Melbourne (Hybrid)

Lead Ruby on Rails Developer with AWS Experience

About Us:

Join Socialsuite, where passion meets purpose. We're on a mission to empower organisations worldwide to understand and enhance their global impact through innovative sustainability and impact measurement software.

At Socialsuite, we foster a culture of purpose-driven work and sustainable practices. We believe in the power of collaboration, empathy, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Whether you're in the office or working remotely, you'll find a supportive environment where your contributions matter.

With a focus on making a positive difference in the world, we're not just a software company; we're a community dedicated to driving meaningful change. If you're ready to join a dynamic team, where your talents are valued, and your work makes a difference, we invite you to apply and be part of our journey towards a more sustainable future.

Backed by Salesforce Ventures, Pixiu Investments, and Tidal Ventures. 

Position Overview:

We are seeking an experienced Lead Ruby on Rails Developer who will not only excel in technical proficiency but also demonstrate strong leadership skills, serving as a player-coach within our development team. In addition to leading the team in designing, implementing, and maintaining robust, scalable, and secure web applications, this role requires coding proficiency alongside guiding and mentoring the development team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of developers in all phases of the software development lifecycle, including design, implementation, testing, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Architect, design, and implement scalable and maintainable web applications using Ruby on Rails.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, define project objectives, and establish technical specifications.
  • Develop and maintain efficient and reliable codebase adhering to best practices and coding standards.
  • Ensure the security, performance, and scalability of web applications by implementing appropriate measures and optimizations.
  • Manage AWS infrastructure and services, including EC2, S3, RDS and others, to support the deployment and operation of web applications.
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues, conduct code reviews, and provide technical guidance and mentorship to team members.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and trends in Ruby on Rails development and AWS services, and propose innovative solutions to enhance our products and processes.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience (5-10 years) working as a Ruby on Rails Developer, with a strong portfolio of web applications developed.
  • Experience in leading a team of developers and managing software development projects from conception to delivery.
  • In-depth knowledge of Ruby on Rails framework, including MVC architecture, RESTful APIs, and ActiveRecord.
  • Proficiency in front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Strong understanding of relational databases and SQL, with experience in PostgreSQL.
  • Hands-on experience with AWS services, particularly EC2, S3, RDS, and CloudFormation.
  • Familiarity with DevOps practices and tools, such as Docker and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effective communication and leadership skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and mentor junior developers.
  • Knowledge of agile methodologies and practices, such as Scrum or Kanban.

Nice to have Qualifications:

  • Certifications in AWS (e.g., AWS Certified Solutions Architect, AWS Certified Developer).
  • Contributions to open-source projects or active participation in the Ruby on Rails community.


  • Competitive salary 
  • Equity options 
  • Flexible work hours and remote work options.
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Collaborative and inclusive work culture with opportunities for growth and advancement.

How to Apply:

If you are a passionate and motivated Lead Ruby on Rails Developer with AWS experience looking to join a dynamic team and make a meaningful impact, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant portfolio or GitHub links to

Please include the following information in your application:

  • Please provide details of your work status and authorization to work in Australia.
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • What is your notice period and availability

At Socialsuite, we embrace diversity and foster an inclusive workplace culture. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all individuals, regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, marital status, or sexual orientation.

We celebrate the unique talents and skills that each person brings to our team. Our hiring decisions are solely based on individual merit, ensuring fair treatment and equal consideration for all applicants. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply and join us in creating a vibrant and inclusive work environment.

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