Graduate Backend Software Engineer

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.

The role:

We are looking for a graduate with a passion for backend development who wants to be a part of a fast-growing startup that is transforming the way we buy homes.

Your role will be to work closely with the engineering team 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 proud of the work you produce.

What you’ll be doing:

In 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.

Who you will be:

  • Passionate about software engineering and about delivering a quality product.
  • Have an 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.
  • Have an understanding of deployment technologies and concepts.
  • Have an understanding of issue management, code versioning, continuous integration and deployment tools.
  • Be on track to getting a 2:1 or higher degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or other scientific disciplines, or equivalent experience.

What we offer:

  • 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.
  • Competitive salary.
  • One week of free accommodation for those relocating.
  • Private healthcare, a cash plan, pension contribution.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Vibrant office in Central London with monthly social events.
  • 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 changing people’s lives for the better, then we’d love to hear from you.

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