Senior Software Engineer

Posted 19 April by MRJ Recruitment
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Position: Senior Software Engineer (Brand new team)

One of the UK's leading marketplace platforms is expanding their engineering team once again as they spin up a new team focussed on automating the entire business.


With nearly 500 partners on their marketplace including some of the UK & Europe's leading brands and with large scale plans to expand its platform and reach across the pond into the States in 2024, a new team is being built to, in the words of the CTO, "automate our end-to-end processes, making the company a more efficient and slicker operation".

What are we looking for?

A Full Stack Engineer at heart, you'll thrive in an autonomous product engineering team and enjoy problems, we have many to solve and will offer experience/knowledge in a mixture of the following:

  • Software engineering experience in typical backend languages such as C#, PHP, Javascript (Node.js), Golang, Java etc.
  • Engineering experience with frontend frameworks & languages such as React, Svelte, Vue, Javascript, etc.
  • The ability to work with non technical stakeholders and translate their problems into technical solutions.
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms such as AWS (preferred), GCP, Azure, etc.
  • Demonstrable experience of integrating complex systems - including APIs, Databases (both SQL and NoSQL), asynchronous & event-driven systems.
  • Capable of developing automated test suites from a unit & functional level.
  • Database design & query knowledge, specifically around large scale modifications, batching, safe query design. Ideally in MySQL, DynamoDB, or MongoDB.

Why join?

You'll be joining a newly created team at the beginning of its journey and will be given the opportunity to make your mark, innovate and improve the end-to-end business operation.

You’ll also be joining a culture which revolves around getting things done. The teams deliver within small, fully autonomous product teams using a cutting edge stack in a best-idea-wins meritocracy.

Day-to-day you will:

  • Design and develop internal applications, automated workflows, and operations tasks.
  • Develop APIs for systems to enhance their self-service capabilities.
  • Work closely with our head of architecture, customer experience, finance, and operations teams to identify pain points and eliminate toil.
  • Design & build user interfaces using Retool and frontend frameworks such as React, enabling non technical staff to do their jobs more efficiently.
  • Maintain, observe, and improve internal tools and processes.
  • Gather requirements from internal stakeholders, turning them into technical outcomes.

Other details.....

  • Hybrid | 2 days in the office based in Manchester city centre
  • Share options
  • Individual L&D Budget
  • Professional accreditation funding
  • Charity days

If you're up for a really exciting challenge, and want to join one of the most exciting Manchester tech companies in the market, apply today!

Please note, with the role being hybrid in MCR, applicants must be UK based, without visa/sponsorship restrictions and able to commute

Required skills

  • C#
  • Engineering Experience
  • GCP
  • JavaScript
  • Node
  • Product Engineering
  • React
  • SQL
  • Test Suites
  • Golang

Reference: 52508511

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