Senior Software Engineer

London, UK
Systems Engineering
Employment type
Permanent / Full-Time
Remote working
Up to £100,000 + Bonus

Role Overview

About the role

We are looking for a driven and proactive individual to take on the permanent position of Senior Software Engineer.

This is a key role within the System Engineering team, focusing on building internal tools to support our fibre products' lifecycle, along with customer-facing products that make our customer journey an efficient, painless experience.

Reporting to: Head of Systems Engineering

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: Up to £100,000 + Bonus

Key Responsibilities:


  • Work with the Head of Systems Engineering, CIO, and Product Management teams to define and scope project requirements into actionable tasks against a backlog, following an agile methodology.
  • Build products and tools that are not only beautiful, efficient, and painless for users but are also well written, and follow industry best practices for usability, accessibility, and cloud-native software development.
  • Help to shape the Systems Engineering team and coach less-experienced members as we scale

Skills & Experience:

The right candidate

  • Loves building things!
  • Has knowledge and experience of all stages of web development across scoping, UI/UX, software engineering following TDD/BDD, and follows best practices concerning lifecycle management
  • Has experience with building microservices and APIs
  • Agrees that engineers should own their product's entire life cycle - no "over the wall" deployment mentality here!
  • Has experience with React
  • Just as comfortable building prototypes, internal tools, microservices, and APIs
  • Is an expert in one of Python or Typescript with exposure to many other languages

Bonus Points

  • You have used GraphQL
  • You have used Neo4j or a similar graph database
  • You can explain Event Driven Architecture
  • You have some exposure to Containers, Kubernetes, CI/CD, IaaC tooling, and Public Cloud platforms
  • Your primary language of choice is Typescript, PHP, Python, or Go
  • You have implemented something that touches on IoT


We believe in taking care of our staff both mentally and physically and in order to support this we offer a range of benefits that you can access.

  • Company pension scheme.
  • Bonus scheme.
  • 5% of your annual salary to go towards any training course of your choice*.
  • 25 days of annual leave allowance that increases with years served (excluding bank holidays).
  • Private Healthcare.
  • Access to Spill, our mental health support partner.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Vitality Healthcare.
  • Half price Virgin Active Membership.
  • Free eye test.
  • Travel loan.
  • Hastee app, to help manage your salary and finances.
  • Employee Share Plan

       (*This is capped up to a certain salary).

Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunities

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

We aim to create a working environment free of bullying, harassment, victimisation, and unlawful discrimination, promoting dignity and respect for all, and where individual differences and the contributions of all staff are recognised and valued.

This commitment includes training managers and all other employees about their rights and responsibilities under the equality, diversity, and inclusion policy. Responsibilities include staff conducting themselves to help the organisation provide equal opportunities in employment, and prevent bullying, harassment, victimisation, and unlawful discrimination.

Vorboss promotes step-free access at our main headquarters, whilst taking into consideration physical barriers employees might face across all other sites.

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