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InstillAI Logo
Sr Backend Engineer
InstillAI
Remote (United Kingdom) / London, United Kingdom
£55,000 to £75,000 a year
June 2023
2 Applicants This Week

Job Description

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
  • Open-source practices/contributions
  • 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?"
  • A strong desire to build world-class products

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Senior Software Engineer (Go)
Form3
100% Remote (United Kingdom, Europe, Canada, Argentina & Sponsorship)
€50,000 to €120,000 a year
February 2023
1 Applicants This Week
More Than 6 Months Old
This job posting is no longer available

Job Description

Locations: UK, EU, Canada (East timezones) & Argentina. Sponsorship available in the UK, Netherlands, Germany (we accepted applicants from any country in the world).

THE TEAM

Our Software Engineering Team is 100% remote and distributed across 20+ European countries. Our engineers work within small, agile, self-managed teams that emphasise best practice and believe quality is everyone’s responsibility. They favour collaborative development and leverage open-source tools and communities, whilst making sure to share their know-how back up stream

THE ROLE

At Form3 you will have the opportunity to design, develop and deploy backend cloud-native services within a containerised microservices architecture. The work is cutting edge, constantly changing and focused on building and operating critical, highly available, low latency, scalable solutions.

Play an active role in introducing new technologies and ways of working to stay ahead of the competition, without ever compromising on quality. Contribute and collaborate with other engineers on technical and architectural decisions. Enjoy end-to-end ownership from concept to deployment, including building and operating infrastructure, toolset and deployment pipelines. Develop your skills, work on cool projects with the latest tech, all whilst working with a talented, diverse and friendly group of people

Here are a few of the tools and methodologies we utilise:

  • Infrastructure: AWS, GCP, Kubernetes
  • Platform: CockroachDB, Elasticsearch, PostgresDB, Vault, Consul, Linkerd, NATS
  • Tools: Terraform, GitHub, Prometheus, Pact.io
  • Code: Go (and a little Java), containerised microservices, CQRS, open-source
  • Ways of working: TDD/BDD, Pair Programming, 100% remote, SecDevOps

WE’RE LOOKING FOR ENGINEERS WITH

Experience in designing and building distributed systems Familiarity with cloud and containerisation technologies, test automation tools and CI/CD pipelines Interest in owning projects end-to-end and supporting them as they go live in production Appreciation of clean code and software engineering best-practice A passion for learning and an interest in Go (previous experience isn’t required), along with a “right tool for the job” mentality Great communication skills who enjoy sharing knowledge and collaborating with others

BENEFITS

  • 30 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Remote friendly environment
  • Remote working equipment allowance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Udemy and educational reimbursements
  • Full details are available on our careers page

Form3 appreciates that we all lead different and often really busy lives. We work remotely 100% of the time and many of us work part time. If you’re interested in hearing what different flexible working arrangements may be available, we’d love to chat.

ABOUT US

We are an award-winning cloud-native payment technology provider for financially regulated institutions. Launched in 2016, we've doubled in size year on year as we continue to redefine what a truly instant payment experience means.

We celebrate diversity, promote entrepreneurialism and are committed to giving everyone a say in shaping our business. Here you will grow as a person and accomplish incredible things. A career at Form3 is empowering, inspiring and fun. Join us and help shape the future of payments.

OUR DEI&B COMMITMENT We hire talented people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences and are committed to a work environment based on diversity, open-mindedness and curiosity. We are united by our company values (we even created them together!) and we celebrate our unique differences.

Our employee life cycle processes are designed to embrace equal opportunity and prevent discrimination against our people regardless of personal characteristics. It is our strong belief that the more inclusive and belonging we are as a business, the better our work will be.

As an inclusive employer, we guarantee to interview all neurodiverse and physically disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for this role. We also encourage candidates to notify us of any reasonable adjustments that may be required during the recruitment process. This includes providing job adverts in alternative, accessible formats or adjustments required at interview stage.

