Lead Ruby on Rails Developer - Modern Web Development (FinTech) at Forward Financing (Boston, MA)

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This is a terrific opportunity for a smart and collaborative Lead Software Engineer to join our organization and lead one of our development squads.  At Forward Financing, our mission is to be the leading provider of financing solutions to under-served small businesses. As one of the fastest growing companies in Massachusetts, we are at the forefront of growth in the FinTech space. We are 100% dedicated to this vertical and to achieving our mission all while building a great culture and place to work.


In this role, you will be the Lead Software Engineer for one of our five full-stack agile development teams charged with creating robust and scalable software solutions for our partners, merchants, underwriters, sales agents and payment specialists.  80% of your time will be focused on either hands-on development or supporting the development efforts of the software engineers on your team.


You will report directly to Technology Leadership and collaborate frequently with engineers and users at all levels working on cutting edge web applications, data management tools, QA automation, and DevOps. This role is also looking for someone who will partner closely with the senior business leadership team, and serve as an ambassador for technology in driving collaboration and the right processes for solving complex problems. 


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Forward Financing is a Boston-based financial technology company that provides fast, flexible, and reliable working capital to small and medium-size businesses nationwide. By combining proprietary technology with a team of small business financing experts, Forward Financing delivers same day funding with the speed and simplicity business owners need to succeed and grow.  With a simple online application, businesses can trust Forward Financing for approvals within minutes, funding within hours, and personalized support and service when they need it most.


Since 2012, Forward Financing has provided over $400m in funding to more than 10,000 small businesses. Consistently recognized as an industry leader, the company is A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau and receives top ratings across all major customer review platforms. In 2017 and 2018, Forward Financing was named by Inc. Magazine and the Boston Business Journal as one of the fastest growing companies in Massachusetts. Learn more at www.forwardfinancing.com


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At Forward Financing, we believe that if our company succeeds, all of our employees succeed too!  We offer a competitive compensation package for highly qualified candidates that are extremely motivated, have a positive attitude, and are able to ramp up quickly.  We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and commuter benefits along with gym reimbursement, 401K, paid volunteering days and a matching gift program.  We work in an open environment with a start-up vibe, conveniently located just steps away from South Station and conveniently located to all major "T" lines.  You will have the opportunity to work with people who enjoy a fun, social office culture, as well as wonderful engineers all over the world.