Software Engineers

Red Gate
Cambridge, United Kingdom
£30,000-45,000 GBP per year

About Red Gate

We’re a group of smart, innovative, and creative people, based in Cambridge, who make ingeniously simple software. We’re growing and we’ve got loads of great product ideas. We need more people to make them happen.

We’re independently recognised as the best small software development workplace in Cambridge. To read more about life as a Software Engineer at Red Gate please click here or see what people at Red Gate have to say in our People Profiles and Video Diaries.

Job summary

We develop software in small autonomous project teams using the scrum approach. You’ll be working with awesome engineers, testers, authors, and user experience specialists. Every three months we have a Down Tools Week where we build whatever we want. We’re hiring across all areas of product and internal development. We make tools for database developers and administrators. We also make .NET tools. But it’s not all about product development; we have a significant ecommerce site and community sites including with 100,000 page views per day. If there’s a particular area you’re interested in, please just let us know.

Skills & Requirements

Well, you don’t need to be a genius, but we’d like you to be pretty smart. A 2:1 or a 1st from a good university (preferably in Computer Science) tells us that we can probably learn stuff from you. We’d like you to have a good practical background in computing and commercial experience. Agile and team working experience would be good. As for programming languages, we’re interested in C#, Java, or C/C++. Above all, we’re looking for an ability to master whatever technologies and languages we need you to and a genuine passion for building great software.

Salaries range from £30,000 to £45,000. We have a fantastic benefits package which includes bonuses, free breakfast and lunch, 25 days' holiday, a 6 weeks' paid sabbatical after every 5 years, pension, BUPA health and travel, stock options, life assurance, critical illness cover, income protection cover, local travel discounts, an annual charity day, free parking, childcare vouchers, and subsidised gym membership. And there’s flexitime so you can start at 11am if you like. Most importantly, you’ll work in a great environment, on challenging projects, with smart people that inspire you.

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