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Lead Ruby Developer

Kraków, Poland
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Recruiter
Milada Gudkova
Roles:
Backend
Must have skills:
Ruby
Considering candidates from:
Poland
Work arrangement:
Onsite only
Industry:
Financial technology
Language:
English
Level:
Lead
Visa sponsorship:
Provided
Company size:
201-500 employees
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Lead Ruby Developer

Kraków, Poland
CoverWallet, an Aon company, is the leading digital insurance platform for small and medium-sized businesses. They are dedicated to making insurance simple, fast and convenient so that businesses around the world can get the protection they need and get back to what matters most - growing and managing their business. Powered by deep analytics, thoughtful design, and state-of-the-art technology, CoverWallet is reinventing the $200 billion commercial insurance market for small and medium-sized businesses.
Now they are looking for a Lead Ruby Developer to be part of the Engineering team and help them with the security, stability and scalability of their multi-site platform while being an operational enabler for the rest of the organization. The position is open in Krakow.

Tasks:
  • Contribute to the team culture of the startup
  • Manage a group of more senior/lead engineers
  • Define and encourage a career path for the tech team
  • Define teams and adapt them based on technical needs
  • Mentor engineers and guide them in their career path
  • Provide vision and leadership for the technical group
  • Establish policies and guidelines regarding the creation, implementation, delivery,
  • monitoring, and maintenance of code
  • Ensure company technical problems are resolved in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Own architecture and design of core technology and software
  • Provide technical guidance and hands-on experience in software development
  • Create and deliver detailed technical documentation and presentations
  • Coordinate with other non-tech areas and ease cross-work
  • Responsible for retention in the team
  • Responsible for team growth
  • Maintain an ongoing awareness of emerging developments and trends in technology
Must-have: 
  • Expertise as a Software Engineer
  • At least 5 years of experience in architecture design, implementation, deployment and maintenance of web applications
  • Experience in ruby is a must
  • Experience leading teams of software developers or engineers
  • Best practices practitioner around service-oriented architectures or microservices 
  • Experience collaborating with stakeholders
  • Mastery of service-oriented architectures or microservices
  • Mastery of clean code principles
  • Experience with test-driven software design
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Team player 
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
Nice-to-have: 
  • Operations as a Service mindset
  • Influencing over ordering communication skills
  • Out-of-the-box thinker
  • Autonomous learner
  • Proactive on taking ownership
Benefits:
  • Medical cover  with free dental care
  • Annual bonus 
  • Educational budget
  • MacBook 
  • Annual trip to NYC for 1-week retreat
  • Generous benefits package for your wellbeing (multisport cards, insurance, vouchers, and many more!)
  • Hackathons / Events / Tech talks 
Interview Process:
  • Intro call with Toughbyte
  • 15 min cultural fit interview
  • 2 technical interviews
  • Final interview

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