Research & Development
Salary: Negotiable • Location: Manchester
Here at BrightHR we build amazing software and services to help businesses with their HR Needs. Our goal is to liberate the time of business owners so they can focus on the things they are passionate about. We offer a software as a service solution that enables effortless implementation of HR processes, from approving holidays, logging sickness and tracking lateness, managing the workforce rota & shifts, and organising HR documents 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Based in Manchester city centre since our start-up in 2015, we’ve matured into to a successful, profitable SaaS business, consistently expanding and scaling up our customer base which has launched in three continents and five countries. Putting the needs of our users first has allowed us to help over a hundred thousand businesses and over one million users continually improve. We offer a best-in-class agile development experience and feel we have created a great workplace for product delivery professionals to grow their careers. We empower and trust our people and teams as they know best how to please our customers. You will find support, mentors, and the space to learn with structured approach to development building you into a stronger professional.
Who are we looking for?
We have a great product team here at BrightHR that believes in user-centered design, iterative development and validated learning. We work in an agile and collaborate way in cross-functional teams focusing on delivering value not just to a UK audience but to international clients across 4 platforms.
Our engineers have a wide range of experience and backgrounds, from Computer Science graduates to self-taught, but whatever your background, we expect you to have experience in .Net development and have shipped APIs for the web. You should have a history of developing clean, resilient, test-driven code and experience of working in an agile environment, and understand why we choose to work this way.
You’ll have experience with C# and SQL databases. Our back end runs in Azure, so experience of that or AWS or GCP and a devops mindset would be an advantage. Whilst we do not expect experience with all the following, our tech stack includes EntityFramework, SQL, Cosmos, Azure Functions and OAuth and we use Mediatr to implement CQRS. We build our infrastructure using ARM and Terraform.
We practice what we preach, looking after our passionate employees with market leading salaries, a mission and product to be proud of, regular social events, and hybrid working in a great office right in the heart of Manchester.
The benefits package is rich and diverse including:
- 25 days’ holiday, plus bank holidays.
- A holiday increase after 2 and 5 years’ service.
- Pension Plan and Life Insurance.
- Profit Share Scheme.
- Company incentives, access to discount schemes.
- Day off on your birthday.
- Access to our Employee Assistance Programme.
- Perkbox discounts.
- Eligibility for Christmas Bonus and Private Health with time served.
- Payday Celebrations.
- Entry into SuperPerks competition.
We believe in making sure our employees know how brilliant we think they are! To ensure that you won’t want to leave we offer a structured career path and exciting development opportunities for top performers using our own progression framework.