Test Engineer (Mobile and Web) | Financial Services | London | £65,000

Test Engineer (Mobile and Web) | Financial Services | London | £65,000

Our client is a “leading technology company with a suite of financial products” rather than an old-school bank. We are working closely with them to hire a Test Engineer.

This is a genuinely unique opportunity to join a business whose aim is to change an industry. We have already helped them build an amazing team in central London and we’re looking for an ambitious, customer-focused Test Engineer to jump on board.

The Test Engineer will be a dedicated test specialist working in the engineering team that develops our web apps as well as React Native components targeting our mobile apps.

The role suits a mid-level test specialist with strong software testing fundamentals and experience with test automation, who is keen to further develop and progress within a growing organisation.

If you’re innovative, curious and not afraid of a challenge, we’d love to hear from you

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following experience and skills:

Essential

• Experience testing customer-facing Android and iOS mobile apps

• Techniques and methods of formal test analysis and design, including test data management and agile and exploratory testing.

• Solid understanding of modern digital technologies, in particular, single-page web applications, native mobile apps, and RESTful web APIs.

• Requirements analysis, including refinement of user stories and acceptance criteria.

Mid-level programming skills in at least one modern programming language applied to the development of automated regression tests/checks.

• Experience operating within an agile process and team.

As a technology-led organisation, we expect our engineering staff to be technically adept and knowledgeable. The role involves programming automated tests across multiple frameworks, with support available from our SDETs and developer colleagues on your team.

What you will be working on:

• Analyse and decompose user stories to ensure that acceptance criteria are clearly defined and testable.

• Create tests, plans and charters that are designed to comprehensively appraise and validate new developments against the acceptance criteria.

• Set-up and execute tests to implement the above plans, investigating and reporting issues. Assist with defect triage and re-testing.

• Develop automated web and mobile regression tests, using our existing automation frameworks, using WebdriverIO (JavaScript), Espresso (Java/Kotlin) and XCUITest (Swift).

• Help refine the test lifecycle and integrate test automation with deployment and release processes, including continuous delivery pipelines.

• Assist with preparation and delivery of product demonstrations.

• Provide visibility of relevant performance metrics and outcomes through tracking and reporting.

This is a wide-ranging role that provides the successful candidate with an exceptional opportunity to broaden and enhance their skills within the dynamic Fintech industry. You will:

• Work in a small, mission-based team of experienced professionals, giving you lots of responsibility as well as opportunities to learn and develop.

• Have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology

• Gain experience working in a fast-paced, high growth, purpose-driven organisation.

• Work in a supportive environment that encourages learning and improvement.

Finally, as part of a broader testing community, you will need to coordinate with colleagues in the mobile and back-end teams to share knowledge, keep aligned, and share and advance improvement initiatives.

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

Web Developer (React / Drupal / PHP) |Contract |6 Months | £300-£400 pd \ London

Software Engineer – React / Drupal / PHP – £300-£400 Per Day – 6 Months – London

Our client is the leading online publisher of legal, regulatory, political and business information.

Delivering accurate and impartial analysis daily via a cutting-edge technology platform, has ensured they have become the essential information service for the industries we cover.

Due to brand new product launches and expansion an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Contract Web Developer with experience in React & Drupal8 to join the team.

Key skills:
*JavaScript
*React
*Drupal8
*PHP
*HTML
*CSS

This role is based in London however some remote working is available.

This is a fantastic opportunity to build a brand new product from scratch with an established & leading business. For more information please send your CV to Jordan@lewishollings.com ASAP

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 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

 

Lead Full Stack Ruby Developer | Start-up Environment | E.London | £75,000

Lead Full Stack Ruby Developer | Start-up Environment | E.London | £75,000

Lewis Hollings are working with an expanding and exciting Start-up to hire a Full Stack Ruby Developer.

Our client are award winning, leaders in their field of expertise and have customers all over globe and very ambitions plans. 

Essential skills and experience required:

  • Essential 
    • In-depth knowledge of Ruby and Rails
    • Extensive software development experience (minimum 5 years, likely 8+ years overall experience)
    • Advanced RSpec
    • Git (Comfortable with rebasing, squashing and otherwise reworking branches ready for review)
    • Proficient with Linux including system administration
    • HTML/CSS/JS
    • An ability and willingness to seek out new knowledge as required for the work

    Desirable 

    • Experience of building APIs
    • ETL experience, especially row-based methodologies such as Kiba
    • Experience with Solr
    • Advanced knowledge of operational automation on AWS, e.g. CloudFormation, CodePipeline, OpsWorks
    • Modern JavaScript stacks, e.g. ES2015, Webpack, Ember or other front-end frameworks

The perfect Fullstack Developer will have experience delivering early stage products within a startup environment.

The role is a great opportunity to work with talented Devs, solve real problems and make a real impact both to the product and people’s lives via the product.

