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Principal Software Developer - Ruby RoR

Job Title: Principal Software Developer - Ruby RoR
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/14994/H/KS/150420_1586937082
Contact Name: Open Source Team
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Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Principal Software Developer / Engineer *Remote Process* (Ruby on Rails RoR). Would you like to make an impact in a successful and growing start-up and enjoy a range of perks including flexible working?

As a Principal Software Developer you will provide technical leadership to a small team (approx. three Full Stack Developers) and partner with the product lead to find the right technical solution to business problems working across the full technology stack from databases, the Ruby backend, APIs, through to JavaScript front end, producing well tested code.

You'll enable prioritisation by breaking these solutions into tasks and estimating their rough sizes as well as supporting QA processes to deliver stable releases. As a senior member of the team you will continuously analyse and evaluate the current codebase in order to suggest improvements and refactor to deliver these; participate in retrospectives to help improve the efficiency of the team and mentor less experienced team members.

You'll be able to work with a range of different languages and technologies, using Ruby for backend development and JavaScript frameworks such as React on the UI within a microservices / DevOps type environment.

The platform currently has over 30,000 c-suite users and is set to expand in the coming year bringing lots of new challenges around scalability. You'll be encouraged to pro-actively identify improvements and technology choices in a collaborative environment.

*Strong Ruby / RoR development experience
*Good knowledge of JavaScript having used frameworks such as React, Angular 2+ or Backbone as well as well structured CSS (SASS and LESS) and HTML5
*Strong analysis and problem solving skills
*Collaborative with good communication skills, happy to do remote Pair Programming, mentoring and work in an Agile way

As a Principal Software Developer / Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (to £90k) plus benefits including 25 days holiday, running club and regular team lunches / socials.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Principal Software Developer / Engineer (Ruby on Rails RoR) opportunity.