Ruby Developer | Online Market Place | London | £55,000 – £65,000

Ruby Developer | Online Market Place | London | £55,000 – £65,000

Would you like to work with a team of ambitious, focused and talented software engineers? Do you have 2+ years of commercial experience with Ruby, Rails and Javascript? An excellent understanding of how the web and web applications work?

Based in central London, a short walk from the nearest tube station we have an opportunity for a talented Ruby Developer to join a growing engineering team comprising of Ruby and JavaScript (React) Developers.

Tech Requirements:

  • Strong commercial Ruby development experience
  • Experience with JavaScript (React is a bonus)
  • Knowledge & Experience of BDD / TDD – Rspec / Cucumber
  • Knowledge & Experience of AWS

As a Ruby Developer you’ll be tasked with:

  • Building and improving a Rails app using the latest versions of Rails and Ruby
  • Ship functional and beautiful features that look and feel on-brand.
  • Operate in and collaborate with a cross-functional team with other developers, designers, product managers
  • Work with developers of all experience levels to constantly learn and share your knowledge.

You’ll be creating, scaling and maintaining code using best practices, working alongside product and design. You will be working with Ruby and also have the chance to work with React, any experience with AWS and or Heroku would be highly beneficial.

This role is a great opportunity for a bright developer to take that next stage in their career, to join a market-leading company with the added bonus of working with and alongside industry experts and continuing to grow your own knowledge and skillset.

Apply now or call 07858973473 for a confidential discussion about this Ruby developer opportunity. Email CV’s to Jordan@lewishollings.com

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.

Senior Frontend Engineer | Tech Product | London | £70,000+

Senior Frontend Engineer | Tech Product | London | £70,000+

We’re looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer with excellent Javascript skills to join an internationally diverse, sociable, dynamic team with a clear vision and strategy.

You’ll join the Product and Engineering team where every decision made is with the customer at its core. You’ll be expected to constantly ask yourself, ‘will our clients benefit from this?’

As a Senior Frontend Engineer you’ll need commercial experience with the following technologies:

  • Javascript
  • React
  • Jest & TDD
  • Chrome Dev Tools
  • CSS 3
  • HTML 5
  • Git
  • npm / yarn
  • Webpack

Would be great if you had an interest in or are familiar with:

  • React Hooks
  • Typescript
  • React Testing Library, Cypress
  • Storybook
  • GraphQL, Apollo

You’ll be responsible for ensuring our client continue to deliver a world-class user experience for their customer’s, other key responsibilities might include :

  • implementing prototypes to ensure a fast feedback loop when collaborating with designers, product managers and customers
  • managing and maintaining our UI component library
  • managing our styling architecture
  • collaborate with design on ideation and redesign of components
  • pairing with our engineering team
  • interested in transitioning your design-oriented background towards a more engineering focussed role

This is a great opportunity to join a fast-paced business with lots of room for creative freedom. They offer flexible working, including parent-friendly working hours, flexible hours, working from home days and £1000 annual self-development budget. 

If this sounds a great to you as it does to me, please get in touch ASAP! Call Jordan on 07858973473 or email Jordan@lewishollings.com 

LHR – Lewis Hollings Recruitment 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 Front-End & Javascript Development.

Javascript (Angular) Developer | First of Their Kind Products | London | £70,000+

Javascript (Angular) Developer | First of Their Kind Products | London | £70,000+

We’re hiring a permanent Javascript Developer specifically with expert Angular skills to join and existing tech team to help build brand new applications that are genuinely cutting edge in the industry – Providing products and capabilities not previously seen in this sector.

As a Senior Angular Developer, you’ll work on a responsive, web application using the latest Angular version, written in Typescript, and focus on typing code. You’ll practice continuous integration, write clean, maintainable, consistent code, with a big emphasis on testing, quality and communication.

Job Objectives:

  • Work closely with the front-end team lead and commit to improving the code base
  • Work closely with other developers and contribute to the team dynamic
  • Work closely with the design team to create high quality user experiences and interactions
  • Work closely with our backend team to define data structures and contracts and API interactions
  • Collaboratively improve the Agile processes within the team – be a positive voice

Skills Required:

  • Experience of Angular and Typescript
  • Experience in RxJS observables
  • Experience in writing test in Jasmine/Karma/Protractor
  • Experience in writing SCSS skills without reliance on a framework – we love Flexbox!
  • Experience in an Agile environment
  • Experience in CI/CD

Nice To Have Skills

  • Experience with Angular Material
  • Experience with NgRx state management
  • Pact Contract Testing
  • Highcharts
  • TDD/BDD background
  • Nx Workspace

We are looking for a strong communicator who is open, honest, collaborative and willing to continue to learn.  If this sounds like you please get in touch ASAP. Call Jordan on 07858973473 or email Jordan@lewishollings.com

Lewis Hollings Recruitment is a dynamic recruitment business passionate about matching fantastic technology professionals with great companies. We have an excellent understanding of the industry, with a particular focus on the niche and modern technologies in the world of Front-End & Javascript Development.

 

Ruby on Rails Developer. Music Industry. London. £75,000+

Ruby on Rails Developer. Music Industry. London. £75,000+

Are you an experienced Ruby on Rails Developer with a passion for Music? Do you want to work in an environment where everyone has excitement and energy about what we’re building?

