We're a company and a software - and we know it can get a little confusing!
Let's clear it up: Umbraco A/S is the company behind Umbraco CMS. When we say "working at Umbraco HQ," we mean working for the company behind the CMS - and nowadays, this means you can work at headquarters in Odense, Denmark as well as remotely from your country of residence.
If you've been looking at our job openings, you've probably also been thinking, "What's it actually like working at Umbraco HQ? 🤔 "
Enjoying a job is much more than interesting tasks, it's about the whole picture: the tasks, the colleagues, the atmosphere and the attitude. And we're very aware of this.
An International Workplace
We’re based in Odense, Denmark, but what we do reaches far and wide, and as globally possible. One moment you’re talking to someone in a building round the corner, the next someone from the UK, the next, someone from India, the next… you get it 😉 That’s the terms as well as the exciting perks of servicing online software. This makes us an international company with the need for a broad outlook, but Umbraco HQ itself is also very international.
Currently, almost half of our employees have a different national background than Danish and that definitely makes for a unique work environment where there’s room for different ideas, insights and approaches. And then it’s also super fun.
Diversity & Inclusion
At Umbraco A/S, we strongly value diversity in recruitment, search and selection.
We believe that a commitment to diversity gives us access to the most talented potential employees, and that fostering an inclusive culture brings different competencies and perspectives that develop Umbraco positively as an organisation.
The HQ team on Umbraco tee day
We aspire to steadily improve both diversity & inclusion at Umbraco. Our three main focus areas are diversity of gender, national origin, and age.
Right now, we are working to raise the percentage of women employees, particularly those with an IT background, above the national average (roughly 30%).
Umbraco is based in Denmark, but we aim to ensure international candidates have the same employment possibilities as national candidates. We currently have 20+ different nationalities among our staff and it's growing!
We're working to have a balanced age distribution at Umbraco at any given time.
We also aspire to be an inclusive workplace. By inclusive, we mean embracing our diverse staff and ensuring that everyone feels:
- welcome, valued and heard,
- included in the discussions and decisions made,
- that the team clearly sees their value, and
- that their input matters.
Overall, Umbraco wants all groups of employees to be able to pursue their careers without meeting cultural, geographical or organisational barriers.
Fun Squad, Beetroot, Umbracola and The Umbraco Unicorns.
The social part of Umbraco HQ is very important to us. We arrange regular “Fun Squad” events where everyone from the company is invited - we’ve tried brewing our own beer, been bridge-walking and even solved a mysterious murder!
We mingle daily during lunch, which consists of tasty brain food from various suppliers. On Fridays, we count the minutes until beer o’clock when we gather for a casual beer, Umbracola or glass of chilled chardonnay at the Friday Bar.
We have a Slack channel and special events for the network of women at Umbraco to support and level each other up.
Last but not least, we like to keep healthy by keeping active. A group of us form a weekly football game as part of the famous “Umbraco Unicorns” and when we get the chance, we also like to flash our custom-made Umbraco running t-shirts. Lately, a bunch of us have taken up Padel Tennis and we also have a small cycling team… but don’t worry - we do eat cake!
It’s even company policy to bring back chocolates for your colleagues if you go on a business trip abroad 😉