Senior Software Developer at Bud

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The Role

As a Senior Software Developer, you will work as part of an agile team delivering on a fortnightly sprint cycle, building functional, robust and performant systems to meet the acceptance criteria defined by the product owner. You will work closely with the product owner, manual and automation test engineers and other members of the team to deliver a first-class system for our end users. As a senior member of the development team, you will influence and engage in high-level architectural design sessions, technical roadmap planning and mentoring more junior developers.

You will be involved in refining requirements, designing and implementing solutions and offering technical input into product design as well as being involved in the long term technical development of the Bud platform.



We’re looking for experience of the following:

  • .NET (C#, ASP.NET, .NET Core)
  • SQL Server
  • Azure services
  • REST/API Development
  • Angular
  • Typescript/JavaScript/HTML/CSS
  • Agile Development including Scrum

Experience of some of the following would be advantageous:

  • Microservices architecture
  • NServiceBus or similar
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Docker


The Team

You will be a key member of Bud, and work within the Development team.


The Company

Established in 2016, Bud is the next generation SaaS platform for the vocational and training / education sector.

Bud is the brainchild of our founders Heather Frankham and David Foster, who together have over two decades of experience in training delivery. By combining the knowledge of industry experts with the brightest minds in software development we’ve created the best training management platform available.

At Bud, we’re passionate and proud to be engineering a software solution that will enable more and more learners to access consistent, high-quality training to improve lives. Our customers love Bud because it enables them to drive up the quality of their training delivery at scale whilst reducing costs.

As innovators we’re constantly looking for new ways to improve training and learner outcomes through software, we’re working on a number of exciting new product areas right now.

More and more training providers are switching to Bud. In fact, we’ve got a larger market share of enterprise level Independent Training Providers than any other platform and we’re growing fast.


Working at Bud

We have a strong leadership team and a clear vision which has been translated into a sound business strategy. This means that each department at Bud can ensure their strategic direction is always aligned to the business goals.

We are a supportive bunch who work together to create a unique culture, where people thrive and build rewarding careers. We share a work ethic that provides the perfect blend of professionalism and accountability with a desire to have fun along the way.


The perks

We’re located in arguably the best office space in Bristol, it’s called the Origin Workspace and is a community in which young businesses can thrive.

Located in the top left corner of Berkeley Square, Clifton, we have a huge open plan space in this outstanding building which is perfectly located to take advantage of Bristol’s best cafes, bars and restaurants on the vibrant Queen’s Road and Park Street. With a roof terrace and lounges for socialising and relaxing, and a fully fitted gym with resident personal trainers from Activ8 – we believe in looking after our team.

As Origin members, all Bud staff are invited to Origin events which includes a monthly timetable of fitness and mindfulness classes, plus social events. The Origin pass also provides discounts in some local shops and eateries.



  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), rising to 29 days (fte)
  • Additional day leave for birthday
  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Life Assurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Company Contributory pension scheme
  • Personal development fund
  • Free on-site gym



  • Contract Type: Full Time Employee
  • Contract Term: Permanent
  • Salary: £55,000-£65,000
  • Location: Bud Systems, 40 Berkeley Square, Bristol BS8 1HP, GB / Hybrid Working
  • Function: Technology

If you think your skills and experience are a great fit for the role, send us your CV and covering letter to [email protected]