Senior Backend Engineer - Ruby - up to £100,000

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    Software Engineering

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    £65,000 - £90,000

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    Jason Rumney

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  • Consultant:

    Jason Rumney

Intelletec have begun a partnership with the most exciting company that 2015 will see. This you innovative startup undergoing Angel Investment as well as Venture Capitalist Backing. Do you want to face some of the most difficult challenges in modern software engineering?

This company are currently building a next generation communication platform. This is the opportunity to join a team that are creating a modern federated platform with built in collaborative objects, chat features, collaboration with their own set of open protocols. Think WhatsApp incorporated with GMail - EMAIL 2.0

Are you interested in;

  • Highly-performance algorithms and data structures
  • Operational transformation algorithms
  • Building high performance, high-volume, fault-tolerant, scalable distributed systems

This company are currently targeting employees from the likes of Google, Facebook, Yahoo but are obviously looking at candidates outside these companies. The Founder of this company has an excellent reputation identifying areas within technology that are seriously lacking. Off the back of this he has previously grown 2 huge companies in San Francisco. 

This new venture will be based from London initially but if you wish to relocate to San Francisco the opportunity is there. There is also the option of remote work for one day a week initially with the potential to increase. 

Other benefits;

  • Include flexible working hours and holidays.
  • Stock Options
  • Unlimited Snacks
  • Hackathons to work on Personal Projects
  • Flat hierarchy and management structure
  • High Spec Equipment
  • Budgets for training and conferences

This is the opportunity to work at one of the most exciting startups with Silicon Valley DNA.

Tech Requirements:

  • 3+ Years Ruby
  • Use of Modern Frameworks such as; Rails or Sinatra
  • NoSQL databases like MongoDB, CouchDB and Redis
  • SQL databases like PostgreSQL and MySQL
  • Any experience with; Node.js with Express or Angular or React (Desirable)
  • Personal Projects
  • Interest in keeping up to date with all things technology