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Lead Back-End Engineer (Ruby & PostgreSQL)

Ref #: LBE017
Jordan Norris 12/08/2021
Location: Fully Remote Not Disclosed Fully Remote
Salary: 95000 £
Type: Permanent
Seniority: N/A
Specialisms: Ruby, Rails, PostgreSQL, Start-Up, Scale, Data
Date: 12/08/2021
Lead Back-End Engineer (Ruby & PostgreSQL)

Lead Back-End Engineer (Ruby & PostgreSQL) - £95,000 | €115,000 - Work Anywhere (UK or EU)

Grit Tech Talent has partnered with a fantastic social product that actually does ‘social good’

We are hiring a Lead Back-End Engineer (Ruby and PostgreSQL) to join a super talented team made up of experienced engineers previously with the likes of Deliveroo and Twitter.

This role might be for you if:

  • You want to build technology for good.
  • You feel that our work ethic resonates with yours, and you see how they can act as guidance for your day-to-day work.
  • You have 5+ years of backend engineering experience, including 3+ years with Ruby on Rails.
  • You can work with relational databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL) with large and complex datasets (100s of tables, 100s of millions of records).
  • You have strong computer science fundamentals, from data structures to algorithmic complexity.
  • You have built software that scales to many concurrent users.
  • You have worked in a start-up environment.
  • You have worked remotely, and/or with a distributed team.
  • You are fluent in written and spoken English.

You’ll join the Backend team responsible for designing, building, testing, and operating software that runs on servers — serving APIs to user's mobile apps. It is also responsible for content moderation tools, data processing, and machine learning.

As well as working with a great team of colleagues you'll also have the added bonus of being able to work from anywhere in the UK or the EU (+/-3 hours)

If you'd like to learn more about this or another Ruby focused opportunity, please get in touch via email, phone: 01491 913 993 | Jordan@grittt.com

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