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!

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

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!

FullStack Developer | Luxury Client | London | £60,000

Lewis Hollings are delighted to be working with one of the world leaders in lifestyle management. We are hiring an ambitious and talented Fullstack Developer to join a growing team and improve the overall experience of the website and mobile app.

As a Fullstack Developer you will:

  • – Build, maintain and extend front-end functionalities of the current public facing company websites.
  • – Building Mobile app using web technologies
  • – Work closely with the backend developers.

The perfect candidates will have prior experience with most or all the following in a commercial ‘live’ environment:

  • Javascript
  • SASS / LESS or any CSS pre-processor with CSS3
  • React.JS, BackBone.JS, Angular.JS, RequireJS
  • PhoneGap
  • Backend skills (PHP / Ruby / Python)
  • Version Control systems (Git)
  • Exposure of building bespoke CMS systems
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

This is a rare chance to join a global business with excellent values and growth opportunities, continue to learn daily from industry experts.

As a Fullstack developer you will need to be Personable, credible, highly professional and articulate in verbal and written communications and the best Developers will have a genuine interest and enthusiasm for the digital technology industry coupled with a desire to learn and ambition both for themselves and the business

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

Lead Frontend Developer. E-Commerce Start-Up. London. £80,000

code-583073_1280Are you a Lead Front-end Developer interested in working technologies such as Angular, Node/Express, ES6, Jade, NPM, Grunt, Docker and Sass to build a world-class e-commerce experience for our customers? We are looking for an expert in current and emerging front end technologies, in particular single page applications and Angular JS plus the ability to communicate best practice to colleagues, while leading by example with your hands on skills and great development practices.

Working closely with the Product Director and VP Technology you’ll be tasked with bringing product design into production and delivering a great customer experience. Our client, an already well known e-commerce start-up, has ambitious growth plans and an interesting roadmap which includes taking a mobile first approach to design and performance.

As a Lead Front-end Developer it is vital you still enjoy writing, reviewing and supporting code across all aspects of our solutions – Team leadership and architectural/technical direction setting are essentials, this is a hand’s on role, in a small but growing team. The best candidate will be able to show passion for the product you’re building as well as the quality of the code you write, tracking the impact of the products and features you ship and recapping to continually improve the customer experience.

You’ll be joining an pioneering team who work hard in a relaxed culture, the environment is supportive of flexible working and has a strong and collaborative vibe. You’ll get first-hand experience of rapid product development, amazing growth curves and everything else that comes with being part of a early, exciting product.

We believe the perfect candidate will be eager to learn, be fast-moving and practical with a passion for building great user experiences. He or she will have experience of working as a Senior front-end developer, ideally on a e/m-commerce product. They will need a deep experience in front-end technologies on all sorts of platforms, plus experience of how to tailor Angular applications to reduce the traditional SEO downsides of a rich front-end application couple with experience of RESTful APIs (ours is written in Ruby on Rails, latest version using JSON), so experience of this is highly desirable.

This is a unique opportunity to be heavily involved at a great stage of a young business, to make a major impact and to progress your career in to people management.

For more detail, please call 07858973473 and send your CV to CV@lewishollings.com

Senior Ruby Developer. Fin-Tech Startup. London. £80,000

Lewis Hollings are working with a Fin-Tech startup looking to hire a team of really smart Ruby Developers to work on some very ​interesting problems.

We believe we are hiring for one of the most exciting startups in Europe right now, they are​ growing at an incredible pace, have very cool product and are backed by the founders of brilliant success stories including: Lovefilm, Skype, MoonFruit​,​ Wonga and Zoopla.

The best candidates will enjoy the responsibility of working on…:

  • The Product, 90% of your time will be building new features and improving existing ones.
  • Payments, write code that moves money.
  • Machine learning, from categorising transactions to understanding natural language and spending patterns.

You should give us a call ASAP If you’d like to work at a fast moving startup and you have experience writing beautiful, elegant and simple Ruby code.

We are keen to hire a Senior Developer happy to wear many hats in a Startup environment – The current stack includes:

  • Ruby
  • Rails
  • React
  • Heroku
  • Postgres
  • Redis
  • Github
  • CircleCI
  • Minitest

We’re always looking for exceptional people and our clients understand the importance of offering great perks to keep the team happy & productive. They include:

  • 25 days’ holiday a year.
  • Choice of your own hardware.
  • Socials events including go-karting, escape rooms, cinema screenings, etc.
  • Amazing office space that’s a stones throw away from Old Street tube station.

If you believe your skills and experience could add to this growing team and you are up for a new challenge – Please call me on 07858973473 and email a CV to Jordan@lewishollings.com

Ruby Software Engineers | GnG | London | £65,000+

Our client, an exclusive members only bookmaker is looking for passionate and talented Ruby developers.

You will be joining a small close-knit team of competent developers changing how our exclusive clients can enjoy their favourite sporting events.

As a Ruby Software Engineer ideally you will have experience with the following:

  • Ruby/Rails
  • MYSQL
  • Elixir
  • Micro-services,
  • Real time systems,
  • ML/NLP,
  • Data Science or Conversational bots.

Great developers deserve the right environment and resources to help them grow and deliver great products. The technology stack used most is Ruby (2.x) on Rails (4.x) backed by MySQL for the monolithic core, supported by a number of Ruby and Elixir micro-services and a lot of real-time websocket communications among other fit for purpose technologies. We also have an Ember mobile app in active development.

You’ll work using a modified Scrum methodology and heavily utilise GitHub pull requests, code reviews, Design Sprints, Continuous Integration with Jenkins, Puppet to manage infrastructure and one click deploys to AWS.

Coupled with the opportunity to work with other talented developers in an engineering focused culture is an outstanding benefits package and very competitive salary.

So if you enjoy what you do, you’re good at it and want to join a team that can help you get even better then get in touch by emailing a CV to CV@Lewishollings.com or call 07858973473

Ruby on Rails Software Engineer | Central London | Innovative Digital Products | £55,000-£75,000

Ruby on Rails Software Engineer

Central London

£55,000-£75,000 based on experience + benefits

We are working with a fast growing business to hire an experienced Ruby on Rails Developer to assist with the development and delivery of a number of innovative digital products.

The role is best suited to a Developer with 3 or more years commercial Ruby experience looking to make a positive contribution to a business going through a period of growth. You must be able to demonstrate commercial experience with Ruby/RoR and ideally will also have a Computer Science or similar degree.

You will be joining an established development team made up of experienced Software Engineers working to Agile/TDD processes and contributing to a challenging roadmap.

Key experience required;

  • 3 years+ commercial development with Ruby, Ruby on Rails
  • Experience of working the full development life cycle
  • Full stack development an advantage (Javascript)
  • Cloud product knowledge an advantage
  • Agile best practice
  • Happy working in a fast paced environment and delivering projects to set timescales
  • Excellent communicator & keen collaborator

To hear more about this exciting opportunity please contact Lewis Hollings on 07858973 473 or email an up to date CV to CV@lewishollings.com