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Software Engineer - Backend Development

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The car-changing experts for life-changing moments.
London, UK
Backend · Full-Stack · Data
Mid-Level Software Engineer
350 Employees
2+ years


Carwow, a leading car marketplace, is seeking a software engineer with a passion for backend development. The ideal candidate will work on content publishing for renowned publications like Auto Express and Carbuyer. You will collaborate in a tech-driven environment using PHP, node, and React, hosted on AWS. The role offers abundant opportunities for career growth and continuous learning. Join Carwow's diverse and inclusive team to revolutionize car buying and selling experiences.

Last updated 23 days ago


  • Solving real-world problems
  • Releasing code into production multiple times daily
  • Developing a leading automotive content platform
  • Collaborating on cross-functional teams
  • Ensuring operational excellence


  • Around 2 years or more experience in software development
  • Grasp of PHP and node or willingness to learn
  • Enjoy working in a TDD environment
  • Experience with AWS services like lambda and SQS
  • Proficient in source control systems like git
  • Metrics-driven mindset
  • Self-driven and accountable for product outcomes
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills


  • Hybrid working
  • Social and team bonding events
  • Competitive salary
  • Vitality Private Healthcare
  • Monthly coaching sessions with Spill
  • Enhanced holiday package
  • Work from abroad for a month
  • Inclusive parental, partner and shared parental leave policies
  • Latest tech (Macbook or Surface)
  • Home office allowance
  • Learning and development budget
  • Regular social events
  • Refer a friend program
  • Lunch & learns and Carwow Classrooms

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