Lead Ruby on Rails Developer
Manchester

Salary to £70k + Extensive Benefits

The Talent Partnership are extremely excited to be hiring an experienced Senior Ruby on Rails
Developer/Lead Software Engineer for an amazing, technically innovative company that is well
known, and one of the UK’s leading travel businesses.


The Senior Ruby on Rails Developer/Lead Software Engineer will be responsible for providing and
maintaining the flights platform, which provides the group with flight product and book ability. This
platform needs to be resilient, scalable, and highly adaptable, so they use a wide range of
technologies across a service-oriented architecture, running in Kubernetes and AWS, powered by a
CI/CD pipeline. They are a fast-moving, delivery-focussed team and deploy multiple times a day.


My client will expect the Senior Ruby on Rails Developer / Lead Software Engineer to have.

  • Previous experience leading technical teams.

  • Demonstrable experience in technical delivery and Agile methodologies.

  • Experience in object-oriented software development, with excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent experience of Ruby on Rails

 

They would also prefer:

  • Travel industry experience – not essential.

  • Any experience of automation technologies

  • Any knowledge in networking and web communications.

  • Any knowledge of cloud computing, preferably AWS.


The team is growing as they continue to innovate and look for new ways of obtaining and providing
data to their customers. They are currently developing a flexible search model and looking at graph
database modelling to facilitate this. Their goal is to have the capability to rapidly onboard new flight
supply and deliver scalability to support flight growth throughout Europe.


You’ll be a great fit if:

  • You’re passionate about developing people and helping them grow.

  • You are a hands-on engineer and love technology.

  • You are a software craftsperson and strongly believe in producing high quality, resilient

  • services.

  • You are a natural servant-leader and able to lead from the front.

  • You are nimble and able to adapt to new challenges quickly.

  • You are passionate about working in an Agile environment.

  • You are a polyglot thinker.

  • You believe in test-driven development.

  • You are proactive in seeking out and evaluating emerging technologies that can add value to

  • the platform.


Whilst the main language is Ruby, Node.js will also be considered, so please get in touch if this is
you.