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Sr Backend Engineer InstillAI Remote (United Kingdom) / London, United Kingdom £55,000 to £75,000 a year
3 Applicants This Week
More Than 6 Months Old
What you'll be doing
Get paid to work on open-source projects
Apply cutting-edge best practices and architecture to build Instill AI's products. The topics involve Infrastructure as Code (IaC), microservice, serverless, API-first design, Twelve-Factor Apps, zero-trust network, message queue, etc
Design and develop highly scalable, high-quality APIs, services and maintain database systems
Develop data integration standards for unstructured data, build processes and logic to extract, transform and distribute data from a wide variety of sources, and work with ML/AI engineers to integrate ML systems into data pipelines
Work with product managers, frontend engineers, product designers and other engineers to deliver high-quality, complex backend features on the roadmap
Deliver high-quality software and documentation
Things we'd love to see
Significant experience in developing and maintaining large-scale distributed systems, production data pipelines or data platforms, and have shipped data projects before
Experience with GCP, AWS or other major cloud services
Experience in DevOps, Docker, Kubernetes, gRPC and modern data stack
Be fluent in Go and SQL/NoSQL
Basic understanding of machine learning algorithms
Comfortable working in a very fast-paced agile startup environment, experience in robust and frequent releases
Excellent communication and document writing skills
Be customer and data obsessed and take ownership of the details
Proactive, self-learning, and self-aware
Intellectual curiosity, always asking "how can we improve?"
Zero Hash is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help architect and build new features, as well as scaling the gateway to Finance 2.0. We are a high performing team looking for an equally ambitious and driven teammate.
The right candidate for this position is detail oriented, deeply technical, and driven. You are eager to learn new technologies and complex systems. You build resiliency and scalability into the platform at every step.
If you're looking to have a massive impact in a high-growth startup in one of the most exciting markets in decades, you will find this role challenging and rewarding in equal measure.
This fully remote role is open to candidates in any EMEA timezone.
Support the company’s vital business by contributing to the design and
development of software in an event-driven microservices environment
Develop microservices in Golang and Python
Work with platform engineers to setup new services
Respond to production issues and alerts
When necessary, communicate directly with client technical teams
5+ years of experience, preferably in the FinTech space
A humble and scrappy get-it-done mindset; you’re resourceful and in your
element going from 0 to 1
Excellent problem solving skills - can troubleshoot complex systems
Deep Proficiency with at least one of Python and Golang and experience with
Understanding of SQL and database schema design
Comfort with ambiguity; the ability to independently lay out and test clear
hypotheses and solve problems without well-defined direction
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Bachelors in computer science or equivalent experience
Experience with the SciPy stack, specifically Pandas
Experience at a banking-as-a-service, brokerage-as a service, payment-as-a- service business
An understanding around financial services reconciliation tools
Experience with digital assets
Experience with yield-generating products
We believe that the best way to succeed is by having a happy, motivated and healthy team. We offer the following benefits:
Healthcare Insurance: Zero Hash covers roughly 100% of employee premiums as well as a portion of spouse/children
Vision & Dental Insurance
Mental Health and Wellness Program
Equity Ownership and Early Exercise
Maternity & Paternity Leave
Educational budget of $1000
WFH stipend of $500
WeWork All Access Membership
About Zero Hash
Zero Hash is a B2B embedded infrastructure platform that allows any platform to integrate digital assets natively into their own customer experience quickly and easily (a matter of API endpoints). We power neo-banks, broker-dealers, and payment groups to offer digital asset trading and custody, crypto-backed rewards and round-ups programs as well as yield through staking and DeFi and NFTs.
Our thesis is very simple: every financial services firm will offer digital assets within the next 2 years and will do so through platforms such as Zero Hash. Zero Hash is defining the new FinTech vertical of digital-assets-as-a-service.
Clients include MoneyLion, Wirex, Deserve, MoonPay, Tastytrade. Backed by Point72 Ventures, NYCA, Bain Capital, Tastytrade.
The Zero Hash Culture
All Zero Hash employees are guided by the following characteristics and core principles:
Independence/Ownership - An ability to work autonomously. Join Zero Hash, pitch ideas, and shape the work you do.
Passion - We are innovating quickly and challenging the status quo. We want you to think big, be creative and make a difference every day.
