Software Development Engineer

    • Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Say goodbye to half-day planning meetings, merge conflicts, deploys that take days, and weeks of bug fixing ahead of big-bang releases. Say hello to writing your code and automated tests, deploying multiple times a day, having impact making happy customers, and moving on to the next thing. All while working with bright, committed colleagues in a collaborative environment where everyone is free to contribute to how we evolve our distributed, scalable solutions.

Smartsheet UK is looking for Software Development Engineers (SDE) to join our product engineering teams. Our business is built on finding top grade talent and empowering them to build and improve our automated workflow and large scale synchronisation SaaS solutions. We work in an agile environment that stays focused on building software that makes an impact.

You will report to the Sr. Engineering Manager and be based in our Edinburgh, UK site.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Contribute to the entire development life cycle, from concept to release
  • Participate in system architecture discussions
  • Implement new features and improve the ones we have already built
  • Maintain existing service API and develop new ones
  • Participate in all phases of quality assurance and defect resolution
  • Interact with systems engineers to debug infrastructure problems
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 1+ year of relevant software industry experience
  • Experience with one of Golang, Java, JavaScript, C or a C-style language
  • Experience with Object Oriented design
  • Familiarity of Service Oriented Architectures
  • Familiarity with Linux system command line preferred
  • Experience building scalable, high availability applications
  • Legally eligible to work in the UK on an ongoing basis
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent industry experience

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with MongoDB and other non relational databases  
  • Experience with relational relational databases like MySQL
  • Nodejs, Java, and C experience  
  • Experience with Docker  
  • Experience with Consul and Nomad
  • Experience with linux debugging commands like tcpdump and strace

Perks & Benefits:

  • Employer-paid Private Medical and Dental, additional cost for family members
  • Lucrative Employee Stock Purchase Program (15% discount)
  • Monthly contributions toward your pension
  • 33 days paid for Holiday, plus 10 Sick days
  • 12 weeks fully paid Paternity/Maternity/Adoption Leave
  • Personal paid Volunteer Day to support our community
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development including access to Audible for Business and LinkedIn Learning online courses
  • Company Funded Perks including a counselling membership, salary sacrifice options, commuter discounts, and your own personal Smartsheetaccount

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Smartsheet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering an inclusive environment with the best employees. We provide employment opportunities without regard to any legally protected status in accordance with applicable laws in the US, UK, and Australia. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

At Smartsheet, we strive to build an inclusive environment that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our team members who also represent the diverse needs of our customers. We’re looking for people who are driven, authentic, supportive, effective, and honest. You’re encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn’t precisely match our job description—if your career path has been nontraditional, that will set you apart. At Smartsheet, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who aren’t afraid to be innovative—join us! 

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