Software Engineer (Ruby) – CGI – Glasgow


Job order – J1023-1183 – Permanent Full Time

Title Software Engineer (Ruby) Category Software Development/ Engineering City UK Wide, UK Wide – Various, United Kingdom Job Description Software Engineer (Ruby)

Position Description
If your coding skills are backed up with a talent for solving problems, we will give you the opportunity to have real-world impact and purpose. Working in our Central Government business unit, our Software Engineers and Developers are trusted to work closely with a wide range of clients on exciting projects with real-world critical purpose and positive impact on UK Citizens’ lives. From helping the Police keep our communities safe to the delivery of location services during the Covid-19 crisis, the protection of Britain’s maritime territories to processing the Crown Prosecution Service’s caseload, our work is wide ranging with high stakes and high impact.
CGI was recognised in the Sunday Times Best Places to Work List 2023 and has been named one of the Worlds Best Employers by Forbes magazine. We offer a competitive salary, excellent pension, private healthcare, plus a share scheme (3.5% + 3.5% matching) which makes you a member not just an employee. We are committed to inclusivity, building a genuinely diverse community of tech talent and inspiring everyone to pursue careers in our sector, including our Armed Forces, and are proud to hold a Gold Award in recognition of our support of the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant. Join us and youll be part of an open, friendly community of experts. Well train and support you in taking your career wherever you want it to go. We are happy to discuss remote or hybrid working.

Your future duties and responsibilities
Working on a key Central Government project as an experienced Senior Ruby engineer youll join the Development, QA and DevOps teams. You will be writing long-standing, high quality and efficient code for high performance integrated software to help solve unique client problems. You should ideally be a collaborator with a proactive mind set, with a passion for working together in the team to achieve goals. These roles can be worked remotely in UK or hybrid working, but there will be a requirement to attend meetings from time to time on client sites in London (expensed travel).

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
You’ll ideally be able to demonstrate;
A keen interest in and good demonstrable commercial experience/knowledge of Ruby
Creativity and enthusiasm for real-world problem solving
Demonstrable commercial experience
High standards of quality and meticulous levels of detail
DevOps -familiarity with Bash, Golang, Java, JavaScript, Perl, Python
Good knowledge/experience in Node.JS, ReactJS-UI, Oracle-RDBMS and Open Source
An understanding, in some further software engineering skills (Git, unit testing, code management, continuous integration, caching, containerisation, clean code quality, code security and databases, etc.)
Familiarity with cloud service providers, design patterns, server-less techniques and micro-service architectures would also be beneficial.
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Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees members because they are CGI shareholders and owners, and, as owners, we enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are todayone of the worlds largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where everyone belongs, and we collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal opportunity employer, we empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGIwhere your ideas and actions make a difference.


  • Java
  • Node.Js
  • Oracle Jdeveloper
  • Ruby

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