Software developer

London, SW19

Who are we?

We’re Rapid Tender, a software company specialising in highly innovative construction industry estimating and tendering software.

Our flagship product, Countfire, has gained a fantastic reputation across the globe as an essential tool in the electrical estimating process and is the gold standard of automatic takeoff software.

What kind of person are we looking for?

We are looking for an individual who is a self-starter, is able to work within a dynamic “start-up” environment and adapt to the changes that inevitably take place on an almost weekly basis.

We are looking for an individual who is an open communicator, wants to bring new ideas to the table, is able to prioritise workload and execute that workload without needing to be managed.

The role:

Software developer

As a SaaS business our reputation is built on the ethos of always striving to ensure our customers are highly successful with our products. This role is a central part of that vision.

What you will be doing here...

  • Playing a key role in product development
  • Breaking down and debugging a wide variety of complex situations
  • Constantly looking at ways to improve what we do for our customers
  • Providing front-line support for technical issues
  • Being a driving force in how we can streamline and automate our processes

We would love to hear from you if you...

  • Want to work in an open and collaborative team environment
  • Love to learn a new way of doing things
  • Are prepared to evolve with the needs of the business and the speed of change in the tech industry
  • Have at least 4 years experience either professionally or academically in programming
  • Are familiar with js, react, mobx, css, python, flask, sql, postgres and linux
  • Can demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills - A Level/University standard

What will you get from us?

In return for your hard work and dedication you will get all the good stuff such as flexible working (many of us work from home at least once a week, your birthday off, paid for gym membership, 25 days holiday but more importantly you will get the opportunity to bring your creativity into a team of people who are open to new ideas and not afraid to implement them.

What's in it for you?

The potential for you to develop here is huge—especially as we grow.

Industry change You’ll be able to help solve real, interesting and exciting problems within the tech industry.

Industry improvement You’ll be in a position to change both the construction industry and how estimating itself is done via our existing and future product suite.

Increased pace of learning You’ll benefit from a significant increase in the pace of learning. There are opportunities to work on problems across the business. You’ll learn something new every day and build an extremely valuable and future proof skill set.

Product development You’ll learn how software products are developed and taken to market. Your knowledge and industry experience will be essential to the development process for our products.

Ground floor of a tech company As our 9th team member, you’ll be getting in on the ground floor of a growing tech company with a worldwide customer base and significant opportunities in the market. With your software programming and problem solving skills, you’ll also be able to influence the design and implementation of Countfire’s products, and see first hand how product ideas and decisions change and improve our customer’s work lives.

Interested in finding out more?

Visit our application form and tell us a little about yourself.

"The product saves time, money and resources. Countfire staff are always there 24/7. Great company with a great product."
Carl Smith, Designer Group