Collaborative - A good attitude and respect for others. We’re teammates, not co-workers. Everything we do is a shared success and equally a shared failure - we talk in terms of “we” not “me”.
Initiative - An ability and passion for learning and asking questions. We will champion you, challenge you and push you to achieve your best - and we expect you to do the same.
Empathy - An ability to listen, respect, and understand your co-workers, customers, and everyone you interact with no matter how different they are to you.
Adaptability - An ability to respond quickly. We are in a fast-paced industry and so we expect you to be creative when solving a new problem and comfortable under pressure.
Transparency - We believe that transparency is critical to empowering everyone to make the best decisions, both the company to its people and vice versa.
Integrity - Integrity creates trust. As both an organization collectively and as individuals, it is our most valuable asset.
Senior Software Engineer Paddle London, United Kingdom / Remote (Europe) £75,000 to £90,000 a year
16 Applicants This Week
More Than 6 Months Old
What do we do?
Paddle offers SaaS companies a completely different approach to their payments infrastructure. Instead of assembling and maintaining a complex stack of payments-related apps and services, we’re a Merchant of Record for our customers, taking away 100% of the pain of payments fragmentation. It's faster, safer, cheaper, and, above all, way better.
We have over 230+ talented employees serving over 3000 software sellers in 245 territories globally. Backed by investors including FTV Capital, Kindred, Notion, and 83North, Paddle aims to define the next wave of B2B SaaS leaders.
As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll be helping to drive our product and engineering department forward, working on different parts of the Paddle ecosystem and helping our Software Sellers sell their products on a platform they trust and rely on.
Our Engineering Department is split into 8 cross functional Product teams, along with an SRE and Data team.
Our Product teams are made up of an Engineering Manager, a Product Manager and between 4 - 8 engineers (mix of backend and frontend), depending on the demands of the team.
You are empowered to use the right tech for the job and you’ll have the freedom to input into what technology and tooling are used and educate the rest of your colleagues accordingly.
Go for our new services
PHP and Laravel for our legacy system
Docker in production and local development
gRPC for internal services running on AWS Fargate
AWS lambda for event-based services
AWS SQS for our asynchronous message queues
MySQL and DynamoDB for persistent data storage
Redis for key/value store
Terraform and Cloudformation for infrastructure management
What you'll do
Develop high traffic APIs used by hundreds of thousands users per month
Engineer high-performance background workers for consuming queues
Practise DevOps, you’re responsible for getting your code to production and supporting it
Use the latest AWS services available to run your code
Help design a stable platform to support phenomenal growth
Mentoring and coaching other engineers
Play a part in an agile team, either kanban or scrum as needed
We'd love to hear from you if
You have a development background with Go
You have experience designing and building systems to handle high traffic at scale in a cloud-based environment in AWS
You enjoy collaborating with our technical and non-technical departments
You proactively find ways to improve the code and team processes
You have a strong understanding of the development process - from design through to deployment, maintenance, and what that means for day-to-day development
You take pride in what you build
You are interested in what new tools and techniques you could introduce to us!
Why you’ll love working at Paddle
We are a diverse team of 230 (and growing!) people who care deeply about enabling a great culture which is inclusive no matter your background. We celebrate our diverse group of talented employees and we pride ourselves on our transparent, collaborative, friendly and respectful culture.
We live and breathe our values, which are:
*** Exceptional Together
* Execute with impact
* Better than Yesterday**
We offer a full suite of benefits, including attractive salaries, stock options, pension plans, private healthcare, a health & wellbeing platform and coaching sessions.
We are a ‘digital-first’ company, which means you can work remotely or from an amazing office if you prefer, or even a bit of both! We offer all team members unlimited holidays and 4 months paid family leave regardless of gender. We love our casual dress code, annual company retreats and much more. We truly invest in learning and will help you with your personal development, from constant exposure to new challenges, an annual learning stipend to regular internal and external training.
We believe in having diverse teams in which everyone can be their authentic self is key to our success. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply and we don't discriminate based on race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, marital status, disability or age. Our office is wheelchair friendly and we are a family-friendly employer.
NHS prescriptions are complicated. And we want to change that. Driven by an innovative spirit and strong moral compass, we’re on a mission to make NHS prescriptions simple for everyone.
Since 2015 we’ve grown from a plucky start-up to a team of over 200 people – and become the fastest growing pharmacy in the UK. Today, over half a million people use our apps to manage their NHS prescriptions, and our patients rate us as ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot.
