Senior PHP Developer (Laravel) | Fast-growing Startup | London | £60,000

Senior PHP Developer (Laravel) | Fast-growing Startup | London | £60,000

Lewis Hollings Technology Recruitment are excited to be working with the definition of a promising, fun, fast-growing early-stage startup!

Since founding in 2015, customers have expressed their love with fan mail, they’ve been backed by top-tier investors and they grew more than 700% last year.

Together we are looking for Senior PHP Developer with extensive Laravel experience.

The backend infrastructure is primarily PHP/Laravel and MySQL on AWS. “We’re using the full set of tools and services available to us from Amazon Web Services to build out new functionality in a service-oriented environment”

Requirements: 

  • Professional experience with server-side PHP scripting (5+ years).
  • Experience with Laravel (2+ years).
  • Pride in readable, well-designed, well-tested software.
  • Experience in designing, building, and consuming public APIs.
  • Familiar with AWS for full stack implementation: EC2, S3, RDS, Route 53 etc.
  • Experience with relational databases (MySQL).
  • Understanding of modern web stacks and architecture (HTTP, REST).
  • Very familiar with web front end technologies (HTML/CSS/Javascript).
  • Hands-on development experience of web front ends a distinct advantage.
  • Knowledge of the value of well-written documentation, continuous integration, and security rules.
  • Eager to work in a fast-paced startup environment and a desire to disrupt logistics.
  • A sense of humour.

Responsibilities:

  • Have ownership of projects as also collaborate on existing projects
  • Work with our team to refine the architectural and functional roadmap of our product.
  • Ensure production systems operate faultlessly at as close to 100% availability as reasonably possible.
  • Work with our UI and UX designers and front-end developers to bridge the gap between graphic design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and helping define how the application looks and works.
  • Work directly with and report to our Co-founder & CTO to build the foundation of the company’s software.
  • Write robust application code in PHP/Laravel that powers the company’s demanding web and mobile client APIs.
  • Refactor existing software and functionality into discrete services.

We’re interested only in people who want to be part of the success story of a startup, put their DNA in the product, start from building the foundation and evolve together with the company, taking part in the major decisions about the product roadmap. We want people to own their field of responsibility, take decisions, be proactive, screw up things with pride and fix broken things with more pride.

Benefits:

  • £50-£60K salary, depending on experience
  • Top-notch kit. We’ll get you a shiny new Macbook with a monitor of your preference and all the bells and whistles.
  • £1,000 personal budget for education with conferences, courses etc
  • Unlimited purchases of books
  • Friday free lunch, free snacks and drinks every day
  • Cycle to work scheme

What we’re really looking for is someone who will love their job, and we’ll do our part to create an awesome and meaningful work environment that you’ll be proud to be a part of.

Please apply with an updated CV to discuss the role in more detail.  Jordan@lewishollings.com | 07858973473

Senior Front-End Developer (HTML5, CSS3, SASS & React) | Luxury Brand | W.London. | £60,000+

Senior Front-End Developer (HTML5, CSS3, SASS & React) | Luxury Brand | W.London. | £60,000+

Lewis Hollings Technology Recruitment are delighted to be working in partnership with a leading, luxury brand in their search for a Senior Front-End Developer.  This is a permanent position and is based full-time in West London offices.

You’ll be joining a medium sized and talented development team which contains back end developers (PHP5, Symfony2) and front-end developers (HTM5, CSS3, LESS, SASS).  

You’ll be working on developing API driven, MVC-based JavaScript components.

Key experience required:

  • Strong front-end development skills HTML5, CSS3, SASS
  • OO JavaScript
  • jQuery, AJAX
  • Git

We are very interested by experience with React.

This is a genuinely fantastic opportunity to join a leading, luxury brand who boast exceptional offices where progression is based on contribution and skill and not politics.

The team contains a number of ex-agency developers who have taken the best elements of that environment whilst installing the quality guidelines and processes of a ‘Product’ environment.  In short, you’ll have the best of both and worst of neither; a fun place to work that ships quality code.

