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Lead Full-Stack Ruby Developer

Location London, United Kingdom
Posted 03-September-2021

Materials Market is the UK's first and only marketplace for building materials. As an early stage start-up that launched in November 2020, we have grown at an astonishing rate and have achieved serious traction in a very short space of time. We are pioneering a new approach to the sale of building materials; using cutting-edge marketplace technology to connect buyers and sellers in a transparent and competitive online space.

This is a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of a fast-paced, innovative start-up that is right at the beginning of an exciting journey. We are looking for hard working, ambitious people to join us in shaping our product and leading our team to achieve ground-breaking results. In return we are offering a generous options package to share in the company's success, as well as all the support and resources needed to perform your role at the highest level.

About the role:

We're looking for our first tech hire; a senior, full-stack Ruby on Rails developer who is eager to build and manage an amazing team of developers. You will be engaged in the hiring process as we add three additional junior developers to our dev team. This is a huge opportunity and a role with significant autonomy.

Initial responsibilities will include overseeing our current agency dev team and leading the way as we transition to a full in-house team. As the first developer in the company, you will be an integral member of our ecosystem and will help us develop our company culture. Great responsibility deserves great rewards, so we are offering a significant options package to the right candidate. We want to share our success with you as we grow and continue to secure further funding rounds.

You will have the opportunity to learn and experiment with new technologies, help maintain our existing site and assist in building our app. You will help us develop our workflows and hone our product with additional features. We operate a flexible work environment. Our offices are in central London and team meetings, brainstorming sessions and other collaborative projects will require attendance in person. All development time can be home based.

We want to work with people who are passionate, curious and honest and if that sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you.

You should have:

3+ years Ruby on Rails full-stack experienceExperience working with JavaScript/AJAX and React.js/VueWorking knowledge of GitCommitted to having clean, documented, and optimised codeFollow test-driven development principlesBased in the UKServer and deployment knowledgeMySQL/Postgres experienceWireframing & prototypingExperience working with APIsExperience leading a small team of developers
Our Tech stack: Ruby 2.5.1Rails 5.2.3PostgreSQLHosting: AWSTesting: RSpec TDDFront-end libraries: Materialize & JqueryPayments: StripeSearch functionality: ElasticsearchDeployment: CapistranoBackground jobs: Sidekiq & Redis -Options package to share in the company's successTo be part of a dynamic, friendly and exciting workplaceFlexible working hours, schedule your own day as you like around your meetingsPartially remote working modelBike to work schemeBenefits package offering a choice of wellness packages and members club subsidiesA MacBook Pro of your choice30 days holiday including bank holidaysStage 1 - Application Send your CV and the link to your Github account and tell us why this is the role for you. Stage 2 - Interviews If we like your application, we'll schedule a short 20-minute call where we get to know each other. We will ask about your work history, why and how you became a developer, and what you're looking for in this role. You can ask us about the role, company, founders or anything else! The second interview can last up to an hour, and you will get a chance to show off your coding skills in a series of tests. The third interview will be a 30-minute call with a few members of the management team to review your results and to discuss any questions you may have. Stage 3 - Decision The recruitment process as well as the decision is a two-way street. It's about you wanting to work for us and our team deciding they want to work with you. If both sides agree, we will go through the individual offer letter with you and discuss it. Ruby, Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, React, GitRuby, Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, AWS, JQuery, ElasticSearch, JavaScript, React, Git, MySQL, Wireframing, Prototyping, APIs

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