But there’s so much more to do. Because while 1 in 2 adults in the UK has a repeat prescription, only 3.2% of them use an online pharmacy. And we need bright minds to help us change how people manage their medicine for good.
True to our start-up roots, LloydsDirect has a supportive, entrepreneurial culture. We move fast, challenge the status quo, and always try to do the right thing. Sound good? Then we’d love to hear from you.
What you’ll do as Senior Software Engineer
As a senior engineer you will:
- Understand our business goals and strategy and be able to make decisions based on them
- Be able to take ambiguous problems, break them down, and help to find elegant solutions that don’t gloss over the details
- Contribute to code shared across projects
- Mentor other engineers through code reviews and pairing
This role is for you if
You’re excited by the idea of working on a product that helps make people’s lives better
The technology we use sounds interesting to you (or you already know and love it)
Reading a 1500 page document on the Zebra programming language sounds like a fun afternoon
You like being able to dip in and out of different parts of the stack wherever you are most needed and are keen to get stuck into and learn about the parts you don’t know yet
You love mentoring other engineers and believe that doing it is at least as valuable as your work as an individual contributor
This role may not be for you if
You’re more into quibbling about tech stacks or coding styles (we have linters for that) than creating a really great product
You measure your success by lines of code written over the impact it has
You only want to work off fully specified requirements and to not have to talk with your team mates
Perks & Benefits
● £350 per year physical wellbeing allowance e.g. gym membership, dancing classes
● £500 per year personal learning and development budget
● £500 per year working from home set up budget
● Enhanced maternity (13 weeks fully paid) and paternity (6 weeks fully paid)
● Pension contribution
Backend Engineer Cuvva London, United Kingdom £75,000 to £90,000 a year
8 Applicants This Week
More Than 6 Months Old
Cuvva is making car insurance radically better.
We’re creating truly flexible products that meet people’s real needs. Using lightning-fast technology to unlock better experiences and fairer prices for our customers, Cuvva is building the future of insurance every day.
Cuvva was the first UK company to sell hourly insurance through an app. Since then we’ve sold over 3 million policies and supported over 450,000 customers. We’re a world-class team of over 100 people, passionate about solving our customers’ problems. Join us.
Why work for Cuvva?
We don’t cut corners. We strive to do the right thing, even when that makes life more difficult for us.
We are customer centric and everyone in every area of the business–including our CEO & Founder Freddy–is expected to spend a few hours a month on customer support. This is so we all fully understand customer needs and how the app works! Here’s a blog post on our ‘Cops Club’.
We’ve nurtured an awesome team culture. We always speak up when we have an idea - but also know when to let go and get behind something else.
And we’re comfortable giving and receiving honest feedback, and trying new ways of doing things.
We’re building a diverse team from different backgrounds, outlooks and experiences. Everyone is given a fair chance of getting a role at Cuvva. Even if you secretly don’t love insurance, trust us, you’ll love what we’re building.
About the role
You’ll work in one of our cross-functional product squads, helping the team achieve their goals - whether that’s building a new service in our backend platform, creating a new version of an existing API to deliver a new feature, or creating a CLI tool to automate something.
We work in a highly collaborative fashion, and maintain an open and transparent work environment. Engineers at Cuvva don’t just write code or implement against a spec. You’ll be expected and encouraged to take part in the entire product development process from problem-discovery to solution design, to implementation and rollout.
Each product squad autonomously owns an area of the Cuvva product. Squads are made up of engineers from multiple disciplines (backend, web, iOS, Android), product and content designers, and a product manager. Engineers at Cuvva come from a variety of backgrounds and have different but complementary skill sets. We don’t require a computer science degree - many of us are self-taught.
We value consistently-written, simple, resilient systems. Our backend is made up of many standalone services with a JSON-based RPC interface. We aim to create a client-agnostic API design suitable for a variety of clients (mobile apps, website, internal tooling, 3rd parties). Because we’re a regulated financial company, we have interesting and rigorous requirements to meet with regards to data security and auditability.
