Oppl • London, United Kingdom

Senior Software Engineer - Backend

Employment type:  Full time


Fully flexible hours

Job Description

At Oppl, we're building the next link in the modern data stack. Our data platform enables companies to buy, sell, source and share the data they need to power their businesses products and projects. Backed by GFC and angels from Robinhood, Wise and Public, our products are already used by multiple startups, asset managers and investment platforms and now we're ready to

We’re looking for senior backend engineers to help create the world’s leading solution for data commerce and sharing. You'll be one of the first engineers on the team, with a great deal of autonomy. You'll spearhead our tech culture and product architecture, reporting directly into our Head of Engineering and the founders.

The role is remote, but it's necessary to be in a similar timezone to the UK.

You’ll spend your time:

  • Building our data flows to consume and output financial data of all kinds
  • Ensuring we build an infrastructure to scale to hundreds of business clients
  • Building a robust backend for our web application product


  • 5 years of experience building data pipelines or platforms
  • Deep experience with SQL and relational databases
  • Our current stack is built around PHP, VB.NET and SQL; however, you will guide how we build for the future
  • Experience building a flexible API
  • Expertise on data infrastructure
  • Some professional or personal experience with financial markets

Great to have

  • Interest in the financial data space
  • Experience with building scalable web applications

If you don’t meet all these requirements on paper but think you could be a good fit, don’t hold back from applying.

Benefits and salary

  • £70,000pa
  • 0.5% equity
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Fully remote
  • Transparent salary scale

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave

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

First we assess the flexibility options Oppl provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Oppl 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.

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