Software Engineer - Digital Team

  • Footasylum
  • Hybrid (Greater Manchester, UK)
  • 27/05/2024
Full time Data Engineering Business Intelligence Software Engineering Data Warehouse

Job Description

We’re hiring for a Software Engineer to join our Digital team. As a Software Engineer you will support the growth of the Software Engineering function; mentor junior members of the team and help build effective practices that drive a culture of technical excellence and continuous improvement.

You will be part of a small engineering team, developing the software engineering community of practice, defining software standards across the organisation and be part of a team that’s driving Footasylum’s tech Strategy.

Why Footasylum?

We’ve been going through a digital transformation, changing how we deliver value to our business. A big part of this change is fostering a culture of being open and honest, collaborating, having fun and enabling psychological safety.

The Team

The Digital team is a multi-disciplinary team consisting of Product Managers, Delivery Managers and Engineers across software and QA. They work closely alongside each other from end to end. We design solutions together and share best practice. Within the teams we recognise individual skillsets and encourage knowledge sharing sessions and self-development.

About You

Within your current organisation, you love being part of a team, capable of building things in a clean, scalable way. You support those around you, especially junior members of the team. You're constantly learning, and work in a considerate and collaborative manner with a keen interested in new ways of working:

  • Contribute towards the next phase of our tech strategy.
  • Deliver the engineering roadmap and champion software engineering across the business.
  • Contribute towards design and implementation decisions using principles and best practices, making decisions that move the architecture forward.
  • Empower junior engineers and drive standard methodologies across different technologies, finding new ways to solve emerging problems.
  • Support a learning culture by coaching junior engineers to make sound technical decisions and help build effective engineering practices, stabilising and optimising the platform.
  • Be an advocate for standard methodologies and strong CI /CD principles, govern engineering standards and policies across the business.
  • Advocate working in the open by demonstrating your work; use creative ways to bring to life the value of the Data Engineering team.


  • Ideally 5 years+ working in Software Engineering function.
  • C#, .Net, Azure, Terraform
  • Creating secure, scalable and reliable APIs and event driven systems
  • Delivering enterprise scale solutions, infrastructure, and architecture.
  • Managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment alongside evolving the tech stack and practices.
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies and how they can be used to solve modern business problems.


We recognise and value the importance of diversity to help make sure we have lots of different perspectives when we are building products and services. We know that this will help us build useful and accessible things which our customers will love. This is great news for our business. Diversity for us is also, importantly, about building happy teams full of people that want to learn and want to be inspired by each other and our different experiences and backgrounds.

Recruitment Process

We’ll help make the interview process as transparent and stress-free as possible.

We review applications individually, and if we feel you would be a good fit, we’ll invite you for a call or Teams video for an informal chat about the role and to see if we’re a good fit for you.

We value open and honest conversations and collaboration, allowing you to learn about our work in an informal and friendly environment. We want to know about you and why you feel this is your opportunity.

Please note this is not a remote role, and we expect that you will be able to attend Head Office in a hybrid way in Greater Manchester