Lead Developer (Ruby-on-Rails / React)

St. Vincent'S Health & Pub Sect Cons Ltd
United Kingdom
04 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Developer (Ruby-on-Rails / React) - London - c£Negotiable plus benefits Our client are looking for a talented Lead Developer with solid experience with both front-end and back-end Web technologies and leading small agile development teams. You will collaborate with the Head of Product, UX and design experts and developers to work towards one unified goal - growth. As part of the Engineering team, you'll be making sure that the user journey is as precise and delightful as it can be. You'll join a great team that is customer-focused to its core. Essential Skills: - Passionate about technology and its relationship with business and user experience. - Able to work independently designing the architecture for and planning your own solutions to problems. - Possess empathy for the user and able to build great code that drives fantastic UX. - Experience leading a small team of developers. - Strong communication skills and ability to articulate complex and technical concepts to non-technical audiences. - Experience using a back-end MVC framework in a dynamic language, preferably Ruby-on-Rails. - Experience working with SQL databases, designing schemas and writing custom queries. - Experience developing in a modern front-end framework, React.js is preferred, but experience with other JS frameworks is also relevant. - Familiarity with state-of-the-art deployment tools and DevOps practices. - Excitement to work in a high-growth start-up, and throw themselves fully into a revolution. - Be open, communicative, and fun to work with. Highly Desirable: - Keen interest in New Technology/Consumer Internet/e-Commerce demonstrated through relevant social media activity, blogging, publications, participation in conferences etc. - Russian-speaking. Their technical team are based in Russia, so a good knowledge of Russian would be advantageous.
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