Form3 • 100% Remote (UK/EU*)

Senior Software Engineer (Kubernetes)

Employment type:  Full time

Fully-remote

Fully flexible hours

Job Description

THE TEAM
Our senior engineers have been involved since the founding of the company and understand our business better than anyone. We are proud to be building the best team, software and processes and focus on quality without cutting corners. As a 100% remote working team, our engineers are based in more than 20+ locations across the UK and Europe.

Form3 have recently completed a third round of funding, raising $160 million meaning we are looking to grow our Engineering team significantly as part of our 5-year road-map. As a result, we have multiple vacancies open for this position, as well as across other roles in our Engineering team. With this in mind, if this role isn't the right fit for you, please do take a look at our other Engineering vacancies on our website here. THE ROLE We are looking for Software Engineers with a passion for Kubernetes to join us on an exciting journey as we build the next phase of the Form3 financial cloud SaaS platform. For our FPS gateway, we currently run bare metal Kubernetes clusters in our data centre meshed together with Kubernetes clusters from public cloud providers. There are many exciting projects we have working with this cutting edge technology. TECHNICAL ENVIRONMENT
Go, AWS, Kubernetes, TravisCI, Docker, Terraform, Vault, Consul, Linkerd, Redis, Prometheus, Postgres, Elasticsearch, PACT, Github, DevOps, TDD, BDD, Pair Programming

FORM3'S EARLY K8s PLATFORM
Observability: Prometheus & Cortex | CI/CD: Flux | Networking: Cilium | Cloud hosting: EKS, GKE | Messaging: Nats | On-prem infrastructure management: Cloudstack & Digital rebar WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • A background in Software Engineering and solid programming experience (preferably with Go but we're flexible on this)
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes inside-out (CKA & CKAD qualifications are a plus)
  • Experience migrating AWS ECS to Kubernetes (ideally)
  • Excitement towards the idea of building the next generation Form3 platform on Kubernetes, helping to solve technical challenges around how to make our platform cloud agnostic and scaleable in order to handle billions of payments

BENEFITS

  • 30 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Remote friendly environment
  • Remote working equipment allowance
  • Health and wellness allowance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Learning days, Udemy and educational reimbursements
  • Primary caregiver leave
  • 4 hours of “investment time” per week, to spend working on projects that you are passionate about improving
  • Mental Health support via Spill
  • Perlego subscription
  • Full details are available on our careers page

Form3 appreciates that we all lead different and often really busy lives. We work remotely 100% of the time and many of us work part time. If you’re interested in hearing what different flexible working arrangements may be available, we’d love to chat. HIRING LOCATIONS We are able to accept applications from the following countries; Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Poland, Portugal, Romania & United Kingdom. ABOUT US We are an award-winning cloud-native payment technology provider for financially regulated institutions. Launched in 2016, we've doubled in size year on year as we continue to redefine what a truly instant payment experience means.We celebrate diversity, promote entrepreneurialism and are committed to giving everyone a say in shaping our business. Here you will grow as a person and accomplish incredible things. A career at Form3 is empowering, inspiring and fun. Join us and help shape the future of payments. EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES At Form3 we embrace equal opportunity and are committed to building a diverse team of exceptional individuals. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status and it is our strong belief that the more inclusive we are as a business, the better our work will be.

As an inclusive employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for this role. We encourage all candidates who consider themselves to have a disability to notify us of any reasonable adjustments that may be required during the recruitment process. This includes providing job adverts in alternative, accessible formats or adjustments required at interview stage.

If you consider yourself to have a disability under the UN definition and would like to be considered under this scheme and/or require any reasonable adjustments please let us know by sending an email to careers@form3.tech clearly stating your consent for us to process this data.

For more information please refer to our Recruitment Data Policy.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Summer hours
30 days annual leave + bank holidays
Udemy and educational reimbursements

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options Form3 provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Form3 is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

Working at Form3

Company employees

350

Gender diversity (male:female)

75:25

Office locations

Remote (EU) / London

Funding levels

$160,000,000

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
What employees are saying

"I have been fully convinced by remote working for several years, having commuted 2 hours each way to work for a long time. The fact that Form3 are geared up from the outset to be remote friendly was truly refreshing."

Anonymous Engineer at Form3

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