Junior Software Engineer

Location Durham/London/Remote
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full-Time

We’re Atom…

The bank that’s leading the fintech charge!

We’re not like the rest. We’re true innovators, and we’re redefining what a bank should be. Ours is a bank for today and the future, a mobile-first bank. Forget the stuffy branches, with Atom you can bank whenever, wherever, faster, and simpler.

Could you be the next innovator to join us?

Want to join us?

Atom’s Engineering team consists of Test, Platform, Frontend & Backend areas. We collaborate, support, and work closely with other areas within the business including DevOps, Architecture & Insight and Intelligence.

As a Junior Software Engineer, you will help grow and maintain the Business Lending web estate. In this role you’ll use Flowable software to design and build automated solutions that streamline processes whilst leveraging your HTML, CSS & JavaScript (React) knowledge to create user-friendly and visually appealing interfaces for our workflows.

You’ll collaborate with Atom’s UX team and others to ensure solutions meet user needs and you’ll occasionally contribute to other Business Lending applications honing your skills in Python(Django). Additionally, there is potential for you to work on Atom’s website expanding your skills in React and utilising static site generation.

As a Junior Software Engineer, you’ll develop your coding skills by following established standards, participate in pair programming and attend delivery meetings, whilst benefiting from mentorship and coaching from experienced Engineers to further your development as a Software Engineer at Atom.

What will you be doing?

You will:

  • Develop workflows using the Flowable platform.
  • Customise workflows by integrating CSS & React components.
  • Collaborate with the wider Value Stream & Engineering teams.
  • Contribute to delivery meetings, providing basic task sizing, progress & blockers.
  • Develop an understanding of testing best practices.
  • Take ownership of a variety of items, including complex features and dependency updates.
  • Work with stakeholders to refine solutions

What do we need from you?

  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant subject area and/or equivalent experience working in a commercial environment.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS & JavaScript
  • Experience of CSS frameworks, such as Tailwind
  • Understanding of CSS methodologies e.g. BEM
  • Experience of React fundamentals
  • Basic experience of style libraries e.g. Chakra UI
  • Knowledge of Java
  • Working knowledge of best practices/standards in web development
  • Understanding of secure computing standards and processes
  • A curious mindset and appetite to learn new technologies

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary Range £25k-£32k
  • Flexible Hybrid & Remote working
  • 4-day work week
  • Annual Share Option – performance-related
  • Incredibly generous company pension scheme (maximum of 13% of Atom input – you can put in more)
  • ‘All About Me’ fund: £200 per year to spend on personal development.
  • 22.5 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Private Medical Insurance, Health Cash Plan & Life Insurance
  • Enhanced Parental Leave
  • Electric Vehicle Scheme

PLEASE NOTE: You must have the legal right to work in the UK to apply for this role as Atom bank are unable to support Visa Applications/Sponsorship.

Atom is an equal opportunities employer. We value you as an individual and therefore disregard race, religion/belief, gender, sexual orientation, maternity/pregnancy, age, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership and disability in any hiring decisions we make. Atom will always adhere to the Equality Act 2010.

All roles within Atom must adhere to the Conduct Rules as set out by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

As part of Atom bank’s commitment to the FCA’s Consumer Duty, Atom will, take all reasonable steps to avoid causing foreseeable harm to customers, take all reasonable steps to enable customers to pursue their financial objectives and act in good faith.

The legal bit.

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