Zenstores logo


Hybrid work from Bristol:

  • 🇬🇧 United Kingdom

Software Engineer


This role in 5 points:

  • The company – we're Zenstores, a Bristol based technology startup reinventing delivery experience for the next era of commerce. From fashion brands to breweries, pet stores to plant shops, thousands of brands use the Zenstores platform to ship millions of orders to their customers each month

  • The role – we’re looking for a Software Engineer to join the company as the 15th member of the team. This role will involve building and deploying updates to our core SaaS product, and helping us to continue to scale as the company grows. This is a role that is integral to the company's continued growth and provides hands-on experience at the growth stage of a startup's journey – this role is a great fit for someone entrepreneurial

  • Freedom and responsibility. And less meetings! – working at Zenstores means having the responsibility to come up with ideas and the freedom to implement them that you won't find in many other companies. We prize hard work and creative thinking above all else and we optimise for low amounts of time spent in meetings each week

  • Salary – the salary for this role is negotiable on experience

  • Location – we’re a remote-first team, and we have a beautiful office in the heart of Bristol. We currently have a dedicated team day one day per week and we also do ad-hoc days in the office throughout the week. It also has a killer coffee machine :)

If this sounds like a good fit for you then read on for the full job spec.


We're looking to hire a hardworking, experienced Software Engineer with a passion for building and scaling high-quality web applications. Your work will make a difference to thousands of businesses, and you will play an integral role in how our product and company evolve

  • You’re looking for a role where you have more freedom, and you can make a real impact on the company

  • You have 3+ years of commercial experience of building and scaling web applications

  • You’re positive, upbeat and obsessed with technology and rethinking the way things are done

You are skilled in the following areas:

  • Modern web frameworks and building APIs — Python and Django is a plus!

  • JavaScript/ES6

  • JavaScript frameworks (Vue or similar)


Your day-to-day at Zenstores will involve:

  • Writing, testing and deploying new features to our core product

  • Contributing to product planning and gaining experience of scaling web applications as the company grows

  • Working within a multi-functional agile team


This is a role that’s big on responsibility and big on opportunity, with both immediate and long-term benefits.

  • Salary negotiable on experience

  • Flexible remote-first working

  • Private medical insurance

  • 25 days holiday (plus bank/public holidays)

  • Mac or Linux laptop

  • Have a huge impact on the company as an early member of the team

  • Work in a friendly, talented team with all the tools and support you need to succeed

  • More than a job, but only if that’s what you want!