Software Engineer - Frontend

Job description

You'll enjoy this role a lot if: 

  • You want to be fully remote - forever!

  • You ask good questions and don't shy away from figuring out the answer if we don't have them (yet)

  • You enjoy learning and using cool modern technologies as part of your job, to list a few: AWS, Github and a full Javascript stack

  • You thrive in an environment where you are not always in your comfort zone

  • You want to be part of a small growing team where you get to help shape the future of our engineering strategy and culture (team size below 10!)

  • Your choice of technologies include Javascript, Typescript and React

About StudentFinance

The World Economic Forum predicts that we will need to retrain one billion people by 2030. StudentFinance’s Career Mobility Platform is here to scale upskilling globally.

We are proud to empower economic mobility and change people's lives through revolutionary education financing. Our startup is backed by VCs like Iberis Capital, Mustard Seed MAZE, Armilar VP, Seedcamp and many more. And the news are out - we just raised our Series A funding round and 2023 is a year of acceleration! 📈

💥2023 in a nutshell:

  • We’re upgrading our labor market data intelligence with AI models, technology and machine learning
  • We’re serving the UK and ES markets + opening up our operation in Germany
  • We’re expanding to new and exciting fields of study, such as green skills/net zero transition and healthcare

We are building the infrastructure to offer outcomes-based financing. Through Income Share Agreements (ISA for short), people defer the tuition payment and only start making payments after securing a job. ISAs are all about aligned incentives, and so are we at StudentFinance. Our end game is supporting our customer's transition to employment and financial health.

We are building a world-class team of purpose-driven and entrepreneurial people, working in a remote setting from cities across Europe.

About the role

We are looking for Software Engineers who are excited about building features along our ambitious payments and lending platform roadmap. The role requires a person that is experienced building performant, scalable and beautiful web applications that users love. You are someone who can handle the responsibility of being a part of a fast growing startup, as well as having the ability to work independently and proactively. In this role you will be working as part of a diverse, energetic team, working in a remote setting from cities across Europe.

Your responsibilities

  • Help design and develop the next-gen StudentFinance web applications
  • Collaborate in creating scalable architectures that enable the growth plans of the product and company
  • Work within the tech team in a cross-functional squad, closely with operations and product to have a clear grasp of the operational and business impact of the solutions you create.
  • Deliver world class, tested and documented software code, that complies with security and privacy standards.
  • Be an active stakeholder in software architecture discussions around the features you'll build.
  • Be a proactive voice in proposing tools and processes that could make yourself and the team more efficient and productive.
  • Be a mentor and advocate of the best software development practices to the team and new hires

About you

  • You are proactive and communicative
  • You know how to get things done with quality, security and privacy in mind
  • Experienced working in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Very good knowledge of Javascript/Typescript/React (Node is a plus)
  • Solid understanding of how browsers and protocols work
  • Solid experience with CSS
  • Solid experience with Git
  • Nice to have experience with Nextjs
  • Nice to have experience in Fintech

The Process

If you decide to apply to this role and you're selected here's how the process will unfold:

  • Introduction call with our People team
  • Technical assessment (usually a take home code challenge)
  • Technical interview with Engineering Manager and a Senior Engineer
  • Chat with our CTO
  • Optional: Final call the founders of the company


At StudentFinance, we believe our team is our biggest asset. We are very ambitious and hard-working and expect that this benefits package motivates and generates well-being in the team. Please find below a summary of the current benefits package:

  • Equity 📈
  • You can freely chose your location, we are remote first! ✈️
  • Unlimited vacation days and flexible working hours - be your own boss! 🏝
  • Yearly home office allowance 👩‍💻
  • Newest MacBook/PC of your choice 💻
  • Personal development budget 🤓
  • Annual retreats 🧳🛥🏔✈️🏝🫶

Job requirements

Listed above.