At Pento, we're building a better, faster, and more modern way for companies to run and automate payroll. And we're building a better and more progressive working environment for our people alongside. We raised $35m at Series B and we've only just gotten started! 🚀The role ✨We’re looking for a Backend Engineer who cares deeply about building flawless product features while challenging our thinking on software architecture. Someone with a passion for building performant and reliable systems, and that are always up for a challenge.This is an opportunity to join a team of talented problem solvers, looking at untangling a complex problem and finding a simple solution. Through your work, you will have a direct impact on how people get paid, by helping us take Pento to the next level and building seamless experiences for our customers.Our tech stack ⚙️We build and host our application using modern and reliable technologies that our team knows and trusts, including React, GraphQL, Golang, PostgreSQL, Docker and Kubernetes.What will you be doing? 💼You will research, develop and document new software solutions;You will build, extend and maintain our upcoming public API;You will build libraries and services, making the implementation of integrations seamless with other engineers on the team as your main users;You will collaborate with the product engineering team in an agile manner;You will take operational responsibility for the code that you write over the entire software development life cycle.We'd love to hear from you if 👀You have at least a few years of professional experience in software engineering, working in a team environment;You have experience in backend development, building, running and debugging web applications;You are knowledgeable about statically typed programming languages and relational databases, preferably Golang and PostgreSQL;You are familiar with defining and building GraphQL APIs;You have experience documenting APIs for both internal and external consumption;You are passionate about writing understandable and testable code;You have worked on large scale distributed systems;You thrive in fast paced environments....or even if you miss experience in some of the technologies mentioned above but are whiling to learn them 📚What can you expect? 🧧Competitive salary;Tech and equipment of your choice;The opportunity to join an early stage tech company on an incredible trajectory;An equity option plan so you can benefit from our success;Remote working and flexibility.What it's like working at Pento 👩💻We're a technology company, not an accountancy, payroll bureau, or similar. We build beautiful payroll software that automates all manual workflows and we usually help companies cut 50-80% off the time they spend on payroll. That means no spreadsheets, no e-mails, and no manual bank transfers. We've built an easy-to-use software product, that does all of this automatically.You can see a short video by our co-founder and CEO, Jonas, here:https://www.loom.com/share/30bff6917a0a493d96ccbc764a2309bcWhy now is a really exciting time to join 🚀The UK payroll process hasn’t been disrupted since… everEvery company runs payroll, but very few companies are happy with their current processPento makes payroll up to 80% more efficient (we are probably conservative here)We already see strong inbound demand from companies all over the UKOur customers love Pento - our NPS is above 70 (check our Trustpilot by the way)Our team 💚You can learn more about what we are all about and how we like to work here:Pento HomeWe're a remote-first company and a diverse group of people. We believe in inclusiveness and are committed to building a team as diverse as the people we create our product for, representing a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.We welcome applications from everyone – regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, civil or family status, age, disability, or race.We don't believe hiring is a tick boxing exercise, so if you feel you don't match the job description 100%, but would still be a great fit for the role, please get in touch!Apply here 🙋♀️We look forward to hearing from you!