March 30, 2022

Junior Backend Developer

Manchester, England (Hybrid)

  • Full-time


As a Junior Software Engineer, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a cross-functional delivery squad, using the latest tools and languages. You’ll feel the excitement of working in a scale-up, whilst having all the benefits of a well-funded and established industry leader.

We’re looking for people with a genuine passion for technology, to do something new and make a difference, both within the team and industry. You’ll always be looking for a better way to do things, working out which tools and technologies could make a difference for our customers.

We’re passionate about using the latest technologies and want you to be too.


  • Working collaboratively in an agile environment, building new products and features, while exploring new ideas and technology.
  • Playing an active role within a delivery squad.
  • Working on a backend-weighted full lifecycle development and microservices architecture, In our fast paced and serverless environment.
  • Focus on delivering high transactional, secure, stable products that deliver real Impact for customers.
  • Participating In continuous learning and development to progress to the next level.


You ideally have a good understanding of basic technology, for instance how the internet works and how a serverless architecture works.

  • Solid knowledge of cloud-hosted software engineering – we are migrating to AWS
  • Have a good knowledge of Python and have written multiple personal, school or work projects in Python.
  • The ability to work in a fast paced, learn and grow at pace.
  • Passion for new technology and problem solving in an ever-evolving environment.
  • A security focused approach.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and handle errors gracefully.

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of C#
  • Experience with or exposure to lambda
  • A form of AWS certification


  • A personal L&D budget to spend on your career development, plus access to learning tools.
  • The opportunity to work with new tools and tech and the opportunity to influence what you use. We are always evaluating what we use to improve our work
  • A competitive salary and a benefits package worth another 10% on top – including life and health insurance, enhanced pension contributions, and the cycle to work scheme.
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity options for those expecting a new arrival.
  • A bunch of everyday perks that'll make life easier and even save you money.

About Auden

We’re a socially responsible, financial services company.

We want to level the playing field for the millions of people who rely on credit every day but can’t access the right products for them.

Through technology, research and innovation, we’re building better ways for our customers to borrow and take control of their money. Short term loans are just the start.

We’re busy working on products and services that are designed to improve our customers’ financial health and wellbeing.

Our team is based in the heart of Manchester. We’re growing and looking for great people.