We are hiring:

Ruby Technical Lead Engineer

REF. NO:
SMART-Lead

THE TEAM:

Smart Pension is dynamic, exciting and diverse. Pension companies in the past have been slow to adapt to new technology and methods, but with Smart Pension we're changing the world of Pensions and to keep up with it, we look for people who are happy to operate in an ambiguous environment, people who bring ideas to the table but above all, people who deliver software. We look to move forward at pace and we are upbeat and passionate about making things successful!

We are excited by new ideas, different ways of thinking, diverse backgrounds and approaches. We run hackathons where in 24 hours anyone can build and present new ways of thinking to the senior management team! Test new technologies, try new ideas - we're excited to get your ideas out to the world!

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO SOMETHING BIG:

  • Develop new user facing features
  • Engineer a better code base with your team
  • Be part of an 8–10-person agile engineering team, part of a wider Engineering organisation
  • Work on tickets assigned to you, this includes writing code and specs (tests) and checking that new code passes other test coverage - plan to spend at least 50%, preferably 70% of your time writing code
  • Help evolve development standards and practices
  • Take architectural ownership of various critical components and systems
  • Review Pull Requests from other developers
  • Work in a collaborative, agile team environment that is continuously improvement
  • Help mentor and coach members of the team
  • Lead a team of highly talented and collaborative engineers
  • Overall responsible for the technical quality of what the team is producing

OUR IDEAL TEAMMATE HAS/IS:

  • Significant commercial experience with Ruby, working in a Ruby on rails environment (as a guide multiple projects over, with 5+ years of experience)
  • Deep understanding of object-orientated programming
  • Desire to work with Domain Driven Design
  • Love to work using TDD
  • Enjoy helping other Engineers improve and become better Engineers and humans
  • Understanding of relational database (MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Understanding of web design patterns
  • Previous experience working in a company scaling up is useful, but not essential experience in leading a team is useful, but not essential
  • Most importantly, a desire to learn, grow, working with an amazing team and deliver software

Questers Perks

    • Innovative & Agile Teams

      Innovative & Agile Teams

    • Challenging Projects & Leading-edge Technologies

      Challenging Projects & Leading-edge Technologies

    • Friendly & Supportive Atmosphere

      Friendly & Supportive Atmosphere

    • Socially Responsible Company

      Socially Responsible Company

    • 25 Days Paid Leave

      25 Days Paid Leave

    • Supplemental Health & Dental Care

      Supplemental Health & Dental Care

    • Competitive Remuneration Package

      Competitive Remuneration Package

    • Exceptional Social Package & Special Discounts

      Exceptional Social Package & Special Discounts

    • Tech & Soft Skills Training

      Tech & Soft Skills Training

    • Team Bonding Events

      Team Bonding Events

    • Fruity Afternoons

      Fruity Afternoons

    • Beer Thursdays

      Beer Thursdays

    • Excellent Office Location & Facilities

      Excellent Office Location & Facilities

    • A Wonderful Mountain-view Terrace

      A Wonderful Mountain-view Terrace

    • Free Bike Parking & Showers

      Free Bike Parking & Showers

    • Relaxing & Gaming Areas

      Relaxing & Gaming Areas

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Here at Questers, we hire great people. No matter how you identify and where you’re from, you can belong here. What’s most important to us is having an inspiring, dynamic team who live our values of collaboration and excellence every day. And we're completely committed to fostering an open, supportive and inclusive culture where everyone can focus on just being themselves while also reaching their full potential.