Engineer

Full-Time · Platform Team · Newcastle (UK), Remote - (UK ONLY)
About

The Role

At SoPost, our mission is to build the world’s most powerful product sampling platform with a focus on relevance, data and analytics. We’re based in London, Newcastle and New York and have partnered with 200+ brands to create targeted, measurable campaigns - to get sample products to engaged consumers.

As a Software Engineer in the SoPost Product team, you will spend your time writing code, working closely with a team of engineers and designers to continuously improve our product. You will be responsible for developing innovative and performant software that sets a high standard, and will enjoy the challenge of working on a product with a high volume of traffic. We now deliver one sample to a customer every few seconds.

In the Product team, we primarily use Elixir and Typescript, with a bit of React. Knowledge of these languages is not essential, but some experience with a functional language would be beneficial. The ideal candidate would be a hands-on platform developer who is passionate about problem-solving, enjoys collaborating with others and has experience with managing and maintaining a codebase over a multi-year period.

Skills

Essential

Experience in a similar role and software engineer skills are required for this role, however we are open to receiving applications from junior developers looking to enhance and develop their existing skill set.

Skills

Optional

The optional skills below are not essential, but would be very advantageous to your application.

  1. Previous experience of Elixir, Erlang or other OTP based software
  2. Previous experience with React.
  3. Familiarity with front-end technologies such as webpack, typescript
The

Salary

Competitive
Depending on experience
The

Holidays and Benefits

Twenty-three days of holiday every year. An extra two days are awarded after you've been here for three years.

A flexible working policy covering flexible times and flexible locations.

Discretionary bonus plan, subject to company and individual performance.

The

Hiring Process

The hiring process may change slightly depending on a number of factors. It is generally a multi step process as indicated. If you pass one stage, you will proceed to the next. We try to give feedback to you if your application is unsuccessful but this is not always possible.

The process is designed to give you maximum insight into what it is like to work here and also for us to assess your skills as quickly as possible.

Screening
We will review your application and verify claims
Video call 1
Initial interview with team lead, where we can decipher your level of technical knowledge
Technical test
We will issue you with a coding test that you complete in a given period of time
Video call 2
Interview with the senior team where we can discuss the results of the technical test and you can ask any further questions
Offer & References
We will make a formal offer, subject to references
Policy

Diversity & Inclusion

We believe that the best workplaces celebrate and promote diversity. We are committed to ensuring that SoPost is an equal opportunity employer. And we think it’s right to build a company where everybody is welcome, with an open culture that thrives on not just our similarities but also our differences.

Part of this commitment is our promise that every team member and job applicant is treated equally, regardless of protected characteristics such as race, sexuality, religion or age.

Our company values of ownership, trust, no surprises, bigger than me, and doing it right, capture the essence of this statement, but we’re now being clear that this is key to our mission.

Your

Application

No matter what your background or story is, as long as you can demonstrate solid programming skills and a professional attitude, then we can work with you to get you where you need to be.

Click the link below to apply, attaching an up to date version of your CV. Make sure to include a little bit about yourself and why you want to work at SoPost in your email.

If you still have questions regarding this position or anything else about working at SoPost, get in touch using the link below.

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