Swoop is a marketplace platform connecting SMEs (small to medium enterprises) to funding solutions and financial savings. Swoop takes the pain out of raising finance and saving finance for business owners and financial advisors. No more painful blind research, no more arduous application forms and no more black holes of information. Swoop leverages an SMEs core data points and financial information to help business owners understand the funding landscape and discover the best funding and saving options for them.
We design systems and journeys that are effortless and intuitive, so that our users can spend more time on what they want to do – managing their business.
Swoop Engineers get challenging problems to work on from day one. These include building amazing user experiences, complex matching algorithms, transaction processing, creating scalable APIs to building new microservices. We are flexible and choose the best tools for the job. We have loads of exciting features in the pipeline and are looking for ambitious engineers to build the best marketplace platform in finance
A bit about you:
You have 5 years (or above) experience in frontend development and keen to learn new tech
You have experience in mentoring and coaching frontend developers.
You’re passionate about user experience – empathy with customers drives your decisions
You have strong system design skills and experience building products with scale and performance in mind
You work closely with product managers, product designers and lead the tech talks for the frontend team.
You have experience in designing solid state machine for the web applications.
You have experience in architecting the components and features for the UI.
You have experience in working with NodeJS process and hands-on with webpack development and customisation
You have strong knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, SCSS
You consider automated tests a must and follow solid engineering hygiene.
You can operate with a high degree of autonomy and “own” a feature when needed.
You have knowledge in building the pipeline and deploying the front end web application and website to production.
You have experience with SEO, tracking and customer analytics.
Mobile development experience
You have experience in working with design tools: e.g. Figma, Storyboard, InvisionDSM, Origami
You understand and have experience using cloud infrastructure
You are self-motivated and able to work well as part of a distributed engineering team.
You already have the right to work in the UK
You have experience with API development and Swagger specifications
You have experience with Docker and Kubernetes
You understand and have experience using OAuth2.0 or OpenID
Practitioner level with one of AWS, GCP or Azure
Financial services and/or Open banking API experience
Knowledge of SME funding options (loans, equity, grants)
Enjoy a competitive salary
25 days holiday per year
Free Yoga and Fitness Classes
Free subscription to Calm or Headspace
Discounts and rewards at over 30,000 brands
Up to 55% off cinema tickets
Up to 15% off 80+ high street retailers
Fully remote or a lovely, spacious, natural light filled office in Fitzrovia, London or Barcelona
Learn how an exciting business that’s disrupting an industry is scaling up
Have ownership of your work and enjoy the impact you create
Have a say in how the business evolves and scales within a start-up environment
Get to work with some other excellent, like-minded experts
Work within a transparent, friendly and collaborative culture
Limitless challenge and scope for development. You are joining us at a very exciting time and have the opportunity to take this role in your preferred direction as we grow
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