Senior Software Engineer - Polyglot – London or remote

Senior Software Engineer - Polyglot – London or remote

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer - Polyglot – London or remote
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, United Kingdom
Salary: £75,000 - £95,000
Reference: 21696
Contact Name: Shaun Connor
Job Published: November 18, 2020 18:33

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer - Polyglot – London or remote

The Company

This remote first Tech for Good Software business are looking to scale their close-knit Engineering Team as sales are skyrocketing, they are expanding their product to accommodate client demand.

Little by little, they are making the world a better place. What started out as a small-scale project to improve the environment for future generations, has quickly become a nationally recognised essential for businesses and individuals who are passionate about making the world a better place.

Passionate about their mission, and passionate about Tech, they are building software to educate users, save them lots of money and help to improve the environment.

They were founded 5 years ago by technology professionals and have over 35 people across the business and 17 currently in their engineering team comprising of a CTO, 13 software developers across various levels and 3 devops engineers.

The Role

You may be asked to pop into the Central London office from time to time but other than that you will have full flexibility to work from home – anywhere in the UK is fine. You are more than welcome to work onsite more often if you prefer.

Although you will be working with the software engineering team, you will almost act as an individual contributor and will be 100% hands on. As a Senior / Principal engineer, you will be solving extremely complex problems, developing new products, and creating and architecting systems using any tool and technology you deem appropriate. You will have experience in systems that gather data at one end and then create complex algorithmic code at the other end. The business currently uses technologies internally such as Golang, Java, C++ and Python and you will ideally have experience of two or more open source programming languages.

In short, apply if you have:

  • 5 years minimum Software Engineering Experience (open source)
  • Experience of two of the following technologies – Golang, C++, Java, Python, PHP
  • Architecture experience
  • Experience working with cloud-based systems and Linux
  • CI/CD experience

A desire to work with passionate people and would like to make the world a better place!

The platform is high traffic with lots of transactions, so some experience with Big Data would be fantastic.

The Perks

Work with a team of friends who advocate flexibility in the workplace and are big believers in work/life balance. The team and the Founders will support you with personal development, you will be given an annual budget to use for your own growth. Competitive contributory pension scheme and 25 days annual leave. There are many more including wellness, socials, trips abroad, the list goes on…

The salary is dependent on experience in the range of £75,000 - £95,000.