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Senior Ruby on Rails Developer/ Tech Lead
at Prelinks

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  • London
  • fulltime
  • ₤50000 - ₤70000 per year
About Us
Prelinks is an event discovery and ticketing platform, with inbuilt social features. Launched in September 2015, our app has been downloaded by 50,000 students across the UK, giving us a thriving user base spread across six cities.

Fresh off the back of a successful seed round, we’re looking to build a product that will revolutionise nightlife discovery and ticketing, via an innovative, mobile-first approach, which leverages the power of our community to deliver a compelling user experience.

The Role
We are looking to hire an accomplished Ruby on Rails developer who’s ready to take the step up to a technical lead role. Working alongside the CEO and growth team, you will take the lead on all technical product development as we introduce innovative new features and expand our user base.

Required Skills / Experience
2-4 years professional experience using Ruby on Rails essential
PostgreSQL an advantage (SQL is acceptable)
Experience working with Activeadmin an advantage
Experience working with mobile apps - familiarity with Swift a bonus
Experience integrating with external APIs
Experience with mobile payment integration (i.e. Stripe)
Any machine learning/ data science experience a plus
Familiar with technical startup growth practices - you will be expected to lead and manage the technical aspects of the product pipeline, so understanding the commercial side of the business is essential
Agile methodology evangelist (especially scrum)
Working understanding of App Distribution workflow
Some experience managing a database

Desired Characteristics
Aptitude for leadership - you will be managing junior members of the team, and as the business grows you will be expected to lead the expansion of our technical capabilities
Passion for creative problem solving - motivated by challenges
Proactive member of development community - Github, etc
Strong communication skills - a desire to share knowledge and bring new ideas to the table

What we can offer
A competitive remuneration package, with great opportunities to progress
The chance to take a stake in an exciting and well-funded, young business with a great product and big ambitions
The chance to lead a team; establish and realise your unique vision for the product
A dedicated and passionate team, operating in a fast-paced and stimulating environment

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