Adaptavist Group • Remote (UK)

Senior Software Engineer

Employment type:  Full time


Fully flexible hours

Job Description

Working at Adaptavist
The Adaptavist Group is a global family of companies with a common goal. We combine the best of teamwork, technology, and processes, helping all kinds of businesses be better today and tomorrow.
We are experts at delivering enterprise software, tailored solutions, and quality services across some of the world’s most trusted technology ecosystems, including Atlassian, AWS, Slack, GitLab, Monday.com and Aha!
We make change happen. From anywhere.
Our flexible, remote-first way of working means that work can fit around your life, rather than your life fitting around work.
About Us
Adaptavist’s mission is to help organizations embrace the right tools, processes, and culture to make transformation their competitive advantage. And it all starts with you.
Working at Adaptavist is unlike any other job you’ve ever had. We trust you from day one. We encourage curiosity. We champion diversity. We’re never afraid to try something new.
Excited yet?
Our flexible, remote-first way of working means that you can now fit work around your life, instead of trying to fit your life around work. You can even take as much vacation as you want. Yes, really!
As part of The Adaptavist Group, we make up a family of brands that combine people, processes, and technology to make businesses better. Offering trusted consultancy, app development, training, hosting, and licensing, we believe our unique and open culture underpins our status as the go-to partner of choice within the Atlassian Ecosystem.
Some of our UK benefits include:
- Unlimited Holiday- Pension matching up to 5%- Employee assistance programme- Udemy Online Learning- Volunteer Days- Flexible working hours- Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave- Season ticket loan- Eye Care Vouchers- Life Assurance- Income Protection Scheme- Private Medical with Bupa- Bring your dog to work- Adaptavist Rewards

About the role
As the Senior Software Engineer within the ScriptRunner team, you will contribute to apps that help 20 million people around the world who use the Atlassian tools, enabling them to get the most out of their products and enhancing their overall experience. A key responsibility of the Senior Software Engineer role is to help define and champion the Engineering culture of the team alongside the Team Lead and Engineering Manager. You will also work alongside a Product Manager and a team of engineers to shape the development of the ScriptRunner products. Plus you will serve as a collaborator and mentor to a growing team of software engineers of all skill levels. This role will involve managing the balance of your individual contributions and supporting your team in delivery. As a Senior Engineer on the team, you will also be responsible for facilitating solution design, building on the knowledge and skills in the team, as well as reaching out to other engineering teams for input.

What you'll be doing

  • Provide a platform for developers to perform tasks of varying complexity
  • Assist with priority setting for products
  • Deliver updates to key stakeholders
  • Provide a platform for developers to perform tasks of varying complexity
  • Advocate for the team by promoting the right tools, technology and freedom to deliver their work and innovate
  • Mentoring, coaching and developing a team of Software Engineers of varying level of experience
  • Facilitate and enable collaboration
  • Designing, writing and testing solutions
  • Complex, collaborative problem solving
  • Performing code peer reviews
  • Writing automated tests at unit, integration and functional levels and manage code quality within the team
  • Troubleshooting builds and deployments
  • Handling and owning support escalations

What we're looking for

  • Strong software development skills in either Java/Groovy technologies or our preferred frontend technologies (JavaScript/TypeScript/React)
  • Experience collaborating with & coaching more junior engineers
  • Attitude of continual learning
  • Desire to help and inspire colleagues
  • Experience of Agile Methodologies
  • Knowledge of implementing and running CI/CD
  • Experience working across the full development stack
  • Experience working with Docker
  • Experience working with cloud technologies (AWS preferred)
  • Experience with Atlassian products (Jira/Confluence/Bitbucket)

A few nice to haves

  • Experience leading or managing a team
  • Atlassian Ecosystem experience
  • Experience working with OSGi
  • React JS and Typescript
  • Any kind of plugin development experience
  • Leading of agile ceremonies
  • Analyzing thread dumps and heap dumps

At Adaptavist, we are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community, and believe this positively impacts both the creation of our innovative products and our delivery of bespoke solutions to our global customers and our own unique culture. We encourage all qualified applicants, regardless of age, disability, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief, sex, gender identity, pregnancy and maternity, marriage, and civil partnership status. From our family-friendly policies to our flexible work environment we offer a range of benefits and policies in order to support staff from all different backgrounds. If you have any questions, please do ask us.
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We look forward to your application!

Company benefits

Unlimited annual leave
Flexible working week
Open to compressed hours
Open to part time work for some roles
Dog friendly office
Health insurance – BUPA
Life assurance
Work from anywhere scheme
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Share options
Employee discounts
Charity donation scheme

We asked employees of Adaptavist Group how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring
Working at Adaptavist Group

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)

M 60% : F 40%

Office locations

Global offices across UK, Europe, North America and Malaysia

Hiring Countries

Bosnia and Herzegovina
South Africa
United Kingdom
United States