Ruby on Rails Developer | R&D | Oxfordshire | £65,000 + Bonus & Options

Ruby on Rails Developer | R&D | Oxfordshire | £65,000

Fantastic “out of London” client is keen to hire a Senior Ruby Developer. Work from home options + Bonus + Options (Pre IPO)

If you are a Senior Ruby Developer based in Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Berkshire or Buckinghamshire who is keen to build innovative technology with great colleagues without having to travel into London every day please read on…

LHR looking for a Ruby on Rails Developer to join a leading R&D company in Oxford. This is a great opportunity for a Senior Ruby on Rails Developer looking to work on challenging projects with an incredible company.  

The Role  

As the Ruby on Rails Developer, you’ll be working on the front end of my client’s complex web applications. This is a senior role within the company so the Ruby on Rails Developer will have a great opportunity to contribute to wider strategy and architecture, as well as mentoring Junior Developers.  

The Company  

A local success story, the Ruby on Rails Developer will be joining an incredible research and development company who are at the forefront of their field. You’ll be joining during a period of growth, so the opportunities for your role moving forwards are huge! 

What’s Required?

For this Ruby on Rails Developer position, we’re looking for a Senior Developer with significant previous experience developing web applications using RoR.

We’re ideally looking for experience with the following:

  • Strong background coding with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience with other open source languages such as PHP, Python and JavaScript will be beneficial
  • Previous experience building complex web applications, such as e-commerce systems, would be great  

For more details please call 07858973743 and send a copy of your CV to Jordan@lewishollings.com

Senior Ruby Developer | Mobile-first Start-up | London | £450/£500pd

Senior Ruby Developer | Mobile-first Start-up | London | £450/£500pd

LHR has partnered with a fantastic Mobile-first Start-up to hire a Senior Ruby Developer on an initial 6-month contract.

We are looking for an experienced and talented Contract Ruby Developer to take full ownership of his or her work – The best candidates will be interested in building a brilliant product, not just writing code.

Our client has some interesting and challenging problems to solve and they offer a great opportunity to work within the Fin-Tech space.

Here’s the current stack:

  • Ruby
  • Rails
  • React
  • Heroku
  • Postgres
  • Redis
  • Github

Requirements Required skills & experience:

  • Significant experience working with Ruby on Rails, and relational databases
  • Substantial experience with automated testing, integration testing and TDD
  • Strong ability with OOP Javascript, HTML and CSS
  • A thorough understanding of what’s required in building scalable software
  • Extensive experience of working as part of an Agile product team
  • Experience with ES6, React, React native
  • Experience working on mobile apps

The contract is based in the Old Street area of London, ideally, you’ll want to be part of the team and on-site between 9-5 on weekdays but there is some flexibility to work remote / from home a couple of days a per week.

For more details please call 07858973743 and send a copy of your CV to Jordan@lewishollings.com

Ruby Developer. Tech Start-Up. London. £50,000 – £65,000

Ruby Developer. London. Tech Start-Up. £50,000 – £65,000

Are you a Ruby Developer with the following traits? Thoughtful, entrepreneurial, ambitious, down to earth, positive, self-starting, creative, challenging with the ability to push back, execution focussed, high integrity, fun, transparent, high energy, able to think strategically but also roll up their sleeves. Above all, scrappy with a sense of humour?

Do you want to contribute to the company strategy every quarter with the whole team in a business where everyone has shares in the business?

We are delighted to be working with a team of pet lovers and tech experts here to make life brilliant for pets, their people, and less fortunate pets too.

We are looking for talented Ruby Developer to help bring game-changing innovation to a $100bn global industry!

You’ll be joining our founding team of over 30 experienced startup characters and entrepreneurs in our state-of-the-art HQ near Exmouth Market – and you can even bring your dog to work with you!

What will you be doing?

– Extending Solidus/Ruby on Rails API to serve our clients
– Writing high quality, simple and clean code
– Placing emphasis on outcome rather than output (think OKRs)
– Aspire towards TDD but be pragmatic about it
– Engaging in smart chatter about our code with the team
– Be expected to dip into some frontend too e.g admin interfaces, data visualisation

You’ll be building the core experience on top of the open source platform Solidus (formerly Spree). This means you’ll be contributing back to this project as well as to our own private repositories.

This is not a job where you’ll just sit and turn specs into code, it’s a challenging and rewarding role where you’ll be building the basis of an experience that our users and partners will love.

Here are just some things we like!

