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

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

Ruby Software Engineer | London Start-Up | Brilliant Work Environment | Unlimited Holiday | £70,000

Ruby Software Engineer. London Start-Up. Brilliant Work Environment. Unlimited Holiday. £70,000

Our client has built a unique platform to enable small business to run smoothly and allow small business owners to focus on what’s important! The platform looks after all your team’s vital information – from onboarding new staff to tracking holiday, managing benefits and more.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and talented Ruby Software Engineer to join the team.

As a Senior Ruby Developer, you’ll be expected to use your extensive knowledge of web development to improve an application relied upon by companies every day.

The ideal candidate will be a Ruby, Rails and JavaScript expert and have skills and commercial experience with of the below:

  • Ruby: Rails, Sidekiq, RSpec, Capybara
  • JavaScript: jQuery, Jasmine
  • Infrastructure: Heroku, Postgresql, Redis

Key Requirements for the role of Senior Ruby Developer include:

  • At least 3 years of professional experience working with Ruby and Rails.
  • A strong understanding & commercial experience of web applications.
  • Strong communication skills, a positive attitude and enjoy receiving feedback.
  • A commitment to the use of best practices.

On offer is a genuinely fantastic work environment and an enthusiastic and friendly team with outstanding benefits such as Unlimited holidays! Hack days and Monthly socials.

If you’d like to join a fast-growing startup, releasing significant new features weekly, while maintaining a sustainable work-life balance and having an impact on the direction of the development of the product, the culture of a small company and team then I recommend you get in touch ASAP!

Please call me on 07858973473 and email a CV to Jordan@lewishollings.com