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Atom Bank • Durham, Hybrid or Remote

Junior Software Engineer

Employment type:  Full time
Salary:  £25,000 – £32,000 per annum

Remote-first – Monthly office attendance

4-day week

A little flex time

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Job Description

Want to join us?

Atom’s Engineering team consists of Test, Platform, Frontend & Backend areas. We collaborate, support, and work closely with other areas within the business including DevOps, Architecture & Insight and Intelligence.

As a Junior Software Engineer, you will help grow and maintain the Business Lending web estate. In this role you’ll use Flowable software to design and build automated solutions that streamline processes whilst leveraging your HTML, CSS & JavaScript (React) knowledge to create user-friendly and visually appealing interfaces for our workflows.

You’ll collaborate with Atom’s UX team and others to ensure solutions meet user needs and you’ll occasionally contribute to other Business Lending applications honing your skills in Python(Django). Additionally, there is potential for you to work on Atom’s website expanding your skills in React and utilising static site generation.

As a Junior Software Engineer, you’ll develop your coding skills by following established standards, participate in pair programming and attend delivery meetings, whilst benefiting from mentorship and coaching from experienced Engineers to further your development as a Software Engineer at Atom.

What will you be doing?

You will:

  • Develop workflows using the Flowable platform.
  • Customise workflows by integrating CSS & React components.
  • Collaborate with the wider Value Stream & Engineering teams.
  • Contribute to delivery meetings, providing basic task sizing, progress & blockers.
  • Develop an understanding of testing best practices.
  • Take ownership of a variety of items, including complex features and dependency updates.
  • Work with stakeholders to refine solutions

What do we need from you?

  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant subject area and/or equivalent experience working in a commercial environment.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS & JavaScript
  • Experience of CSS frameworks, such as Tailwind
  • Understanding of CSS methodologies e.g. BEM
  • Experience of React fundamentals
  • Basic experience of style libraries e.g. Chakra UI
  • Knowledge of Java
  • Working knowledge of best practices/standards in web development
  • Understanding of secure computing standards and processes
  • A curious mindset and appetite to learn new technologies

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary Range £25k-£32k
  • Flexible Hybrid & Remote working
  • 4-day work week
  • Annual Share Option – performance-related
  • Incredibly generous company pension scheme (maximum of 13% of Atom input – you can put in more)
  • ‘All About Me’ fund: £200 per year to spend on personal development.
  • 22.5 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Private Medical Insurance, Health Cash Plan & Life Insurance
  • Enhanced Parental Leave
  • Electric Vehicle Scheme

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
4-day week
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
22.5 days annual leave + bank holidays
Teambuilding days
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 switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Atom Bank

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Durham & London

Funding levels


Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
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Finance & Insurance

Industry awards 2023

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