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Lead Developer (Ruby/Rails)

Lead Developer (Ruby/Rails)

Grit Tech Talent

Lead Developer (Ruby/Rails)  | Fin-tech | London x 2 days per week | £95,000

Our client is a fantastic quickly expanding fintech that provides businesses with the opportunity to supercharge their growth by offering a fair, fast and easy way to apply for investment.

Among others, we are looking for a Lead Developer with expert Ruby/Rails skills, this is an opportunity to really drive a product forward. Right now you are at the bottom of the mountain and you’ll get to influence and plan the journey to the top.

The techy bits

  • Ruby
  • Ruby on Rails,
  • PostgreSQL,
  • Heroku,
  • AWS & GCP,
  • Kafka
  • Good design using best practices
  • Auto-deploy to production on merging, many times a day

We are seeking ambitious people to join us in championing our smart, tailored, data-driven funding solution and become an integral part of our early-stage plans.

As a Lead Developer within our small but brilliant agile tech team, you will:

  • Be integral in helping us to build a new way of lending
  • Create a product able to handle millions of pounds and thousands of transactions a minute!
  • Take full ownership of features from start to finish
  • Getting stuck in with all stages from design and build, to test and release.
  • Be a product-focused problem solver, passionate, proactive, and well-experienced with setting the standards for writing stunningly clean code in Ruby.

Day top day role responsibilities include:

  • Writing fully tested code, in clean, scalable solutions
  • Owning features from start to finish; design, build, test and release to production
  • Prototyping ideas to quickly assess the viability
  • Communicating progress or any issues or roadblocks back to the team Iterating based on feedback
  • Proactively fixing errors and consistently improving the codebase
  • Working closely with the product team to ship ideas
  • Tracking tasks via Jira

Our dream candidate will be a Ruby/Rails expert, an excellent communicator who enjoys problem-solving and big picture thinking!

If this sounds like you and you like the idea of joining a young business where getting your hands dirty, contributing to the overall development of the business and having a huge impact then you should get in touch today! | 01491 765400 | 

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