Senior Front-End Engineer

Engineering London, United Kingdom


About Us

Funding Circle was created with one mission: to revolutionise the broken financial system and change small business finance! 

We've created the leading online marketplace for small business loans that directly connect credit worthy businesses with investors wanting attractive returns. 

In just eight years, 80,000 Funding Circle investors have lent £5 billion to 50,000 businesses across the world. In 2017 alone lending through our platform created and sustained 75,000 jobs worldwide and contributed £4 billion to the global economy 

About the team

The driving force behind the world’s leading platform for small business lending is our engineering team. We are a diverse group from more than 25 different countries and cultures who bring together a wide range of backgrounds and experience (from music to aerospace engineering). 

We are focused entirely on using technology to provide the best experience for our borrowers and investors. We are doing this by building elegant, sustainable, and scalable solutions that can be applied globally. We work in small agile teams practicing continuous integration, TDD and are no strangers to pairing as we believe that working together is smarter than sitting in silos. 

About the role

Day to Day, this role will include:

  • Working side by side with the business to iterate quickly and meet commercial targets
  • A/B testing
  • UI design experimentation
  • Building great user experiences for customers
  • Building the next generation front end
  • Collaborating with designers and other stakeholders to build the best product for our customers
  • Using Javascript (React) and Ruby Currently and built entirely on AWS

About You

This role requires someone who has:

  • Strong experience in Front End engineering and JavaScript language fundamentals. Knowledge of other languages and paradigms is a plus
  • Strong fundamental programming skills (data structures, algorithms)
  • Familiarity developing on Unix/Linux
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Knowledge of Agile, Scrum, BDD, TDD and CI/CD
  • An interest or experience in experiments/AB testing in UI/UX
  • Experience mentoring less experienced engineers
Why join us?  

We’re gearing up for our biggest chapter yet – and it’s being driven by everyone. 

We think of ourselves as the career launchpad. A place to develop yourself, fast. Real work. Real experience. Real opportunities to collect skills. Think big remits and huge ownership to make great things happen. 

Yes, it’s target-driven and high-octane – but we like to play hard too. That’s what makes us, us. Our vibrant culture is built around potential and creating a place where you can really be you. We keep it agile and open. All voices heard. Because we believe great ideas come from everywhere. 

If you show skill and are willing, we’ll back you all the way. This is the place for you to build something incredible.

It’s in our differences that we find our strengths.

We celebrate and support the differences that make you, you. So we’re building a culture where difference is valued. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. We truly believe diversity makes us better. 

Want to Build The Incredible? We’d love to hear from you