The role…

As a Software Engineer at Sponge, you will work collaboratively with clients and stakeholders within the business to create Learning solutions that will achieve outstanding results for clients. You will create rich user Interfaces for web applications using Vue.js and you'll build backend systems and Integrations using Python. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a smart & supportive team to solve difficult but interesting tasks.

Stack… Python 3, Django, Typescript, Vue.js, Node

Who we are…

We’re looking for a Software Engineer to join us (a world leading, digital learning provider) in designing and delivering training solutions for global brands across multiple sectors and industries including pharmaceutical, technology, finance, retail, manufacturing and professional services. Our exciting client list includes some of the worlds’ largest brands – AstraZeneca, Coca-Cola, Tesco, and Royal Mail, to name but a few.  With a strong financial backing, we’re focused on leading the pack in Learning & Development, bringing together a heritage of creativity and technology, and applying the latest thinking in learning science to deliver truly effective digital learning. 

Job titles can be an enigma these days, so let’s break it down a little!

 The ideal candidate will have:  

  • a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Software Engineer, delivering high-quality software solutions
  • contributed to a variety of software solutions using different technologies
  • a good understanding of highly available, scalable systems
  • embrace the importance of producing well-tested software

We need people who will:

  • You are passionate about developing software that enables millions of learners across the globe to access quality training to develop their skills
  • You are quick to learn and actively seek opportunities to develop your technical and problem-solving skills
  • You have a passion for modern technologies and best practices
  • You have a desire to deliver quality and excellence
  • You are a motivated team player and love to work collaboratively to solve complex problems
  • You are open to giving and receiving feedback and love to contribute to the continued Improvement and success of the business

What we can offer you……

  • A competitive salary – our priority is to find the right person 
  • Flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home some of the week 
  • Pension 
  • Income protection and life assurance  
  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays 
  • Your birthday off 
  • A fabulous health cash plan 

Location – Hybrid Bristol

Our headquarters are in the Bristol area (The Paintworks). We offer a mix of home and office working because we believe both are necessary for a high performing team. We know you need some time to concentrate and avoid constant commuting, so homeworking is essential, but we also feel face-to-face time is important too.

We work in a Hybrid way with ideally 2/3 days per week in the office and the rest of the week worked remotely. We offer flexible working options also to help find the right work-life balance for you.

Be you, with us!

At Sponge, we are all different. And that’s what makes us great! We hire talented people with different and diverse backgrounds, stories, and perspectives not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes us stronger.

We are actively working and committed to increasing diversity in our teams and management positions. It’s our ambition to create an inclusive environment where we can all be ourselves together.

What’s next?

If this sounds like you, then you’re on your way to joining a forward-thinking industry leader and a team of like-minded, exceptionally talented people. Simply send us your CV, and we will be in touch.

We can’t wait to hear from you! 

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