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Staff Software Engineer (Full-Stack)



Software Engineering
Belfast, UK
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Are you passionate about building dynamic, high-performance web applications? Do you have a solid foundation in full-stack development with expertise in React, NextJS, API devlopment, and AWS? If you're ambitious, enjoy learning and seeking a challenging and rewarding role, join Cloudsmith as a Staff Engineer (Full-Stack)

We help our customers manage and secure their software supply chain, and improve their developer experience. We are by developers, for developers. Our culture operates with openness and transparency, driven by our ambition to build a great company. We enjoy working with great people and customers. We learn, support one another, and we’re growing. Now is a great time to join us.

The Opportunity that lies ahead

As a Staff Engineer (Full-Stack), you will play a pivotal role in the design, development, and deployment of our web applications. Those applications are the first step our prospects and customers take at Cloudsmith, and give them the power to manage how software artifacts are used within and beyond their organisation. We’re building a new UI from the ground up, based on user-centric UX principles and modern software design. You'll be at the forefront of developing the product and building APIs which are scalable, secure, and seamlessly integrated.

Your Role:

  • Frontend and Backend Development: Leading role in the development of web applications using React and NextJS for the frontend and Python for backend services. Create intuitive, efficient, and engaging user interfaces while building robust APIs and backend systems on AWS.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with UX designers, Product Managers, and other engineers to deliver projects that align with our business goals and user needs. Ensure a seamless, integrated experience across all platforms.
  • Mentorship and Leadership: Share your knowledge and expertise with team members. Lead by example and contribute to a culture of excellence, innovation, and continuous learning.
  • Innovation and Best Practices: Keep abreast of the latest trends in web development, including responsive design, progressive web apps, and serverless architectures. Implement best practices for coding, testing, and deployment to enhance performance and scalability.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Proven Full-Stack Expertise: Extensive experience in developing web applications with React, NextJS, Python DRF or similar, and designing and implementing APIs. A good understanding of AWS services is preferred.
  • UX/UI Sensibility: Demonstrated ability to work closely with design teams to implement user experiences that are both visually appealing and highly functional.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a track record of delivering creative and pragmatic solutions.
  • Communication and Leadership: Excellent communication skills, with the ability to lead projects and collaborate effectively with team members at all levels.

Technology Stack

Our technology stack is centered around modern frameworks and cloud services, including React, NextJS, Python, APIs, AWS (Cloudfront, Serverless, S3, EC2, PostgreSQL), and continuous integration/deployment pipelines.


  • Competitive Salary and Equity Package
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Generous Annual Leave and Flexible Working Policies
  • Professional Development Budget for Conferences and Training
  • Dynamic, Innovative, and Supportive Work Environment

Health and Wellness

Regardless of your location, we deeply care about the health and wellness of our staff and their families; a sustainable pace is important to us. In addition to generous annual leave (PTO), we offer parental leave and health benefits that can cover you and your dependents up to 100%. We also offer flexible family-friendly working policies.

Personal Growth

You will have an enormous scope to learn new skills alongside your colleagues, and your continued professional development is essential to us because it's important to you. We will support you with budgets for equipment, training, books, conferences, travel, and certifications. The more powerful you become, the better for all of us.

Hybrid Work

Cloudsmith is based in Belfast, and we use out HQ regularly for activities like bi-weekly development review sessions and operations team in-office days. We also hold all-hands offsites in Belfast a few times per year, with guest speakers and team activities. On a day-to-day basis, most Cloudsmithers work remotely, so we really rely on our online collaboration tools! Note that this role is open only to candidates who have the right to work in the UK or Ireland without requiring sponsorship.

Join Us:

If you're excited about shaping the future of web applications at Cloudsmith, we would love to hear from you. Apply now and take the first step towards a rewarding and challenging career with a growing Irish business.

Cloudsmith is an equal opportunities employer committed to diversity and inclusion - we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

Please note - Applications will be scanned and shortlisted by our trusted recruitment partners NineDots