Jobs at Onfido: Solutions Engineer in London -


Solutions Engineer

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Onfido delivers next-generation background checks, helping the world’s most innovative businesses verify anyone, anywhere. Founded in 2012, we apply intelligent technology to an outdated process to power over 1,000 businesses worldwide. Having raised over $30m in funding to date, our focus is on continuing to develop our technology as well as expanding our global footprint. We work in a high-growth and fast-paced environment and are always looking for the best talent to join us. Our team of passionate technologists are born innovators who progress through constant and rapid iteration and fast feedback loops.

We're looking for a passionate and experienced Solutions Engineer to help us deliver trust at scale to fast-growing international fintech and sharing economy clients. You'll work closely with our London-based sales and business development teams to engage with potential customers, identify their objectives and constraints, and help them deliver solutions using Onfido's technology.

At Onfido, you'll:

  • Proactively engage with customers to understand their needs
  • Participate in technical and design discussions with customer technology teams to speed adoption and ensure best practices during implementation.
  • Develop clear and comprehensive solution documentation
  • Deliver confident and compelling demos to both business and technical audiences
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the Onfido product and the background checking market
  • Collaborate with our engineering and product teams to enhance our product in response to customer feedback
  • Assist customers throughout technical implementation and ensure technical issues and blockers are resolved
  • Respond to RFPs/RFIs with exceptional clarity and detail

Main requirements

  • Strong background in and passion for technology, either as an engineer or in a technical sales role
  • Clear understanding of RESTful API design and integration patterns
  • Practical experience with at least one programming language: ideally Python, Ruby, or Javascript
  • Understanding of security principles and data protection regulation
  • Prior experience in a communication-focussed role e.g. sales, support, or product
  • Knowledge of the background checking industry, or our target markets (shared economy, recruitment, fintech) would be desirable

To be a great fit with the Onfido team, and to really enjoy working with us, you'll be:

  • A person passionate about their work and also their wide-ranging personal interests, we like people who are interesting and interested!
  • An innovative thinker - the kind of person who is always experimenting with new tools/ systems/ approaches to do things better and faster
  • A caring and sensitive team member - generous with your own time and highly considerate of your colleagues'
  • Able to manage time and prioritise tasks effectively, ability to multi-task is a must
  • Able to think critically, draw upon previous experience to make decisions independently, and exercise good judgment


We're committed to making Onfido a fantastic place to work, so we go to great lengths to give you what you need to succeed. The whole Onfido team benefits from:

  • Share options
  • A fully stocked kitchen with unlimited breakfast, drinks, snacks and fresh fruit every day
  • Unlimited budget for any software or books you need
  • Subsidised gym membership or home cleaning
  • Free yoga classes, football bookings (5 or 7 a side), ping pong and poker nights
  • Monthly company dinners
  • Free languages classes (currently Spanish and English)
  • Quarterly socials (e.g. cookery classes, go-karting and private cinema trips)
  • Friday afternoon drinks
  • Relaxed and informal office environment

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