Full time Remote / Telecommute

Ruby Developer

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Created: September 7, 2016


​We are looking for a Ruby on Rails / Mongodb developer to join us at ​
Free UK Genealogy, a charity which supports volunteer transcription projects

​. We

- run FreeBMD, FreeCEN and FreeREG​,​

- support the development of Open Source tools to support community
transcription of historical documents​,​


- promote making family and wider history records available under Open
Data formats.

This is a newly created role, bringing extra capacity to Free UK Genealogy
at a time of change. There will be opportunity to train and support new
volunteers. We are looking for someone who is willing – excited even – by
the idea of working in an environment where observing, thinking, and
contributing to the wider picture are part of the role.

You will be working as part of a small team of permanent staff members,
contracted and volunteer developers, and volunteers in many management and
support roles. We all work from home (we have no offices). The salaried
staff all are based in the UK, but contractors and volunteers live around
the world.

Home working, full time, 18 month contract with possibility of extension.
Up to £28,000 p/a, with generous leave and pension from July 2017. Please
note closure date: Monday 19th September, noon.

Please see ​
http://www.freeukgenealogy.org.uk/blog/2016/09/05/ruby-developer/ for

How to apply


*Dr Pat Reynolds*
Executive Director
Free UK Genealogy
A charity registered in England and Wales, number 1096940, transitioning to
a Charitable Incorporated Organisation registered in England and Wales,
number 1167484
VAT registration: 233 0105 70

​+44 ​1904 541411​ +44 7943 145387

36 Albemarle Road, York, YO23 1ER, UK


Published: Saturday, March 18, 2017 04:33 UTC

Last updated: Saturday, March 18, 2017 04:33 UTC