Senior Software Developer

London, England, United Kingdom · Dev Team


Location: London Bridge in June, London SE1

Start Date: ASAP


Driftrock was started with the aim of making advertising through social channels better. There’s no excuse for being chased around the internet by images of products you’ve already bought. It’s irritating for the end user and counterproductive for the company attempting to sell their products or services. Using our tooling marketers can refine their targeting such that the ads are only shown to people who have shown genuine interest.


Driftrock’s tooling provides our users with a way to receive, transform, track and optimise leads from social channels. Currently these tools look and feel very separate so we’re in the process of bringing them together, with the view to having Driftrock be more of a platform than a set of tools. Other problems we’re solving, and are looking to solve in the near future, include:

The technology is a mixture of Ruby, Elixir and React applications hosted on Kubernetes and Google Cloud. We make use of Redis and Postgres for data storage and RabbitMQ for event processing.

You will be expected to:


We’re a small team of 16 people at Driftrock but we’re growing. Our product development team is currently 4 people, this means that anyone we bring in can have a huge impact on the culture and practices of the team.

We believe in continuous improvement and we are constantly refining and improving how we work and communicate. One of the ways we do this is by performing fortnightly retrospectives, which are often run by different team members.

Currently we make use of daily standups and weekly prioritisation meetings to ensure we're pulling in the same direction and maintaining our focus of delivering value to our end users early and often.



The interview process has some flexibility but is primarily made up of the following stages:

We try our hardest to reduce the amount of stress involved in the process, we’re not trying to catch you out with trick questions and if at any point (even on the take home test) you have any questions for us we encourage you to ask them.


Live more

We’ve spent a lot of time creating a culture that allows us to enjoy life, be parents, spend time with the people we care about. We think this makes us more productive and creative.

Learn more

We believe we’re most happy when we are learning and building new things.

Play more

We’re a tight team, who enjoy spending time together.

Earn more

We believe in valuing are employees as people and know that it’s important you feel secure with what you earn, and your financial security.

We will not be considering any recruitment agencies for this role.

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