Patchworks X Gymshark Software Engineer, Nottingham

June 15, 2018

Patchworks are Europe’s leading cloud iPaaS (Integration Platform as a Service), connecting the best SaaS in high-growth retail. We power some of the world’s fastest growing fashion and lifestyle brands, including Gymshark, Bluebella, Sophie Allport and This Works, and we’re proud they consider us an essential partner.

Our customers love Patchworks and our iPaaS for two reasons:

  1. We get stuff done.
  2. We’re constantly innovating.

Thanks to our continued growth, we are recruiting for a Software Engineer to join our team in Nottingham. As this role will involve close collaboration with one of our customers, there will also be up to two days per week on site at their HQ in Solihull. Interested? Read on.


Software Engineer

Patchworks integrate the best in cloud software for rapid growth fashion and lifestyle retailers. We’re looking for a software engineer to work closely with our Chief Technical Officer to take the Patchworks platform to the next level.

The ideal candidate will have been a key member of a team that has take a proprietary software project from concept to delivery.

To be considered for the role you will have the following skills and experience:


Skills & Experience

To be considered for the role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • 2+ years’ as an engineer on a proprietary software development team.
  • Strong technical analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Commercial experience with data manipulation, experience with eCommerce data sets would be advantageous.
  • Data Modelling.
  • Experience with Laravel or Symfony based frameworks.
  • Project Management and Customer Support delivery via a solution such as JIRA.
  • Knowledge of debugging tools, such as Xdebug.
  • Knowledge and understanding of internet and data security requirements.
  • Experience of working in a high-pressure environment.



  • Become an expert in the Patchworks system.
  • Develop and maintain integrations that are efficient and scalable, ensuring that data is transferred at all times in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Carry out development with usability, scalability and future maintenance in mind.
  • You will be an advocate for code that is both elegant and reusable.
  • Resolve escalated support issues.
  • Follow the delivery procedures laid out by the project managers and offer improvements where relevant.
  • Share development skills and knowledge with other team members.
  • Assist in reviewing and maintaining high-quality code output.
  • Adhere to best development practices as laid out by the company and contribute to improvements where relevant.
  • Inform the company of new technology opportunities.
  • Assist Project Managers in ensuring processes are followed.
  • Assist in implementing and researching new development and delivery techniques.



  • Competitive salary with a bonus scheme.
  • Choice of Mac or Linux environment.
  • Modern office, set in the centre of Nottingham’s creative quarter and the opportunity to spend up to two days a week at the client’s new Solihull HQ, complete with chill-out zones, napping pods, a cafe and a cinema room.
  • Contribution matched pension scheme.
  • Regular company staff nights out.
  • Endless tea, coffee and biscuit supply.
  • Opportunity to help shape a growing software company and a growing retailer over their next phases of development.

This opportunity is available immediately, to apply for this role, please use the form below or send a copy of your CV, with a short introduction, to

No recruitment agencies, please.

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Andy Richley

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