Software Engineer

  • Engineering
  • Chester, United Kingdom

Software Engineer

Job description

Work with us

Equals is a new name for a new vision. Over the last twelve years, as FairFX, we’ve helped over a million satisfied customers, move and manage their money. But we're on a mission to do more.

Our focus on fairness and exceptional customer service has cemented relationships with both businesses and individuals, who have turned to us for help again and again. This means we have a very clear understanding of our customers’ needs, frustrations, hopes and ambitions.

And this has led us to develop big ambitions of our own. Our purpose is to use all our resources and ingenuity to make money as simple as possible for our customers, and to help them get more out of their lives. We’ve been doing more than foreign exchange for years, so it’s time for a name that reflects all that we’re doing and all that we’re building.

What You’ll Be Doing

Reporting to the Team Lead, the Software Engineer will be:

  • Creating new features and fixing bugs for a variety of systems
  • Working in both backend systems and frontend websites or mobile apps
  • Working alongside the QA team to create high quality software
  • Able to work with other areas of business to clarify requirements where appropriate
  • Managing work items using JIRA
  • Managing source code using TFS or Git
  • Providing occasional technical support to other areas of the business
  • Comfortable under pressure and working to tight deadlines
  • Be able to communicate clearly with both technical and non technical staff alike


About You

We are looking to recruit a mid to senior level software developer ideally with at least 5 years of experience.

Experience in the following technologies is essential:

  • C#, ASP.NET, Javascript, CSS & SQL Server
  • And an ideal candidate would also have some experience in: Xamarin, Typescript, Node.js and React.js
  • Other beneficial experience would include: TFS, Git, JIRA, AWS and CI/CD.

What's in it for you

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Tons of opportunities for progression and development
  • Interbank currency rates on travel money and international transfers
  • Free parking
  • Workplace pension
  • Regular company socials
  • A flexible workplace - we like to say yes
  • Note to recruiters: We have a preferred supply list and use an ATS portal for CV submissions.
    Any unsolicited CV's sent directly to hiring managers outside of process will not be subject to a recruitment fee.