Backend Engineer

London - St James


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Better homebuying for everyone involved 

Acre is rebuilding the UK’s £1.4 trillion mortgage market from the ground up, with a completely new, end-to-end management system for mortgages.

Our platform cuts out the unnecessary admin, pain and friction from buying a home. We're covering the entire journey, from figuring out what you can borrow, to getting your keys. We're guided both by the voice of real home buyers and by our close relationships with brokers, lenders and insurers, through our exclusive broker distribution agreement representing over £40 billion in mortgage lending each year. We won’t stop until the process of buying, mortgaging, conveyancing, and insuring your home is affordable and completely seamless.

Join our engineering team to help change the way people buy homes.

The role: 

We are looking for a backend engineer that wants to help build to help make the home buyer process better. Your role will be to work closely with other engineers and broader teams to on the data management, exchange and analysis that is central to the home-buying process. You will be highly motivated, be technology agnostic, and be passionate and proud of the work you produce.


What you’ll be doing: 

As a key role within the engineering team you will be responsible for the design, implementation and testing of the backend components that empowers consumers, brokers and operational functions to efficiently manage the mortgage research and application process. 

You will be expected to write reusable, testable and efficient code that is performant, stable and secure.

During our software development life cycle, you will be expected to work with the business as a whole, converting business requirements into development tasks as well as mentoring other team members.  

You should be ambitious but also pragmatic when needed.

Who you will be: 

  • Passionate about software engineering and about delivering a quality product. 
  • Enjoy creating beautiful and enjoyable user interfaces that delight users. 
  • Have an excellent understanding and experience with backend technologies such as Go or C++. 
  • Committed to using automated testing platforms and unit tests to deliver readable, maintainable code. 
  • Proficient with issue management, code versioning, continuous integration and deployment tools. 

What we offer: 

  • Competitive salary 
  • Chance to make an impact within a fully funded, early-stage Fintech start-up in a unique position to make a difference to the mortgage market
  • 25 days leave 
  • Private healthcare, a cash plan, pension contribution 
  • Monthly socials
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • See our careers page for more of what we offer

We’re looking for people that will get stuck in and make a difference. We have a great collaborative, entrepreneurial team that are passionate about what they do. If you want to join a team that is tackling a big problem space, then we’d love to hear from you.

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Can’t see a position that’s right for you? We're always on the hunt for more smart, creative problem-solvers so drop an email to with a quick idea of why you think you’d be an awesome fit and we’ll get in touch.

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