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Lead Software Developer Ruby Web API

Job Title: Lead Software Developer Ruby Web API
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/14890/A/KS/060220_1581005305
Contact Name: CSR Dev Team
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Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Lead Software Developer / Backend Web Developer (ruby web api). Are you a technologist seeking a new role where you can take ownership and make a real impact? You could be joining a technology company whose suite of HR software products are used across the globe whilst enjoying perks such as the ability to work from home three days a week.

As a Lead Software Developer you will take ownership of building a new platform from scratch; liaising with business stakeholders and operating across the full software development lifecycle. You'll head up a team of four yet remain hands-on with design and development. The tech stack is based Ruby on Rails 5.2 and MySQL (although you could come from any OO background); they're currently deploying to AWS and using Azure DevOps. Much of the work will be around exposing the core functionality with and high volume, high performance API.

You'll join a friendly and motivated team with offices in Hemel Hempstead which you need to go to on Monday and Friday with the middle part of the week at home if desired.

*Strong software engineering background; ideally Ruby on Rails but will consider any OO language (Java, Python, C#)
*Strong design experience with a good knowledge of SOLID and OO Design Patterns
*Experience of building APIs
*Thorough understanding of Computer Science principles
*Excellent communication skills; able to motivate and manage a small team

As a Lead Software Developer you will earn a competitive salary (to £75k) plus benefits.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Lead Software Developer / Backend Web Developer (Ruby Web API) opportunity.