Are you a self-starter, who wants to develop your skills and make a difference?
Abcam is a successful web based business supplying research tools to life scientists worldwide and has enjoyed phenomenal growth. Our head office is in Cambridge (UK), we also have offices in Bristol (UK), Cambridge, Eugene and San Francisco, (USA), Tokyo (Japan), Hong Kong, Hangzhou and Shanghai (China).
Our culture is a key differentiator. We believe in empowering individuals, with responsibility given at an early stage. The working environment is fun and fast-paced, with everybody working together as a team to deliver great service and the best products to our customers. In addition to competitive salaries we can offer an attractive benefits package and plenty of opportunities to learn and grow.
What will the Lead Ruby Web Developer do?
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Lead Ruby Web Developer to partner with the Information Technology team and take responsibility for developing and maintaining our IT systems together with supporting technical tasks. The Web Development Leader will guide leadership in the development of department goals, objectives and systems that align with our overall commercial and organizational strategy.
The role will be based in Hangzhou, reporting to the IT Manager.
• Lead Web Development Engineer to design, develop, maintain and support Abcam’s IT systems
• Work closely with IT system stakeholders and the global production development team to develop and extend IT applications which support Abcam and to ensure high levels of communication are maintained
You will be a native level Chinese speaker with good English language writing and speaking skills and will have significant experience in web development or related areas, together with some previous management experience. Ideally you will also have experience of ASP.NET MVC or Java development together with SQL and related databases, unit / integration / regression testing and test-driven development. Some knowledge of Ruby on Rails development would be a bonus.
abcam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to age, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.