Software Engineer (Ruby/Scala) | Fintech/Payments | London | £75,000+

Software Engineer (Ruby/Scala) | Fintech/Payments | London | £75,000+

We are working with a leading & global payments business to hire brilliant Software Engineers with Ruby and or Scala skills and experience. 

You’ll get the opportunity to contribute to some seriously smart technology that takes the entanglement out of moving money – The industry-leading API has processed over $50 billion of transactions for over 5 million end-users.

The current stack is primarily Ruby, Scala, RabbitMQ, Redis, MySQL/Aurora and Javascript.  

The perfect candidate will have commercial Ruby experience coupled with a desire to work with Scala as well as continue working with Ruby.

Skills & Experience:

  • Build scalable web applications and APIs
  • Solid experience using Ruby and ideally have a bit of experience in Scala
  • Worked with (and know the limitations of using) a large SQL database
  • Worked closely with Infrastructure/DevOps provisioning tools (e.g Terraform, AWS, Docker)
  • Worked within a TDD, BDD (RSpec, Cucumber) environment 
  • Be an Agile Advocate 
  • Knowing what the Spotify Model is
  • Understand CI / CD pipelines
  • Collaborate with QA & Product Owners on product development

Nice to have:

  • API-led platforms
  • Elasticsearch
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes (or K8s if you prefer!)
  • Log Management systems
  • APM systems like New Relic or Datadog
  • 12-factor apps
  • AWS SDK
  • Microservices

In summary, we are looking for bright Software Developer with excellent communication skills who is passionate about technology, loves to play with new tools and share knowledge and Ideas at events. 

In exchange, our client offers an excellent salary, a comprehensive range of benefits and flexible work from home arrangements. 

If this sounds like an interesting new challenge, please get in touch ASAP! Call Jordan on 07858973473 or email Jordan@lewishollings.com 

 

Lewis Hollings is a dynamic recruitment business passionate about matching fantastic technology professionals with great companies. We have an excellent network and understanding of the industry, with a particular focus on the niche and modern technologies in the world of Web Development & Software Engineering.

Senior Ruby Developer | Fast-growing Tech Start-up | London | £70,000+

Are you interesting in joining a fast-growing tech Start-up as a Lead Ruby Developer? Do you currently have the opportunity to technically lead projects and give opinions on architecture?

Our client is scaling rapidly and needs a Senior Ruby Developer with a strong focus on the customer experience & excellent code to help drive scalability and performance of the platform.

The successful Senior Ruby developer will need:

  • Confidence technically leading on projects and giving opinions on architecture
  • Experience of building large scale applications in Ruby
  • A passion for writing clean and efficient code
  • An excellent understanding of Rails API, Docker, Kubernetes, Ruby on Rails and a familiarity on microservices and ci/cd pipelines will be advantageous
  • Follow a TTD approach
  • A keenness to learn new technologies

As my client continues to scale their offering, they have devised a long-term digital strategy with significant investment being made into their technical teams. This position will heavily involve the redevelopment of backend services from the ground up using cutting edge technology, removing external partnerships and shifting towards being truly agile.

Day to day, this position involves:

  • Building and deploying features for brand new products
  • Assist with the creation of tooling to improve their ecosystem
  • Discussing ideas, implementation and planning
  • Improving internal process and how they interact with the business

This is an excellent opportunity to shape the culture and technology landscape for an incredibly ambitious company!

To apply please call me on 07858973473 and email a 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!

Senior Ruby on Rails Software Engineer. Blockchain & Payments. London. £65,000

Senior Ruby on Rails Software Engineer. Blockchain & Payments. London. £65,000
We are working with an international remittance company who have created a first of its kind tech product. Quite simply my client makes it easier and quicker to make payments abroad using clever technology never used before.
Working in a purely Rails shop, the Senior Software Engineers will be working with a variety of technology including:
  • Ruby
  • Docker
  • Chef
The Engineering team are tasked with a number of interesting challenges such as:
  • Keeping Trading Platform Live
  • API Architecture
  • Microservices
  • Connecting to the Blockchain.
The aim as we build out the UK engineering team from 5 to 14 is to scale to millions of transactions.
If you believe your skills and experience could add to this growing team and you’ll make a massive impact – Please call me on 07858973473 and email a CV to Jordan@lewishollings.com