Ruby Developer | Online Market Place | London | £55,000 – £65,000

Ruby Developer | Online Market Place | London | £55,000 – £65,000

Would you like to work with a team of ambitious, focused and talented software engineers? Do you have 2+ years of commercial experience with Ruby, Rails and Javascript? An excellent understanding of how the web and web applications work?

Based in central London, a short walk from the nearest tube station we have an opportunity for a talented Ruby Developer to join a growing engineering team comprising of Ruby and JavaScript (React) Developers.

Tech Requirements:

  • Strong commercial Ruby development experience
  • Experience with JavaScript (React is a bonus)
  • Knowledge & Experience of BDD / TDD – Rspec / Cucumber
  • Knowledge & Experience of AWS

As a Ruby Developer you’ll be tasked with:

  • Building and improving a Rails app using the latest versions of Rails and Ruby
  • Ship functional and beautiful features that look and feel on-brand.
  • Operate in and collaborate with a cross-functional team with other developers, designers, product managers
  • Work with developers of all experience levels to constantly learn and share your knowledge.

You’ll be creating, scaling and maintaining code using best practices, working alongside product and design. You will be working with Ruby and also have the chance to work with React, any experience with AWS and or Heroku would be highly beneficial.

This role is a great opportunity for a bright developer to take that next stage in their career, to join a market-leading company with the added bonus of working with and alongside industry experts and continuing to grow your own knowledge and skillset.

Apply now or call 07858973473 for a confidential discussion about this Ruby developer opportunity. Email CV’s to Jordan@lewishollings.com

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.

Full Stack Drupal/React Developer | online publisher | London | £60,000

Full Stack Drupal/React Developer | online publisher | London | £60,000

Lewis Hollings working with a global online publisher of legal and business information to hire a Full-Stack Drupal/React Developer role with experience in Drupal 8/7 module development and React framework. 

As a Full-Stack Developer your key tasks will include: 

  • Understanding and contributing to business requirements
  • Highlighting tech challenges & problem-solving. 
  • Creating future tech strategy
  • Maintaining existing products sites built-in Drupal7, Drupal8, React 
  • Implement new functionalities to improve the existing platforms and site features. 

Key Tasks:

  • Write/maintain custom modules/hooks in Drupal 8/7, ReactJs and React Hooks for the existing product sites
  • Keep all the product sites updated with regular Drupal core and contributed module updates and security features
  • Write new and update existing SASS files, jquery, javascript to improve the codebase
  • Propose and write new custom modules and theme template files to meet the business requirements and befitting the existing code base
  • Fix bugs/issues identified on all product sites hosted on AWS platform
  • Understand existing AWS configuration and propose the best approach to make the most of the AWS services in order to improve the site performance, security features, code deployment, database backup and recovery
  • Ensure best practice and coding standards in the existing codebase and encourage team for unit testing
  • Provide technical assistance to support and fix day to day in-house IT issues when appropriate.
  • Maintain existing codebase for Drupal integration with third-party services and API that is in use which includes Pardot as Marketing automation tool, Salesforce as CRM, RESTful web services Ensure a satisfactory level of documentation for new functionality and usage, appropriate comments in the codebase and git commits for future reference

Essential Skills/Experience

  • Drupal 8 and Drupal 7 module/theme development
  • ElasticSearch – Drupal/AWS 
  • ReactJs & React Hooks
  • GraphQL & Apollo Client
  • HTML5, LESS/SASS,Gulp, JavaScript, ES6
  • RESTful web services
  • Git, Gitflow & Gitlab
  • NPM 

Desirable Skills/Experience

  • DevOps skills – maintain ubuntu dev server
  • Write shell/php scripts for spinning dev environments, edit configuration/settings files for code deployment
  • AWS Configuration and Hosting platform

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 Front-End & Javascript Development.

 

Senior Frontend Engineer | Tech Product | London | £70,000+

Senior Frontend Engineer | Tech Product | London | £70,000+

We’re looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer with excellent Javascript skills to join an internationally diverse, sociable, dynamic team with a clear vision and strategy.

You’ll join the Product and Engineering team where every decision made is with the customer at its core. You’ll be expected to constantly ask yourself, ‘will our clients benefit from this?’

