Full Stack Developer: Ruby On Rails

About Lipa Later:

Lipa Later Limited is a financial service provider based in Kenya and Rwanda that offers payment plans for consumers and businesses looking to buy and sell products and services in monthly installments.

About the Role:

We are looking to recruit a Ruby on Rails developer who will be responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Their primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end team.

The role will include the following responsibilities:

  • Writing core code that is a pleasure for other engineers to read and understand.
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Assure that all user input is validated.
  • Collaborate with other team members and the Tech Lead.
  • Build and maintain features to support business growth.

Experience, Skills and Qualifications Required:

  • Strong understanding of Ruby on Rails and how it works.
  • Experience shipping a Ruby application is an added advantage.
  • 2+ Years of Software Engineering experience.
  • Experience with PostGres, Heroku/AWS, JavaScript (with or without frameworks).
  • Willing and  eager to learn and improve.
  • Solid understanding of the following concepts: MVC, RESTful APIs, ORM.
  • Experience with testing frameworks and site monitoring tools.
  • Experience with Git and Git-based workflows.
  • Experience working with Redis and Sidekiq
Lipa Later
Nairobi, KE