Full Stack Developer

London - Remote

As a Full Stack Developer, you will help grow and scale of one of the UK’s most promising FinTech startups. A Barclays Techstars graduate with the backing of global insurance experts QBE, Nimbla keeps the thriving world of small business alive. On a high growth trajectory, we seek talented team members to help us build the future of small business protection. Salary £50k – £60k.

About the role

We will count on you to have a direct impact on Nimbla’s success while boosting yours in the process. Passion, flexibility and drive are essential to what we do and how we do it. By joining a team where we value difference and focus on results over hours, you will gain full control over your role. Our future is bright -we’re taking Nimbla to Europe and beyond- and we’re bringing together a brilliant team to do it. So if you’re looking for the freedom to advance a game-changing business that helps SMEs trade with confidence while growing your own career, do apply.

About you

You are a highly motivated and competent developer who excels in an open environment where you will have the flexibility to work in a way that suits you best. With a passion for engineering high-quality scalable solutions, you will be experienced in UI development, API design and Microservices.

You Will

  • Write, test and deploy features to our core products
  • Take pleasure from clear code and see writing tests as an integral part of the development process
  • Be driven to build interesting software
  • Be able to troubleshoot difficult technical issues
  • Love to solve complex technical problems while learning new technologies in the process
  • Curious and ask questions to deepen understanding and create the best solutions
  • Seek continual self-improvement
  • Be an enthusiastic team player who enjoys collaborating across teams
  • Be able to excel with minimal supervision
  • Be able to multitask in a dynamic, early-stage environment
  • Have excellent communication skills

Your Experience

  • Proficient in Node.js and JavaScript (at least 4 years)
  • Proficient in SQL (at least 2 years), ideally in a Postgres environment
  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices and experience on Git, Git branching strategies and its application to continuous delivery.
  • Provision new services and maintain our existing cloud infrastructure using GCP and Kubernetes
  • Contribute to improve internal testing, deployment, monitoring tools and processes
  • Contribute to product planning and solving ongoing scaling and architectural challenges
  • Maintain and support CI/CD tooling for automated build, test and deployment
  • Have strong knowledge of API design and best practices
  • A thorough understanding of UI Development using tools like React and Next.js.
  • Comfortable with testing as part of the development process: Unit, functional, integration
  • Strong databases knowledge, both Relational and Document-based
  • Working knowledge of Microservices architectures

Bonus Points For

  • Experience deploying large-scale platforms in the cloud, preferably GCP
  • Knowledge of Fin-Tech or Insur-Tech
  • Experience of working within a regulated industry
  • Experience in any of the following: koa.js Typescript Rust Python Terraform Jest Cucumber React

How to apply

Please email Jobs@nimbla.com to apply.

At Nimbla We Believe In


  • For our customers: We aim to make business a fairer place by protecting SMEs from bad debt.
  • For our team: Together, we create an environment in which everyone is comfortable developing within their roles and within the business.

Aim to learn something new every day, big or small to grow personally and bring about positive change

We each strive to be creative, support innovation and wonderful experiences to our users

Measuring Performance More Than Time

  • Work smarter rather than harder
  • Measure results rather than time

Flexible working

  • Once you are familiar with our objectives and the way we work, you will also have the opportunity to work remotely.
  • We are based in the comfortable and trendy ToG Whitechapel workspace, a stone’s throw from The City

What You Would Expect

  • A competitive salary
  • Choice of tech for your day to day work
  • Tech Purchase Scheme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • £1,000 personal development budget each year to spend on anything you see fit
  • Comfortable and trendy London workspace, a stone’s throw from The City
  • Free on-site gym (Which will hopefully re-open soon)
  • Holidays: we offer 28 days of holiday per annum, plus bank holidays and your birthday off.

Work-Life Balance

Work-Life Balance
Autonomy and Empowerment: What matters is that the job gets done and that we help each other in accomplishing our vision and goals. Once the goals are set, we trust you to achieve results the way you think is best.

Radical Candour: We all want to grow, and we help each other do so by maintaining candid, open conversations, especially when it’s hard. Be kind, and be opened and honest

Dynamic Working Hours: We trust you to establish an effective working pattern that allows you to excel in your role. This includes working from home, of course.

Learning & Development:
Books, courses, and £1,000 budget to spend as you wish for your personal development.

Dogs in the Office: Fur friends are welcome in our office, they will only get spoilt with cuddles and treats

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