Backend Technical Lead - Ruby/Rails

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Job Type Permanent
Salary Dependent on Experience
Reference 32062
My client, a leader among the payment’s community is seeking to hire an exceptionally talented Backend Team Lead with experience in Ruby and Rails to strengthen their team. The role can be fully remote or based in one of the businesses offices in Sofia.

Responsibilities:
• Technically lead a team of highly skilled professionals
• Design and implement solution components according to technology best practices
• Collaborate with team members and stakeholders to clarify scope and assignment
• Help with the initial work breakdown structure and estimations
• Provide mentorship and code reviews to team members
• Participate in troubleshooting and technical analyses to improve performance and availability
• Proactively identify potential improvements, lead their implementation
• Review the quality of all deliverables: code, tests, documentation
• Take part in scaling highly available payment services (99.99% uptime)

Requirements:
• 10+ years development experience
• 2+ years leading a team as a technical and/or team manager (5 to 10 people)
• 3-4+ years using Ruby and Ruby on Rails
• Advanced database experience with MySQL and/or PostgreSQL
• Experience with JavaScript 
• Comfortable with TDD/BDD practices, Rspec
• Self-starter, taking ownership, passionate about high quality software systems  
• Fluent English, both written and verbal
• Considered as an advantage: prior experience working within the payments industry, proven experience of building APIs using latest standards. Knowledge of OpenSSL, mod security, general security, Redis, JavaScript frameworks such as Ember Angular and React, Linux and DevOps skills with AWS, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, etc.

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