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Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Belfast, UK
Posted on Friday, September 30, 2022
Product & Development · Belfast · Hybrid Remote

Software Engineer

There are few things that change everything, the world moving to hybrid working will be one of them. Kadence exists to make flexibility an advantage for organisations all over the world - powering a more positive, productive and personalised way of working so individuals, ideas and teams can thrive.

9/10 of companies, $25tn of employee salaries and $22tn of office real estate is moving to hybrid and Kadence is building the operating system to power the hybrid age.

Kadence coordinates people, projects, and workplaces empowering employees to become masters of hybrid. Over 250 companies around the world use Kadence to make hybrid work, from desk and room booking, to coordinating who should be onsite with who.

Don’t just take our word for it, Kadence is backed by investors including Kickstart, firstminute.capital, Manta Ray, Hambro Perks and Techstars.


  • Build highly performant, scalable PHP based SaaS applications.
  • Craft beautiful frontend applications using Angular 15 and Typescript.
  • Develop solutions to deliver new innovative products for web and mobile platforms using the Kadence RESTful APIs running in AWS.
  • Work closely with the wider engineering team (full-stack, backend), designers, and product.
  • Be included in decisions and challenge our technical direction.
  • Design and develop code with performance, usability, maintainability, and security in mind.
  • Resolve technical issues through debugging, research, and investigation.
  • Write and maintain automated tests to ensure we deliver quality work for our customers.
  • Create and maintain internal technical documentation for deliverables.


  • 2-3+ years relevant experience in a software engineering role.
  • Experience building large-scale consumer web/mobile applications and distributed systems.
  • Knowledge of PHP, ideally with the Symfony framework.
  • Knowledge of TypeScript (Angular preferred) to create interactive user interfaces.
  • Up to date with the latest frontend libraries, frameworks, and practices.
  • Passionate about writing clean code.
  • You must be a quick learner and be flexible about what technologies you use. Here is what our current stack is:
    • Front-end: TypeScript, Angular 14
    • Backend: PHP 8.2 / Symfony 6, REST, API Platform, Lambda (Node.JS)
    • Database: MySQL (Aurora DB) , Redis (ElastiCache)
    • Development tools: Jira, Jenkins, GitHub, Automated Testing
    • Cloud: AWS (20+ services), Kubernetes, Docker
    • Mobile: Android (Kotlin, Java) and iOS (Swift)
  • You must be comfortable with rapid development in a Scrum / Agile environment and iterating based on market and customer feedback.
  • Excellent collaborator and communicator within your team and the wider company.
  • BSc in a related field such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other software/design discipline.


  • The chance to experience an early-stage startup as it begins to scale.
  • Pioneering work with a brand new technology.
  • Join a passionate and fun team that is quickly expanding in Belfast.
  • Remote first with the ability to work from our sleek office in the heart Belfast city centre with access to a rooftop terrace, private member coffee lounge and regular wellbeing events.
  • Regular company socials including an annual offsite to get to socialise with your colleagues in person.
  • 5 weeks vacation per annum (plus public holidays), flexible work/life balance.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Stock options.
  • Company Pension.
  • Cycle2work Scheme.
  • Cashback & discount shopping (Perks at Work).
  • Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 dependant on experience.

Product & Development
Software Engineer
Remote status
Hybrid Remote



About Kadence

At Kadence, we believe the way we work should lift us up, not lock us in, enabling people to flourish in everything they do.

By building the operating system for the future of work, we improve the coordination of people, time and space to help teams feel trusted and empowered to make the best choices about how, when and where they get their best work done.

Founded in 2013
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Product & Development · Belfast · Hybrid Remote

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