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

Full Stack Developer – PHP & Javascript | Award Winning Online Software | London | £60,000

Full Stack Developer – PHP & Javascript | Award Winning Online Software | London | £60,000

Our client, an award winning cloud based software provider with thousands ​of ​customers ​in ​the ​UK, is partnering with LH to hire a passionate and talented Full Stack Developer with excellent PHP, Symfony and Javascript skills, ideally AngularJS ​or ​similar ​(React, ​Vue)

As a Full Stack Developer you’ll be expected to deliver ​high ​quality ​code ​using ​modern ​standards ​and ​best ​practices, work ​closely ​/ share ideas with ​colleagues and have excellent communication skills.

The team have ​big ​ambitions, we ​are ​looking for ​a ​Full ​Stack ​Developer with with excellent PHP, Symfony and Javascript skills ​who is friendly, passionate, talented and enjoys a challenge.

The projects are exciting and complex so will best suit a Developer who loves creating tech solutions that solve real problems with a desire to progress ​to ​the ​next ​level, learn and help others.

You ​will ​be ​developing, ​testing, ​and ​deploying ​cloud ​software ​using agile ​best ​practices. ​You’ll also ​contribute ​to ​technical ​design, challenge ​the ​status ​quo, ​and ​see ​the ​effects ​your ​code ​changes ​have ​on ​our ​customers.

Required ​Skills:

  • Experienced ​PHP ​Developer
  • Experience ​working ​with ​application ​frameworks ​such ​as ​Symfony
  • Proficient ​working ​with ​AngularJS ​or ​similar ​(React, ​Vue)
  • Experience ​writing ​well ​formed ​unit ​tests ​and ​functional ​tests
  • Proficient ​with ​Git ​and ​Github ​version ​control
  • Understanding ​of ​agile ​methodologies, ​preferably ​SCRUM

Bonus​ ​points

  • Experience ​working ​with ​RESTful ​APIs
  • Devops ​experience. ​Specifically ​AWS, ​Docker, ​Jenkins

If you are a ​​Full ​Stack ​Developer with with excellent PHP, Symfony and Javascript skills as well as a well ​organised, ​self ​motivated, ​critical ​thinker keen to learn and progress then please get in touch ASAP.

You’ll be rewarded with a competitive ​salary, a dynamic team, flexible management, regular team lunches and Friday ​drinks. The dress ​dress ​code is casual and the offices modern with good ​transport ​links, ​secure ​bike ​parking ​and ​showers.

Email your CV to Jordan@lewishollings.com or Call 07858973473

 

Contract. Senior Fullstack Software Engineer (Ruby & Javascript). Fin-tech. London. £400pd

We are looking for a Senior Fullstack Software Engineer with excellent Ruby and Javascript skills to work within the product engineering team to design and build engaging digital features for the Fin-Tech Industry,

Our client is really exciting Fin-Tech startup offering the opportunity to work with AI. 

This is a contract opportunity and we are keen to speak to developers happy to work in London – Full-time, 4 to 5 days per week.

Required Skills and Exposure:

  • Ruby
  • Rails
  • Front-end web development with Javascript (Ember, React or Angular)
  • AWS

This would suit a seasoned contractor with great Ruby experience and an interest in AI digital products, specifically for the Fin-tech industry,

Experience with A another development languages is a added bonus as our client is comfortable using a combination of technologies, and choose the right ones to use for each tech problem they solve.

This 6 month contract paying c£400 although negotiable for the right candidates.

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

Senior Full Stack Software Engineer (Ruby / Javascript) | Award Winning Start-up | London | £70,000

Senior Full Stack Software Engineer (Ruby / Javascript) | Award Winning Start-up | London | £70,000

I am working with a rapidly expanding Start-up to hire a Full Stack Developer with both Javascript and Ruby skills.

Our client are well known for their innovation and ‘first of it’s kind’ products & features so are looking for a forward thinking Developer to be up to date with modern technologies, standards and processes.

The front end is built entirely in Ember, however we can consider solid Javascript skills with another framework such as Angular or React. The platform is built in Ruby. We need a Full Stack Developer​ to join the team ASAP and help us deliver our ambitious and interesting roadmap.

Essential skills and experience required:

  • Ruby or Ruby on Rails
  • – HTML5, CSS3 (SASS) and JavaScript (preferably ES6).
  • – Experience of working with a JavaScript framework such as Ember, Angular, ReactJS, Vue or similar.
  • Appreciation of the challenges faced when building adaptive or responsive websites.
  • – DRY ,TDD, BDD and other development practices.
  • – Experience of working with both internal and third-party API’s.
  • – Ability to solve problems in a structured way.
  • – Ability to communicate technical concepts in a lucid, structured fashion to colleagues

The perfect Fullstack Developer will have experience delivering early stage products within a startup environment but this is not essential. The role is a great opportunity to work with talented Devs, solve real problems and make a real impact both to the product and people’s lives via the product.

