Senior Software Engineer, Banking Team (Remote available)

Telecommute · Edinburgh, United Kingdom · Engineering · REF64N


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, loved by over 70,000 freelancers, small business owners and their accountants. We’ve got a world-class NPS score and this role is an opportunity to make a real difference to people and their businesses as we work towards making them happier and more successful by putting them in control of their finances.

We’re looking for an experienced senior software engineer to join our Banking team. You’ll work with a collaborative group of engineers, designers and product managers to help our users and their accountants seamlessly integrate bank services and transactions directly into their FreeAgent accounting package.

It’s an exciting time for our Banking team; we’re taking advantage of OpenBanking which is set to transform the fintech and banking sectors. We’re looking at how machine learning could integrate with customer accounts, building a smooth service between their bank and accountancy platforms.

Our engineers have varied programming backgrounds, though on Banking we primarily work with Ruby, Rails, JavaScript and MySQL. It's important to note you don’t have to have a Ruby background – our on-boarding programme will get any experienced engineer up to speed on our stack.

Your typical week will involve:


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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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