Starling engineers love building things, creating new stuff, learning new technologies and working with others across all areas of the business to bring brilliant products and features to life.

We focus on achieving specific outcomes and teams are empowered to do what’s necessary to deliver them. In their jobs everyone gets the chance to determine priorities and own interesting things from day one - this is what makes us different.

When it comes to hiring, we focus on aptitude and attitude rather than specific experience or qualifications. We encourage our people to try new things and experiment, creating a culture of innovation which differentiates us from others. The work we do here is shaping the future.

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Teresa, Engineering Lead


As a Starling engineer, I work on projects that directly impact the user experience of our customers, as well as how they manage their money and interact with their bank. What I really love is the freedom and responsibility to manage my own projects and time. I feel trusted and empowered to prioritise tasks, and I am learning new things all the time."


Josh, Engineering Lead


Working in small cross-functional teams means we can work on multiple projects concurrently, deliver quickly, reduce technical debt and share knowledge & expertise."


Building a better bank

Starling is technology-led. As a Starling engineer, you’ll have a lot of freedom to accomplish your goals in the way you want. We have no estimates, no story points, no t-shirt sizes. You’re responsible for developing, deploying, and maintaining the code, as well as supporting features and products in production using our service-based cloud architecture.

Working in engineering at Starling means deploying code daily. You’ll be working out how to deliver new banking features in a way that ensures the security and reliability of the system. We’re offering you a hugely exciting challenge - to join our team as we scale up towards having millions of accounts.

Read our engineering blog posts to learn more about the team and what they get up to.

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  • 25 days holiday, increased with length of service
  • Take your public holiday allowance whenever it works best for you
  • Have your birthday off on us!
  • 16 hours paid volunteering time a year
  • Ability to buy or sell annual leave
  • Company enhanced salary sacrifice pension scheme with Royal London
  • Life Insurance at 4x your salary with Met Life
  • Private Medical Insurance with Vitality including structured mental health support and cancer care
  • Access to professional services such as bereavement support and legal counsel
  • Generous family-friendly policies
  • Perkbox membership giving access to retail discounts, a wellness platform for physical and mental health, and weekly free and boosted perks
  • Access to Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and Salary Sacrificed Gym partnerships

Some of the tech you’ll get to work with










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