You can find out more about our backend systems here:
Our libraries and Go tooling is open sourced on GitHub
“Showing off our K-sortable IDs” our blog
“How we analyse and test new pricing models” our blog
“How we test and roll out new product features” our blog
You'll do great here if you:
• Have genuine interest and curiosity about the Cuvva product, and consumer insurance in general
• Enjoy working as a team to solve problems collaboratively
• Have around 5 years of experience building rock-solid backend systems and APIs
• Have a track record of shipping great quality code with real customer impact
• Be comfortable and productive working with Go
• We don’t require commercial Go experience but you would be expected to have a basic understanding and a willingness to learn
• Having a background with at least one statically-typed language is a good sign
• Know your way around the major AWS services (or similar cloud services), and have an enthusiasm for cloud services in general
• Be comfortable working with containers (e.g. Docker, K8S, ECR, container based CI platforms)
Perks & Benefits
As well as a competitive salary (£75-90k, dependent on experience) and equity based remuneration, benefits of working at Cuvva include:
• Brand new MacBook 💻
• 33 days holiday (inc public holidays🌞)
• Flexible working
• Wellbeing, personal development and work from home budgets
• Yearly increases to budgets and holiday allowances
• Generous parental leave policy
• One-to-one sessions with our Sanctus mental health coaches, giving you a safe space to talk 🧠
• Access to Lifeworks - our mental health tool and employee assistance programme
• Mates rates on your car insurance
• Salary sacrifice schemes for electric bike hire and electric car lease
• Cycle to work scheme 🚲
• Season ticket loans 🚂
• A volunteer day
• Office library full of great books 📚
• Great coffee machine in the office ☕️
• Fully stocked beer and soft drink fridge (we do team drinks every Thursday)
• Monthly team outings or remote events (so far we’ve done things like karaoke, go-karting, bowling and comedy nights) 🎤
GetGround is developing the infrastructure for a global digital marketplace for assets enveloped in companies. Trillions of dollars of assets are tied in inefficient illiquid markets - think property, ships, factory machinery & infrastructure to name a few.
Enveloping an asset in a company unlocks liquidity by enabling the right legal basis for asset ownership, governance and exchange. However companies, one of humanity's greatest inventions, are stuck in the past. We are digitising and automating the company, through:
Programmatic incorporation and administration
e-wallet financial infrastructure
Automated accounting incorporating machine learning techniques and
A secondary market platform built for scale
To start, we're tackling UK private residential investment property, with £1.3 trillion of stock and £30-50 billion in transactions a year.
Backend Engineer | Hammersmith, London
A Backend Engineer at GetGround works on projects such as financial infrastructure, robust systems for high value transactions and company management. We primarily use Golang, deployed on Google Cloud. We care about thoughtful, tested, documented code that delivers excellence to our customers.
This is a unique opportunity to be part of building a product with significant market fit as it scales exponentially. Beyond strong traditional technical skills, we’re huge fans of clean design thinking and architecting, as well as communication and an ability to learn and adapt.
The role comes with immense scope for growth and impact in a zero-ego, zero-BS environment. We’re building a team that works together to solve hard problems that will enable us to achieve our mission to make assets more transparent, trustworthy and accessible.
In this role, you will develop:
Technical rigour through collaborative, multi-disciplinary and thorough refinement processes. We want hackers and painters!
Simple, clear and concise communication and documentation of technical ideas
A challenger mindset - to implement new patterns and libraries, and to improve readability and efficiency
What you will do
Working in a cross functional, collaborative team, you will participate in the entire application lifecycle, from architecting to development, testing and review
You will design and write clean documentation
You will work closely with product to design functionality
You will collaborate with Frontend developers to integrate user-facing elements with server side logic
You will provide training and support to internal teams. We believe in constant learning and growing - everybody learns from each other
You will build reusable code and libraries for future use
The experience you will have
Solid familiarity with programming languages such as (in order of desirability) Golang, C++, Java, Rust, ES6, Python
A passion for good design and architecture, including in the context of large-scale web applications
Systematic problem solving approach and knowledge of algorithms, data structures and complexity analysis
Experience with unit testing, integration testing, or similar testing frameworks
A passion for good documentation
Experience with database technologies like SQL, noSQL, key-value stores (e.g. mySQL, Postgres, MongoDB, Redis…)
Experience with cloud technologies such as Google Cloud or AWS.
A desire to build large-scale technology that can change the world for the better
Hello, we are GetGround. We have been in stealth mode building amazing products to disrupt a marketplace. We are building a new global network for trading assets, starting with residential property. We have just secured Series A funding and are on a significant growth trajectory that has the confidence of QED, Mosaic as well as several prestigious private investors.
