.NET Engineer at Poq

London, London · Full Time
Poq is the cloud platform for the next generation of app commerce. We call it rocket fuel for retail, because app commerce has really taken off. Read More
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Job Description

About us

We are a Software-as-a-Service start-up that powers the iOS and Android shopping apps of international retailers like House of Fraser, MADE.com and Missguided. We’re relentless at seeking out the most advanced technology and our software is constantly improving. This means that our clients are always at the forefront of innovation.

We have collaborated with many clients and integrated with lots of partners to launch apps with cutting-edge features including: augmented reality, product merchandising, tailored push notifications and app marketing. The Poq platform drives millions of revenue for our customers every month, and facilitates thousands of transactions every day.

Poq was founded in 2011 and we have built an amazing team of diverse and brilliant minds.


We pride ourselves in our culture. We are a diverse bunch of passionate individuals who genuinely care about each other and what we do here. We face challenges together and celebrate together. Every voice counts and we go the extra mile to make sure that everyone is heard. An open, collaborative environment where ideas stand on their own merit is what we strive to achieve.

About the role

Working closely with Product Managers, you will be creating solution designs to tackle upcoming challenges, writing RESTful APIs that should perform and scale, help us transition to an event-based, independent micro-service architecture, clean some technical debt in the process, and provide processes to help guide external development on top of the platform.

What you'll be doing

• Translating application storyboards and use cases into functional applications
• Participating in grooming and story pointing backlog items
• Designing, building and maintaining efficient, reusable, and reliable code
• Integrating data storage solutions (may include databases, key-value stores, blob stores, etc.)
• Ensuring the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
• Identifying bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to mitigate and address these issues
• Helping maintain code quality, organisation, and automatisation

What we’re looking for

• 3+ years experience with C#, .NET
• Agile experience
• Experience using Test Driven Development
• Experience with distributed systems and micro-services architecture
• Strong knowledge of working with Rest APIs using Asp.Net Web API
• Ability to clearly articulate technical solutions within the team
• Ability to write clean, maintainable, easy-to-test codes

The desirables

• Mobile development experience
• Experience developing e-commerce solutions
• Knowledge of working in open source communities
• Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or similar


• Competitive salary.
• Training Budget of £750 per person, per year
• Genderless Parental Leave Policy based on primary care-giving for biological and adopted children
• Pension
• Bike to work scheme
• Flexible working hours
• Selection of breakfast options provided
• Fruit, snacks, tea and coffee provided throughout the week
• We know that sometimes projects and deadlines mean we have to work late, so when that happens, you can order dinner on us and have it delivered to the office.
• Cake Wednesdays!
• Birthday Break - 2 hours back to have a lie in, take a long lunch or leave early on your birthday
• Team drinks (soft and non) every Friday
• Quarterly team events (we’ve done a Segway tour, BBQs, Junkyard Golf, a Graffiti Workshop and more!)

We love spending time together as a team, check us out on Instagram.

GDPR Compliance at Poq

Poq will use the personal data provided by you in your application to contact you regarding matters relevant to the recruitment of this role. We will keep your details in our database; Workable, for a maximum of 12 months after the role closes, for the purpose of contacting you regarding other relevant roles at Poq that may become available. After this time your personal data will be deleted from our database. Members of the People team and relevant hiring managers and interviewers will have access to your CV during the recruitment process.

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What We're Building

The thing that defines us, sets us apart and drives us, is our laser focus on building software that enables leading retailers to forge deeper and more valuable relationships with their customers.

Retailers such as House of Fraser and Boohoo use the Poq app commerce platform to create highly effective and fully customised native apps in record time.

Apps that allow them to build stronger brands, sell more of their products, deepen customer loyalty and deliver highly relevant content, communications and rewards.

Ultimately, we help them to bridge the gap between the mobile and in-store experience and to futureproof their future revenues. Today.

We increase insight, engagement, conversion and revenue.
We decrease costs, risks and implementation time.
And we streamline integration, reporting and performance.

To find out more, visit http://poqcommerce.com.
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Poq Team

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Founder @Poq @MSC TechnologyEntrepreneurship, Ecommerce Consultant @University College London, @Seedcamp Winner @Ashoka Changemakers
Jun Seki
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Mike Hann
Chief Commercial Officer @Poq. Previously EMEA Business Development @ChannelAdvisor and Head of Ecommerce @Xerox
Øyvind Henriksen
CEO & Co-founder of Poq. Previously CTO and board member of ecommerce agency for 10 years. Check out http://poqcommerce.com
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Carlos Eduardo Espinal
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Reshma Sohoni
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