Lead Backend (Ruby) Engineer


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Lead Backend (Ruby) Engineer Dublin Negotiable 183 Permanent

Lead Backend (Ruby) Engineer

Are you a passionate technologist who believes that the most meaningful way to succeed is by helping others and delivering best in class products? Do you have ruby development experience? Then this is the job for you.

Joining a well-respected and high growth Irish tech start-up you will be responsible for the enhancement of new powerful API features and integrations for a software company that provide a SaaS product for large multinational enterprises. Reporting to an engineering manager this role will work alongside the Product, Engineering and Creative Teams to deliver a market leading SaaS platform that is solving real world problems.

What you will do:

  • You’ll design solutions solving real-world problems, extending the current product's capabilities.
  • As part of a growing backend engineering team, you will help build new API’s, features, and integration into the product platform.
  • You will work in collaboration with the front-end engineering, product, and design teams to build new features, help drive the technical direction, and deliver scalable web technology.
  • Continuous improvement and you’ll be encouraged to bring that through in all aspects of your work.
  • You’ll demonstrate best practices in your work, producing clean, efficient, and well-tested code.

Experience required:

  • 5-7+ years as a Software Engineer, developing in Ruby on Rails.
  • Proved experience in technical leadership and mentoring junior team embers.
  • Experience with Git and a modern SCM environment like GitHub/Gitlab
  • Experienced in building rich data-driven web applications.
  • Skilled at writing precise tests, regardless of test framework
  • Experience in effective code review
  • It is advantageous if you have experience with docker, and /or experience managing Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment workflows.
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud providers is also nice to have.

Package & Benefits:

  • Competitive market rate salary
  • Employee Share Option Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave + company days
  • Pension and healthcare.
  • Training and study support