Senior Software Engineer

Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Senior Software Engineer

  • R&D
  • London
  • Junior/mid level/senior
  • Full-time


In a few short years, has grown from a successful startup based on a great idea to a publicly traded, multi-product company. We are one of the fastest- growing SaaS companies in the world, continuing to experience hyper-growth and scale!

We are now building and scaling our engineering teams in London and we are looking for experienced Software Engineers. This is an exciting opportunity to be among our first Engineers based in London and shape the future of our R&D teams in the site.

You will drive the development of infrastructure features that shape our product's future from UI to database.

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Please note this is a hybrid position of 3 days/week in our London office (Fitzrovia).

About The Role

You will work with experienced and highly talented engineers — who love what they do — with cutting-edge technologies in a data and impact-driven environment. We promote transparency, full ownership, teamwork, and a no-ego policy.

Our engineering department comprises different groups, each responsible for a crucial domain in the product. With over 300 engineers, we operate as part of cross-functional teams, defining, improving, building, and delivering features collaboratively.

What you will do:

  • Work closely with Product and Design, taking full responsibility and ownership from conception to post-deployment in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Work on an end-to-end design and implementation of features - from database to UI.
  • Work towards impact - achieve customer satisfaction while taking into consideration scaling, performance and UX
  • Our Stack - React.JS, Redux, Node.js, Ruby on Rails, AWS, Elastic Search, Redis, MySQL

Note: Prior experience with our tech stack is not required; we welcome people willing to learn.


  • Strong technical skills and a passion for developing features end-to-end (client and server).
  • Experience building a web application from scratch.
  • Understanding of product and a passion for building software that provides a great experience.
  • Strive for excellence, biased for action and collaboration with team members.
  • Team player, strong communication skills, and empathetic.

What can offer you:

  • Opportunity to join a well-funded, proven company with big ambitions and potential, competitive salary, bonus and equity incentive program.
  • Private healthcare insurance with Vitality.
  • ClassPass membership.
  • Buffet breakfast and lunch offered at the office 3 days per week.
  • Fully dedicated learning and development team that provides opportunities for our employees to hone and gain new skills.
  • Fun team events, socials and offsites.
  • Amazing company culture that values transparency and collaboration while never forgetting to have fun while we work! We've been named "Best Place to Work" in the UK.
  • A global, dynamic and passionate environment with employees in Tel Aviv, New York, San Francisco, Miami, Chicago, Denver, London, Kiev, Sydney, São Paulo, and Tokyo.

Social Title

Senior Software Engineer

Social Description is a public company that helps teams and organizations maximize their potential and efficiency using the work OS. The WorkOS allows you to build, run, and scale your dream workflows on one platform.

We are opening a new R&D department and we are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to be part of the our London office. You will have the opportunity to build new infrastructure-related features and directly impact the future of our product from UI to database.

Our Team

The R&D Team is passionate about building innovative and lovable products, while tackling complex engineering problems at a great scale. We’re accountable for bringing the company’s vision to life by navigating our progress into flawless execution and encouraging full ownership and independence in all projects.