⚡️ Why Altium?

Altium is transforming the way electronics are designed and built. From startups to world’s technology giants, our digital platforms give more power to PCB designers, supply chain, and manufacturing, letting them collaborate as never before.

  • Constant innovation has created a transformative technology, unique in its space
  • More than 30,000 companies and 100,000 electronics engineers worldwide use Altium
  • We are growing, debt-free, and financially strong, with the resources to become #1 in the EDA industry

About the role: 

Our Sr. Software Engineer role will be embedded on a team focused on octopart.com, working on features that directly impact users and building tools to support our internal teams who interact with customers. We would like to meet you in our office twice a week (we are located at Cambridge Science Park).

 A day in the life of our Software Engineer:

  • Develop, design, and implement the delivery of enhancements to the Altium platform’s backend design and architecture, using your experience with the latest tools and best practices to ensure successful delivery
  • Making the 24/7 availability of our platform an absolute priority and carefully analyzing all decisions regarding backend construction and infrastructure, deployment, maintenance, and monitoring in that light
  • Working at speed and under deadline to dissect complex problems and design efficient solutions
  • Remaining flexible to ever-changing needs of our customers, yet never deterred from getting things done and delivering results
  • Communicating technical issues and decisions in clear language, understandable to all stakeholders

Who you are and what you’ll need for this position:

  • 5+ years in software development / solving complex problems, designing and implementing backend software systems
  • Experience within the backend field with Golang or Python
  • Experience with end-to-end testing, as well as tests frameworks. We would like you to know how to test and what to test
  • Knowledge of designing relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL) and interacting with NoSQL databases used for caches or OLAP
  • Comfortable deploying applications in a cloud ecosystem such as AWS (using IaC tools is a plus) and evaluating services available via a cloud provider vs building a tool
  • Experience developing REST or GraphQL APIs
  • An excellent communicator with a strong conceptual and analytical mindset, able to think in an abstract context and then communicate and sell ideas in clear language and with sound reasoning

UK Benefits

  • 🏥 Private health insurance via Axa (+ subsidized family cover)
  • 🌅 Pension scheme via Aviva, matched up to 9% of salary
  • 🧘 Mental health and wellbeing support via Nilo.health
  • 📚 Professional development of up to £3,500 per year
  • 🏖️ 28 days' holiday + public holidays
  • 🛜 Home internet allowance of £40 per month
  • 🥪 Free lunch, snacks and drinks every day in office
  • 🚗 Free parking at our Cambridge office

🎯 What Matters to Us

  • Big-thinking in pursuit of purpose
  • Diversity of thought
  • Courage of conviction
  • Transparency of intent
  • Ingenuity of AND
  • Agility in action
  • Adaptability of approach
  • Grit in pursuit of mission

🌍 Also, we would like you to know

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

💡 Learn more about why a career at Altium is an opportunity like no other: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAYCOLpPLPE 

✈️ Altium Benefits: https://careers.altium.com/#s-benefits 

👏 Are you already an Altium employee? Please apply directly through our internal Greenhouse job board. If you have questions, please contact HR.

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