As a Senior Frontend Engineer you’ll need commercial experience with the following technologies:

  • Javascript
  • React
  • Jest & TDD
  • Chrome Dev Tools
  • CSS 3
  • HTML 5
  • Git
  • npm / yarn
  • Webpack

Would be great if you had an interest in or are familiar with:

  • React Hooks
  • Typescript
  • React Testing Library, Cypress
  • Storybook
  • GraphQL, Apollo

You’ll be responsible for ensuring our client continue to deliver a world-class user experience for their customer’s, other key responsibilities might include :

  • implementing prototypes to ensure a fast feedback loop when collaborating with designers, product managers and customers
  • managing and maintaining our UI component library
  • managing our styling architecture
  • collaborate with design on ideation and redesign of components
  • pairing with our engineering team
  • interested in transitioning your design-oriented background towards a more engineering focussed role

This is a great opportunity to join a fast-paced business with lots of room for creative freedom. They offer flexible working, including parent-friendly working hours, flexible hours, working from home days and £1000 annual self-development budget. 

If this sounds a great to you as it does to me, please get in touch ASAP! Call Jordan on 07858973473 or email Jordan@lewishollings.com 

LHR – Lewis Hollings Recruitment 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 Front-End & Javascript Development.

Front-end Developer (Angular) | eCommerce | London | c£70,000

Front-end Developer (Angular) | eCommerce | London | c£70,000

Are you looking for the opportunity to join a great business and make your mark, helping to take an already leading eCommerce site to the next level? 

We’re looking for a Front End Developer to join a fantastic technology team. 

You’ll work with an Angular 7 codebase, utilising Typescript, Pug, SCSS, Jest (for Unit/Integration tests), Cypress (E2E tests) & AWS, backend by APIs to our Ruby on Rails platform. 

The technology team complete many projects such as UI/UX improvements. CMS management, performance improvements, deeper analytics and integration of the latest SEO and testing techniques. Alongside developing for our three international sites, you’ll be able to work with other teams – from building Slack bots, using serverless technologies, infrastructure, integrations into other systems and playing with the cutting edge tech during our regular hack-days. We love to share our ideas on our blog and at meetups/conferences. 

We are looking for someone with a passion for frontend technologies coupled with at least 2 years commercial experience using Angular (4+ or JS), TypeScript, and previous experience of bringing user-centred product design into production. 

You’ll need knowledge of current and emerging front end technologies, in particular, single-page applications, gained as a frontend (or full-stack) developer, ideally on a customer-facing product. 

The role will involve working with RESTful APIs and ideally, you have contributed to the design of new APIs. 

You’ll be able to demonstrate how you can build great user experiences, favouring simple and easy-to-use UIs, and take a mobile-centric approach that stretches beyond responsive design to concerns such as performance and scale-ability. 

This role represents a fantastic opportunity for you to play a leading part in delivering the product and technology roadmap, and ensuring optimum technical approaches are chosen. This will mean writing, reviewing and supporting code, taking ideas from requirements to production code, and being responsible for quality at every step along the way, whether it’s testability, UX or architecture. 

If you are a Front-end Developer with Angular skills and experience who would thrive in an informal, startup environment where everyone is friendly and sociable, with regular company-wide events and you like the sound of working with developers of all skill levels, using code reviews, pair programming and other techniques to improve the team as a whole then please get in touch ASAP! 

Call Jordan on 07858973473 or email Jordan@lewishollings.com 

LHR – Lewis Hollings Recruitment 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 Front-End & Javascript Development.

Javascript (Angular) Developer | First of Their Kind Products | London | £70,000+

Javascript (Angular) Developer | First of Their Kind Products | London | £70,000+

We’re hiring a permanent Javascript Developer specifically with expert Angular skills to join and existing tech team to help build brand new applications that are genuinely cutting edge in the industry – Providing products and capabilities not previously seen in this sector.

As a Senior Angular Developer, you’ll work on a responsive, web application using the latest Angular version, written in Typescript, and focus on typing code. You’ll practice continuous integration, write clean, maintainable, consistent code, with a big emphasis on testing, quality and communication.

Job Objectives:

  • Work closely with the front-end team lead and commit to improving the code base
  • Work closely with other developers and contribute to the team dynamic
  • Work closely with the design team to create high quality user experiences and interactions
  • Work closely with our backend team to define data structures and contracts and API interactions
  • Collaboratively improve the Agile processes within the team – be a positive voice

Skills Required:

  • Experience of Angular and Typescript
  • Experience in RxJS observables
  • Experience in writing test in Jasmine/Karma/Protractor
  • Experience in writing SCSS skills without reliance on a framework – we love Flexbox!
  • Experience in an Agile environment
  • Experience in CI/CD

Nice To Have Skills

  • Experience with Angular Material
  • Experience with NgRx state management
  • Pact Contract Testing
  • Highcharts
  • TDD/BDD background
  • Nx Workspace

We are looking for a strong communicator who is open, honest, collaborative and willing to continue to learn.  If this sounds like you please get in touch ASAP. Call Jordan on 07858973473 or email Jordan@lewishollings.com

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

 

Front-End Developer – React.JS | E-Commerce | London | £75,000+

Front-End Developer – React.JS. E-Commerce. London. £75,000+

We are working on a great opportunity for a Front-End Developer with React.JS skills to work with a well established and forward-thinking e-commerce platform who are renowned for building state-of-the-art digital experiences for customers all over the world.

