Engineering Lead

London /
Product & Engineering – Cloud Apps /
Full Time
Job Brief
Moneybox is growing rapidly, and our technical teams are no exception. We have more users, more accounts, more money invested, more features, more code, more data, and more team-members than ever before. We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help us handle all that growth without compromising on our service or product quality.

This role will be part of the leadership of our Cloud Apps Team that builds and operates our cloud hosted API. We’re looking for someone who enjoys a mix of solution architecture, hands-on coding, and team leadership.  

We don’t expect you to be an expert in everything we use, but a fundamental understanding of how things work is important.

Our tech stack:
C# / .NET Framework, .Net Core
ASP.NET Web API, Azure Functions, Hangfire, MediatR, xUnit
Microsoft Azure
Sql Server, CosmosDb, Azure Service Bus
Git, TeamCity, Terraform, Azure DevOps, and Octopus Deploy

What You’ll Do

    • Participating in the entire application lifecycle, focusing on designing and developing scalable, resilient systems that deliver business value.
    • Managing, coaching, and mentoring an engineering team
    • Owning technical solution design architecture for significant product features, software modules, and technical initiatives.
    • Hands-on coding
    • Writing unit / integration tests along with production code to produce a reliable product.
    • Working with wider team of developers, QA testers, product managers, UX designers to create and build new features.
    • Understanding and providing feedback for technical and design requirements.
    • Providing technical support to internal teams.
    • Staying abreast of and (where necessary) applying the latest emerging technologies.
    • Setting high standards, and continually improving how we do things

Who You Are

    • Excited about being part of a fast-growing company that’s trying to make a positive mark on the world.
    • Knows how to have fun whilst maintaining a professional outlook.
    • Genuine interest in financial technology.
    • A driven, ambitious self-starter.
    • Learning mindset and motivated to develop skills further.

Experience & Skills

    • Computer science or similar related experience.
    • Proven track record in a similar role.
    • Thorough understanding of:
    • OO programming languages.
    • Relational databases.
    • APIs delivered over HTTP
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Able to work both individually and as part of an agile team.
    • Able to actively participate in technical and commercial discussions.
    • Experience of one or more of:
    • Defining system or module architectures that have been delivered into real-world use.
    • Line management of a small engineering team.
    • Coaching and mentoring other engineers.
    • Scrum-master / agile team leadership.
    • Defining, documenting, and implementing technology standards.

Desirable Skills

    • C# / .NET framework
    • Microsoft Azure
    • Cosmos Db
    • Azure Functions
    • Azure Service Bus
    • Terraform
    • CQRS
    • DDD
    • Experience designing, developing, releasing and maintaining scalable, fault tolerant systems.

What's in it for you?

    • Opportunity to join a fast-growing, award-winning and super ambitious startup
    • Work with a friendly team of highly motivated individuals
    • Be in an environment where you are listened to and can actually have an impact
    • Thriving collaborative and inclusive company culture
    • Competitive remuneration package
    • Company Share options
    • Opportunity to attend industry conferences and events
    • Perkbox – selection of 200+ perks
    • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
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