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Backend Developer (Node.js / Ruby)

£35000 - £69000 per annum + Flexible working, Unlimited holidays

Backend Developer (Node.js / Ruby on Rails)

99% Remote, MUST be UK based


Seeking a backend focused Engineer, with strong Node.js JavaScript and/or Ruby on Rails coding and development expertise - to work in an exciting tech start-up business. You will be aligned with an Agile team, working with Product Owners, Software Developers and QA to realise the product roadmap as well as provide product support through bug fixes. This is a truly unique opportunity to join at the beginning of the expansion phase.

As a Developer your responsibilities will include:

  • Writing and maintaining high quality code (Node.js / Ruby on Rails)
  • Contributing to team's product roadmap
  • Following and enforcing software best practise and processes
  • Delivering innovative solutions across the full development life cycle
  • Continually enhancing and building a deep knowledge of the product suite
  • Selecting, using and improving a broad modern technology stack.
  • Participating in cross training and continual learning

To be successful in the post, your experience will include:

A professional development / software engineering background, where you have demonstrated the ability to take ownership of a sprint task from development and testing through to deployment

Throughout your career you will be able to demonstrate successful projects using:

  • JavaScript, node.JS and/or Ruby on Rails
  • API development
  • Solid Design Principles
  • Exposure to or desire to move into Cloud / AWS
  • Exposure to or desire to learn DevOps, Kubernetes, Docker etc
  • Experience working within an agile development environment

A rare opportunity to join an organisation that prize the individual and provide a collaborative, learning environment. Ideal for those in the mid-stages of their career seeking the freedom to innovate.


Getting invovled with a Tech Start-up is an exciting career path, this organisation take this desirable opportunity and improve it. In effect they de-risk the career move. They are established with products and services. They already have customers consuming their services and others lined up. However there remains a start-up style opportunity to be 'in at the beginning' to bring influence to the future product and to establish rapid career and personal development.

In return, the successful Engineer with the relevant career background, experience and approach, will receive a generous salary and package, flexible working, including unlimited holidays after 1 year and company initiatives combined with the relaxed culture inspires creativity over formality required elsewhere

Equal Opportunities

FPSG is committed to equal opportunities regardless of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age.

Key skills terminology

Software Developer, Software Engineer, Backend, Back-end, FullStack, JavaScript, Node.js, Ruby, API, SQL, Amazon Web Services, Cloud, Jira, MongoDB, NodeJS, API's, graphQL, expressJS, Request, AWS, Ruby on Rails

We are Disability Confident and neurodiverse aware. If you have a disability, please tell us if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application or with your recruitment process

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