Senior Server-Side Engineer

We are looking for a talented Senior Server-Side Engineer to join our fantastic team. You embrace change and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment whilst developing great products.

Senior Server-Side Engineer

Who are we?

At Seccl, we’re rebuilding the infrastructure of investments and advice. We provide the vital technology that empowers forward-thinking, entrepreneurial advisers and wealth managers to build the efficient, customer-centric businesses of the future. Powered by Seccl, they can grow more quickly, expand into new and exciting areas and deliver a better experience for their customers.

And we help fintechs to realise their ambitions, by providing plug-and-play access to financial markets via our API. With us at their core, they can build innovative investment or advice solutions on top of our technology quickly and cheaply.

We recently became part of the Octopus Group – an innovative group of companies that’s on a mission to breathe new life into energy and financial services. We want to change both these industries for the better, to reinvent them the way they should be, improving the lives of millions of people.

How can you help?

We are looking for a talented Senior Server-Side Engineer to join our fantastic team. You embrace change and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment whilst developing great products.

What will you be doing?

  • Work closely with the engineering/product teams and Co-Heads.
  • Technical expert for the team.
  • Build and implement of a range of developments.
  • Hands-on server software development, test, debug, deployment and support.
  • Software specification and documentation.
  • Provide challenge to the methodology and architecture.
  • Help develop and promote appropriate processes and best practice.

Who are we looking for? You’ll be someone who’s…

  • Excited about working in a rapidly growing FinTech that will throw you in at the deep end where your learning curve will be steep.
  • Experience of server-side development in a fast moving, agile (SCRUM) environment.
  • Excellent server-side development skills in JavaScript, TypeScript and Node.js with a good understanding of how to write high performance, efficient code.
  • Ability to understand business requirements and turn this into efficient, scalable solutions. Desire to learn our business domain.
  • Experience of writing thorough unit tests with the strong desire to ensure code is robust and reliable. Knowledge of continuous integration.
  • Excellent trouble shooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience of document-based databases, specifically MongoDB.
  • Experience of Amazon Web Services, including Lambda, SQS and SNS and knowledge of Serverless environments.
  • Excellent organisation skills and strong team player.
  • A quick learner able to pick up new skills and technologies easily and enjoys complex issues and is able to describe to both technical and non-technical audience.
  • Previous experience of wealth management or stockbroking is beneficial.

How do we work?

We’re a team that of ambitious, talented, and creative people who are passionate about using technology to improve our financial world.

We have a positive, open environment that promotes fresh ideas, challenge and experimentation, and encourages continual learning. We provide flexible working that focusses on delivery rather than just focusing on hours worked.

We’re based in the historic City of Bath, just 10 minutes’ walk from the train station.

And the vital statistics?

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Exposure to the latest technology and an opportunity to help shape the future direction
  • 25 days holiday and a day off for your birthday
  • Pension & Life Assurance

Like what you see?

Just send your CV to and our Head of People, Rebecca, will be in touch