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7percent Ventures

Senior Software Developer



Software Engineering
United Kingdom
Posted on Friday, February 16, 2024

Location: Hybrid, Ballymena office 2 days per week

PlotBox is seeking to hire a talented and passionate full time Senior Software Developer who is ready to step up and help enhance the PlotBox product. Working on the Development team, you will have a varied job, delivering product enhancements in a fast-paced, agile environment. You will be given responsibility to design and deliver core modules and features of the system.

What the role involves:

Using a modern technology stack you will be helping to build the PlotBox Platform, an industry leading solution, which includes Web, Mobile and Native applications. You will work closely with our customers as part of an autonomous, cross-functional team, doing what you do best; delivering software that delights the customer.


As a full time Senior Software Developer, you’ll:

  • Execute full software development life cycle (SDLC).
  • Develop flowcharts, layouts and documentation to identify requirements and solutions and evaluating needs.
  • Write well-designed, testable code to meet requirements.
  • Produce specifications and determine operational feasibility.
  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system.
  • Develop software verification plans and quality assurance procedures.
  • Document and maintain software functionality.
  • Troubleshoot, test diagnose errors and debug and upgrade existing systems.
  • Deploy programs and evaluate user feedback.
  • Comply with project plans and industry standards.
  • Ensure software is updated with latest features.

What we’re looking for:

  • 4+ years experience in a Software Development role.
  • Experience designing, building and testing modern web or mobile applications.
  • Experience building, maintaining and consuming APIs.
  • Experience of debugging and working with live/production environments.

Desirable Experience - It’s not a deal breaker, but ideally you will have:

  • Experience of deploying and managing web applications on cloud platforms
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery techniques
  • Ability to coach and mentor junior team members.
  • Experience of working in deathcare/deathtech or cemetery management software

Company Summary

PlotBox is the innovative cloud-based deathcare management solution that enables cemeteries, crematories and funeral homes to serve their families in the best way possible. We are very clear on our mission; to take away some of the pain for families dealing with death and those who serve them, provide our customers with more time for what matters.

Headquartered in Northern Ireland, with offices in the United States and Australia, our growing, 80-strong multidisciplinary team of experts provides our partners with the same professional levels of service, support and satisfaction across the globe. We live and breathe our core values – Tenacity, Teamwork and Trust.

We have a passion for tech and innovation, actively exploiting new and cutting-edge tools and technologies to enhance our product and skillset. We actively promote from within and our dynamic scale up culture ensures that proactivity and initiative are rewarded with excellent career opportunities, progression and mobility.

How would our team describe life at PlotBox? When asked to describe our company, they use words such as fun, respect, care, team spirit, family feel, trust, happy, listen, sense of accomplishment, flexibility, development.

We are proud that, for the third year running, we have received our Great Place to Work® Certification™. This follows our top ten ranking on the 2022 UK’s Best Workplaces™ in Tech list, as well as being named one of the 2022 UK’s Best Workplaces™ For Women, and one of the 2022 UK's Best Workplaces™ for Wellbeing.

Our staff have told us loud and clear that they love working for PlotBox; from the relaxed working environment to feeling truly valued in their roles. In addition, our purpose-driven mission and the sense of pride in doing what we do - to ultimately lessen people’s pain at the most difficult time of their lives - means a lot to our team.

Benefits Offered by PlotBox

Our headquarters are ideally placed in the beautiful and scenic countryside location around Ballymena, along with other office locations in the USA and Australia. We are constantly increasing our list of benefits which currently include:

  • Investment in employee growth, and opportunity for development
  • Safe and supportive culture; we foster continuous improvement in all aspects of work
  • Career mobility and progression
  • Regular travel opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid Working - between office and home locations
  • Superannuation
  • Active social and charity committee - lots of social events throughout the year