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Senior Full Stack - .Net Core, ASP.net, MVC, React, Typescript.

Vitesse PSP

Vitesse PSP

Software Engineering
United Kingdom
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024
As a scale up, the engineering organisation will grow considerably by end FY24/25. To start, we adapted an existing platform to address a new market opportunity and prove our commercial thesis. With this achieved, we secured funding to support our expansion and have embarked on an ambitious scaling of our product engineering team that will rapidly evolve our platform using the latest cloud-native and full-stack technologies to achieve a leadership position in our selected markets. We seek ambitious product engineers (not just software developers) with experience in cloud-native approaches that can shape our platform strategy and accelerate our product development plans.


As a Full Stack Product Engineer at Vitesse PSP, you will play a pivotal role in developing new product solutions and features within our modern product squad. You will utilise your skills in C#, ASP.net MVC and .Net Framework and Core to deliver comprehensive and innovative solutions. Skills in React, TypeScript would also be beneficial but not mandatory. You will create new products and features that drive our platform forward and contribute to the ongoing complex modernisation and migration from our .Net Framework platform to a microservices architecture based on .Net Core.

You will work closely with the product owner, lead engineers, stakeholders, and customers to refine requirements and deliver high-quality solutions. Your contributions will enhance our cloud-based treasury management system, fostering rapid innovation and improving both user experience and platform capabilities.

As an experienced or senior engineer, you are expected to work independently, delivering high-quality solutions to our stakeholders. Within a squad environment, you will translate complex requirements into engineered solutions. Joining a team of ambitious product experts, your contribution will be pivotal in establishing a world-class engineering organization and cementing our leadership in the marketplace.

Your Responsibilities

  • Platform Development: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and enhance our treasury management platform, implementing both back-end services and front-end applications
  • Deliver solutions in both our .Net Framework, ASP.net MVC vClassic system and our .Net Core, React vNext system
  • New Product Development: Focus on designing and implementing new product solutions and features, ensuring they meet high standards of quality, scalability, and performance.
  • Microservices Migration: Assist in migrating from a monolithic architecture to a microservices architecture, leveraging .Net Core and industry best practices to ensure scalability and maintainability.
  • Innovation and Best Practices: Stay up to date with industry trends and technologies, applying best practices to continuously improve our platform's performance and security.
  • Autonomous Work: Operate independently within a squad environment, translating complex requirements into engineered solutions and adhering to SOLID principles and other coding standards.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with the product owner, lead engineers, stakeholders, and customers to gather requirements and deliver high-quality solutions.
  • Code and Design Reviews: Undertake code and design reviews, contributing to ongoing improvements in security and authentication practices.
  • Development and Testing: Develop, unit test, and integrate new features according to specific designs and user stories.
  • Documentation: Create high-quality documentation supported by example code as required, particularly around authentication flows and security protocols.
  • Continuous Learning: Continuously learn and implement relevant best practices in collaboration with the wider team.


  • Strong proficiency with C#, .Net Core and Framework.
  • Experience with ASP.net MVC
  • Front end experience with React and ideally Typescript beneficial
  • Professional experience in a distributed microservice architecture using asynchronous event-driven communications, DDD, and automated CI/CD pipelines.
  • Fluent with Agile methods and collaborative working practices.
  • Good understanding of SOLID principles, service-oriented architecture, and a particular appreciation for security best practices in software development.
  • Confident in both oral and written communication.


  • 25 days Holiday per year (increasing by 1 day per years' service, up to 30 days) + Bank Holidays
  • Hybrid working arrangements - minimum 2 days in the office, Tuesday - Thursday
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Enhanced Parental leave
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance with AXA
  • Unlimited access to therapy sessions through our partner, Oliva
  • Discounted Gym membership through Gympass
  • Financial Coaching with Octopus Wealth
  • 2 days of volunteering leave per year
  • Sabbatical after 5 years' service
  • Life Assurance - MetLife (UK employees only)
  • Ongoing Learning and Development to support you reach your career goals

We are Vitesse - the payment provider of choice for the insurance and treasury industry.

Formed in 2014 by a team of proven FinTech entrepreneurs, we are an FCA-regulated business providing global claim funds management and payment solutions. Operating one of the largest banking and payment settlement networks in the world, we give our customers direct access to 200 countries and currencies. Through a single integration, insurers can use this network to pay claims in as fast as 45 seconds and deliver a superior claimant experience. Our market-leading treasury proposition provides insurers with transparency and control over their claim funds, even when delegated to third-parties, allowing them to have their money in the right place, at the right time, to make that all-important payment when customers need it most.

With over 175 employees across our London headquarters, Europe, and the US, $93m Series C funding secured, and exceeding £10bn in processed transactions, we are only just getting started.

We are collaborative, customer centric and work with integrity, whilst partnering with some of the biggest insurance leaders including Lloyd's of London and Many Pets. We take huge pride in our company culture, ensuring that everyone has a part to play, an opportunity to be heard, be involved, and the ability to make a real difference. As we continue to scale up, we want like-minded humans to join us on this exciting journey. Are you ready?

As we continue to scale up, we want like-minded humans to join us on this exciting journey. Are you ready?

Vitesse at our best - our values

The Vitesse values are a true reflection of what it takes to thrive in our business, so it's important to us that any employee who joins our business is aligned with these 3 attributes

Confident Humility

We don't do ego and we know that unless we all win, none of us win. We admit when we're wrong, ask for help and always think about the wider business before ourselves.

Driven to Succeed

We see the opportunity ahead of us and we won't stop until we fulfil the potential we know we have. We hold ourselves to high standards and deliver high quality outcomes for Vitesse and our customers.

Tenacious Responsibility

We take ownership for our actions and decisions, and face into the challenges that come our way. We are committed to seeing things through to completion, even in the face of adversity.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer We are committed to creating an inclusive environment that enables everyone to perform at their best, where we recognise the rights of all individuals to mutual respect and where there is an unbiased acceptance of others. Our policies and practices aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of Unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly and with dignity and respect.