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Ruby on Rails Developer

Sutton Community Farm

Posted: 22/02/2019

Deadline: 08/04/2019

Compensation: Negotiable

Paid Flexible hours Fixed term / contract Remote working

Job description

Do you want to help us deliver fresh, healthy, sustainably grown food to more customers?  We are looking for someone to provide ongoing maintenance and support for our Ruby on Rails based website and customer / order management system, as well as our WordPress site (this one). There will also be some feature development and improvements required. 

If you are interested, please email with some information about your relevant experience.

The Site & Our Requirements

The site uses Ruby on Rails, against MySQL database and runs on a shared Linux host. Bitbucket is used for source control.

Expected work

  • migration of hosting to new agreed hosting provider
  • 3-5 hours per month baseline maintenance and support contract to be agreed
  • feature development, improvements (hours above baseline to be agreed in advance)


  • Smart, friendly, gets stuff done.
  • Takes initiative to suggest improvements
  • Excellent written communication skills (communication will primarily be through Bitbucket.)
  • 2+ years of recent Ruby on Rails experience
  • Knowledge of WordPress
  • Interest in and commitment to the aims of Sutton Community Farm
  • We will consider individuals or agencies. 

Application information

If you are interested, please email with some information about your relevant experience and to discuss next steps. 

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About Sutton Community Farm

Sutton Community Farm is a community-owned farm. We started in 2010 in response to a community need with the purpose to increase access to fresh, healthy, sustainable food and provide a shared space for people to cultivate skills, get exercise and make new friends. Our farm sits on a beautiful 7.1 acre smallholding with views towards the skyline of central London.