Senior Web Developer

Palace Skateboards

Posted 2 months ago

Palace Skateboards are looking for Senior Backend Web Developers to help grow our in-house solutions. This is a full-time permanent position based in our London office, so no applications from agencies or remote workers.

You will need to demonstrate your ability to write clear and highly performant code in collaboration with the in-house development team.

Our ideal candidate will have 3+ years experience working with scalable web solutions in a fast-paced environment.


Ruby and Node primarily, but we support people to use the best tool for the job.


Partially monolithic (Sinatra, ExpressJS), but moving towards service-oriented architecture (SOA) and some micro-services. Containers are used for some projects and in Continuous Integration (CI).


Amazon Web Services (AWS), Heroku, Now


CircleCI, NewRelic, HostedGraphite, Logentries.

We are invested in CI and Continuous Delivery (CD) and proud of having a great coverage on unit, integration and end-to-end tests.

We invest towards eventual consistency as we use a lot of queues, webhooks and third-parties as source of truth.

We want to focus on observability and want to know what is going on, how to improve and how to keep applications flexible with quick recoveries.

You should apply if you're interested about the above and ...

Want to explore new languages and approaches that will integrated into the current ecosystem. Are serious about test driven development (TDD) and monitoring and will always uphold the quality to a high standard. Want to work on automation, monitoring, and build micro-services within complex systems. Want to see the team succeed and apply solutions to real world and physical logistics issues. Work in a tight, growing tech team and help build a better experience for both users and internal teams. Work with a creative environment full of ideas but still relaxed and open.


  • 3+ years experience
  • In-depth knowledge of Ruby and/or Node
  • Ability to confidently ship production-ready code
  • Experience with CI/CD
  • Git for VCS


  • Logistics knowledge
  • Shopify experience
  • Ability to kickflip

To apply, please send an email to [email protected] with CV and covering letter telling us why you are suitable for this position.

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