If you consider yourself to be neurodiverse or physically disabled under the UN definition of disability and would like to be considered under this scheme and/or require any reasonable adjustments please let us know by sending an email to careers@form3.tech clearly stating your consent for us to process this data.

For more information please refer to our Recruitment Data Policy.


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Senior Backend Engineer - Payments
Juni
Europe (Remote), Sweden, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, Lithuania, Brazil, India
€80,000 to €135,000 a year
November 2022
14 Applicants This Week
More Than 6 Months Old

Job Description

Juni who? 👋

We’re Juni. The fastest-growing fintech startup in Europe. We’re born remote, built for remote work, and busy building the future of financial services for ecommerce entrepreneurs.

What we do 🤔

Think of us as the financial companion made for ecommerce. We’re building an all-in-one platform that helps ecommerce entrepreneurs understand their business better, improve decision-making, scale up, and unlock the full potential of ecommerce. We even finance their working capital to help achieve their goals and dream up new ones.

How & why we do it 🚀

We give our people the same thing we’re building for our customers: freedom. Freedom to work wherever there’s good Wi-Fi. Freedom to be 100% yourself. Freedom to explore your potential and what’s more – make the most of it. We truly believe we’re making the world a better place for ecommerce, and we want you to be a part of that mission.

Your role 🙋

Tackle convoluted problems and develop clean, stable solutions that scale. The ideal candidate would be someone who has a genuine passion for designing and implementing elegant software solutions. They would also be intimately familiar (and up to date) with their development ecosystem for making sound decisions when it comes to choosing the right tool or library for the job. We expect our engineers to be able to contribute across the entire product stack, as well as collectively oversee the integrity of the codebase.

Your responsibilities 💪

In this role you’ll be: - Writing scalable, robust, testable, efficient, and easily maintainable code - Translating software requirements into stable, working, high-performance software - Playing a key role in architectural and design decisions, building toward efficient microservices distributed architecture

Within 1 month you'll:

  • Introduce an important architectural improvement to our Go codebase

Within 3 months you'll:

  • Help other web backend engineers say they’re learning a lot and are more productive because of you
  • Have helped us build new features quicker than we otherwise would have - our velocity has increased significantly

Within 6 months you'll:

  • Help introduce significant new features which radically improve our product.
  • Impact the quality of the product, getting to the point where we fix all bugs and are improving performance metrics
  • Be proud of the product and the codebase

Your qualifications 👨‍🎓

What we need to see: - Experience developing, monitoring, and improving microservice architectures - Knowledge of designing and implementing public and private APIs (gRPC/REST) - Experience with CI/CD - Great communication skills in English

What we’d love to see:

  • Strong knowledge of Go programming language, paradigms, constructs, and idioms (we are open to candidates who have strong programming knowledge in other languages but want to work in Go!)
  • Knowledge of security and/or devops best practices
  • Experience within the Payments domain

Your tool stack 💻

Mac. Chrome. Even… Windows. Choose the hardware that helps you work best. We’ll also support whatever software you need. From Miro to Slack and everything in between.

Tech stack

  • React, Javascript/Typescript
  • Go
  • gRPC (Protocol buffers)
  • PostgreSQL, Redis
  • Kafka
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • AWS

Your people 👥

Forget office-based culture. This is people-first culture. We’re real. We never wait. We care deeply about building a better future for our customers and each other in a way that's never been done before. Here, you can work with people at the top of their game and who didn’t get there by playing games. You can help us change business for ecommerce entrepreneurs, change the world – wherever in the world you may be.

