Mendix Technology Engineer

You'll need to work well in and adapt to a fast-paced environment.

Foolproof is a fast-growing, forward-thinking creative company with offices in London, Norwich and Singapore. We are leaders in the human-centred shift in design. We challenge old ideas which slow down positive design-led change.

To achieve this, we work with the world’s most ambitious brands from vision and strategy across design and development to delivery to market. We also partner with our parent company Zensar to deliver human-experience at scale on digital transformation initiatives.

The role at a glance

This contract-to-hire position or permanent role, is a result of our increasing investment in Mendix development capabilities which allow us to deliver cutting edge customer-facing applications.

Role and responsibilities
  • The role demands continuous on the job learning of new technologies.

  • The candidate will be expected to demonstrate products and conduct workshops as required.

  • Scoping and execution of proof-of-concept activities around Mendix platform.

  • Accountable for writing and developing code to meet the requirements of the product, project or program owner.

  • Presenting rationale for the decisions taken to clients, under the guidance of Principal Developers.

  • Consideration for, and identification of, inherent technical or business constraints or objectives.

  • Proactively share project progress for review by your peers and the rest of the Studio.

  • Espouse Foolproof’s values, design philosophy and practice, internally and externally.

  • Collaborate with members of the project team (including designers and back-end developers) to consistently improve functionality and user-centricity of web applications.

  • Maintain up to date knowledge of the development community and any advancements in technology and share your knowledge with the Studio and the wider business.

Essential qualities
  • Aptitude to learn and improve, with determination to experiment with technology and to work well and adapt to change in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work well in a distributed team environment and under pressure.

  • You enjoy working together with the business to create new functionalities.

  • You enjoy working in a team and are a good team player.

  • You have an analytical mindset and can form logical steps from complex processes.

  • An insistence on following human centred design principles.

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Fastidious attention to detail.

  • An entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Collaborative, whilst taking responsibility for your work.

  • Bachelor’s degree in business information systems, computer science or related discipline required.

  • 2-3 years of Mendix experience (certification not essential but preferred).

  • Experience across all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle required.

  • Good understanding of Agile software development methodologies as well as DevOps principles solutions is preferable, using rapid wireframing and prototyping tools is a plus.

  • Proficiency in CSS, HTML5, JavaScript.

  • An understanding of Web API design and security.

  • Understanding of Mendix application architecture, design, implementation, integration, and testing.

  • Experience with automated testing for web and mobile applications

  • Experience with Git or SVN based source code repositories.

  • Experience in financial services/a fintech is a plus, however not mandatory.


We put a lot of time and energy into making Foolproof the best place it can be for our people. We give our team the support they need to develop personally and professionally in a collaborative culture that emphasises learning. We offer competitive salaries and a range of benefits including:

  • Regular salary reviews.

  • Annual bonus and profit share schemes.

  • 25 days holiday which increases with service. Plus the option to buy and sell leave.

  • Departmental training budgets for learning and development.

  • Quarterly away days including a Team trip abroad.

  • Long service awards and enhancement to our standard benefits.

  • Company pension scheme.

  • Private healthcare.

  • Life insurance.

  • Cycle to work scheme.

Please note that although this role will be predominantly based in our London office you will be required to travel to our office in Norwich and work on client site as required.

How to apply

If you're ready to apply please use the careers form on our contact page. If you have any more general questions feel free to drop us an email on:

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