driving hundreds of millions of p...

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