Software Engineer

Safeguard Global

Most of our engineering team works a 4 day work week. All employees however, benefit from flexible scheduling options. We support a variety of different work arrangements.

Only considering candidates who are eligible to work in Europe ⚠️

Looking for a Job That Fits Your Life, anywhere in the World?

Are you interested in a fast-growing business environment and have a drive for success? Are you hoping to gain valuable experience surrounded by motivated and passionate co-workers?

Safeguard Global is a leading HR and Payroll outsourcing company on a mission to equip our clients to adapt to an ever-shifting global market. We call ourselves Guardians, and there are over 2000 of us in multiple offices across the globe.

As a Work in Any Way company ─ which means we let you decide where and how you work ─ we enable over a thousand organizations to hire, onboard, manage and pay employees in over 170 countries.

Role Overview:

Safeguard Global is currently seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join one of our Agile Teams.

As a firm believer in delivering high-quality software, you will collaborate with your Product peer to understand the problem at hand and work with your team to choose the best technology and design approach to solve it.

You’ll work in an Agile Team, where continuous improvement isn't a bumper sticker; it's a part of our culture. You move fast, but don't rush. You build in safety to move fast by working in small increments, writing testable, maintainable, deployable code, and getting continuous feedback from your team and customers. You love collaboration, always learning something new, and enjoy sharing what you know with others.

What will give you an advantage:

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Significant experience in developing and designing high-availability software applications
  • Experience writing NodeJS & React
  • Experience with Cloud Native Patterns and Cloud Technology, particularly AWS
  • Experience developing RESTful APIs & microservices
  • Experience using tools for code repository GIT
  • Experience with relational databases, preferable PostgreSQL
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience working in a high-performing Agile Team
  • Experience with Unit Testing
  • Excellent communication skills (both technical and business)

Whilst not necessary, the following is a significant plus:

  • Experience with CI/CD tools and processes
  • Experience with event-driven architectures, including event sourcing.

Our Global Benefitsβ€―:

  • πŸ’» Autonomy & Flexibility (Work in Any Way): Be supported with as much flexibility as possible.
  • πŸ§‘ ‍ Bonding Leave: Enjoy paid leave to bond with your new family member.
  • 🎁 2 Charitable Days: Contribute to causes you believe in.
  • πŸ† Reward & Recognition Program: Be rewarded for your success and championing our values.
  • πŸ’° Corporate bonus/SIP: All Guardians are eligible for our annual bonus scheme or sales incentive plan.
  • *οΏ½ Coworking Space: Need to meet with a client, utilize admin services or just get out of the house? We’ve got you covered with flexible workspace options based on location.

Why become a Guardian:

  • *οΏ½ International Environment: Grow your network internationally and collaborate across the world. Interact, discover cultures, and tap into local expertise.
  • ⭐ Our Culture: We emphasize the people factor in everything we do. Our nurturing culture ensures your ideas reach our leaders and your contributions get the recognition they deserve.
  • πŸ“š Learning: We support your continuous growth by providing access to 2 learning platforms, where you can learn at your own pace.

Next Steps:

Ready to join a workforce that shapes itself around your life, embraces remote work like a pro? Apply, by clicking on the following link.We wish you the best with your application. Our Guardian promise to you is to keep in touch to arrange the next stage should your application meet the position's requirements, and or a gentle update if you have been unsuccessful at this time.

Welcome to the Future of Work!



At Safeguard Global, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and Guardians.


Global leader in workforce management, offering comprehensive solutions for hiring, payroll, and HR services in over 165 countries.

Working Week

Most of our engineering team works a 4 day work week. All employees however, benefit from flexible scheduling options. We support a variety of different work arrangements.

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Our Vacation Policy

We provide standard vacation and public holidays; specifics vary by global location. For the UK this would equate to 28 days plus 2 Charitable Days.

  • 28 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 80 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

We work 100% remotely from all over the world.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equity / options
  • Equipment allowance
  • Professional Development Budget

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • NodeJS
  • React
  • Cloud Technology
  • RESTful APIs
  • Microservices
  • GIT
  • PostgreSQL
  • Docker
  • Agile Team Experience
  • Unit Testing
  • CI/CD
  • Event-Driven Architectures

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