Flexible hours

Various work from home options

Dog friendly

Employment type
Full time

At TrueLayer, we want the financial system to work for everyone — so we've made it our mission to open up access and put fintech at people's fingertips. As an API platform, TrueLayer deeply cares about its developer experience. With our product offering continuing to grow, our Developer Experience team is dedicated to creating a cohesive, feature-rich platform experience for developers to integrate with and manage our products.

As a Backend Engineer in the Developer Experience team you’ll be responsible for developing new features which propel TrueLayer’s platform to a market-leading experience for developers. Working in a cross-functional team of engineers, product managers and designers, you’ll be a confident communicator and diligent engineer who thrives on taking responsibility, setting the highest standards of quality and raising the bar for everyone around you.

In addition to working with modern development frameworks and cloud technologies, we are committed to helping you develop new skills and advance in your career. Whether you want to continue to grow your technical expertise or move into leadership, we have clear and tangible paths for everyone, irrespective of your level of experience, role or discipline.

Who we are:

At TrueLayer, we’re building a global open banking platform that’s changing how money moves and so much more. We make payments and refunds instant, account data accessible and verification seamless — all so innovators in every industry can build better financial experiences for their users.

To date, we’ve raised $270 million from world-renowned investors including Stripe, Tiger Global, Addition and Tencent. We’ve got offices in London, Milan, Dublin and Sydney. And we’re trusted by industry leaders like Revolut, Cazoo and Trading 212… though we’re not stopping here.

Our vision is a financial system that works for everyone. To make that happen, we’re creating original and innovative products that will remove the friction from finance for good. We’re seriously scaling our infrastructure, we’re entering new territories all the time, we’re cornering a whole new category — and we’d like your help to get us there.

As a Backend Engineer, you will:

  • Develop greenfield services which empower our customers with the features they need to onboard, build, use and manage our products from the TrueLayer console
  • Define and build critical architecture that scales as we roll-out our customer onboarding platform worldwide
  • Work in our cross-functional Developer Experience team, collaborating with world-class Designers, Engineers and Product Managers to deliver developer-facing features across the TrueLayer platform
  • Own new product features, developing iteratively and shipping to production daily
  • Collaboratively iterate on the design and implementation of our products
  • Lead code reviews and provide guidance to junior engineers to maximise their potential and growth
  • Help shape our engineering culture and help make sure TrueLayer remains an exceptional place to work

Requirements

You’ll need to demonstrate:

  • Strong experience building APIs in any backend programming language (we use C# /.NET Core & Rust)
  • Understanding of SOLID principles and software development best practices
  • Appreciation of benefits and tradeoffs involved with different architectural decisions when designing microservices
  • Ability to evaluate, and implement various testing strategies depending on the situation
  • Familiarity with observability and alerting within mission-critical distributed systems
  • A drive to continually improve processes, code quality and enjoyment within the team

We’d be especially excited if you:

  • Have some understanding of of Protocol Buffers, gRPC, and message queue systems
  • Have used end to end testing tools such as Cypress, Playwright, Puppeteer or Selenium
  • Are experienced, or interested, in building front ends with TypeScript & React

Compensation

£55,000-£75,000/yr + equity

What you can expect from us:

  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity in the company 💰
  • Flexible hours and hybrid working — work from home 🏡 and our incredible offices in London 🇬🇧 Milan 🇮🇹 Sydney 🇦🇺 and Dublin 🇮🇪
  • A £150 remote-working budget to help you set up your home office 💺
  • Flexible holiday policy, with 24 days as standard ✈️
  • Generous parental leave, above and beyond statutory requirements and with no minimum tenure 👩‍👩‍👦
  • Enhanced pension contribution at 4% & 4% 👵🏽 👴🏽
  • Private health insurance from the day you start 🧑🏽‍⚕️
  • 12 fully-paid wellbeing days a year (on top of the holiday allowance) 🕊️
  • Membership of mental wellbeing platform Spill 🧘🏽‍♀️
  • £1,000 to spend on learning & development each year 📚
  • £500 per quarter (outside of required business travel) to visit our hub cities around the world 🌍

Inclusion & Diversity

At TrueLayer, we embrace people that have different perspectives and personalities. We believe that by seeing the world from all sorts of angles, we can make life better for all the people who live in it. So we want you to know that the things that make you, you — like your age, background and identity — are things that we celebrate and support. All we ask is that you believe in what you do.

About our hiring process

Our hiring process typically consists of four stages:

  • A call with one of our Talent Acquisition Partners
  • A take-home exercise [Software Engineering Challenge]
  • 1.5-hour video interview with two TrueLayer’s engineers
  • 2-hour total final round video interview
  • Full details on the interview process, including preparation tips and the qualities we look for in future TrueLayeristas, can be found on our blog.

    Flexible hours

    Various work from home options

    Dog friendly