Senior Software Engineer - B2B

Full Time

Senior Software Engineer - B2B

Remote (must be based in the United Kingdom)

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000

We seek a detail-oriented problem solver who identifies issues and develops innovative solutions to join a highly motivated team of engineers working remotely on technically challenging projects in collaboration with our highly focused product management teams. Your work will enhance our platform and create delightful experiences for our users. You’ll report directly to our Head of Engineering.

As a Senior Software Engineer, we value your curiosity in all aspects of technology. Your role is to be an enthusiastic learner with an appetite for challenges and problem-solving and to increase knowledge within the team and drive change across the organisation. You'll be up-to-date with industry and technology trends and passionate about well-designed, well-defined, structured code. Championing new ideas, you will uphold a commitment to standards, testing, and following best practice processes. Your influence is critical in shaping our technical direction and fostering a culture of innovation.

You'll have the opportunity to work on exciting projects that leverage the latest technologies, including Vue.js, Nuxt.js, and Typescript. We aim to deliver a seamless user experience that goes above and beyond.

We believe in being open and transparent about our problems and enjoy helping our users and colleagues resolve their challenges. We're looking for someone who can take complete ownership of projects, and solutions individually or as a technical lead and enjoys researching and capturing new ideas and suggestions.

Enjoy the benefits of a remote, asynchronous environment where you can achieve deep focus, balance work and life, and deliver cutting-edge solutions that make a difference. Join us in defining the future of our platform.

Key responsibilities:

  • Foster effective collaboration within our dedicated team to deliver high-quality, responsive applications.
  • Mentor team members in integrating these applications with third-party APIs and services, showcasing best practices.
  • Uphold and enforce standards by ensuring the production of clean, well-documented, and easily maintainable code.
  • Leverage your problem-solving skills to troubleshoot and rectify application issues, understand the underlying causes, and devise comprehensive, long-term solutions.
  • Stay informed and share knowledge about emerging trends and technologies to ensure the team remains at the forefront of the field.
  • Lead initiatives to improve technical quality and project delivery within the team.

Skills and experience:

  • At least 5+ years of full-stack development experience using PHP, Typescript, Laravel, Vue.js, and Nuxt.js.
  • Solid understanding of web development technologies, including PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Mastery of PHP 8.2 and Laravel 9+, emphasising a DevOps mindset, including observability, monitoring, and alerts.
  • Proficiency in working with APIs and integrating third-party services.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with an ability to troubleshoot application issues and understand their underlying causes.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team, with excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Expertise with Tailwind CSS or other structure-based CSS standards, such as BEM and SMACSS.
  • A passion for following best practices and high standards in coding.

About us: 

UniHomes has been named the fastest-growing technology company in Yorkshire and the Northeast in the 2023 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50. We are also incredibly proud to have been officially certified as a Great Place to Work® (GPTW®).
Our industry-leading property search portal and utility management service enables our established and ever-increasing network of letting agent partners, to offer hassle-free all-inclusive accommodation to our growing and strong community of university students, who are actively seeking their perfect shared house. We are taking the market by storm, currently in 47 university cities and towns across the UK, and we have huge ambitions for 2024.
Founded by three Sheffield property entrepreneurs in 2015, we have experienced remarkable growth and now have a team of almost one hundred at our Sheffield City Centre office. With recent minority investment from LDC we are scaling up our teams ready to conquer new horizons. There couldn’t be a more exciting time to join us.

We are a team driven and united by our core values:

  • Lead the Way
  • In it Together 
  • Customers Matter
  • Keep it Simple 
  • Rise Above Challenges 
  • Make it Happen

What do you get when you work here?

With people and culture at the heart of our organisation, we are continually enhancing our employee offer and culture. We are incredibly proud to have been officially certified as a Great Place to Work® (GPTW®) and an accredited Living
Wage employer - all our employees earn a fair living wage above the government minimum wage.

Our impressive benefits package and perks comprise: holidays, length of service days, voluntary day, healthcare scheme, Employee Assistant Programme, sick pay, enhanced maternity & paternity pay, career progression, a commitment to personal and professional development, employee of the month award, refer a friend scheme, staff discounts, mental health and financial support, and company social events. 

When you do occasionally visit our stunning state-of-the-art office in Sheffield, you will be treated to complimentary breakfast, hot & cold drinks, snacks, pool table, and company social events.

At UniHomes we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace where everyone can thrive and which values individuals for their unique perspectives. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to make the recruitment process more accessible to you.

We do not accept CV submissions from recruitment agencies. Direct applications from individual candidates are encouraged. Thank you for your understanding.


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