Our Co-Founder and CEO Moubin qualified as a Doctor and went on to have a successful career at McKinsey and private equity house, APAX. Moubin started GetGround with his brother and our CTO, Misrab. Misrab is a Stanford Computer Scientist that led the scaling of the Gojek Data Science team in Asia.
We are proud of how far we have come since 2018, but humbled and excited at what there is still to achieve. Our values sit at the core of everything we do - pursuit of excellence, feedback obsessed, No BS and healthy egos.
If you are great talent, but working somewhere where you don't feel recognised, developed, rewarded or included, your next home could be GetGround. Join us!
Please note, whilst we have flexible working, this role will be office based when we are able to return to the office.
Diversity & inclusion at GetGround
GetGround encourages applications from all sections of society and we believe in the criticality of an inclusive culture. We are focussed on and committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis as protected by law.
Competitive salary + excellent stock options
Competitive health, dental benefits
Various discounts/benefits via Perks at Work
Cooked lunch on Fridays from a local restaurant when we are in the office
Health & dental benefits
20 days PTO + 1 day off per month as a mental health day
Support for conferences and professional learning & development
Lemonaid Health is a mission driven technology startup committed to providing quality and affordable healthcare to patients nationwide. We build long term relationships with patients by offering a broad range of primary care services to help them lead happier, healthier lives. We’re backed by large strategic and healthcare investors like OTV and Health Velocity Capital.
Lemonaid Health comprises an entrepreneurial team of over 100 people who live each day by our 7 Guiding Principles including celebrating wow, setting a high bar, leading in innovation, and championing equality. Interested in transforming healthcare? Apply today and join our growing team of Lemons!
The Engineering team at Lemonaid Health is a collaborative team who enjoy working together on big goals. We have a culture that values truth seekers and speakers, where respect for one another is fundamental. We’re looking for experienced full stack engineers to build and design world-class software with us. This is an opportunity to join a mission driven team at a company transforming the healthcare industry.
This position is located in the SF Bay Area and reports to the Chief Technology Officer.
What you’ll do
First and foremost, developing software that will WOW our users and help us scale.
Collaborate with the team to brainstorm and create new exciting products for our patients.
Work with product management, design and other engineers to determine the best way to implement solutions.
Make informed decisions quickly and take ownership of services and applications at scale.
Be a persistent, creative problem solver.
Remain cool and effective in a crisis.
Deliver high quality testable and maintainable code.
Passionate about great technologies, especially open source.
Understand business needs and know how to create the tools to manage them
Help and mentor other team members.
What you’ll bring
5+ years of experience as a software engineer building consumer facing applications
Either strong OOP or Functional Programming and modeling skills.
Experience working in an agile environment.
Experience building consumer-facing, complex web systems that have been successfully launched.
Experience working in an environment covered by PCI, HIPAA or other high standard of security and privacy would be a bonus
Communicate professionally, tactfully, and kindly while maintaining a high level of confidentiality at all times
Why we think you’ll be excited about us:
At Lemonaid Health, we strive to be the best place to work. We have ingrained a culture of giving and receiving feedback, and providing a challenging, yet fun, work environment.
We are proud to offer competitive medical benefits in addition to 401(k) matching, generous PTO, and more!
Our Lemons live each day by our Guiding Principles:
Aim for “wow” in everything we do.
Be driven by our mission to increase access to healthcare.
Lead in innovation - act first.
Communicate clearly using the correct communication medium.
Set a high bar for ourselves and each other - provide and take feedback.
Be proactive - never say “that’s just how we always do it”.
Champion equality - proactively be anti-discriminatory.
We are not able to support VISA sponsorship at this time
London, United Kingdom: 65,000-75,000GBP/year
San Francisco, USA: 160,000-180,000USD/year
The location is onsite on our London and San Francisco offices, flexible work is allowed (2-3 days/week)
Platform Engineers work collaboratively with the engineering and project teams alongside producers, designers and engineers. In this role you will; work on the development of backend microservices in collaboration with the engineering team and support the team through maintaining our continuous integration and deployment processes.
We design and build services, platforms and products for our customers and your role will be focused on building platforms and APIs for the team to build on. We also research, prototype and build our own products as part of our R&D process - you’ll be actively involved in this with opportunities to explore technologies you are most interested in.
