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Backend Ruby Engineer



Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Friday, January 15, 2021

We strongly encourage applications from people of colour, the LGBTQ+ community, people with disabilities, neurodivergent people, parents, carers, and people from lower socio-economic backgrounds.

If there’s anything we can do to accommodate your specific situation, please let us know.

About Cleo:

Cleo is a company that empowers individuals to achieve financial well-being by building a beloved AI. We are backed by top tech investors and have already reached over 5 million users, with plans to double our user base annually. We are looking for a talented senior backend Ruby engineer to join our mission of improving the world's financial health.

What you'll be doing:

  • Joining a cross-functional product squad and collaborating with other leaders to develop features that enhance our users' financial health.
  • Mentoring colleagues to help them grow as engineers and actively supporting their development.
  • Working on our Ruby on Rails monolith, building data models, APIs, and business logic services.
  • Delivering your work using agile methodologies and tools like tests, observability, AB-tests, and feature flags.
  • Analyzing data to identify problems and generate new ideas, using various sources such as our database, application logs, and user research data.
  • Supporting colleagues through in-hours support and optionally joining the compensated out-of-hours on-call rotation.
  • Contributing to cross-cutting concerns that improve our engineering efforts.
  • Taking part in shaping the work of your squad beyond technical aspects, participating in product ideation, user research, design reviews, retrospectives, and more.
  • Engaging in a range of product feature work, such as building a secured credit card, launching new budget analysis features, and implementing pricing experiments for subscriptions.

About you: You are passionate about making a positive difference in society by improving the financial health of our users. You align with our company values and engineering principles, which drive our ways of working and software delivery. For this senior position, we require a minimum of 4 years of industry experience using Ruby on Rails.

What you get:

  • Competitive compensation package (base + equity) with biannual reviews.
  • Opportunity to work at a fast-growing tech startup backed by renowned VC firms.
  • Clear progression plan and support for your professional growth.
  • Flexibility to maintain work-life balance.
  • Options for remote work and office collaboration, including travel coverage for in-person meetings.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including annual leave, retirement plans, sabbaticals, social events, and mental health support.
  • Open AI subscription provided by Cleo.

To apply, please visit our Engineering Interview process page: