Full-Time in London, GB - Mid Level - Engineering
We are passionate technologists who believe in making a difference to the lives of millions living in emerging markets. We aim to change the landscape of finance and remittance.
If you're someone that loves to solve complicated problems using only the tools you build, then you're already the right fit to join us as at BitPesa. The BitPesa development team is already well-known for their cross functional development knowledge and hands on approach to getting things done.
We are looking for a Full Stack Ruby Engineer like no other to join us. Our Engineering headquarters are located in London, (Brick Lane), however we are considering candidates located anywhere within the UK.
You'll Be Responsible For
Reporting directly to the Lead Developer and by proxy the CTO.
You will join a team of 7 developers - taking ownership of Epics that have been groomed as part of our technical direction and roadmap, both short and long term!
You will eventually have a full understanding of multiple codebases while we roll out a plan to move from the existing monolith configuration to a more complex but efficient micro-service architecture.
You will be hands on and comfortable taking on more responsibility over time should this be required,
You will communicate well with provable experience working with dedicated product teams.
You will consider yourself nearly expert in Ruby, Ruby on Rails with a naturally curious and engineering mind. Not just a programmer.
You will hold testing (with RSpec) in the highest regard with an emphasis of over all best practice in your work.
Ideally, You Should You Have
- 5+ years of development and delivery experience with Ruby on Rails and some commercial experience with JS frameworks such as Angular/React etc.
- Hands-on experience in analysis, architecting, coding, and implementation of complex, custom-built applications.
- Experience implementing and working with Agile Methodologies, such as Scrum and Kanban.
- You will be an advocate of Test/Behaviour Driven Development (T/BDD) and fully embrace Red, Green, Refactor principles.
We operate across several cities - London, Luxembourg, Tallinn, Kiev and Nairobi. If you relish the idea of being part of a community that extends beyond the work we do for our customers, you may find you share our passion for solutions using technology, and want to help change the world with software, we want to hear from you!