What you will be doing
Building backend microservices and APIs (Go, Serverless / Cloud Functions, Node).
Supporting the team with CI/CD automation (i.e. creating staging environments so our frontend engineers can test their code).
Helping to scope and define effort for infrastructure requirements on a variety of different projects – from CMS’s to large scale eCommerce projects.
Day-to-day management and monitoring of our GCP infrastructure.
Keeping up to date with and identifying suitable new technology-related trends, techniques, tools and methodologies.
2+ years experience in a digital agency, startup or product team.
Strong programming skills with development experience and expertise in at least one language (preferably Go).
Experience setting up and maintaining CI/CD pipelines.
Experience with scalable cloud deployments (GCP ideally but any other cloud platform like AWS or Azure).
Familiarity with relational and non-relational databases (PostgreSQL, Redis, Cloud Datastore/Firestore).
Familiarity with test driven development
Deep familiarity with Linux/Unix.
Nice to have
Familiarity with Kubernetes, containers, and container orchestration technologies.
Experience with infrastructure as code (ideally Terraform).
Knowledge of secure coding practices including OWASP, secrets management, and vulnerability remediation.
Familiarity with security auditing (Web Security Scanner, Burp Suite).
The mindset we are looking for
Love what you do; we really care about our clients and the work.
Love to learn; learning new things is what motivates all of us and is why we love the Web.
Be proactive; you get out what you put in.
Show talent; make us feel like we’ll never be that good.
Attention to detail; we worry, fret and polish till it’s right.
What you’ll get out of it
We’re a small company and a tight team - we work collaboratively, we share load, we have deep specialist experience but often blend roles.
We’re also a tech start-up — researching, prototyping and building our own products as part of our R&D process. You’ll be actively involved in this with opportunities to explore technologies you’re most interested in.
We pay fair London wages, encourage decent amounts of holiday and support remote and flexible working. To make sure our staff are as safe as possible during the pandemic, we are all working from home, with mature systems and processes in place that make this as easy as possible. In 2021 we’ll be making fresh decisions about how and where we work. It will be flexible, you’ll be allowed to work from home if you like it and there will be alternatives if you don’t.
Lead Developer Organise London, United Kingdom / Remote (Europe) £72,000 to £90,000 a year
3 Applicants This Week
More Than 6 Months Old
Organise is striving to build a team that reflects the diversity of our community and is truly inclusive. We welcome applications from under-represented groups, particularly people of colour, trans and non-binary people, new parents, and disabled people.
💫 Who we are
Organise is a fast-growing startup on a mission to give everyone the tools, network and confidence to improve their life at work. Our vision is for a world in which decent, fairly paid work is available and accessible to all, and where all of us are treated with dignity and respect at work.
More than 1 million people are already using Organise. We put power in people’s hands, building a progressive force for change inside companies.
The Organise staff team pride ourselves on nimble, focused workplace campaigns. That means our team is decisive, ambitious and happy to take risks. We’re characterised by our energy and enthusiasm; we’d rather aim high and see what happens, than play it safe. We’re passionate about putting Organise members first – we believe change at work happens when more people get involved.
We're expanding our team and building out our platform to include a peer-to-peer network. We're building a space for people to build power and support each other at work pseudonymously. A space for our core members to talk to each other in a space their boss can't see. Small monthly subscriptions from members will verify their identity. The Organise network is paid for and protected by the workers. We currently operate in the UK, and are aiming to launch in the US by 2022.
"I can't believe it! It's only been a week since I started my Organise campaign to stamp out harassment in gyms. And already, the CEOs of Pure Gym and The Gym Group want to talk about how they can make their gyms safer." Organise member, April 2021
🙌 About the role and our team
We’re a team who:
Are passionate about making high quality digital products that give our users power to improve their lives at work
Can collaborate effectively, inspire other team members, and start from a position of empathy
Understand the business and social mission of Organise, and work with the broader team to prioritise ideas and features that will deliver for our users
Are comfortable working in an early-stage environment, and the uncertainty (fun!) that change can bring. We get the right balance between thoroughly-tested code, and getting things done
We’re looking to scale our engineering team to build out our network product, on an infrastructure that's fit to scale with us.
