Ruby Now has shut down. The information in this article is for legacy purposes.


Ruby Now was a niche job board that advertised a wide range of Ruby on Rails vacancies in Australia and abroad. The platform gave employers access to their pool of more than 10,000 developers, programmers, technical leads, and engineers.

Ruby Now offerd several job posting plans and various hiring tools, such as social media promotion, featured listings, and targeted email alerts. While Australian companies could use the job board to find both local and global Ruby on Rails talent, the site lacked local customer support and pricing wa not available in Australian dollars.


  • Ruby Now catered to both the Australian and international job markets.
  • The platform offered several job posting packages to suit different hiring needs.
  • Vacancies stayed live on the site for 45 days.
  • Job posts were sent to candidates via daily, weekly, or monthly email alerts.
  • The Expert package pinned job posts to the top of the site's email feed for 30 days.
  • Jobs were listed immediately after employers completed the posting process.
  • The platform offered additional hiring solutions for employers having difficulty recruiting candidates.


  • Ruby Now did not have a free job posting option.
  • Pricing was only available in U.S. dollars.
  • The site did not offer bulk job posting packages.
  • There was no local customer support available.
  • The platform lacked candidate matching, resume database access, and applicant tracking features.


We were unable to find any online reviews of Ruby Now.




Standard Job Post


Premium Job Post


Expert Job Post


Ruby Now vs. TechSydney Job Board:

While the TechSydney Job Board primarily lists tech and startup vacancies, Ruby Now specialized in advertising Ruby on Rails jobs, making it the better option for targeted hiring. TechSydney is a completely free posting platform while employers paid upwards of US$79.00 per post on Ruby Now. Tech Sydney offers a stronger local focus for employers.

Ruby Now vs. Authentic Jobs:

Both international job boards, Ruby Now and Authentic Jobs advertise developer jobs in Australia and abroad. However, Ruby Now primarily served Ruby on Rails professionals, while Authentic Jobs is more general and advertises IT jobs as well. Authentic Jobs charges US149.00 per month while Ruby Now's prices start at US$79.00 per post.

Ruby Now vs. SEEK:

SEEK is a popular local job site that lists a variety of general jobs. In comparison, Ruby Now connected employers with Ruby on Rail talent and has a much smaller local reach than SEEK. While Ruby Now charged US$79.00 per post, SEEK's pricing starts at A$245.00 +GST per post, making the latter the costlier choice.

Key Information

Legal Name

East Rock Software LLC


Stephen Robinson

Founding Date

Jan 01, 2005


New Haven, Connecticut 06510 USA


What does it cost to post a job on Ruby Now?

Ruby Now's pricing started from US$79.00 for a standard job post.

Is Ruby Now still avaliable?

No, the site has shut down.

What are some alternatives to Ruby Now?

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