Your benefits 😍

  • We’re born remote-first. Transparent. Caring. Empowering. So our benefits are too.
  • Hello work. Meet freedom. Join us anywhere within 6 hours of Sweden time zone.
  • Swap 2D for 3D. Meet the team IRL at two in-person onsites per year.
  • Diversity is at our core. We're Part Swedish. Part Canadian. Part French. Part Malaysian. Part Italian. Part Nigerian. Part British. Part Turkish. You get the idea.
  • Great players can stay great players. Progress your career whether you choose to manage people or not.
  • Happiness stipend. The best things in life are free. But money can buy you a herd of puppies. Get €8,500 per year to spend on whatever makes you happy.
  • Work al desko. Get €500 a month towards a co-working space.
  • Stock options. We can’t promise you’ll make a fortune. But we’ll give it our very best shot.
  • Vacation days. At least 30 per year as standard. Awesome.
  • Global health insurance. You know. Just in case.
  • Get sick? No stress. Feel better with unlimited paid sick leave.
  • We are here for you. Unlimited access to mental health support via Spill.
  • Work with the best people for the job. Not the best people within 1 hour’s commute.
  • Get support to switch things up. People change. Careers can too.

Free your nine to five 🤘

Hit apply and help us revolutionise financial services for ecommerce entrepreneurs.

The process 📅

CV screening > Get to know us call > Team interview(s) > Values interview > Offer (for some roles we’ll include a task, but we’ll notify you if this is the case)


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Senior Software Engineer (EMEA)
Zero Hash
Remote (London, United Kingdom)
$110,000 to $130,000 a year
August 2022
3 Applicants This Week
More Than 6 Months Old

Job Description

About the Role

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.

#LI-Remote

Responsibilities

  • 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

Requirements

  • 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
    the other.
  • 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

Preferred

  • 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

Benefits Offered

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
  • Work equipment
  • Equity Ownership and Early Exercise
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Educational budget of $1000
  • WFH stipend of $500
  • WeWork All Access Membership
  • Visa Sponsorship
  • 401k

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.

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Platform Developer (Go/K8s)
Stuart
Remote (Spain, France, Italy, Portugal, Poland, United Kingdom)
€65,000 to €90,000 a year
May 2022
1 Applicants This Week
More Than 6 Months Old
This job posting is no longer available

Job Description

Stuart (DPD Group) is a sustainable 🌱 last-mile logistics company that connects retailers and e-merchants to a fleet of geolocalised couriers across several countries in Europe.

Our Mission 🚀 We are an impact-driven company that aims to build the future of logistics for a more sustainable world: shared, efficient and reliable. We are committed to creating a new standard for urban deliveries that meet today’s environmental and social challenges while offering a premium delivery experience blending speed, flexibility and convenience.

Our motto: “Make every delivery a moment all of us can truly celebrate!” More than 3000+ leading brands already partner with us across Restaurants, Grocery, Retail & Luxury, eCommerce and Professional Services to deliver all types of goods at the tap of a button. Stuart is a highly diverse and inclusive company of 700+ employees with 90+ nationalities working across France 🇫🇷, Italy 🇮🇹, Poland 🇵🇱, Portugal 🇵🇹, Spain 🇪🇸 and the U.K. 🇬🇧

It’s the right moment and the right place for us to make an impact on millions of people, as home delivery services hit a record high. And guess what? You can help us fulfil our vision 🙌

Let’s talk about Software Engineering 🌟

We are looking for a Platform Engineer 🤖 to work in our new developer experience department in the deployment team. We want to build an amazing Internal Developer Platform. In order to achieve that goal, we want to give time and space to a group of people that are very passionate about how an elite software development team works and wants to help to optimize our team’s workflow. We want all teams to be able to self-service their needs without the need to put a ticket on any board when they need something.

We want to treat our developer platform as a product. We want to iterate it step by step making the lives of the rest of the developers in the company easier so they can focus on the business needs.

This team will be a mix of putting together existing open source solutions and building our own. We use things like Kubernetes, ArgoCD, or Crossplane to set the foundations for the rest of our teams.

You will decide how our services will be configured and, following the “automate all the things” mantra, we expect you to automate these decisions so that they are easy to follow by the rest of the engineering team.

