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Staff Engineer (Rails / React)

  • AWS
  • TypeScript
  • Heroku
  • Rails
  • React Native
  • .NET

Posted: 3 weeks ago

:mega:  A bit about the role:

Delivering health and happiness to dogs and their humans all over the world is no mean feat, which is why as we scale our operations and expand into new markets, we are seeking a highly skilled Staff Engineer to join our Software Engineering team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a major redesign initiative and contribute to building a cutting-edge internal e-commerce platform.

In this role you can expect to:
  • Work collaboratively with the technology leadership team, particularly our Engineering Manager, to shape global architecture, establish best practices, and contribute to the overall design strategy.
  • Engage in greenfield project work and play a lead role in rebuilding our internal e-commerce platform to be a market-leading solution.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to multiple project teams, ensuring the successful implementation of best practices in infrastructure as code, architecture, and DevOps.
  • Actively participate in projects from inception to completion, taking the lead on ad-hoc initiatives as needed.
  • Collaborate closely with our Engineering Manager and other key stakeholders on day-to-day activities and provide a broad technical understanding to confidently handle significant projects.
A bit about our stack:
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Typescript / React
  • React Native
  • AWS
  • Heroku
  • CI/CD - Jenkins and GitHub Actions
  • Postgres
:wave:  A bit about you:
  • At least 8+ years experience in Software Engineering.
  • A true Ruby on Rails expert, plus full-stack development experience using Typescript/React.
  • Strong background in network, architecture, and AWS, with hands-on experience in infrastructure as code, DevOps, and CI/CD using Jenkins and GitHub Actions.
  • Prior experience in e-commerce at scale, ideally with exposure to businesses similar to ours.
  • Proven ability to lead projects, drive design decisions, and implement best practices.

🐶 A bit about us:

At Butternut, we put the food back into dog food. We believe dogs deserve to eat the healthiest, most natural and tastiest food with none of the nasties. That’s why we make freshly prepared dog food. Cooked like you would at home. Delivered in perfect portions.

As a B-Corp certified company; you can be sure you are joining a sustainable company who care about our people, product and our impact on the environment.

Our goal is to help dogs live healthier, happier and longer lives whilst leaving humans smiling after every interaction. We’ve come a long way since our co-founders (Kev & Dave) hand-delivered the first Butternut Box, we now feed a lot of dogs across the UK - but we want to feed dogs everywhere. And to do this, we need a team of brilliant people who share that ambition to come and work with us. 

 🙌 A bit about what we offer:

  • 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) and an additional day for every year of service 
  • 5 paid 'paws' days per year to support to learning and/or wellbeing
  • £500 personal learning & development budget 
  • Butternut Box employee discount 
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Co-working office space. Flexible working hours and work from home options 
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension with NEST
  • Private Medical Insurance with Vitality
  • Lots of office dogs (Ajax, Brio, Luna, Basil, Peggy, Pip, Rudi, Indi, Gnocco and many more….)

❗️A few things to note: 

  • Butternut Box is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity and inclusion. We welcome people of different nationalities, backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.
  • As our business has grown so has our responsibility to our community, our planet and our business. We are not perfect, but we are committed to doing business the right way and continually improving our social and environmental performance.
  • We are not looking for external agency support with this role.
  • We're not able to offer visa sponsorship at this time. 

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