Who are we?

We are Motorpoint, the UK’s leading omnichannel car retailor of nearly new cars. We have ambitious plans to make car buying as easy as possible in whatever way our customers want. Online? We deliver. In store? We deliver. At home? We deliver (we literally do).

You will be joining Motorpoint during a very exciting time, as we are undergoing a massive digital transformation and are continuing to expand across the UK. This means you will have the opportunity to positively impact, build and influence the growth of the company.

We believe that by creating a fantastic place to work for our colleagues, we will create the best possible experience for our customers and that will fuel the growth of our amazing business and the careers and opportunities for our colleagues.

So, if you want to work with an amazing group of people, who are fun, friendly and get stuff done and who bring our values to life – PROUD, HAPPY, HONEST, SUPPORTIVE – by working TOGETHER, then Motorpoint is the place to be and we are on a mission!

The Role

Software Engineer

Location: Hybrid/Derby – Twice a week in the Derby office

Contract: Permanent

We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join our talented and innovative IT team. This role will be focused on adding new features to and maintaining the Motorpoint.co.uk website.

As a member of the team, you will be responsible for streamlining and enhancing the car buying journey for our customers. User experience and performance are critical and every millisecond counts. With spikes of around half a million requests per second across the eco-system, we’re looking for someone who is comfortable writing and optimising large scale, customer facing applications.

Essential skills

  • At least 2 years commercial experience writing web applications
  • Experience of working with a cloud provider (AWS / Azure)
  • Experience of working with version control software (Git / Azure DevOps)
  • Experience of working in Agile environments
  • TypeScript / JavaScript
  • Next.js / React
  • CSS / Sass

Desirable skills

  • C#
  • SQL Server
  • Rabbit MQ

The ideal candidate will also possess

  • A willingness to learn and push the boundaries of their own knowledge and the technology available
  • A logical approach to problem solving
  • The confidence to work independently and as part of a team
  • The ability to establish excellent working relationships with the existing IT team and across the wider business
  • A friendly, confident, and approachable disposition.

What is in it for you?

  • Paid time off every month to do something that makes you happy
  • 31 days holiday plus days off for your birthday, getting married or moving house
  • Additional holidays for length of service
  • Long service awards
  • Staff discount on cars and finance options
  • Discounts & cash back at hundreds of high street retailers & restaurants through our “My M.O.T” platform
  • Smart Tech in partnership with Currys
  • Cycle to work
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Enhanced Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Vocational and personal development training courses
  • Quarterly team socials
  • Team feasts
  • Scratch card rewards
  • Sharesave scheme (SAYE)
  • Plus much more!

      We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and would ask you to get in touch if you are concerned about any barriers you feel you may be facing in your application process with us, so we can ensure they are removed


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