IT and Telecoms

Senior Ruby Engineer in a Global Fintech Company

Gumi & Company – Our client, a global Fintech company whose offerings include the provision of payment and trading solutions to clients, is seeking to recruit a skilled and resourceful professional to join the rapidly growing engineering team in the position below:

Job Title: Senior Ruby Engineer

Location: Lagos
Contract Full time, permanent
Reporting to: Senior Engineering Manager

Main Responsibilities / Deliverables

  • Innovating, developing, maintaining, and contributing to the company’s existing codebase and associated applications
  • Improving the overall system development process
  • Optimizing application performance and test coverage
  • Delivering presentations demonstrating application feature delivery
  • Working with the product team to refine product requirements including providing feasibility and effort estimations
  • Providing support to our customers; triaging any issues
  • Mentoring, training and supporting other engineers to help develop in-house engineering skills.

The Person

  • Experience Significant experience in a similar role;
  • Preferably with a minimum of 5 years working with Ruby and Ruby on Rails.
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript specifically React
  • Good knowledge of using automated testing frameworks such as RSpec and Cypress
  • Good knowledge of source control using Git
  • Familiarity with the agile development methodology specifically Scrum
  • Familiarity with deploying and managing applications on the cloud
  • Good knowledge of software deployment tooling and orchestration
  • Good knowledge of databases systems, especially PostgreSQL
  • Other skills and traits A strong and flexible work ethic
  • Preference to participate in pair-programming and using GitHub pull requests to review code of others
  • Familiarity with container frameworks, especially Docker and Kubernetes
  • Confidence in refactoring and working with both new and existing codebases.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV / Work Portfolio to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: We are an equal opportunities employer and commitment to this process will be expected.

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