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Software Engineer

Funding Circle


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join the forefront of small business lending innovation at Funding Circle, where technology meets finance to empower entrepreneurs.


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London, United Kingdom - Remote

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98% Remote- UK

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Organisation summary: Funding Circle stands as the world's leading platform for small business loans, boasting a vibrant mix of cultures from over 25 countries. We're on a mission to create a world where small businesses can thrive through accessible funding. Leveraging advanced data, technology, and a decade of industry expertise, our platform is revolutionizing SME lending and offering an unrivaled customer experience.

  • Role Summary:
    • Develop critical systems as part of an international team of Engineers.
    • Implement software innovations to automate and scale Funding Circle operations.
    • Work with a tech stack including Clojure, Ruby, Kafka, and AWS via Terraform.
    • Support production systems and engage in proactive problem-solving.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Proficiency in a major functional programming language such as Clojure, Haskell, Scala, Elixir, or Erlang.
    • Strong foundation in programming skills, including data structures and algorithms.
    • Experience developing on Unix/Linux environments.
    • Understanding of Agile, Scrum, BDD, TDD, and CI/CD practices.
    • Interest or experience in Distributed Systems or Event-Driven Architectures.
  • Benefits:
    • Hybrid working model with 1-2 days a week in the office.
    • Free barista services and subsidized lunches via JustEat on office days.
    • Support for home working set-up.
    • Private medical and dental insurance, online therapy sessions, and discounts on reproductive health support.

We are Funding Circle, the driving force behind the world’s leading platform for small business lending. We are a diverse group from more than 25 different countries and cultures who bring together a wide range of backgrounds and experience. Our mission is to build the place where small businesses get the funding they need to win. We do this by uniting cutting-edge data and technology to deliver an unbeatable customer experience. With a decade of expertise under our belt, we've built a game-changer of a platform that's reshaping the landscape of SME lending.

The role entails working on a Funding Circle critical system as part of a team of Engineers. You will be delivering innovation through software to automate processes that enable Funding Circle to operate at scale. We work with a variety of tech, but you should expect to be mainly working with Clojure, Ruby and Kafka all built entirely on AWS via Terraform. You will also be supporting our production systems and proactively problem solving.

Job requirements include experience in at least one major functional programming language (Clojure, Haskell, Scala, Elixir, Erlang), fundamental programming skills (data structure, algorithms), familiarity developing on Unix/Linux, knowledge of Agile, Scrum, BDD, TDD and CI/CD, and an interest or experience in Distributed Systems or Event-Driven Architectures.

We offer a range of benefits including hybrid working, with 1-2 days per week based in the office. When you’re in the office you can take advantage of our free barista and subsidised lunches through JustEat and we will help support your home working set-up. We also offer private medical insurance through Aviva, dental insurance through Bupa, free access to online therapy sessions via Spill and exclusive discounts with Hertility for reproductive health support, among others.

We are committed to building diverse teams and encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you are interested in joining us and helping small businesses get the funding they need to win, we’d love to hear from you.


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