If we had to play the buzzword bingo we’d say: - Solid knowledge of a programming language. It would be great if it was Go - Microservices: Orchestration, build pipelines, test pipelines - Kubernetes and tools to create abstractions on top of it. KuveVela, Crossplane - ArgoCD

In this team you will become an expert in these technologies and you will be able to provide abstractions so that the rest of the engineering team does not have to.

You can learn more about our team in our engineering blog: https://medium.com/stuart-engineering

What will I be doing? 🤔

In your first month…

You will be assigned to an onboarding buddy who will help you make yourself at home at Stuart. You will start meeting people from all departments to learn more about what we do and start to understand the general principles that are driving our architecture. You should get in touch with how we are deploying our software today and where we want to go in the future.You will be paired with some teammates to start delivering your first code.

In three months…

You should start to understand the different processes that happen across our company within the other teams. You should already be part of the deployment team’s vision. You should be participating in your team’s ceremonies. Each team has its own working agreements, as long as they are aligned within the company. Currently, your team is working according to the Kanban philosophy with periodic retrospectives.

In six months…

As you begin to understand the department's long term vision you should start participating in some design discussions and even the recruitment of the team. You should already know some of our engineers so you can engage in discussions with them to find out their pain points in terms of our pipeline building and help them solve them.

What do we need from you? 😎

  • Other than technical skills we are looking for a person that is able to create a good experience for other engineers.
  • Empathic with other engineers’ pain points.
  • Able to have a discussion respecting the other person.
  • Willing to learn new technologies that force you out of your comfort zone. We deploy software built-in many programming languages, using many frameworks and with very heterogeneous requirements, which can sometimes be a challenge.
  • A good communicator since we will have to design and communicate processes to other engineers.

At Stuart, we believe that employees today want to evolve in collaborative, high-growth environments where they can demonstrate their abilities and thrive both professionally and personally. We are convinced that employees need to find alignment between their inner values and their company’s culture and mission to unlock their full potential. We work to create a culture of empowerment, continuous learning and growth where everyone can bring expertise, own projects and easily measure their impact 🙌

Stuart is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to promoting diversity. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status 💙

Please note: Our Talent Acquisition Team is international coming from across the world 🌍 We kindly ask you to please submit your CV and application in English so that it can be reviewed correctly (unless the job posting is in a language other than English). Thank you 🤗

Want to learn more about us? Visit https://stuart.com/about-us/


Perks & Benefits

The stuff you wanna know (adapted to our different countries) 😉

  • Family-friendly work-life balance - work from home and flexible hours 🏡
  • Option to work remotely anywhere in Spain 🇪🇸
  • Ticket Restaurant by Edenred (€11 daily) 🥗
  • Unlimited access to Udemy for all your learning and development needs 📚
  • Stuart Academy with regular workshops, Stu-Classes, and Stu-Talks 🎓
  • Stuart is putting Mental Health Awareness first! Wellness Allowance (€40 monthly) to use in any gym or sport class 🧘
  • Private healthcare provided by Sanitas 🧑‍⚕️
  • Work in an international, dynamic and passionate environment with a company culture focused on learning and development 🎉
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Senior Software Engineer
Paddle
London, United Kingdom / Remote (Europe)
£75,000 to £90,000 a year
April 2022
13 Applicants This Week
More Than 6 Months Old

Job Description

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.

The Role

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.

Our Tech

  • 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.

Equal opportunities

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​.


