Senior Software Engineer (Cardiff, UK) in VC-Funded, Fast-Growing Software Startup

Full-time Bipsync UK Ltd in Cardiff

Bipsync is a fast growing, venture-funded SaaS startup with a product obsessively designed to help financial organizations manage their research. Most of our customers are multi-billion dollar hedge funds based in New York.

You will join our experienced product engineering team, working out of our modern and spacious Cardiff office in Stadium Plaza, a stone’s throw from Cardiff Central train station. We also have an office in New York with the potential for international travel.

As a Senior Software Engineer you’ll define and develop the core product features on a range of platforms, including web, desktop and mobile.

You need experience with Javascript and web technologies in general, with advanced knowledge of at least one server-side language like PHP, Python or Ruby. Our full tech stack includes many modern technologies and learning opportunities.

We offer a competitive salary and significant benefits in an exciting, friendly and flexible work environment.

We are an equal-opportunities company that values diversity, and welcome all qualified applicants.

About the Senior Software Engineer Role

You will join the product development team, which is responsible for all aspects of the Bipsync product. This includes web, desktop and iOS apps, a browser extension and a suite of plugins. As a senior software engineer, you will help define and develop new features and iterate existing ones, always taking into account end-user needs and product vision.


  • Plan, prototype, build and deploy software features in collaboration with the product team.
  • Create efficient, maintainable, testable code.
  • Collaborate with peers on interface design, code reviews and testing.
  • Coordinate with the New York business team to achieve product and company goals.
  • Learn from your team members and teach when you can.
  • Pragmatically analyse customer feedback and usage data to improve and iterate features.
  • Evaluate and identify new technologies for implementation.

About You

You are an experienced web developer with an intuitive feel for what makes great software. You enjoy seeing code and feature development through the full lifecycle: from requirements gathering, specification and prototyping through to deployment and ongoing iteration. You’re a fast learner who will thrive in a rapidly evolving startup with continuous delivery and weekly product releases.


  • A relevant technical/computing degree is preferred, or an equivalent technical background. Essentially we need to see some examples or documented experience that demonstrates your technical skills.
  • Experience with Javascript and other web technologies, with advanced knowledge of at least one server-side language like PHP, Python or Ruby.
  • Experience developing RESTful APIs, MVC-based applications, and other standard web architectures.
  • Experience with database systems; MongoDB would be beneficial.
  • Proven experience with source control, unit tests, continuous integration and other software development best practices.
  • In-depth knowledge of web security issues.
  • Knowledge of some of the following technologies would be a plus: Backbone.js, Objective-C/Swift, Windows development, Electron, Ansible, AWS and Elasticsearch.

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options
  • Flexible working
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Optional travel to the US

How to Apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter, together with optional code samples or GitHub URL, to jobs@bipsync.com.

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Published at 08-01-2018
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