Frontend Engineer

Engineering London, United Kingdom


The role


We are looking for a Frontend Engineer. 


This role sits within the Tech and Data teams, the drivers behind our platform.  


You will work alongside a team of 5 Software Engineers who are focusing on functionality for our Collections, Recoveries and Litigations departments. The work involved a mix of improving our legacy applications and build new features into our micro-frontend based borrower portal.


What will you be doing?

  • Collectively owning, optimising and improving our CRLdomain

  • Working closely with our CRL teams on creating efficiencies in  their workflow

  • Contributing to  our global React Component Library

  • Mentoring less-experienced engineers and helping them grow in their careers

  • Participating in our front-end community of practice - sharing ideas and learning from  frontend engineers in other teams.


What we’re looking for 



  • An Engineer experienced working with HTML,CSS & JavaScript as well as with React

  • Experience with micro-frontends is beneficial

  • An ability to demonstrate fundamental programming skills (data structures,algorithms)

  • Somebody who enjoys working as part of a team that employs Agile methodologies  such as Scrum and Kanban, and XP Techniques including Pair Programming and  TDD  

  • Someone who enjoys collaborating with technical and non-technical teammates to  build incredible products

Who are we?

Our mission is to build the place where small businesses get the funding they need to win. 

We do this by uniting cutting-edge data and technology to deliver an unbeatable customer experience. With a decade of expertise under our belt, we've built a game-changer of a platform that's reshaping the landscape of SME lending. Say goodbye to lengthy loan applications and hello to lightning-fast decisions! 

We have a huge impact on the businesses that borrow through our platform, the communities they serve and the overall economy (last year £6.9bn of GDP generated and 106,000 jobs created!). You can read our full Impact Report here: 

Engineering at Funding Circle 🛠️

At the heart of our platform's success lies our extraordinary engineering & data teams. They are the architects and the driving force solving the technical challenges that grant 75% of our borrowers an instant decision. Technology is not just integral; it's pivotal to our mission, ensuring that our multi product platform continues to be the leader in cutting edge fintech products and reshaping the SME lending landscape, one small business at a time.

We’re all about boosting your career here at Funding Circle, and we've designed a comprehensive framework to guide you along the way. We encourage our team to reimagine their career progression, shifting away from conventional paths, and providing opportunities to explore both leadership and individual contributor (IC) roads.  

Career Pathway

  • Junior Engineer

  • Engineer

  • Senior Engineer

  • Lead Engineer 

  • Principal Engineer OR Senior Manager 

  • Director/VP


At Funding Circle, we celebrate and support the differences that make you, you. We’re proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace and affirmative-action employer. We truly believe that diversity makes us better.


Why join us?


Our Circler proposition is designed to support employees both in and out of work, and it is anchored around four pillars: Health, Wealth, Development & Lifestyle.


We offer hybrid working, with 1-2 days per week based in the office. When you’re in the office you can take advantage of our free barista and subsidised lunches through JustEat and we will help support your home working set-up. We support flexible working arrangements so please speak to our recruitment team if this is something you’d like to learn more about.


A few highlights:

  • Health: Private Medical Insurance through Aviva, Dental Insurance through Bupa, MediCash, free access to online therapy sessions via Spill and exclusive discounts with Hertility for reproductive health support.

  • Wealth: Octopus Money Coach, free mortgage advisor partnership and discounts across numerous retailers through Perks at Work. 

  • Development: Learning allowance and full access to LinkedIn Learning.

  • Lifestyle: Gympass, Electric Car Scheme and more! 


And finally, we have enhanced all of our parental leave policies - we actually won the AltFi Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year 2022 for our Partner Leave policy. You can read more here: 


Research shows that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single criteria. At Funding Circle we are committed to building diverse teams so please apply even if your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the requirements. You might just be the perfect addition to the team!


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