Ruby on Rails Tech Lead with 7+ years experience for Mumbai location

About Icicle

Icicle builds Web & Mobile products for Startups, Brands, Digital Agencies and Enterprises, helping in bringing their ideas to life. More -

We create beautiful & engaging UX, clean Front-ends, scalable Applications and manage them on Cloud. We build products with a captive team of exceptional professionals working across time-zones.

Team consists of bright young designers, hackers, senior developers, startup specialists. Team is distributed, with offices in Mumbai, Bangalore and presence in Pune. More -

About Opportunity

  • Design, Architect, Develop & Release multiple products in Financial Domain
  • Team size of about 20 with Development team of 6 - 8. Work with different stakeholders - Product Owners, Business Analysts, UX Designers & QA Team
  • Work and directly responsible for the end-client, a Financial Major in US
  • Get complete control of product with active involvement in deciding stack and architecture.

About You

  • You have to be experience with Ruby, Rails, and test driven development (strongly preferred)
  • Ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Scrum development/ agile methodology
  • Some previous experience of guiding/ mentoring team members
  • Working experience of refactoring code/ reverse engineering
  • Manage, maintain and improve our product and its quality, optimization, scalability and automation.
  • Understanding business requirements and translating these into highly optimized and scalable technical solutions in form of modules or extension of our core product and bug free integration of new/updated modules or codes into all running instances.
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and advise solutions to these problems.
  • This role requires a level of technical experience and interpersonal skills to be able to work effectively with core product development team as well as to make positive peers.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest plans, developments and changes in the Rails world.
  • You’re looking to be stimulated, solve hard problems, and work with smart people
  • You are proactive and pay attention to the scalability, performance, availability and usability of our systems

Technical Expertise

  • Knowledge in core technologies like Ruby, Ruby on Rails,HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, JavaScript
  • Knowledge in JS frameworks. E.g. Node, Angular, React
  • Third party API experience
  • Expertise in Test Driven Development & Continuous integration
  • Working Knowledge of relational and non-relational databases
  • Knowledge of version control system like Git

You Should Have

  • Ambition to make things awesome, not just good enough.
  • Extensive experience in Ruby and more languages as a bonus
  • 7 years of hands-on development experience with Ruby on Rails with overall working experience of Technical Lead.
  • Good understanding of Agile principles preferably using Scrum.
  • Highly experienced in building Web Service enabled applications (SOAP and RESTful)
  • Expertise in data modeling and user interface development principles including hands on experience with JavaScript.
  • Strong problem solving skills, should be able to research and understand an undocumented set up and application
  • Experience of leading a technical team where mentoring skills have been used
  • Open to working on other technologies like Node.js, Reactjs etc.
  • Prior experience with test-driven development methodologies - used extensively for all products/projects
  • Gained good knowledge of working with APIs and performance optimisation
  • Value test-driven development, intelligent software design techniques and clean and clear coding style
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Test and deliver solid, reliable code that meets all requirements.
  • Develop reusable in-house standard elements, modules, and scripts.
  • Discover and experiment with new technologies and share with the team.
  • Development includes quickly prototyping new projects or project features or designs; updating and improving existing applications.
  • Ability to work independently and with team.

Good to Have

  • Participation in open source projects
  • Actively involved in solving problems on Github, and groups
  • Passionate about blogging technical stuff

What you get

  • Competitive salary with motivating performance bonus
  • Great team with exciting projects, working directly with product owners based out in US.
  • You will make a big impact on our product, specification and decision making
  • Opportunity to work with big team of committed, talented people with a great sense of humor

So, if you have 7+ years of overall experience with good enough experience in developing in Ruby on Rails. Apply today!

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