This really is a unique opportunity to be part of something new, help build something special from scratch, feel the energy of a small agile team coupled with the financial resources of an industry leader.

As an experienced Front-End Developer, you will work in multi-functional agile teams, using modern JavaScript frameworks with a key focus on React.JS and Redux.JS technologies. 

Teamwork and idea-sharing are key here and you will be tasked with frequently pairing with technical and non-technical team members to design and develop high quality scalable and maintainable solutions.

You will need:

  • Experience of developing user-facing web applications for commercial organisations.
  • A strong background in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Considerable experience with modern JavaScript frameworks such as React.js 
  • Experience of working in active agile teams 

Nice to have

  • Experience with UI/UX design and user testing. 
  • Mobile development 
  • E-commerce experience

Do you want to be a key figure and help shape & build the future of our business? If so, please send a copy of your CV to Jordan@lewishollings.com ASAP

 

Contract React Developer. E-Commerce. London. £500+ p/d

Contract React Developer. E-Commerce. London. £500+ p/d

LHR is working with a fantastic business with an immediate opportunity for an experienced and talented Front End Developer, specialising in React, to work building a brand new consumer-facing website for one of the UK’s leading E-Commerce brands.

As part of a cross-functional development team, you’ll be tasked with putting to use your expert knowledge of React & Redux to help create a first-class web platform that will play a part in processing millions of transactions every month.

The best candidates will lead by example through clean, maintainable code and displaying knowledge of best software practices, as well as helping those around them continue to improve and learn.

This is an initial 4-month contract, based in central London. We expect to pay around £500 per day.

Required skills:

  • A deep level of expertise in React with Redux
  • Expert level of HTML5, CSS3 knowledge Demonstrable history of developing commercially used UIs
  • Understanding of Agile principles TDD, BDD knowledge

Please apply now for more information by calling Jordan on 07858973473 or email Jordan@lewishollings.com 

PHP Developer. Contract, Central London. £400 p/d 

PHP Developer. Contract, Central London. £400 p/d 

We are working with a well known .Com to hire a professional & enthusiastic PHP Contractor on an initial 6-month contract.

The best candidates will have experience working on a large scale, long term projects, as well as smaller projects, you’ll also be comfortable in a team and working independently. 

As an experienced PHP Developer, you’ll get the opportunity to assist the team with brand new greenfield projects as well as other key projects & builds during this very busy time for the company.

Based in modern offices in central London with some WFH possibilities this is a great contract opportunity for the right person.

Key skills & Requirements :

• Excellent Commercial PHP experience

• Strong Laravel knowledge

• Good REST API experience

• OOP with design patterns

• Agile experience

We expect to pay around £400 p/d for an initial 6-month contract with a very good chance of extension and an immediate start available.

Contact Jordan Norris on 07858973473 or email your CV to Jordan@lewishollings.com for more information

Senior Ruby Software Engineer | Tech Start-Up | London & WFH | £80,000 + Options

Senior Ruby Software Engineer | Tech Start-Up | London & WFH | £80,000 + Options

Our client, a tech start-up disrupting the supply chain within the fashion and apparel industry, is looking to hire a team of skilled and experienced Software Engineers.

Having built a successful MVP, secured excellent funding and the onboarding of a number of key clients (some very high profile), we are now hiring the first, second and third members of the Product & Engineering team. Starting with a Senior Ruby Software Engineer.

Being an early member of the team this role offers massive opportunity to create culture, define processes and huge scope for innovation within the product. This role would best suit a Senior Developer who is keen to own and lead tech product development.

The current product is built on a Rails/React stack, with solid unit and integration test coverage and supporting infrastructure allowing automated deployment to Digital Ocean.

The best candidates for this role will have:

  • Excellent Ruby/Rails experience
  • The ability to set up another software stack.
  • Experience with databases and infrastructure technologies.
  • Strong understanding of both software development & product development practices.
  • AWS experience.
  • Javascript (React)

Your primary focus will be writing high-quality software that delivers the product strategy. The current product really is in its infancy with an exciting roadmap ahead, and this is excellent opportunity to create a platform that has a huge impact on brands, manufacturers, and – ultimately – end consumers.

We imagine the perfect person will have Start-up experience and is currently sat in a tech business thinking “this could be run better, this team and product could function better” This is your opportunity to make that difference and change how software development should be done…

As well as an excellent base salary there are company options available along with flexible working hours and working from home.

Contact Jordan Norris on 07858973473 or email your CV to Jordan@lewishollings.com