Engineering at Student Beans

We build products used by millions of students around the globe. Our objective is to enable every person to reach their full potential by helping students overcome the money worries they face. We are looking for exceptional engineers and designers to join our teams in London, Birmingham and Manchester.

Our Culture

We work in a fast paced environment, Student Beans is in the process of a global roll-out and over the coming months we aim to grow the engineering team from 15 to 50 across our London, Birmingham and Manchester offices. This presents unique challenges and opportunities for individuals with a growth mindset interested in building scalable software and creating simple solutions to complex problems.

You will be working within an incredibly talented and passionate team, and everyone is accountable for helping to achieve our ambitious goals. We work in an empowering, flexible and creative environment where you will be expected to make autonomous decisions. We encourage you to voice your ideas and transform them into tangible solutions.



We work with the latest, most advanced technology and always explore new and innovative ways to help us meet business’ goals. You'll be exposed to the latest software and programming languages and experience first hand what it’s like to develop a product used my millions of users all over the world.

Back End Development
Ruby on Rails, MySQL, GraphQL and JSON API, Cucumber, TDD

AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Puppet, Terraform

Front End Development
Node.js, Express.js, React.js, Relay/GraphQL, Jest & ES6/JSX

MySQL, Snowplow, RedShift, Elasticsearch


Training & Development

We love to nurture and grow talent at Student Beans. Many of our senior engineers have been in the team for a number of years because of our unique environment and the continued growth and development opportunities we provide.

From day one, you will work closely with quality engineering leads that will provide you with incredible support and training, as well as collaborate with other developers, product designers and DevOps engineers.

We are very early on in our global expansion journey and coming on board now will present many opportunities. As we grow quickly, we are on the look-out for leaders of the future too. Many managerial and senior roles are available and/or you will be in a position to progress quickly.


Why the team recommend working at Student Beans


"Everyone is excited about the jobs they are doing and constantly wanting to improve the business as a whole."

Seren, Backend Engineer


"Great perks such as free gym membership & flexi-time which make a huge difference to balancing home / work life."

Vince, Senior Engineer


"The opportunity to get stuck into a variety of exciting projects within a relaxed office environment."

Ad, Lead Frontend Engineer


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