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Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Sheffield, UK
Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2023

Team Description

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join one of our engineering teams in Sheffield, working on our front line products.
As an engineer you will help our customers build what matters, elevating the world’s experience with software.
You will join a team building the tools that allow product managers to gather the full picture of the customer, by integrating qualitative feedback data with the full power of Pendo’s analytics and guidance platform.

We offer you a strong team with diverse backgrounds who love to build systems that scale in a collaborative environment between engineering, product, and design.

Role Responsibilities

  • Write maintainable, high-quality code that requires few iterations
  • Gain a deep understanding of the company's technology stack in either Vue (frontend) or Go (backend)
  • Take ownership of tasks and projects within the team, collaborating with peers to break down work into manageable components
  • Actively participate in agile ceremonies, refinement sessions, and other team activities, effectively communicating ideas, concerns, and potential solutions
  • Exhibit a growth mindset by demonstrating self-awareness and a commitment to continuous learning and improvement
  • Collaborate closely with product managers, designers, and other team members to plan, design, and implement new product features
  • Contribute to code reviews, providing and receiving constructive feedback to improve overall code quality and team collaboration
  • Adapt to a fast-paced, product-led environment, demonstrating flexibility and the ability to learn new technologies quickly

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proven experience in application development for a non-trivial number of users, or technical degree in Computer Science
  • Solid understanding of web application architecture, including APIs, HTTP requests, databases, caching, and related concepts
  • Strong foundation in computer science principles, including data structures, algorithms, and software design
  • Familiarity with build tools, CI/CD and development workflows
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, product-led SaaS environment and learning new technologies quickly

Preferred Qualifications

  • Obtained a technical degree or equivalent industry experience
  • Exposure to both frontend and backend technologies, as well as statically typed languages (e.g., TypeScript, Go, Java)
  • Hands-on experience working with components that consume live data
  • Experience writing and maintaining unit tests for your code an advantage
  • Familiarity with cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, GCP, Azure) and related services, such as serverless architecture, storage, and deployment

Pendo Description:

Pendo was founded in 2013 by former product managers, who combined their heads and hearts to build something they wanted but never had as product managers -- a simple way to understand and attack what truly drives product success. Our mission is to improve society's experience with software.

Come join one of the fastest-growing startups, supported by best-in-class institutions like Battery Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Spark Capital and Meritech. You will gain experience in a diverse and exciting set of technologies and clients and have a real impact on Pendo's future. Our culture is passionate, dynamic, and fun.


We are an equal opportunity employer and believe having diverse teams where everyone brings their whole self to Pendo is key to our success. We welcome all people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.


Pendo is committed to working with, and providing access and reasonable accommodation to, applicants with mental and/or physical disabilities. If you think you may require an accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, please send a request to: accommodation@pendo.io. All requests for accommodations are treated discreetly and confidentially, as practical and permitted by law.


Our salary ranges are based on paying competitively for our size and industry, and are one part of many compensation, benefits and other reward opportunities we provide.

The expected salary range for this role to be performed in the following location is:

Sheffield, UK - £35,000-£60,000

Individual pay rate decisions, including offers made within and over the expected salary range, are based on a number of factors, including qualifications for the role, experience level, skillset, and balancing internal equity relative to peers at the company.