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 Java Developer x 2. Fin-Tech Start Up. London. £75,000+

Senior Java Developer x 2. Fin-Tech Start Up. London. £75,000+

Our client, an exciting and well funded Fin-tech start up, are hiring a team of Java Developers to be based in Central London.

As a successful Java Developer, you will already have experience with Core Java or Java 8, AWS, Microservices and Spring, as well as an excellent understanding of TDD.

You will be confident and personable in your demeanour, and not afraid to communicate your ideas and methodology to the team.

Prior experience working in a tech start-up is a massive bonus but not essential.

Required Experience:

  • Core Java or Java 8
  • Microservices
  • Agile, Lean (TDD, XP, BDD, Scrum)
  • Spring (MVC, Core, Security)
  • Passion for new technology
  • CI/CD processes and pipelines
  • Previously developed within an AWS Environment
  • Junit
  • Jira

Desirable:

  • Knowledge and experience of using JavaScript Frameworks/Libraries such as ReactJS, VueJS, AureliaJS, AngularJS etc.
  • Familiar with Microservices and CQRS Architecture.
  • Experience of working in a DevOps environment and using tools such as Docker & Vagrant.
  • Knowledge of trading platforms and exchanges

The role offers a competitive salary, talented colleagues, an innovative workplace operating in a dynamic and fast-paced sector – For an ambitious, creative, confident, self-motivated Java Developer, this is an excellent opportunity to make a real difference within this already great business.

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

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

 

Senior Ruby Developer. Pharmaceutical. Central London. £70,000

senior-ruby-developer-pharmaSenior Ruby Developer. Pharmaceutical. Central London. £70,000

Our client, a leading web-based SaaS provider to the pharmaceutical industry, is looking to hire a Senior Ruby Developer to join an existing team in central London.

As a Senior Ruby Developer you’ll be given the opportunity to help build and deliver a leading edge web-based data capture solution.

Extensive experience using Ruby on Rails framework, HTML and Javascript is required coupled with excellent knowledge of Object Oriented Design, Domain Driven Design, Test Driven Design and Design Patterns.

Design & Architecture skills, experience and knowledge are vital. As is a deep understanding of all aspects of the software development life cycle: Requirement through to testing, and documentation.

This opportunity will suit a candidate with an appetite for owning responsibility of technical decisions and who demonstrates an interest in improving both personally and collectively.

Our client offers an friendly and professional working environment with a vibrant company culture, lots of opportunities to grow your technical knowledge with a growing business plus a competitive salary and great benefits.

To learn more about this or any of our Ruby opportunities please call 07858973473 or email your CV to CV@lewishollings.com