Senior Software Engineer



Remote Friendly

$60,000 - $70,000

Who we are 🌍

Seedrs is the leading equity crowdfunding platform and the most active funder of private companies in the UK, with over Β£1.3B invested into campaigns and more than 1350 deals funded. We allow all types of investors to invest as little or as much as they like in businesses they believe in and share in their success. And we allow ambitious businesses in all sectors to raise capital and build community through an efficient, online process.

Seedrs HQ is in London, with teams also across Portugal and Germany. We are backed by top-tier institutional investors and VCs, as well as over 4,000 of our own users.

We have created a working environment that allows you to be yourself at work and be treated fairly, on the basis of your merits, abilities and potential. We recognise the benefits of having a diverse workforce and take steps to ensure that we endeavour to recruit from a wide pool of suitably qualified candidates. We live by core values, all of which operate to help us deliver company goals.

Who we’re looking for πŸ’ͺ

We are looking for a Software Engineer with 4+ years of experience who is comfortable talking about high-level product concepts as well as deep technical details. We want someone who is excited about modern tech, code quality and scalable engineering.

An ideal candidate will have experience working with and developing large B2C applications working at scale. They will have a strong focus on best practices and a view on how to achieve these in a fast growth team. They will be incredibly capable at developing in a microservice architecture, with superb API standards and developing locally in containers.

What you'll do πŸš€

We are looking for someone to integrate our Platform team. This team has the mission to create a solid core for Seedrs, being responsible for the core data models, architecture and resilience of the system. This team also supports in all the regulatory and compliance matters. You will be working with different stakeholders across the company including the Finance, Legal and Product teams.

We will expect you to play an important role in helping your team be as effective as possible. We want you to be one of the leading voices for the technology decisions within the team, as well as developing our tech ecosystem across Seedrs.

Our engineering teams own the entire product development lifecycle from idea inception and development, through to analysing success. So, expect to spend most of your time writing code. Additionally, around 25% of your time will be: architecture planning, talking to stakeholders and analysing your data metrics for success.

Our Technologies πŸ‘©β€πŸ’»

We are looking for an engineer with experience in Ruby on Rails (we are on Rails 6). You should have exposure to building and consuming APIs as well as designing data models to represent a complex domain. An ideal candidate will also have experience working with other technologies we use like React, Typescript and NextJS.

Candidates should be able to show and discuss some projects they have worked on. We want to see a deep understanding of the customer as well as technical prowess. If you have experience with AWS and Serverless as well as an interest in fintech - that's a bonus!

Logistics πŸ› 

We have a multi stage interview process

  1. 30 minute chat with the Engineering Manager
  2. 2 day home technical challenge
  3. 1 hour technical interview
  4. Final interviews with CTO and HR
Salary and Benefits πŸŽ‰

  • Salary: Β£60,000 - Β£70,000.
  • Employee share options.
  • Money to invest through the platform.
  • 25 days annual leave and Flexi Fridays.
  • Personal Wellness allowance.
  • Individual Learning & Development budget.
  • Access to our Healthcare Cash Plan programme & EAP service.
  • Discounted Cushon ISA account.
  • Professional development.
  • Lunch and learn sessions.
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay.
  • Enhanced Pension package.
  • Company offsites and Team socials.
  • Great offices with free fruit, coffee and Friday drinks!
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