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Senior / Principal Software Engineer
LloydsDirect
London, United Kingdom
£85,000 to £100,000 a year
December 2021
1 Applicants This Week
More Than 6 Months Old

Job Description

About LloydsDirect

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

Interview Process

  1. Screening call with internal talent partner
  2. 30 minute video call with head of engineering
  3. 45 minute video call to discuss ways of working
  4. 60 minute video call to assess technical skills
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Software Engineer
Honu AI
Remote, United Kingdom / Europe
£40,000 to £80,000 a year
November 2021
61 Applicants This Week
More Than 6 Months Old

Job Description

About Us

We are honu.ai, a venture backed startup building the next generation platform to give small business owners superhuman decision making capabilities. We are currently in stealth mode and are backed by Europe’s top investors who are early backers of (TransferWise, Tide, Coinbase, CityMapper, Cazoo, Nested, Habito, Cleo, King, Snyk, etc.). The technology we are building is novel and we will be pushing the boundaries of what has been done in this space.

The Role

We are looking for a strong, product focused, growth mindset software engineer to join our core-team. If you are excited to join a VC-backed startup early on in the journey, and your profile matches what we are looking for, please do get in touch. Here is a non-exhaustive description of the tasks and responsibilities for this role:

  • You will be working in small team, including the founder, to build the first MVP of the product.
  • You will collaborate with the team to define the strategy and vision for how we will build effectively and be successful.
  • Work with engineers across the company to build delightful features that span various parts of the system.
  • Ensure our platforms are reliable, scalable, secure and extensible.
  • Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes.

Ideal Candidate

  • Experience shipping high-quality products from start to finish. Ideally, experience at top tier SaaS startups/companies.
  • Experience building Fintech products. e-Commerce and experience with small businesses is a huge plus!
  • 2+ years professional experience in Golang. Rust, Kotlin or Java, nice to have.
  • Product focused
  • Experience with modern cloud tooling
  • Nice to have technical experience in:
    • Python, React, Typescript
    • Data engineering
    • Linux administration
    • API integrations
    • Experience with distributed systems
  • Must have soft skills:
    • Intellectual Humility
    • Growth Mindset
    • Attention to detail
    • Team Player
    • Good communicator
  • Ways of working:
    • You will believe in clean coding, simple solutions, automated testing and continuous deployment.
    • comfortable with Remote/Async ways of working.
  • Be a self-starter who is very comfortable building from scratch.

Company Values

  • Excellence: We constantly strive for excellence in what we do. We go above and beyond the call of duty.
  • Get Things Done: We acknowledge obstacles but orient towards solutions. We have a getting things done attitude, with laser focus on efficiency, as a team and individuals.
  • Open Communication: We communicate openly and respectfully about our opinions. Our conversations are constructive and all voices will be heard. However, when decisions are made, everyone commits to them.
  • Team Player: We are there for each other. As individuals we are reliable, responsible, collaborative and supportive. We respect each other’s time, we are punctual. We have got each others backs, and **accept everyone’s authentic self.
  • High Integrity: We are honest with each other and with our partners, clients and collaborators.

How to Apply

Email your CV, and any relevant links (we aim to respond in no more than 2 working days)

Our Process (1-2 weeks)

  1. Introductory phone call with Founder ( 30 mins )
  2. CV / Experience review - panel (1 hour)
  3. Systems Design interview - panel (1 hour)

We are growing fast and will be sure to respect your time and expectations each step of the way.


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Backend Go Engineer
Geckoboard
Remote (United Kingdom)
£60,000 to £85,000 a year
October 2021
1 Applicants This Week
More Than 6 Months Old
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Job Description

We're looking for an experienced Backend Go Software Engineer to join the Geckoboard team!

Why join us...

Every single one of us comes to work every day to do something we love. We get to tackle big problems, but in a way that recognises everyone’s need to work with dignity and purpose in a supportive and inclusive environment. It's the most wonderful thing. In fact the fun part is trying to figure out all the different ways we can come up with to make data accessible and understandable for everyone. It really is amazing. The best part is that we work in an atmosphere of openness, trust and transparency, where everyone is empowered to learn and flourish. We're actually doing really well. We have a product our customers love.

We're really excited to be growing.