We have a great starting point: hundreds of thousands of active users that love the Organise product, a straightforward deployment process, and a big focus on great user experience. We have plans to ensure scalability while we grow as a team - pairing as much as we can, an agile approach to product development and dedicated time to evaluate and improve our processes.
We build most of our software in Ruby (mostly Rails) and React, use Postgres hosted on AWS RDS for our databases, and use Heroku to host most of our web applications.
As Lead Engineer you will:
Play a leading role shaping the culture and developer experience of the engineering team - building a team that has a deep commitment to delivering products that empower our users and improve working life for everyone
Work closely with our CTO and CEO to set priorities and direction for our product and infrastructure. You'll play a scrum master role for development of our network product - inspiring and setting clear direction for team members
Get to know (and work on) the entire product and infrastructure - you'll spend time with our campaign coaches and Organise users to see our product in action. You'll get into the detail of how our tech empowers members to improve their lives at work, and you'll feed ideas from the whole team into our tech strategy
Work directly with our backend engineers to improve our infrastructure, so that we're ready to scale globally for millions of users
Support, coach and develop engineers to thrive in their roles through regular 121s, feedback and team retrospectives
💪 You should apply if
What we're building at Organise excites you!
You have experience managing and developing software engineers and building collaborative, caring, and high performing teams
You have experience with Ruby on Rails and React
You are curious and passionate about solving problems and building products that empower millions of users
You enjoy thinking about data and architecture, and can demonstrate an understanding of good database design
You have experience leading product development in a scrum/agile environment
You have experience setting priorities at a high level - bringing together long-term infrastructure goals and product design
You have experience working with legacy codebases
You are able to communicate effectively and work well with a diverse range of non-technical colleagues
You are open-minded and willing to learn new approaches to your role and our culture
🥳 You'll benefit from:
Equity in the business
Wellbeing benefit and access to mental health support with Spill
Remote working budget
Learning & development budget + progression support
Involved in other aspects of the business, from strategy, management and training, to shaping team culture
Being part of something that's both commercially successful and socially important
💥 Some highlights from 2021
Using Organise, Amazon drivers landed national media coverage, including an exclusive BBC Newsnight investigation, exposing their working conditions & calling on Amazon CEO to lower their parcel targets back to a safe level. They’ve also met directly with MPs and got the Amazon CEO grilled in front of Parliament. 40% of drivers have had their targets lowered to a safer level now as a result - a huge win for their collective action.
Over 100,000 members pressured the government to abandon their plans to scrap the laws protecting paid holidays and rest breaks (working time directive) - including sending tens of thousands of messages sent directly to the Business Secretary in the 24 hours leading up to the U-turn. Civil servants tell us (off the record) that the department were ‘astonished’ by the level of public backlash to the plans.
Dan*, a Census worker, started a campaign when he noticed Census temporary workers were being asked to travel to attend their first-day induction without being offered to have their travel expenses covered. In response to thousands of people joining the campaign, ONS has agreed to make sure all temporary workers are reimbursed for their travel expenses. With this and the update to the Census Jobs FAQs page clarifying the expenses policy, Census workers can start their jobs without being out of pocket.
🧑💻 Location: Can be remote (within +/- 5 hours of GMT) or based in our London Kings Cross office (a dog-friendly office 🐶 with a lot of plants 🌱) and will we provide you with all the tools you need!
💰 Competitive salary: Our salary formula adjusts to your cost of living and experience. For this role, the range is: £72,000 - £90,000 GBP in the UK // $101,000 - $127,000 in the US. We use a transparent salary formula based on experience + you'll get substantial stock options as part of our EMI scheme.
😍 Benefits: 38 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays), Flexible working hours, Childcare benefits/vouchers, forward thinking parental leave policy, menstrual and menopause policy, discounted gym membership, time off in lieu policy, team lunches and activities. Please note, these will keep evolving as we continue to grow!
If all of the above interests you, please follow the steps below! You do not need to have previous experience on all of the aspects of the job role to be shortlisted. What's more important is your willingness to learn and your commitment to Organise's principles and mission.
