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Technical Lead – Ruby on Rails


About Anchanto:

Anchanto helps all businesses to exploit the full potential of e-commerce. Our suite of SaaS Products enables companies globally to springboard omnichannel sales, scale fulfilment operations, and use intelligent data to grow their e-commerce, logistics & warehousing activities. Leading, brands, distributors, retailers, and logistic enterprises such as L’Oréal, Decathlon, or DHL Supply Chain rely on our technology to scale their local and global e-commerce operations.

Headquartered in Singapore and with more than 10 local offices across Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Europe, we are growing rapidly and looking for ambitious people to join our teams to build the future successes of Anchanto. 

Role: Technical Lead – Ruby on Rails (ROR)


Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Leading the team with technical guidance and identify weak and strong areas of the team members.
  • Delegating tasks and achieving daily, weekly and monthly goals with the team.
  • Reviewing code of the team members and helping team on risks and focus on improving the performance and optimization of the output.
  • Responsible to build systems for continuous delivery 
  • Translate business problems to technical problems and designing the solution
  • Analysing existing systems, finding gaps, guiding improvements.
  • Monitor and support Systems and Batch processes 
  • Leading, Mentoring and Motivating team 
  • Write maintainable, scalable, simple, clean and efficient code 
  • Follow coding standards, unit-testing, code reviews and version control 
  • Follow and improve agile development life cycle, attend daily Scrum 
  • Follow release cycles and commitment to deadlines
  • Adhere to follow and guide deployment architectures with automations. 
  • Continuous updation of the design and implementation in the technical specification document 
  • Scheduling training sessions and meetings to discuss improvements.
  • Working closely with the development manager & extending full support in achieving the common goal in the best interest of the project and the Company 
  • Providing regular and precise status updates on the development owned, taking steps to identify risks and devise mitigation plans 
  • Continually look for opportunities to improve coding, module structure, response time of the queries
  • Being transparent with the team about challenges, failures, and successes.

Required Skills:

  • Experience of handling multiple team members. Understanding team capabilities.
  • Quickly pickup requirement understandings and convert them into technical solutions with accurate estimations.
  • Help Project Managers in planning and execution.
  • Responsible for smooth delivery and follow standards of results.
  • Understanding big architecture deployments and heavy load optimizations.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, growth mode start-up environment. Ready to roll sleeves to do what-ever-needs-to-be-done attitude, hands-on approach to lead by example and showcasing the sense of ownership 
  • Minimum 6 years of hands-on development experience with Ruby and Ruby on Rails (ROR)
  • Hands-on experience with RSpec, Cucumber and other Ruby testing tools. Sound knowledge of RSpec is must 
  • Sound knowledge of MySQL is a must to have. Candidates with high skill of writing SQL will be preferred. Understands MySQL performance concepts. 
  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL is additional bonus 
  • Should have good working knowledge to write Stored Procedures 
  • Should have experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization using monitoring and troubleshooting tools 
  • Should have working experience with Nginx, Phusion Passenger
  • Proficiency with code versioning tools such as Git, Github, SVN. Working experience with Github will be preferred. 
  • JSON and XML knowledge is must to have. 
  • Should have very good knowledge of Unix commands.
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies such as JavaScript, HTML, CSS and JQuery