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.

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