Atom Bank • Durham/London/Home-Based

Web Engineer

Employment type:  Full time
Salary:  £35,000 – £50,000 per annum


4-day week

A little flex time

Job Description

We’re Atom..

The bank that’s leading the fintech charge!

We’re not like the rest. We’re true innovators, and we’re redefining what a bank should be. Ours is a bank for today and the future, a mobile-first bank. Forget the stuffy branches, with Atom you can bank whenever, wherever, faster, and simpler.

Could you be the next innovator to join us?

Want to join us?

Technology is at the heart of the business, and we have a world-leading Technology stack that enables us to offer the most efficient, user-friendly app-based bank. The Technology team has end to end responsibility for all aspects of our Technology, from architecting the future, engineering solutions, to deploying and managing our technology services.

Atom’s Front-End Engineering capability works at the core of the Atom Technology team and comprises Web and Mobile App Engineers (iOS & Android), who are responsible for building and maintaining Atom’s cutting-edge web and mobile app technologies.

As a Web Engineer within the Atom Frontend Engineering Practice, you’ll help deliver and maintain the Atom UI estate, consisting of applications both internal and external by harnessing cutting-edge web technologies. We provide industry leading web solutions which are performant, accessible and deliver an exceptional user experience.

You’ll be a key member of the product team, operating in a fast-paced Agile Environment whilst developing & improving our digital offering.

What will your ‘typical’ day look like…. (there’s no two days the same in Atom):

  • Service our public web applications, working directly within the Product teams to meet the day-to-day demands of the business
  • Service our internal web applications, integrating directly with Atom’s core systems
  • Following set team standards and best practices and applying these to your work
  • Be aware of industry trends and apply these during product development
  • Work closely with the design and UX teams to implement styles in line with Atom’s design system
  • Collaborate with the wider engineering teams within Atom Technology when required
  • Embrace a culture of engineering excellence with a focus on performance, accessibility, scalability, privacy, and security

What do we need from you?

  • Experience with web technologies such as JavaScript & React
  • Knowledge of bootstrap or another component-based framework
  • Experience integrating with APIs using a REST architectural style
  • Knowledge of query languages such as GraphQL
  • Working knowledge of best practices/standards in website development
  • An understanding of secure computing standards and processes
  • A broader knowledge of the software development lifecycle

What you’ll get from us:

  • Flexible Hybrid & Remote working
  • 4-day work week
  • Annual Share Option – performance-related
  • Incredibly generous company pension scheme (maximum of 13% of Atom input – candidate 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 for you and your full family
  • Health Cash Plan – expenses paid on Optical/Dental/other appointments/treatments
  • Life Insurance – 4 times annual salary
  • Critical illness cover – 1 x lump sum annual salary
  • Cycle to Work 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

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Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
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Industry awards 2023