Backend Software Engineer

London | Engineering | Full-time

Job Description

About Us

HiBob helps modern, mid-size businesses transform the way they manage people, giving HR and managers all they need to connect, engage, develop, and retain top talent. Since 2015, we’ve achieved consecutive triple-digit year-over-year growth, all backed by our amazing team of Bobbers from across the globe, making us the choice HRIS of over 1500 midsize and multinational companies.

Our HR platform is intuitive, data-driven, and built for the way people work today: globally, remotely, and collaboratively. Fast-growing companies across the globe such as Monzo, Happy Socks, Gong, Fiverr, and VaynerMedia rely upon Bob to help them create the best work experiences for their people.

Come and be you with us 

Being a Bobber is all about being you. We want you to bring all parts of yourself to work, giving you the freedom and confidence to be the best you and do your best work. If that’s bubbly, shy, precise, funny, bold, kind, honest, brilliant, or anything in between, we’re waiting with open arms. Come join us.

About the position

HiBob is a vibrant, dynamic, happy place to work. A start-up with an amazing culture, and bright and resourceful people in London, Amsterdam, New York, Sydney, and Tel Aviv. We’re growing fast and looking for talented and passionate Backend Engineers to join us!

As a Backend Engineer on the team, you’ll have a key role in developing our product and its unique features, working closely with our Product team. You should be passionate about software engineering and building a product end-to-end. You will be responsible for owning the dev cycle from the technical design, through coding and testing, to deployment and monitoring. We work in a true continuous delivery environment with fully automated QA processes on a microservices architecture, deploying to production dozens of times every day. 

Requirements

Requirements are often considered a measure of how equipped you are to do the job, but sometimes, they aren’t the only factor. If you don’t have nearly enough experience, or not all the skills, we’d still like to hear from you. This could be the perfect fit for you and us.

  • 4+ years professional experience as a software engineer, with a strong emphasis on backend development.
  • Kotlin / Scala / Java experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of software design and scalable architecture.
  • Experience with testing methodologies - unit-testing, TDD, mocking, etc.
  • Experience with relational databases like PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc.
  • Independent, fast learner, and excited about learning new technologies.
  • Proactive team player with a desire to impact our team, our product, and our customers.

Experience with AWS or an equivalent cloud platform is a plus.

Join our village

HiBob is a village filled with amazing people and we’re especially proud of that. It’s a place where Bobbers can be themselves. We’re about fun, dreams, hopes and ambition, just as much as we are about precision, growth, and top performance. Becoming a Bobber means you’ll receive competitive compensation, benefits, and pre-IPO equity alongside all of this:

  • Company share options plan - every employee can eventually become a shareHolder 
  • Cash allowance for health insurance
  • Annual vision allowance 
  • Perkbox membership
  • Annual Headspace subscription and wellness benefits
  • Travel support (cycle scheme and season ticket loans)
  • Hybrid working from day 1
  • Work from home allowance - to get your home office set up! 
  • Temporary remote work from anywhere in the world for up to 2 months (after 6 months of employment)
  • Bob balance days - 4 additional days within a calendar year - Enjoy a company-wide long weekend at the beginning of each quarter
  • 2 Social Impact days per year for volunteering
  • Awesome employee referral program- $2,500 for each successful referral with an additional ambassador programme
  • Pension scheme auto-enrolment from day 1
  • Fun company and team social events (locally and virtually with our global teams)
  • We love birthdays - take the day off and receive a special gift

If this sounds like something you’ve been looking for, we’d love to have you. Come on, join our village!

***Learn about our hybrid working model***

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