Isobar Ireland is a full-service creative digital agency. We have the reach of a global agency with the agility of a bespoke studio. We provide our clients with innovative solutions for their brands that make a difference to business, people and society.

We work by engaging clients and partners to discover, create and deliver outcomes that transform and enhance their brands and businesses for the better, driving commercial growth and brand value. Our clients include Sherry FitzGerald, Neilson Insurance, Taxback International, ComReg, Aer Lingus and MasterCard, and range of other local, national and international companies.

We think Isobar is a little bit more interesting than the next ar-drone surveillance service (! We have existing clients with millions of monthly visitors across PHP and Rails apps and with upcoming green field projects we want you to be fully involved with. Team includes Full Stack Engineers and Project Managers to act as interruption blockers for them.We use Newrelic, Airbrake, Trello, Browserstack, Metabase, self hosted Gitlab, git pull request , ECS, EC2, S3, Cloudfront, Lambda and many others.

We're growing, so this is an opportunity to join the team early and have a big impact on what we're creating. We're looking for someone who is looking to help build a company as well as software. We work in short iterations. Work can be vary from setting up Docker for managing servers and figuring what problems people have and create solutions for it.

Job Title:
Ruby on Rails Developer (Backend)

Job Description:

Role Purpose:
The purpose of this role is to deliver the highest quality, robust web applications for our clients.

Your Main Areas of Accountability:
Very strong coding background in Ruby and the Rails ecosystem. Ability to work closely with the business to achieve results.

Provide high-quality, well-structured, well-documented code

Excellent verbal and written communications skills are critical as you will be working across functional teams within the company.

Assist in mentoring junior developers by encouraging collaboration, participation and creative thinking.

Experience interfacing with various back-end technologies, frameworks and services.

Must demonstrate the ability to master new / emerging technologies, and take initiative to offer technical direction and creative solutions.

Work Ethic: We are a small team and you will be expected to work hard.

You will be experienced in Agile and/or comfortable going from idea to implementation in days, not months.

What You’ll Produce:

Web applications, large and small for our clients

API integrations with 3rd party providers

Prototype and test new technologies and platforms

The Decisions You’ll Make:

The correct course of action to tackle a problem

How to most efficiently build a function on existing and new projects

Your Measures of Success:

Successful delivery of tidy, well maintained code

Documentation of codebase

Low-level of rejected merge requests

Taking on-board feedback from peers and line-manager to improve

The Knowledge & Skills You’ll Need:

Hard working / dedicated

Takes initiative

Passionate and open-minded crafts person

Happy to pair and work in teams

Have ideas and the confidence to say no as needed

Communicate effectively

You must also be able to use Google to find answers, yet need to understand why blindly copying solutions from StackOverflow can come with pitfalls.

While its not a requirement, we would also love to see a link to your Github account, links to your blog, and/or details of any OpenSource contributions.

The Experience and Qualifications You’ll Need:

5 years+ Ruby on Rails development

Demonstratable work examples


Javascript/Vue.JS/Node JS etc…


Linux/AWS/Google Cloud

What Can We Do For You?
At Dentsu, our people are our strength and allowing you be your best self is our priority. We have a year round learning and development schedule that will allow you advance some of your own skills but also learn about the rest of the business.

With clearly set objectives there is unprecedented potential for career progression, with a huge amount of our roles being filled by internal promotions. Not only will you be part of the Isobar family, you will be part of a much bigger network within Dentsu Aegis Network, not only in Ireland, but globally.

Because it's not all about work…

Because we hire great people, you'll find like-minded sorts in every corner of our organisation. So, it's no surprise that our teams often hang out together outside work. There's always something coming up on the social calendar!

We offer competitive salaries and benefits including; pension plans, income protection, life assurance, discounted healthcare and travel insurance;

You’ll enjoy lots of cool perks including free fresh fruit delivered daily, onsite, fully subsidised barista, and all types of teas and coffee in the kitchen and around the office;

We strongly support a work-life balance and encourage agile and flexible working across the business.

Our working parents are eligible paid family friendly leave once they are with us more than a year and we offer a phased return to work to support their return!

We also offer lifestyle benefits such as Christmas vouchers, discounted travel insurance, a group discount scheme, further educational assistance, employee assistance programme, company phone, bike to work scheme and TaxSaver tickets and we also have a Christmas Savings Scheme.

You always get your birthday off, Company closure days at Christmas and Easter and we have a great holiday allowance scheme allowing you to buy additional leave at the beginning of the year too!

Diversity, Inclusion and Wellness is SO important to us and there is always an event within these areas on the Horizon!