Our client creates secret​ ​intimate ​live performances in​ ​more​ ​than​ 400 ​cities​ ​around​ ​the​ ​world.

We’re looking for an experienced Ruby on Rails Developer to join us who understands how to create scalable, maintainable code using best practices.

Reporting into the Head of Engineering, you’ll be joining a growing engineering team, and working alongside design and product teams.

Requirements:

  • 4+ years of Ruby on Rails experience
  • Experience of Postgres
  • Experience of TDD or BDD testing (We use RSpec & Cucumber)
  • Knowledge of Git and a passion for clear concise commit history
  • Fluent in English with excellent communication skills.
  • Flexibility to work in a dynamic continuous delivery environment.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience of React or other front end Javascript technologies.
  • Experience of Agile / Scrum, or similar.
  • A passion for music
  • Experience of scaling a platform using micro-services or other approaches.
  • Experience working in startups
  • Experience mentoring junior team members.

We are looking for an experienced Ruby on Rails Developer to help create new features and deliver an excellent end-to-end customer experience, from the moment they first encounter content. You’ll be expected to write elegant code that is scalable & maintainable and work closely with UX, Product, QA  and other teams to define and deliver features that solve real business needs.

It’s an exciting time to join as we help our client enter a period of accelerated growth. You’ll gain valuable experience working on a wide variety of projects. Including engineering a platform for our next phase of growth, moving our platform to a react front end powered by APIs and integrating with 3rd parties.

Along with the fantastic learning opportunities and the opportunity to work in a really exciting industry with great colleagues out client also offer a very competitive salary and great benefits.

For more details and to apply please contact Jordan Norris on 07858973473 or email your CV to Jordan@lewishollings.com

 

Senior Ruby Developer | Fast-growing Tech Start-up | London | £70,000+

Are you interesting in joining a fast-growing tech Start-up as a Lead Ruby Developer? Do you currently have the opportunity to technically lead projects and give opinions on architecture?

Our client is scaling rapidly and needs a Senior Ruby Developer with a strong focus on the customer experience & excellent code to help drive scalability and performance of the platform.

The successful Senior Ruby developer will need:

  • Confidence technically leading on projects and giving opinions on architecture
  • Experience of building large scale applications in Ruby
  • A passion for writing clean and efficient code
  • An excellent understanding of Rails API, Docker, Kubernetes, Ruby on Rails and a familiarity on microservices and ci/cd pipelines will be advantageous
  • Follow a TTD approach
  • A keenness to learn new technologies

As my client continues to scale their offering, they have devised a long-term digital strategy with significant investment being made into their technical teams. This position will heavily involve the redevelopment of backend services from the ground up using cutting edge technology, removing external partnerships and shifting towards being truly agile.

Day to day, this position involves:

  • Building and deploying features for brand new products
  • Assist with the creation of tooling to improve their ecosystem
  • Discussing ideas, implementation and planning
  • Improving internal process and how they interact with the business

This is an excellent opportunity to shape the culture and technology landscape for an incredibly ambitious company!

To apply please call me on 07858973473 and email a CV to Jordan@lewishollings.com

 

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 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 Ruby Developer – London – £50,000 – £80,000

Senior Ruby Developer – London – £50,000 – £80,000 a year

Our client is looking to hire bright and talented Ruby software engineers to work on a variety of complex and technically challenging projects.

We are looking for ambitious Back-End and FullStack Software Engineers with extensive Ruby experience to join an experienced and talented team.

Problem solving is a key attribute for us, we have many challenging problems to solve, your ability to be resourceful in finding solutions is paramount.

Key Skills & Responsibilities we require:

  • Professional experience with Ruby and Ruby on Rails (3+ years)
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimisation of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Take pride in delivering readable, well-designed, well-tested software.
  • Experience with TDD
  • Experience with relational databases (PostGreSQL, MySQL) and key-value stores (Memcache, Redis)
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developers with our API
  • Experience with APIs at scale
  • Experience with PostGIS, or any geography-heavy applications.
  • Experience with “NoSQL” data backends (Redis, MongoDB, ElasticSearch).

This is a fantastic opportunity to be major influence in something big. Our client is growing fast and developing their staff along the way, they offer a very competitive salary and perks including potential stock options, your choice of hardware, an ambitious road map and a great bunch of colleagues all pulling in the same direction.

For more details please call Jordan on 078585973473 now.

 

Ruby on Rails Developer – Contract – London – £450pd

Ruby on Rails Developer – Contract – London – £450pd

Skills Needed:

  • Strong Ruby on Rails experience
  • Understanding of object-orientated programming
  • Familiarity with continuous integration

We are on the hunt for a *Contract* Ruby on Rails Developer for a rapidly expanding, well-funded, tech business based in London.

We are looking for someone to be a major influence and contributor to the future development of the software platform and main product.

The role will require a developer with an absolute passion for Ruby technologies.

The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, building and maintaining reliable code and the best candidates will believe that TDD and clean coding practices are the right way to build applications and will thrive in a fast-paced, agile startup work environment.

For more details, please contact Jordan on 07858973473 or email your CV to CV@lewishollings.com