Description

Who we are:

At billx, we’re on a mission to help the world get paid! Powered by Open Banking, the billx platform enables instant, secure and frictionless payments between any person or business, without the need for cards, sharing account details or online wallets. Some of Europe’s leading venture capital investors are backing our vision but we need talented individuals to help us bring this to life. Join an ex-Crowdcube founding team on this exciting journey and play your part in the creation of a better financial future 🚀

Our ethos:

We’re a passionate team motivated by some big problems. Our people are at the heart of what we do and we believe in the importance of a flexible, balanced and enjoyable working environment catering to both physical and remote requirements. Here’s a bit more insight into our team and culture:

  • We’re agile - we have hustle, are scrappy and deliver quickly but beautifully
  • We don’t conform - we are disruptive, different and challenge the status quo
  • We’re empowered - we believe in ourselves, each other and equality
  • We take ownership - we’re all shareholders and each accountable for our shared success
  • We’re a community - we work best in a fun, safe and passionate environment
  • We celebrate diversity - we thrive through a diversity of views, backgrounds, sexes and genders
  • We’re creating profit with purpose - we balance shareholder needs with those of people and planet
  • We’re trusted - we value transparency, communication, honesty and ethics
  • We’re customer obsessed - we listen to, learn from and empathise with our customers
  • We embrace learning - we’re happy to fail fast and learn, be curious, systematic and resilient

What we're looking for:

As part of the billx Engineering Team, you will play a key role in creating pioneering technology at the forefront of a payment revolution. You will be a self-starter and happy to be autonomous and trusted in a fast-paced environment where you will see the results of your work quickly. You’ll be excited by the early stage of the company, offering a significant opportunity to influence, create, design, and decide our product evolution and the direction of the Open Banking Industry.

What you’ll be doing:

You’ll be our lead frontend engineer working alongside a dedicated and diverse team of software engineers and product owners to:

  • Architect, plan, develop and take the lead on the latest features
  • Collaborate with product owners, designers and other engineers to implement our roadmap
  • Obsess over customer outcomes and make data-informed decisions that are logical and results-oriented
  • Work with the latest tech and give you the chance to write modules to be integrated across multiple products
  • Recommend improvements and iterative developments to our products, implementation and stack
  • Working in an environment that deals with ambiguity every day
  • Participate in standups and code reviews with other engineers
  • Identify and resolve scalability and performance issues
  • Involve yourself in the wider business growth ideas and own our success.

Our Stack:

You can take a look at some of the technology we're using here: https://stackshare.io/billx/billx

Requirements

You will have experience in:

  • Build pixel-perfect UIs
  • Converting design files into working apps
  • Diagnose and fix bugs and performance bottlenecks
  • Maintain code and write automated tests to ensure the product is of the highest quality
  • ReactJS
  • Rest APIs
  • Redux
  • TypeScript
  • Experience building sites that work across multiple browsers
  • Worked in an agile environment
  • Firm grasp of the JavaScript language (ES6+)
  • Knowledge of both functional and object-oriented programming
  • Ability to write well-documented, clean Javascript code

Nice to have:

  • Worked with GraphQL
  • Integrating analytics and event tracking tools
  • Experience creating multi-language applications
  • FinTech experience

Application process:

  1. Quick chat
  2. Work-based exercise
  3. Detailed interview with the hiring manager
  4. Final interview with the founders

Note: We recruit on a rolling basis and this position is available to start immediately

Benefits

Salary and benefits:

  • Compensation: £60-75k depending on experience and pension scheme.
  • Equity: We want you own what you’re building so you’ll get share options
  • Growth: We want you to grow with us so you get a training budget for professional development and annual salary reviews.
  • Flexibility: We’re currently working remotely. When restrictions ease, you can choose to work in one of our offices in London or the South West, at home, or a mix of both.
  • Holidays: Work-life balance is important so we offer 26 days paid holiday with bank holidays on top, and yes we want you to take them.
  • Technology: We will provide you with the kit you need to work, including a Macbook Pro or Microsoft Surface.
  • Community: We’re a friendly bunch and there’s always get-togethers and socials going on for those who want them.
  • Wellness: Unlimited mental health support with Spill, and ad hoc care packages.

 

Billx is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.