Senior Ruby Software Engineer (#14849803)

Work type:
Flexible (Office/Remote)
Technical Level:
Job Category:
Software Development

UK-based rapidly growing online grocer with a focus on food sourced from local farmers, fishermen and other producers. The company now provides farm-to-table foods and fresh fish for consumers in the London area, along with ethically-sourced baby & kids, household and deli products.

What are we looking for:
We are looking for a seasoned Senior Software engineer who has experience across a number of technologies and worked with teams at various evolutionary states.
You are comfortable as a leader and mentor of your fellow engineers, who often ask you for advice and guidance. You’re a team player, who works collaboratively to achieve the shared goals. You are unafraid to challenge aspects outside your direct remit and passionately champion ‘the right thing’. You will believe in continuous delivery, continuous integration, instrumentation and telemetry and the benefits that they bring. You have experience with teams at different levels of maturity getting the benefits from these methods while understanding that context is everything.
You’ll feel comfortable working in an architectural domain, at ease debating delivery priorities with our Architecture team and Product Managers. You are an expert in software engineering, but don’t over-engineer or build for a re-use that never happens.
You understand that real change happens by continual improvement of our practices and principles.
As a key member of a small, fast-moving company, you will be empowered to use your creativity to have impact, getting involved at all levels of the product life cycle. We're constantly evolving our product, building key features and setting the direction that will affect the business for years to come. You would be a central part of moving our software stack forward at every level, working in and nurture a team of capable and friendly developers who love building great software.

Other things we value:
–    A thirst for knowledge and mastery continuously improving your skills and keeping abreast of the latest technologies and techniques
–    A great understanding of Kanban, Scrum, XP, Lean and other methods
–    Knowledge of DDD
–    A willingness to experiment with, and drive the adoption of new technology and approaches that might help us
–    A willingness to take responsibility (currently everyone deploys to production, everyone fixes urgent bugs)
–    An ability to work with non-technical staff to understand and refine complex requirements.
–    Good verbal and written communication skills.

–    Minimum of 5  years work experience developing web applications
–    Experience with Ruby on Rails framework for rapidly developing web applications with additional ability to support development in other programming languages
–    Experience with Agile/SCRUM development
–    Good knowledge of OOP principles, design patterns, best development practices
–    Experience with REST-based API consumption and creation in Rails
–    Strong database skills with SQL
–    Experience with XHTML, CSS, JavaScript
–    Commitment to test-driven development
–    Confident level of  English for daily communication with native speakers

We offer:
•    Flexible working hours
•    A competitive salary and good compensation package
•    Best hardware
•    A masseur and a corporate doctor
•    Healthcare & sport benefits
•    An inspiring, comfy, clean and safe office

Professional growth:
•    Challenging tasks and innovative projects
•    Meetups and events for professional development
•    An individual development plan
•    Mentorship program

•    Corporate events and outstanding parties
•    Exciting team buildings
•    Memorable anniversary presents
•    A fun zone where you can play video games, foosball, ping pong, and more