Ruby on Rails, Spree/Solidus, REST, Swagger, GraphQL, Pusher, Stripe, ActiveSupport::*, RSpec, Paperclip, Cloudinary, Redis, Postgres, Elasticsearch, Sidekiq/Resque, Puma, nginx, Docker, AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a massively ambitious business with a totally inclusive culture with maximum transparency and zero hierarchy!

For more information send your CV to Jordan@lewishollings.com ASAP!

Ruby on Rails Developer | Gaming & Gambling | London | £60,000

Ruby on Rails Developer | Gaming & Gambling | London | £60,000

We are looking for a talented and motivated Ruby on Rails Developer to join an ambitious and growing business leading the way in the sports gaming industry.

The Ruby on Rails Developer will join an existing Back-end team to create, build and launch complex cutting products and sophisticated new features.

The best candidates will have a great attitude, be enthusiastic & proactive about learning and love problem solving.

Required Technical Skills or Experience gained in a commercial environment:

  • Ruby on Rails programming skills
  • RESTful APIs
  • Databases such as MySQL
  • Experience with MongoDB

You’ll be a confident communicator able to actively participate in the tech decision making process. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing, collaborative team and develop industry-leading products.

Salary on offer is c£55,000 plus health and pension along with lots of free perks

Please send CV’s to Jordan Norris at Jordan@Lewishollings.com

Privacy Policy – May 2018

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Lewis Hollings Ltd (domain: lewishollings.com) uses and protects information that you give when you use this website, or contact us, or engage with us.

We want to assure you that we do not, have never and will never sell, rent, trade or gift your personal information to anything, anyone or any business, especially for marketing purposes.

In this Privacy Policy, we’ve provided lots of detailed information on what personal information we might collect, how we may use it, what limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others, and how we keep it secure. So if you are sitting comfortably, we’ll continue.

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Personal information means any information that you give us that may be used to identify you, this includes, but is not limited to: your email address, name, phone number and or any unusual hobbies & interests. It also includes any photograph you attached to your CV, which you really shouldn’t.

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If you send your CV to us by email to a ….@lewishollings.com address, or through our website, it will be handled securely and sensitively. All the above promises and conditions will be upheld. We will hold and use your personal information, for our legitimate business purposes only including:

  1. to provide our services to you;
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All of the personal data we hold about you will be processed by our staff in the United Kingdom, and accessed by our cloud-based CRM system, Recruit So Simple Ltd. We take all reasonable steps to ensure that your personal data is processed securely and prevent unauthorised access to, and misuse of your personal data.

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Jordan Norris

Senior Ruby Developer. Fully Remote Working. £80,000 + Options + Benefits

Senior Ruby Developer. Fully Remote Working. £80,000

Our client have built an outstanding cloud based product that allows business all over the world to manage their time and resources efficiently and effectively.

They are partnering with Lewis Hollings to hire a Senior Ruby Developer to join their talented and expanding Software Engineering team. We are looking for a passionate programmer with excellent Ruby on Rails knowledge who has experience of working remotely previously.

The company is a fully remote business with 10+ employees all working from home or shared space locations.

The best candidates will be professional, focused and enjoy the autonomy of a role where nobody is holding your hand or looking over your shoulder. With no managers around it’s important you are respectful and pragmatic.

Our client have exciting plans and great tech challenges to work on including microservices and in time moving away from Rails offering the opportunity to learn lots of new skills and languages becoming a genuine polyglot.

If you are a full-stack web developer, who is interested in coming up with imaginative solutions to technical problems and delivering a top notch user-experience to customers coupled with being highly motivated and energetic please get in touch ASAP!

For more details please call 07858973473 or email Jordan@lewishollings.com

Senior Ruby Developer. Contract. London. 6 Months. £500+

Senior Ruby Developer. Contract. London. 6 Months. £500+

Lewis Hollings are partnering with a brilliant Mobile Start-up to hire a Senior Ruby Developer on an initial 6 month contract.

The contract is based in the Old Street area of London, you’ll be required to be onsite between 9-5 on week days with some flexibility to work remote / from home a couple of days a per week.

We are looking for an experienced and talented Contract Developer to take full ownership of his or her work, from design to implementation to deployment and beyond – The best candidates will be interested in building a brilliant product, not just writing code.

Our client has some interesting and challenging problems to solve – They offer a great opportunity to work within the Fin-Tech space with Payments & Machine Learning.

