Senior Software Engineer

Bloom Procurement Services Remote, Home based United Kingdom Technology
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Company Description


  • Up to £65k + potential 10% bonus as part of our company bonus scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Monday to Friday, flexible working
  • Homebased/Remote
  • 25 days holiday p.a. plus bank holidays and you can also buy up to 5 days, paid back over 12 months (Pro-rata), when you reach 2 years’ service this will rise to 26 days, then 1 day with each year of service up to 5 years
  • Holiday buying scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Pension scheme
  • Birthday-leave
  • Electrical vehicle salary sacrifice scheme once probationary period has been passed

Bloom Procurement Services is a technology led procurement organisation that helps our public sector customers deliver social outcomes. Our purpose is to enable brilliant outcomes today that build a better tomorrow. We have a supportive culture based on our Trademark Behaviours and we continuously seek ways to improve our work environment for our people. Some of our initiatives include wellbeing campaigns, learning and development opportunities, anonymous feedback to senior management, mental health first aiders and more…If we sound like the type of business you want to be part of read more about the role of Senior Software Engineer.

About the engineering team:

They are working hard to build a growing, constantly innovating, flat-structured engineering team, where each member of the team can see the vital contribution they are making. You’ll have lots of ownership to shape your role and influence the development of our new team, you’ll be working with the latest cloud-native tech, and you’ll be working in a DevOps environment where everyone is committed to continuous learning, experimentation, and self-improvement.


Key Accountabilities of the Senior Software Engineer include:

  • Work collaboratively with our product team and the rest of the engineering team to develop new features and infrastructure based on cloud native technologies, and to resolve complex software engineering problems.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and implement solutions to complex software engineering problems
  • Ensure application performance, uptime, and scale, maintaining high standards of code quality and thoughtful design, and supporting the rest of the team in troubleshooting issues
  • Design and develop software systems and applications using various programming languages and frameworks (primarily Python and Java)
  • Mentoring junior software engineers


To be considered for the role of Senior Software Engineer, we are looking for individuals to demonstrate the following:

  • Strong finishing expertise and the ability to see tasks through to completion
  • Evidence of assertiveness and the ability to suggest and make decisions efficiently and effectively
  • Extensive of experience in software engineering
  • Strong proficiency in Python
  • Proficiency in Java
  • Experience with database systems such as PostgreSQL
  • Strong experience working in a Scrum, Kanban or XP environment
  • Experience with web technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript

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About Bloom

Bloom offers a dynamic supply chain providing the public sector with a marketplace to buy and manage services. We ensure delivery of quality outcomes from our pre-approved and ever-growing network of suppliers and consultants. Our fully compliant open access marketplace is outcomes based meaning the public sector only pays for what is delivered. We provide an OJEU compliant managed procurement service covering specification development, supplier identification & onboarding, full contract management, and lessons learned upon successful delivery of outcomes.

We make it easier for public sector buyers to deliver on their social value goals through our marketplace and believe in the need to demonstrate innovation and showcase the skills of the SME community including social value that can be generated through every project.

It is our mission to deliver operational excellence and an outstanding customer experience for our growing community of buyers and suppliers with a vision to provide the world with a marketplace that delivers innovation, insight and value for everyone. Having grown significantly over the last 3 years from £29m to £200m, it really is a great time to join and be a part of the Bloom story.

If this is hitting the right buttons for you, act now and apply! Download our Candidate Information Pack for more details.