Please apply with an updated CV to discuss the role in more detail.  Jordan@lewishollings.com | 07858973473

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

QA Engineer | Fin-Tech | Automation | London | up to £60,000+

QA Engineer | Fin-tech | Automation | London | up to £60,000

Lewis Hollings are working closely with an exciting and ambitious Fin-Tech business to hire a QA Engineer to work within a growing Tech & Product team. 

Responsibilities of the QA Engineer include:

  • Collaborate with a cross-functional Agile team of developers, testers and project managers to contribute toward the creation of an automated testing framework.
  • Expanding the functionality of existing testing frameworks and also working on building new a new automated testing framework.
  • Write detailed test cases and follow sound QA practices to drive quality in Services-Oriented-Architecture (SOA) software product.
  • Create and execute load tests utilising contemporary load testing tools.

Requirements of the QA Engineer include:

  • 2-6 years of software development or QA Automation experience using Java and Selenium.
  • Experience building and enhancing an Automated testing framework using Selenium WebDriver and Java.
  • Proven ability to interpret manual test cases and automate a test case which provides appropriate coverage.

Starting salary ranges between £50,000 and £60,000 plus benefits package.

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

Senior Java Developer x 2. Fin-Tech Start Up. London. £75,000+

Senior Java Developer x 2. Fin-Tech Start Up. London. £75,000+

Our client, an exciting and well funded Fin-tech start up, are hiring a team of Java Developers to be based in Central London.

As a successful Java Developer, you will already have experience with Core Java or Java 8, AWS, Microservices and Spring, as well as an excellent understanding of TDD.

You will be confident and personable in your demeanour, and not afraid to communicate your ideas and methodology to the team.

Prior experience working in a tech start-up is a massive bonus but not essential.

Required Experience:

  • Core Java or Java 8
  • Microservices
  • Agile, Lean (TDD, XP, BDD, Scrum)
  • Spring (MVC, Core, Security)
  • Passion for new technology
  • CI/CD processes and pipelines
  • Previously developed within an AWS Environment
  • Junit
  • Jira

Desirable:

  • Knowledge and experience of using JavaScript Frameworks/Libraries such as ReactJS, VueJS, AureliaJS, AngularJS etc.
  • Familiar with Microservices and CQRS Architecture.
  • Experience of working in a DevOps environment and using tools such as Docker & Vagrant.
  • Knowledge of trading platforms and exchanges

The role offers a competitive salary, talented colleagues, an innovative workplace operating in a dynamic and fast-paced sector – For an ambitious, creative, confident, self-motivated Java Developer, this is an excellent opportunity to make a real difference within this already great business.

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

 

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 Digital Developer – PHP | Digital Agency | W.London | £50,000+

Job Title: Senior Digital Developer – PHP

Salary: £50k PLUS doe

We have a fantastic opening for a talented senior digital developer with excellent PHP skills to join an expanding and talented team.

Our client is a leading digital agency based in West London – The Senior PHP Developer will join a team of Front-end and Junior Developers tasked with delivering the best in class digital solutions for clients.

Skills and Experience required:

  • 5+ years of backend development experience
  • Expertise in PHP, MySQL (LAMP)
  • Experience with SQL and NoSql Databases (MySQL/Postgres)
  • Git knowledge (feature branches, github flow)
  • Proficient with backend server setup and databases (SQL, IIS, Apache) – Amazon servers
  • Frameworks: Symfony, Drupal 7/8, WordPress
  • Ability to work in agile and scrum environment
  • Fantastic communication skills.

This Senior PHP Developer role represents a brilliant opportunity to work on a range of projects from website builds to apps and more.

If you like to progress quickly with a relatively small agency that hire great people and work in an informal atmosphere and enjoy outstanding benefits please call us now on 07858973473!

  • 24 days holiday.
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • Free breakfast every day
  • Free fruit
  • Free fortnightly massage in the office
  • Friday drinks

For more information or to apply please email a CV to Jordan@lewishollings.com ASAP

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