Here’s the current stack:

  • Ruby
  • Rails
  • React
  • Heroku
  • Postgres
  • Redis
  • Github

Requirements Required skills & experience:

  • Significant experience working with Ruby on Rails, and relational databases
  • Substantial experience with automated testing, integration testing and TDD
  • Strong ability with OOP Javascript, HTML and CSS
  • A thorough understanding of what’s required in building scalable software
  • Extensive experience of working as part of an Agile product team
  • Experience with ES6, React, React native
  • Experience working on mobile apps

For more details please call 07858973743 and send a copy of your CV to Jordan@lewishollings.com

Mid-Level Ruby Rails Developer. Subscription/E-Commerce. London. £50,000 + Equity.

Mid-Level Ruby Rails Developer. Subscription/E-Commerce. London. £50,000 + Equity.

Lewis Hollings are delighted to be working exclusively with a leading subscription business that deliver a fantastic product to our doors while being a genuine force for good.

We are looking for a talented mid level Ruby Rails developer to join the team to design and build new digital products that customers love whilst keeping our codebase and infrastructure in top shape.

It is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious developer who loves solving problems to get full stack experience across multiple languages and frameworks including Rails, React/Redux, Heroku and AWS.

Responsibilities include:

  • Full stack (Rails, React / Redux, Heroku, AWS) development and support
  • Taking a robust codebase and consolidating/evolving it as the company grows
  • Communicating with stakeholders and other team members to solve problems and build features
  • Advising on the right technology choices, knowing where it is ok to cut corners, and where it absolutely isn’t

About you:

  • You are an agile advocate, knowing how to adapt the right approach to the right team
  • You have several years of experience working in different teams and environments; ideally you have previous start-up experience
  • You are proactive, and know how to be efficient with your time
  • You are hands-on, ideally full-stack or happy to grow into full-stack , with a minimum 1-2 years of professional Ruby / Rails experience
  • You are an excellent communicator who can engage with stakeholders and deliver value
  • You enjoy pair programming and discussing technical challenges

You will be the custodian of our digital experience and so will be empowered to solve problems the way you think is best and ultimately ‘own’ the technical infrastructure. Our software doesn’t just power our digital experience on site, it also runs our complex back-office infrastructure which means your code will have real-world implications on how the business is run.

You’ll use pair programming wherever possible which allows for fast and efficient problem solving, as well as a great way to develop your technical skills by sharing knowledge and insights with the team.

Not only will you develop some serious technical skills but this role will develop a broad range of other skills from UX design, sprint planning and execution, stakeholder communication and management which will in turn help you learn how a successful subscription business runs.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary plus stock options
  • One of Time Out’s top 100 employers to work for
  • Huge opportunity to develop a broad skill set
  • Agile working environment

For more details please send a copy of your CV to CV@lewishollings.com or call 07858973743

Senior/Lead Backend Engineer (Ruby) | London | Fintech Start-Up | £90k + Equity + Bonus

Senior/Lead Backend Engineer (Ruby) | London | Fintech Start-Up | £90k + Equity + Bonus

Do you want to work with great colleagues solving complex and interesting tech challenges? Are you a Senior Developer with expert Ruby skills?

Lewis Hollings are working with one of the most exciting start-ups in Europe right now. They are growing at an amazing pace, have a brilliant product and are backed by founders who have an outstanding track record of building great businesses and delivering world-class products.

What you’ll be working on?

Here’s our current stack:

  • Ruby
  • Rails
  • Postgres
  • Redis
  • React
  • Heroku
  • Minitest
  • Benefits
  • Github
  • CircleCI

Machine learning:  From categorising transactions to understanding natural language and spending patterns.

Payments: You’ll write code that moves money safely.

Product: 90% of your time will be building new features and improving existing ones.

We love getting features into users’ hands early, learning and iterating. We’re exceptionally data driven.

You should apply if:

  • You’re excited by building great products using Ruby and related Tech
  • You’ve worked at or are keen to experience life at a fast-moving startup.
  • You can move fast and get stuff done.
  • You are product-focused and care about making our users’ lives better.

We’re looking for exceptional people and offer excellent perks to keep the team happy and productive, for example:

  • 25 days holiday a year.
  • Flexible working / working from home when you need to.
  • A lovely loft office, a stone’s throw from Old Street tube station.
  • Fresh fruit deliveries, only the best coffee, and other snack-based perks.
  • Annual team offsite.
  • Weekly lunch-and-learns, as part of a general learning culture. Plenty of books on hand.

For more details please send a copy of your CV to CV@lewishollings.com or call 07858973743