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Software Engineer

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    Mid Level
  • Software Engineering
  • London
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AI generated summary

  • You must have 3+ years of professional web app experience, proficient in Angular 11+ or Ruby on Rails, SQL databases, version control, and collaboration. Bonus for e-commerce or scale-up experience, RESTful APIs, A/B testing, and staying current with tech trends.
  • You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, own feature development, and contribute to the software engineering culture at Bloom & Wild.


  • Have a minimum of 3 years of professional experience, demonstrated by a history of developing and deploying successful web applications.
  • Are flexible and excited about using different languages and frameworks to complete a task.
  • Can demonstrate proficiency in either front-end development using Angular 11+ or server-side development, ideally using Ruby on Rails. Extra points if you can demonstrate proficiency in both!
  • Have experience with database systems (e.g., PostgreSQL, MySQL) and writing efficient SQL queries.
  • Understand the importance of practices such as version control, testing and CI/CD, and have used industry recognised tools to follow them.
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative and cross functional team environment; we encourage engineers to have a product mindset and to work with stakeholders and our product team to identify and then find the best solution to problems.
  • Are keen to learn and stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and value sharing your knowledge with your peers.
  • It would be great if you also have:
  • Experience working on an e-commerce site or in a fast-growing (preferably consumer-facing) start-up or scale-up.
  • Have worked with RESTful APIs and ideally built new ones.
  • Used Angular CLI and maintained Angular codebases.
  • Experience working in an A/B testing driven way of working


  • You’ll play an active role in delivering the roadmap for your squad and be a key part of our Engineering team.
  • Collaborating with other engineers, designers, product managers and stakeholders as you work together to scope out what to build and how.
  • Owning iterative feature development from ideation through to production release and ongoing maintenance, working in whichever codebases you need to.
  • Being a part of our supportive engineering culture as you learn more, and grow your career, within Bloom & Wild Engineering

Application Process

  • Chat with Billy, our Senior Talent Manager for tech - to discuss our role and learn a bit more about your skills and background and how we might match your career & development goals.
  • Interview with Armando, one of our Engineering Managers, in order to get into more of the detail.
  • An paired technical test and interview with some of the engineers that you’d work with day to day.
  • Interview with our product team.
  • Final chat with Kev, our Engineering Director


What technologies are used in Bloom & Wild's platform?

Bloom & Wild's platform uses technologies including Ruby and Rails, Python/React, PostgreSQL, Fargate/ECS on AWS, and Cloud Run on GCP.

What is the work culture like at Bloom & Wild?

Bloom & Wild values creating a diverse and inclusive team, where everyone has the freedom to give their opinion, grow in their career, and be part of a caring and supportive team. The team works collaboratively in a flexible model with opportunities for in-person collaboration and fun activities.

How can I apply for a Software Engineer position at Bloom & Wild?

You can apply for a Software Engineer position at Bloom & Wild by chatting with Billy, the Senior Talent Manager for tech, discussing the role and your skills, interviewing with an Engineering Manager, completing a technical test and interview, interviewing with the product team, and having a final chat with the Engineering Director. You can apply online through their website.

What benefits and perks are offered to Software Engineers at Bloom & Wild?

Benefits and perks offered to Software Engineers at Bloom & Wild include flexible working hours, opportunities to work abroad, equity options, enhanced family leave policy, workplace nursery scheme, volunteer days, health and wellbeing support, training and development opportunities, social and wellbeing events, and discounts on products, blooms, and subscriptions.

What is the interview process like for a Software Engineer position at Bloom & Wild?

The interview process for a Software Engineer position at Bloom & Wild involves initial discussions with the Senior Talent Manager, interviews with Engineering Managers, technical tests and interviews with engineers, interviews with the product team, and a final chat with the Engineering Director. The process is designed to ensure a good match between your skills and career goals and the company's values and culture.

Europe's #1 online flower company, home to the Bloom & WIld, bloomon and Bergamotte brands, trading across 8 countries

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Mission & Purpose

Bloom & Wild is re-inventing the $60B global flower industry. Over a billion flower exchanges take place every year and industry satisfaction levels are low. Driven by our core belief that you can never care too much or be too thoughtful, we do things a little differently. From inventing letterbox flowers to founding The Thoughtful Marketing Movement. And we’ve seen impressive traction to date. We are Europe’s largest direct to consumer flower company. As the inventor of letterbox flowers, Bloom & Wild is powered by great ideas that are rooted in continuously improving the experience for our customers. On a mission to make sending and receiving flowers the joy it should be for both the sender and the recipient, we promise beautiful, brilliantly-designed letterbox surprises and make-a-statement bouquets. Our flowers are sent as the freshest buds, carefully packed and ready to bloom for arrangements that last. The result is almost 60k five star reviews and the status of the UK’s most-loved online florist. Since launching in 2013 we’ve raised £126m of venture capital and private equity funding from investors including General Catalyst, Index Ventures, Burda Principal Investments and MMC Ventures. We’ve been named one of the 5 fastest growing tech companies in Europe and are alumni of Tech Nation’s Future Fifty. We were also one of the Sunday Times Top 100 Small Companies to Work For 2020. We’ve got a brilliant ideas-led innovation culture. And we’re looking for people from all backgrounds to help drive our next exciting stage of growth. If you’re interested in joining us, please take a look at our open roles on our jobs tab. Bloom & Wild acquired bloomon in April 2021 and Bergamotte in July 2021, cementing our position as Europe's leading online flower company. Together, we are active in 8 countries. We are home to a family of 3 strong brands, Bloom & Wild, bloomon and Bergamotte.