Buying a house is one of the biggest financial transactions a person can make, yet the process is slow, opaque and costly. We at Acre are going to change that by creating the first truly digital end-to-end mortgage in the UK. By completely re-imaging the process using analytics and smart contracts on blockchain, we’ll be able to make getting a mortgage faster, less cumbersome, more certain, and ultimately cheaper. We have significant funding from a heavyweight in the UK financial market, which puts us in a unique position to execute on our vision and a clear path to reach customers.
We are looking for a graduate front-end developer that wants to be in from the beginning of our exciting journey. Your role will be to work closely with the CTO and the broader team to help build a smooth and seamless user experience for Project Meryl. You will be highly motivated, be technology agnostic, and be passionate and proud of the work you produce. Our team believes in user-centric product design, and you will be building an iconic, beautiful system unlike anything in the market today.
What you’ll be doing:
As part the front-end engineering team you will be responsible for the design, implementation and testing of the user interface 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 produces a seamless and beautiful user experience.
During our software development life cycle, you will be expected to work with the business as a whole, converting business requirements into development tasks and taking direct feedback from users and other stakeholders.
Who you will be:
Passionate about software engineering and about delivering a quality product.
Have a 2:1 or higher degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or other scientific discipline.
An interest in design and user experience.
An understanding of automated testing platforms and unit tests.
Understanding of issue management, code versioning, continuous integration and deployment tools.
What we offer:
Chance to join a fully funded, but new Fintech startup in a unique position to make a difference to the mortgage market.
Competitive compensation package relative to experience
25 days leave as standard.
Vibrant Central London office, alongside other growing startups, with weekly lunches, as much tea, coffee, biscuits and fruit as you can handle, and Paul's Irish Bar.
Private healthcare, pension plan and cycle to work scheme.