About Us

Blackbullion is the award-winning financial education company on a mission to empower to a better financial future. Recently named one of Europe’s most promising ed-tech companies, our digital learning platform is raising financial education standards across the higher education sector in multiple countries.

We’re on the lookout for individuals to join our team who are as excited as we are to help build a platform that financially empowers future generations. We hire problem solvers who want to make a dent in the world and we give them the autonomy, trust and resources they need to succeed and be awesome.

The Role

You'll be building out new features for the student-facing side of our platform and working alongside the design and product teams to create an amazing user experience for millions of students around the world.

You will be joining as a member of a small product & technology team and as such you will have a defining role in the decision making process about how we develop our platform moving forwards. We’re building out the team over the coming months so you’ll also be involved in helping to shape that that team looks like.

Requirements

You should have a love for crafting beautiful, well-tested code, a sense of good engineering and architecture and the desire to to ship things fast.

We build our products for everyone, so exposure to accessibility standards and an understanding of cross-browser/device implementation challenges would be advantageous.

We know that not everyone will be able to meet these requirements and are there as a guide to the kind of skills you will use in the role. If you don't have all of them now we can help you to achieve them as you grow with us.

Essentials:

Continuous integration & deployment
HTML and CSS
Modern JS web frameworks
Source control
Testing frameworks

Nice to haves:

Accessibility

Cloud computing platforms (AWS, GCP)
Design systems and tooling
Docker
Modern front-end build pipelines and tools

Open Banking

Scripting languages (PHP, Python)

SVG animations

Benefits

Compensation 💰

We offer competitive salaries and regularly benchmark the role against other companies. We review salaries annually to ensure we continue to pay fairly.

Options 📈

Every team member is granted options: we want everyone to “have skin in our game” and be part of our success.

Learning & Development 📚

We have a training budget set aside for every member of staff and we will do our best to contribute to anything you want to learn – whether through courses, books or more formal learning.

Flexible Working ⏳

You’ll have the freedom and flexibility to manage your time and routine in a way that suits you, and your team, allowing you to deliver your best work.

Time Off 🏖️

32 days of holiday (incl. bank holidays) plus your birthday off too – we strongly believe in recharging and re-energising regularly.

Equipment 💻

We want to make sure everyone is set up to work effectively and comfortably - so you’ll get to choose your own kit, including any additional equipment you might need to work from home.

Cycle to Work Scheme 🚴‍♀️

Save up to 40% on a new bike and/or equipment.

Pension 🏦

Pension contributions of 3%.