Protect Group is a leading InsurTech company based in Leeds that has established the industry standard in Event Protection (Cancellation) and Refund Protection.

We are looking for a Mid-Level engineer to join our talented and collaborative development team. In this role, you will design and develop code for a highly available and scalable commercial software.

The successful candidate will be a fast learner with the ability to handle multiple tasks and possess excellent analytical, listening and communication skills, both oral and verbal; and will be able to work independently as well as collaboratively.


  • Mentor Junior Engineers and collaborate efficiently with Senior Engineers, Product and Design.
  • Follow-through from project inception through design to detailed completion in the agile methodology. Iterate on solutions based on internal and external (client) feedback

Skills & Requirements

  • Strong grasp Computer Science fundamentals (Data Structures, Algorithms, etc…)
  • Strong grasp of Networking fundamentals.
  • Good all-round experience of MySQL and Postgres. In addition, ability to develop database solutions for Microsoft SQL Server, including creating: tables, views, stored procedure, triggers, and indexes.
  • Good knowledge and experience of ColdFusion is essential, in particular the Coldbox framework and Lucee.
  • Software development experience in Java.
  • Experience of other scripting languages particularly PHP.
  • Clear understanding of HTML and CSS and responsive design.
  • Experience with public cloud-based systems (AWS, Azure, GCP), specifically container-based architecture and orchestration.
  • Experience designing and implementing high performance, large scale systems.
  • Comfortable working with internal client teams to spec out requirements.
  • Be fully committed to Agile methodologies and techniques.
  • Must be self-directed and be able to prioritize own workload


  • Competitive Salary between £25,000 – £40,000
  • Annual company and performance related bonus of up to 20%
  • Employee Share Scheme of 10% of the company’s equity
  • Flexible working environment in a new state of the art office in Leeds City Centre
  • The working hours are: Monday – Thursday 08:00 – 18:00 and Friday 08:00 – 15:00
  • 28 days annual leave