Software Engineer (Java, React, Next.js, AWS)

HL Tech is a modern technology centre supporting software development and strategic digital transformation of the British financial market giant, Hargreaves Lansdown. Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK’s number one platform for private investors, looking after £132.3 billion of savings and investments on behalf of over 1.7 million clients.

HL Tech was founded in July 2017 in Warsaw and currently employs 80 of the best IT experts in their field (HL Group 2500 + people). We focus on clean code, autonomy in projects, customer needs, best practices and good design. At HL Tech, we create a space for innovation and development based on the culture of knowledge sharing, constant learning, feedback, and friendly atmosphere.

We are looking for a Full Stack Software Engineer to help support our dedicated, friendly, and growing Trading Team to deliver critical new functionality to our clients and internal users. We are looking for someone with that has a strong focus on backend development but can also turn their hand to frontend when required. We are open to experience with either Java or Typescript / Javascript, React, Next.js, AWS.

Majority of colleagues are working remotely, but there is possibility to work from office as well.

However, all work must be performed within Poland, and remote work from abroad is not available.

General information

  • Possible work locations:
  • Salary gross (CoE):
    11 000 – 16 000 PLN
  • Salary net (B2B):
    13 000 – 18 000 PLN
  • Employment type:
    permanent contract
  • Company size:
    80 People
  • Operating system:
  • Computer:
  • Monitors:
    24" x 2
  • Mobile Phone:

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for writing high quality code adhering to agreed team and regulatory standards as well as review of others code
  • Working collaboratively with the team to help deliver significant new features for the business
  • Providing engineering support for existing applications when necessary
  • Ensuring existing and newly developed solutions are reliable, secure, performant and maintainable
  • Maintaining awareness of current secure coding practices and ensuring code produced is in line with these
  • Responsible for developing and evidencing automated tests alongside code produced
  • Responsible for documenting all solutions, produced to agreed team standards
  • Demonstrating a willingness to learn technologies & techniques embraced by the development team
  • Cultivate strong working relationships both within working squad and in HL as a whole
  • Actively participating in working groups and communities of practice designed to support the development team
  • Continually developing both technical and interpersonal skills

Recruitment process steps

1. Contact by telephone

2. Technical interview and meeting the HR team (online)

Any questions? Feel free to contact me!

Jordan Southcott

Recruitment Business Partner


Must have:

  • 3+ years of solid commercial experience
  • Very good knowledge of Java or TypeScript/JavaScript
  • Working knowledge of Spring Framework or React, Node.js
  • Experience with AWS
  • Hands-on experience with design patterns, programming and testing best practices
  • Have a mindset of continuous improvement in everything you do
  • Comfortable working in a Scrum/Agile team
  • Developing secure & maintainable code
  • (Nice to have) Experience in working with docker, Kubernetes using microservices architecture
  • Proficiency in English (B2/C1) and Polish (at least B1)


  • Copy rights (50% tax relief due to creative type of work)
  • PPE (4% employer contribution without any additional cost nor employee contributions required)
  • Annual bonus depending on performance
  • Conference & Training budget
  • English lessons with native speakers
  • Private health care & Life insurance
  • MyBenefit Cafeteria (benefits platform)
  • 2 additional days for volunteering events
  • Team events
  • Buddy programme
  • Opportunity to grow according to your level of expertise
  • Working with new technologies and a multi-diverse team
  • Many opportunities to share knowledge and ideas
  • In-house Trainings

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