When you are ready to apply. You'll be asked a few questions aiming to understand your motivations in applying and why this role is the right fit for both sides
To ensure fairness, your application will be anonymised and randomised when we are shortlisting. Instead of reviewing your CV, we will make shortlisting decisions based on your answers to the application questions. These answers will tell us a bit about your skills, experience and motivation for the role. **
After shortlisting based on your answers to the application questions, we'll invite you to a 20 minute call to chat through the role and a bit more about you and our culture
If both sides decide this could potentially be the right opportunity for you, we’ll invite you to an interview over zoom, followed by a practical task. This interview and task will relate to the tasks you might do in the role, and for us to understand your current skills. We'll also give you plenty of time to ask questions, learn more about Organise and what it’s like to work as part of our team.
If both sides are keen, then we’ll invite you to a final interview that will focus on team culture and how you work best. You'll also have to ask any final questions about the role and working at Organise
You can see more about the technical interviewing process here:
We're building the connected finance businesses deserve. Unleashing them with tomorrow's technology, today. Our flexible payments solutions help global enterprises — like Samsung, Deliveroo and Adidas — launch new products and create experiences customers love. And it's not just what we build that makes us different. It's how.
We liberate smart, passionate people to collaborate, innovate and do their best work — faster. That's why we're one of the most valuable fintech firms around. But we're just getting started. By cutting through financial complexity, we'll empower companies to change the world. Join us. Unlock your potential.
Build tomorrow, today.
Senior Software Engineer at Checkout.com:
Our solutions allow merchants to route dynamically a transaction to the best payment provider to optimise their conversion rate. Your main task will be to design and create or maintain micro-services within our infrastructure. Our product handles millions of transactions within a week. The API has its key part on it but the load is also on a multitude of other services.
You will work closely with our technical teams to learn about the possible technical bottle-necks. We have implemented different technologies such as Go (go-kit toolkit, gRPC…), Kubernetes, AWS, PostgreSQL and many others. Your role would be to lead us to new technologies that our product can benefit from.
Our product handles financial data making uptime one of our key KPIs. We expect that you will be able to work on high-availability and technically challenging programs.
You will join a talented team of 10 engineers, Data Scientists and DevOps, that are tech-passionate, working closely with most of them. Our main goal is to ensure that we can contribute to your personal growth as an engineer.
Payments are often compared to a black-box. Merchants around the world have issues understanding how their performance is and what optimization can be done. Our team is focused on building the best payment performance tool there is. It allows merchants to better understand their online processes as well as offline payments.
We offer 2 products to our merchants:The first, named Telescope, allows us to analyse, understand and make recommendations to a merchant. It does not require any technical integration from them and works mainly through webhooks, pulling data from APIs or parsing exported files.
3 years software development experience in Go
Know your way around web-related tech (HTTP, TLS, proxies, API conventions...)
Experience deploying applications as a part of a service-oriented architecture
Curious and unafraid of digging deeper to understand how systems of all kinds work
Keen to communicate with third-party gateways from a technical point of view as well as to maintain the best relationship as possible
Knowledge in the payment ecosystem
Worked on critical services
Some basic knowledge about ElasticSearch
What you will be doing
Payment gateway integrations: Interacting with external APIs through an in-house framework, handling webhooks notifications and parsing bank reconciliation summary files
Communication with third party payment gateways
Design and implement new workflows on our services
If you don't meet all the requirements but think you might still be right for the role, please apply anyway. We're always keen to speak to people who connect with our mission and values.
What we stand for
At Checkout.com, everything starts with our values, including the experience we offer our people.
We supercharge your professional growth with career development programs and leadership training. You can learn your way, with tailored pathways and online platforms. And be inspired at relevant conferences.
We don't stop at 'good' here. We strive for excellence amongst our teams every day and recognize colleagues who take it to the next level through our quarterly peer-nominated Hero awards.
We're proud of our global connections and inclusive environment. So we champion this through our colleague-led community groups and celebrate many cultural events together.
More about Checkout.com
We empower businesses to adapt, innovate and thrive with the connected payments they deserve. Our technology makes payments seamless. We provide the fastest, most reliable payments in more than 150 currencies, with in-country acquiring, world-class fraud filters and reporting, through one API. And we can accept all major international credit and debit cards, as well as popular alternative and local payment methods. Checkout.com launched in 2012, and we now have a team of 1000 people across 17 international offices. To date, we’ve raised a total of $830 million, with our recent Series C valuing us at $15 billion.
We believe in equal opportunities
Checkout.com is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience, skills and personality. We believe that employing a diverse workforce is the right thing to do and is central to our success.