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

Lead Front-End Developer. Javascript/Angular/Ruby. 2016 Start-Up of the Year nominee. London. £75,000

Lead Front-End Developer. Javascript/Angular/Ruby. 2016 Start-up of the Year Contender. London. £75,000

Our client, one of Bloomberg’s top 50 UK Business Innovators, is hiring a Lead Front-End Developer.

I am looking for a talented and passionate Javascript/Angular expert with experience of bringing beautiful UI designs into production and delivering great customer experiences.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a fast growing business who are taking a mobile first approach to design and performance.

About you:

  • Skills and demonstrable experience with Angular, SASS/LESS, Backbone, Bower, Grunt, Bootstrap/Foundation, or equivalents.
  • Experience of working as a Senior Front-End (or Full Stack) Developer, ideally building a customer facing product.
  • Expert HTML/CSS/JavaScript skills
  • Passion for continued learning
  • E/M-commerce experience would be ideal.
  • A keen interest in staying up-to-date with the latest technologies

You’ll be working with RESTful APIs (written in Ruby on Rails), so some exposure of this would be advantageous.

As a Lead Front-end Developer you’ll get to play a major part in the build up of a tech stack that needs to support very ambitious growth plans. Payments, personalisation and conversational commerce are just some of the many ambitious products and projects in the pipeline.

Of course our client want to hire great technical skills, however, a passion for the product you’re building is equally as important, as you’ll be working with a small team, recently shortlisted for Start-up of the Year, all working towards producing the best customer experience possible.

If you are keen to be challenged in a new role where you’ll be tasked with taking ideas from paper sketches to live code, taking responsibility for quality at every step along the way, whether it’s testability, UX or architecture then you should get in touch ASAP!

The Lead Front-End Developer will join a young team and be given the chance to help shape how they work, while using the latest tools and technologies in a relaxed, professional and supportive environment!

Senior Front-end Developer. London,. £60,000

Senior Front-end Developer. London,. £60,000

My client,​ ​an​ ​award-winning​​ ​website​ ​and​ ​booking​ ​service​, is looking for a Senior Front-end Developer to create ​and​ ​update​ ​a large​ ​variety​ ​of​ ​global​ ​systems.​ ​Some​ ​are​ ​complex​ ​databases,​ ​some​ ​are​ ​highly​ ​functional back-end​ ​tools,​ ​and​ ​others​ ​are​ ​customer-facing​ ​websites.

We are looking for a Front-end Developer who is ​ambitious, passionate and ​bursting​ ​with​ ​ideas​ ​about​ ​the​ ​ways​ ​to​ ​improve​ ​systems​, solve problems​ ​and​ ​always​ ​looking​ ​to​ ​improve​ ​his/her​ ​skills.​ ​

​You​ will need to ​love​ ​JavaScript,​ ​CSS​ ​and​ ​HTML and the best candidates will be motivated by building great technology solutions, want​ ​to​ ​work​ ​with​ ​a​ ​great​ ​team​ ​who​ ​care​ ​that​ ​they​ ​are​ ​doing​ ​the​ ​right​ ​thing​ ​in​ ​the right​ ​way.

Working ​in​ ​a​ ​Linux/Symfony​ ​environment.​ ​You​ ​will​ ​be  contributing​ ​to​ ​the​ ​development​ ​of​ ​API-driven,​ ​MVC-based​ ​reusable​ ​JavaScript​ ​components​ ​and systems

Key​ ​technical​ ​skills  

  • React​ ​&​ ​Redux  
  • native​ ​JavaScript​ ​(ES6)  
  • OO​ ​JavaScript  
  • Javascript​ ​Unit​ ​Testing​ ​TDD​ ​(preferably,​ ​mocha,​ ​chai,​ ​sinon)  
  • HTML5,​ ​CSS3​ ​and​ ​SASS  
  • Git  
  • Webpack​ ​and​ ​npm​ ​as​ ​a​ ​build​ ​tool  
  • Responsive​ ​layouts,​ ​cross-browser​ ​support  
  • Website/Frontend​ ​performance​ ​optimisation  
  • Single​ ​page​ ​app​ ​experience  

Nice-to-have​ ​skills  

  • JIRA​ ​-​ ​Agile,​ ​Scrum​ ​experience​ ​(sprints,​ ​retrospectives)  
  • BEM  
  • Backbone.js/Ampersand.js
  • Lodash  
  • Twig​ ​templating  
  • API​ ​and​ ​third-party​ ​integrations​ ​(Google​ ​maps,​ ​analytics​ ​etc)  
  • Good​ ​understanding​ ​of​ ​Usability/UI/UX

This is great opportunity to join a talented, social and friendly team of c20 Developers (Javascript Front-end & PHP Back-End) work in a great industry and solve real life tech challenges daily.

Please get in touch ASAP to learn more and apply