Senior Software Engineer, Core Services (Remote available)

Telecommute · Edinburgh, United Kingdom · Engineering · REF68R


Edinburgh or remote within the UK

Permanent role: Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm

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

Meet FreeAgent!

FreeAgent is one of the leading online accounting platforms. Our product has a world-class NPS and is loved by over 70,000 freelancers, small business owners and their accountants. Our mission is to make businesses happier and more successful by putting them in control of their finances, and this role is an opportunity to come and help us make a real difference to people.

The Core Services team is focused on the evolution of the FreeAgent codebase, implementing key architectural concepts, improving domain modelling and anticipating scalability issues. Some of the projects we’ve delivered recently include:

Your typical week will involve:


Ideally you’ll have:


Work environment

This is a full time permanent position, working from our lovely offices at Edinburgh Quay (convenient for Haymarket train station and airport links), or you can work remotely elsewhere in the UK - in fact, over 40% of our engineering team are fully remote.

We encourage continual self-development and 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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