You'll be joining a team of empowered engineers in a supportive environment that values experimentation, work-life balance and personal development. We've built a culture of knowledge sharing and feedback, so you'll be involved in planning and prioritisation of work as well as peer reviews and pair programming.

We work in small and focused cross-functional teams, usually made up of a Product Manager, a Designer, and a mix of Frontend and Backend Engineers. QA and Infrastructure tend to come in at the points they're needed or for specific projects. We scope out our project such that we're able to deliver meaningful work but small enough to iterate and take on board feedback quickly. We encourage our engineers to get involved in different teams and projects based on their interests, skills and opportunities to learn. We're also equally mindful about technical debt and make sure we dedicate time to addressing it.

At Geckoboard, we are seeking to solve a real problem and build a long-lasting product. As a result, we place a high value on a clean and maintainable codebase, and on practices that ensure we can continue to deliver quality software rapidly and iteratively.


Learning is also a big part of our engineering culture. Once every two weeks every team takes a “Lab Day”, when everyone is free to work on projects that interest them, learn new skills or contribute to open source. We encourage these projects and often they have led to improvements in the way we work or concepts that have then been prioritised, developed further and added to our Product.

Our stack

Our main frontend application is a large React 16+ codebase and our tests are written with Jest. For communicating with our backend services, we use an Apollo client and query a GraphQL gateway written in Node.js that exposes a single schema but dispatches queries to a number of gRPC services on the backend.

While our backend services are mostly written in Go and run on AWS, the GraphQL gateway is owned by the frontend team, which puts them in the driving seat when it comes to defining the APIs for a new piece of functionality, and provides a single point of reference for both frontend and backend.

While adding features to the product, we’ve been building and maintaining an internal React component library with an emphasis on reusability and documentation. Our frontend team is looking to expand this library, with the potential to open source it in the future.

You should apply if...

  • What we’ve described sounds interesting

  • You’ve worked with Go before*

  • You’re interested in distributed systems

  • You’re collaborative; you empathise, listen and discuss

  • You actively seek out feedback in your work and to ensure you understand the problem you’re solving

  • You have experience collaborating on technical decisions in an open and creative environment

  • You understand the value of automated testing and a test-driven development approach

  • Right now we're only considering mid to senior-level candidates, if you're interested in joining the Geckoboard team but earlier in your career, head to www.geckoboard.com/careers and get in touch. We'll be hiring at different levels throughout the year, so we'd love to hear from you and chat about future jobs!

Logistics

At this time, we’re only considering candidates who are (or will be) based in the United Kingdom or Western Europe (CET timezone).


Perks & Benefits

Work your best

Right now, we work fully remote from around the globe. We’re big on work-life balance and flexible work. We have some core hours but it's up to you to decide how you work around those. We consider 25 days of holiday a year to be a minimum, not a maximum, and have a flexible working policy so that if you need to step out for a school run, an appointment, or something else, it’s no problem. We don't do "crunch time" and have a deep commitment to a clear separation of life and work.

Some of our team also have shorter working weeks and we’re more than happy to accommodate this or other arrangements when possible. Learn more about life at Geckoboard at www.geckoboard.com/careers.

Interview Process

Our hiring process

  1. 20-30 minute call with our Talent Partner
  2. 45-minute Zoom video call with the Hiring Manager
  3. Coding Challenge
  4. Meet the team via Zoom - about 2.5 hours

The whole process takes about 3 weeks end to end, but we’re flexible!

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Backend Engineer
Cuvva
London, United Kingdom
£75,000 to £90,000 a year
August 2021
5 Applicants This Week
More Than 6 Months Old

Job Description

About Cuvva

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.

Our approach

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.

Most systems are written in Go (some older ones are Javascript), backed by either Postgres or Mongo, and are hosted in a container environment. We heavily lean on AWS tooling such as S3, Lambda, and SQS, and we occasionally build integrations with more “legacy” 3rd party systems in the insurance industry.

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

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) 🎤

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