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

PHP Developer. Rapidly Growing Start-Up. London. £40,000

PHP Developer. Rapidly Growing Start-Up. London. £40,000

We are working on behalf of a rapidly growing start-up to hire a PHP Developer to help with the build and maintenance of an industry leading platform.

Working within a small team and closely with the CTO you’ll gain valuable experience and be given endless opportunities to learn while delivering several new and exciting projects.

As a PHP Developer you should have a good understanding of core development principles coupled with a determined to learn and improve all the time.

We think the best candidates will have around 2 to 3 years commercial PHP development experience along with experience in at least one modern framework (Symfony, Zend for example) You’ll also have some understanding of GIT version control and Test driven development (TDD).

The perfect candidate will have prior exposure to Zend Framework 2, GIS mapping and AWS or other cloud platforms. You’ll will have also worked in an BDD, TDD, Agile environment and had experience with other languages (JavaScript, Go, Java, Scala, Python, etc).

Our client is determined to invest in the team and will provide training budgets and external training as well as support from an experienced team, in exchange they would like to hire candidates who are passionate about technology, keen to learn and delivery the best product possible.

This a great opportunity to gain valuable experience with high-concurrency systems and the work with the very latest technologies and development practices.

For more details please call 07858973473 and email a CV to Jordan@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

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