Technical Lead - Ruby on Rails and NodeJS

  • Full-time
  • Role type: Individual Contributor
  • Department: Engineering SaaS
  • Division: Global Technology

Company Description

At Xplor, we help businesses thrive by making life simple for daily activities with a recurring nature. We do that by offering smart software, payments, and commerce-enabling solutions across five "everyday life" verticals: Education, Health and Fitness, Boutique Wellness, Field Services and Personal Services

In the technology team, we have more than 450 colleagues working in offices and remotely around the world, building the first global platform to integrate software, payments and Commerce Accelerating Technologies to help business succeed.

Job Description

We are seeking a skilled Technical Lead to join our dynamic team. As a Tech Lead, you will be responsible for developing high-quality applications using the NodeJS, Ruby, React, HTML, CSS, Javascript and leading a small team of developers. You will work closely with our cross-functional team, including designers, product managers, and other developers, to create seamless and engaging user experiences across multiple platform

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain software applications using NodeJS, Ruby on Rails, React, HTML, CSS, Javascript, TypeScript, and other related technologies.
  • Deploy on Heroku
  • Collaborate with business analysts and stakeholders to gather and analyse software requirements.
  • Design and implement efficient, reusable, and reliable code.
  • Write well-designed, testable, and efficient code following best practices.
  • Troubleshoot, debug, and resolve software defects and issues.
  • Perform unit testing and participate in code reviews to ensure software quality.
  • Collaborate with team members to optimize application performance and scalability.
  • Stay updated with emerging technologies, frameworks, and tools related to Ruby on Rails, NodeJS and React.
  • Continuously enhance technical skills and share knowledge with the team.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Expert in Ruby on Rails.
  • Experience with front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, TypeScript, React and NodeJS.
  • Experience with Heroku
  • Experience of database technologies (Postgres, Redis, SQL).
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies and version control systems (e.g., Git).
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle and best practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and collaboration abilities.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Collaboration skills to effectively work within a cross-functional team.

Preferred Capabilities:

  • Experience with cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure or AWS.
  • Knowledge of modern front-end frameworks like Angular or React.
  • Experience with QuickBooks integration

Additional Information

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More about us 

We're the first global platform combining SaaS with embedded payments, and tools to help businesses grow and succeed. We offer software solutions in fast-growing ‘everyday life’ verticals: Education, Fitness & Wellbeing, Field Services and Personal Services – and a global, cloud-based payments processing platform. Xplor Technologies serves over 106,000 customers that processed over $37 billion in payments, operating across 20 markets in 2023.

Good to know

To be considered for employment, you must be legally authorised to work in the location (country) you're applying for. Xplor does not sponsor visas, either at the time of hire or at any later time. 

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