Senior Backend Ruby Developer (Remote)

Published on October 01, 2023

We're the UK's largest eCommerce investor Nobody said starting, operating, and scaling your own business was easy. But accessing capital should be. We started Outfund because we didn't think founders like you had the right funding options, from complicated equity finance to restrictive debt. We're changing the way businesses scale.

As a Senior Ruby Developer in our small yet brilliant and agile tech team, you will be an integral part of helping us build a new way of lending, which will ultimately be handling millions of pounds and thousands of transactions a minute! You’ll be taking full ownership of features from start to finish, and get stuck in with all stages from design and build, to test and release. As an ideal candidate you will be a product-focused problem solver, passionate, proactive, and well-experienced with setting the standards for writing stunningly clean code in Ruby.

Who We Are
Outfund is a Series A funded FinTech with a maturing product, operating in 7 geographies with several hundred customers. We help evolving businesses supercharge their growth by offering a fair, fast and easy way to apply for investment... and now we are growing ourselves! We are seeking ambitious people to join us in championing our smart, tailored, data-driven funding solution and become an integral part of our early-stage but quickly expanding fintech company.
As an ideal candidate you will be a strong communicator, able to multitask and sweat the details.
  • Writing fully tested code, in clean, scalable solutions
  • Owning features from start to finish; design, build, test and release to production
  • Prototyping ideas to quickly assess viability
  • Communicating progress or any issues or roadblocks back to the team Iterating based on feedback
  • Proactively fixing errors and consistently improving the code base
  • Working closely with the product team to ship ideas
  • Tracking tasks via Jira

Our Dream Candidate
  • Demonstrated experience working in Ruby/Rails
  • Proficiency with Python would be an advantage
  • Experience working with event-based architectures
  • Excellent communicator (strong English proficiency)
  • Problem solver and big picture thinker, able to envision the what-ifs and trade-offs
  • Able to understand how to create solutions that keep possibilities for future iteration and improvement open
  • Able to understand the commercial aspects of the platform and incorporate that understanding into the way the code & solutions are implemented
  • Keen interest in the Ruby world, constantly keeping updated
  • The capability to adapt to change
  • We are a young business so you will be getting your hands dirty, contributing to the overall development of Outfund to help ensure success for everyone!

The Techy Bits
  • Ruby, Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, Heroku, AWS & GCP, Kafka, Python, React
  • Good design using best practices
  • Auto-deploy to production on merging, many times a day 

The details
  • Full-Time
  • Outfund is an equal opportunities employer. 
  • Outfund works in FinTech.
Competitive Salary 
24 days annual leave (may vary by country/region) 
Your birthday off
Device of your choosing (Macbook or Dell XPS)
Flexible remote working