Software Engineer - Sage Live

Location UK-Newcastle upon Tyne
Job ID
Product Delivery
Position Type


We’re looking for developers to join our mission of helping the world’s entrepreneurs become more successful.  We’re always looking at new ways of delighting our customers and recently launched Sage Live. It’s a revolutionary new integrated accounting solution that gives businesses one real-time source of information so they can look ahead and control their businesses from the palm of their hands


We are expanding our Sage Live teams around the world, and are looking for a number of talented, passionate and ambitious developers to join our growing community in the UK based in our Newcastle head office.

Sage Live is developed on the Salesforce1 platform. Whilst experience of working with Apex and VisualForce would be nice, it is certainly not essential as you will receive a dedicated 2 week training programme on the Salesforce platform with our partner based in San Francisco.


We are looking for people who have a proven understanding of robust programming practices, including the use of solid design principles and design patterns. You’ll be passionate about delivering good quality code and be excited by helping to change the way SME’s run their business.

You'll be joining a hand-picked team of highly skilled and driven individuals, working together in customer focused agile scrum teams, employing Test Driven methodologies and releasing continually.


Successful applicants will be working in a fast-paced environment using the latest hardware to develop highly scalable, high quality, high availability and secure web applications following all the latest web technologies and processes. Collaborating with teams around the globe, particularly San Francisco, Atlanta & Barcelona will be a daily occurrence.


Individuals with a passion for developing world-class SaaS applications together with eagerness to constantly improve their skills and abilities. Proven problem solving skills, and able to demonstrate an aptitude for software development, with experience of working with relational databases. We operate as One Sage – collaborating and communicating with teams around the world will be part and parcel of your daily life.


  • Understanding of robust programming practises – languages we may expect to see are Java, .NET, C# or any other Object Orientated language
  • Some knowledge of web languages (Javascript, HTML, CSS)
  • positive attitude
  • eagerness to gain and share knowledge
  • passion for agile and test driven development
  • previous hands-on development role experience
  • agile process experience, ideally Scrum
  • excellent communication skills
  • team player who takes pride in their work
  • Someone who wants to learn a lot and have some fun along the way

Who we're looking for

Individuals combining a passion for software development, openness to new ideas and technologies and able to work in a collaborative manner with the local and global development teams delivering products that make a real difference to our partners and customers around the world.

Company Information

Our Story

Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs.


Like many of the businesses we serve, Sage began as a small business and has grown beyond what seemed imaginable. Today over 13000 colleagues now support millions of entrepreneurs across 23 countries as they power the global economy.

It is these entrepreneurs who are the drivers of prosperity and it’s our privilege and honour to serve them. We take real pride from how many of our customers have flourished and, that our products have grown with them as they moved from start-up to successful, international businesses.

In a world where only the voices of the biggest are heard, we will always fight to hear the voice of the entrepreneur.


An innovator today and tomorrow     

Our smart people use the smartest technology to reinvent and simplify business accounting - working with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers. 

We enable our customers to focus on their business and help them to leapfrog to the future.


Inventing the future 

We are changing the way that millions of businesses track the movement of money through their business. We are also changing the way we do business. And as a FTSE 100 business we believe in a socially-responsible world and we are active in supporting our local communities and invest in making a real difference through the philanthropy of the Sage Foundation. Our Sage Foundation is based on the 2+2+2 model - 2% of free cash flow, 2% of colleagues' time and up to 2 free products each year to charitable organizations. Colleagues are empowered to give to the causes that matter to them.

Our customers make life-sacrifices. They take risks to follow their dreams and pursue their passions and, on this, global prosperity is built. They deserve a bigger voice and we will always work hard to champion this noble cause.


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