Back-end Developer

The Myers Group
London (Greater)
09 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a back-end developer with experience in Ruby or Elixir to join our friendly and talented development team in London.

We are a team that cares about learning new things, the quality of our code, good practices and software design. We like to organize activities to encourage this culture within our team and we offer the possibility of working from home one day per week.

You'll be helping us develop Transact, an exciting project that just started taking off built on the following stack:

  • Microservices architecture.
  • Polyglot environment: Ruby, Elixir, Node, Java.
  • Ruby development on Grape, Rails, RSpec, LittleBoxes, etc.
  • Elixir development on Plug, ExUnit, etc.
  • Docker and soon, Kubernetes.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop good quality, maintainable code.
  • Follow features across the whole release cycle, ensuring their quality and success.
  • Collaborate closely with QA, designers and product managers.
  • Collaborate with other developers agreeing on code design and architecture.
  • Learn new technologies and techniques.
  • Mentor other developers on skills you are strong with.


  • Professional experience developing REST APIs on either Ruby or Elixir.
  • Follow best practices like TDD, single responsibility principle, etc.
  • Passion for software development and interest on paradigms like Functional Programming and OOP.

Any front-end/full-stack skills in either React.js or Backbone.js will be a plus.


  • Work from home once a week.
  • Up to 28 days’ holiday per year (plus 8 days’ bank holiday).
  • Subsidised Gym Membership.
  • Free tea, coffee, fruit and treats throughout the week!
  • Pension
  • Health care

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