Senior Operations Engineer (Remote available)

Telecommute · Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom · Engineering · REF124R


Edinburgh or remote within the UK

Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm (max one week in four on call)

Permanent role

Annual salary £50,000 - £75,000 depending on experience, plus competitive benefits package

Meet FreeAgent!

At FreeAgent we help freelancers and micro-businesses be more successful by putting them in control of their company finances. We have built an award-winning online accounting product that offers full end-to-end compliance, from time tracking to tax return filing. We're based in beautiful Edinburgh and we're growing from strength to strength with over 70,000 paying customers and strong YoY growth. Our NPS is off the charts - customers love what we do!

Our Operations team consists of six talented engineers who are responsible for building and maintaining the infrastructure that supports FreeAgent and our many other production services. We have built an incredibly reliable and resilient platform that underpins our app. Our uptime over the past five years has averaged over 99.99% which is a testament to our team and the quality of the platform they have built.

We are looking for an empathetic senior operations/software engineer to come and join us as we look to scale the number of customers we are supporting in production to 100,000 and beyond.


Skills we're looking for

About our stack


Work environment

This is a full time permanent position, working from our smart office Edinburgh Quay, convenient for Haymarket station and airport links. Or you can work remotely elsewhere in the UK - in fact, 80% of our Infrastructure team and 40% of our engineering team overall are fully remote.

We encourage continual self-development and support your ongoing training. We hold bi-annual company hack days. We work smarter, not harder, and try to have fun doing it! We want people to feel nurtured and at ease to be themselves, so they feel empowered and engaged to do their best work. We value our diverse team, and the variety of experiences and backgrounds only make us stronger.

For tales of code crunching in our engineering blog go to and for more about our selection process, benefits package, application process and much more, head over to our careers site:

Applying for the role

Our application process is simple; just upload your CV and answer a few questions about why you are interested in this opportunity. Our selection process usually involves a phone interview, a practical exercise and a visit to our beautiful Edinburgh office so you can meet and get to know the team. Don’t worry, we’re a nice bunch and we work hard to make the process as straightforward, transparent and enjoyable as possible. We welcome applications from applicants with varied backgrounds and perspectives.

Don’t forget to tell us about why you think FreeAgent is the right place for you to make a difference.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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