Ruby Software Engineer. London Start-Up. Brilliant Working Environment. £70,000

cropped-rubies-2021887.jpgRuby Software Engineer. London Start-Up. Brilliant Working Environment. £70,000

Our client has built a unique platform to enable SME businesses to run smoothly and are going through an incredibly exciting stage of growth.

The platform automates much of 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 growing team.

People love working here for a variety of reasons, you’ll be challenged and learn new things daily but the core office hours initiative where you are free to start at 10 am has definitely been enjoyed (Monday – Thursday 10-3, Tuesday & Friday 10-5:30)

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

The ideal candidate will be a Ruby and rails expert with some Javascript knowledge and experience too. The best candidates will have commercial experience with much 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 are a genuinely fantastic work environment, a competitive salary and an enthusiastic and friendly team along with benefits such as equity options, learning budget, hack days and monthly socials.

If you’d like to join a fast-growing startup while maintaining a sustainable work-life balance and having a considerable impact on the direction of an outstanding product, please get in touch ASAP!

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

 

Full Stack Software Engineer (Ruby & React) | Leading Online Marketplace | London | £60,000

Full Stack Software Engineer (Ruby & React) | Leading Online Marketplace | London | £60,000

My client has been named one of The Financial Times’ most ‘Disruptive Companies’ and one of Wired Magazine’s ‘100 Hottest Start-Ups’ – They are already the leading business is their marketplace, working with everyone from industry known brands to super exciting start-ups.

They have raised over $20m in funding to date, have an ambitious vision and clear values – it’s a fantastic time to join!

LHR is working directly and closely with the CTO to add a Full Stack Software Engineer to the team with strong skills in Ruby and Ruby on Rails along with excellent Frontend development experience; especially React and modern Javascript (ES6)

As a part of the Product team, you will be a key part of continuously improving existing applications, and bringing new features to life. You’ll be helping to build the best experiences possible for customers and you’ll need to be passionate about the user experience and solving challenges with creative solutions.

The role:

  • Help architect and build solutions to business critical problems
  • Experiment with new tools and technologies to produce cutting-edge solutions
  • Be a part of a self-organising, results-oriented agile team
  • Keeping the Stack relevant by helping to adopt a microservice-inspired architecture

Requirements:

We’re looking for a mid to senior level candidate who has opinions and wants to do the right thing; we want you to own the product, and care about the direction it goes in

The best candidates will care deeply about writing good code and high-quality automated tests; you’ll have no dedicated QA team, so it’s important for you to be able to test thoroughly

A good understanding of any of the following would be a bonus:

  • Experience of AWS (or similar) services, such as EC2, RDS and RedShift; you’ll be exposed to these in this role, even if you have no previous Ops experience
  • Elasticsearch, Sidekiq, state machines, data warehousing, and ETL processes
  • Experience of managing applications on cloud environments (using tools such as OpsWorks)

This is a wonderful opportunity for a Full Stack Developer to participate and contribute to interesting projects such as:

  • Building tools and recommendation engines to help match brands to their perfect short-term retail space
  • Creating a first-class communications platform
  • Providing continuous improvements in the way the team collect and provide data to use when making decisions
  • Improving the deployment pipeline to reduce the time taken to get changes into production
  • Providing necessary data and functionality to our frontend developers, whether directly or through well-designed APIs

Along with a great team of talented colleagues and endless learning opportunities our client also offer free team lunch every Friday, a very competitive salary and stock options

For more details please contract Jordan Norris on 07858973473 or send an email to Jordan@lewishollings.com

 

PHP Developer | Online Marketplace | London | £50,000+

PHP Developer | Online Marketplace | London | £50,000+

A talented & confident PHP developer is required for an exciting and award-winning online company in London.

As a PHP Developer, you will join a team working on a variety of projects and products from building features on the core platform, creating brand new sites & features, as well as internal tools.

There’s a tight-knit team of PHP & Front-end developers who work within the tech team, working collaboratively – We are looking for confident and ambitious Developers who want to learn and contribute to creating the best software possible.

Key requirements;

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and approach to challenges.
  • At least two years’ commercial programming experience.
  • Experience working with frameworks, preferably Symfony.
  • Experience with OOP in PHP7
  • Proficiency in MySQL.
  • Proficiency with cross-browser, cross-platform issues and dedicated to web
    standards.
  • Experience working with CMS or e-commerce systems.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and proactive Developer to work for a dynamic, growing company – The successful PHP developer will have a wide range of benefits, ranging from a great location, modern offices, brilliant colleagues, fantastic learning and career progression opportunities as well as a great culture.

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

Lewis Hollings Technology Recruitment is a boutique recruitment business focusing on niche & modern tech, specifically in the world of Ruby and PHP related Web Development Technologies.

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 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

Principal Developer – Ruby | Fast Growing Tech Business | London | £90,000

Principal Developer – Ruby | Fast Growing Tech Business | London | £90,000

Lewis Hollings are proud to be working with the 2nd fastest growing tech business in UK right now.

As they go through the evolution from a small start-up into a more established business they need to hire 2 Senior Developers

The first role we are hiring for is a Principal Developer – Ruby. The principal developer will play a key role in developing the products driving growth, working very closely with the VP Engineering and contributing to the ongoing tech strategy of the business – It’s a significant hire.

The best candidates will love to share ideas, coach other developers and see new products and features through from idea to delivery.

We are looking for a hands-on Developer with excellent Ruby/Rails experience who is keen to stay close to the code and take the lead to deliver a market leading customer experience.

The current stack is a Rails back-end with an Angular front-end. Experience of DevOps set up and procedures would be nice to have but not essential.

The principal developer role is a great opportunity to really make your mark on a business growing from a great UK start-up in to a global leader.

Our client is already successful, they have an excellent product, build and deployment is strong, however, they are very ambitious and want to continue to improve in all areas so need to hire great people to take them to next stage in their development.

If you are a Lead Ruby Developer who wants to have a say, help others and make a massive contribution to a growing business then please get in touch ASAP.

Our client is London based, paying c£90,000 plus excellent benefits and perks.

Jordan@lewishollings.com | 07858973473

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

 

Senior PHP Developer. Digital Agency. London. £45,000/£50,000

Senior PHP Developer. Digital Agency. London. £45,000/£50,000

Our client is a well known digital agency, with a great client portfolio based in London.

On their behalf are hiring a Senior PHP Developer to help continue to deliver great digital products for a variety of clients in retail, fashion, publishing and travel among others.

We are looking for a well rounded PHP Web Developer, with great passion for Web development.

As a Senior Developer you will be involved in complex PHP builds; experience in the following areas is required:

  • Previous delivery of a range of small to large scale websites using PHP
  • Database design and management using MySQL based systems
  • Application of OOP design principles
  • Experience with Content Management Systems and Frameworks, such as Laravel, Drupal, WordPress, Zend and Symfony or other PHP based CMSs is preferable
  • The integration of third party systems, such as CRMs, payment gateways, document management tools, web services and authentication systems
  • An understanding of web security concerns; experience of testing and resolving security issues

Senior PHP Developers will be expected to contribute to the development of web app projects, participate in technical scoping sessions, bringing new ideas and technologies to the team and write clear and concise documentation.

You’ll be joining a professional yet fun and friendly team working in a great working environment. This is a great opportunity to make the next step in your career, work with talented people and maybe take advantage of the free wine and beer available after work!

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