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Backend Developer with StreamSponsored
Amsterdam, The Netherlands€65k - €80k
2 weeks ago

Job Description

We are looking for a Backend Software Engineer to join our development team in Amsterdam. Job duties will include working on Stream’s core API technology as well as designing and building high-performance software.

What you will be doing

Most of your day will be dedicated to software design, research, and coding. On typical projects, you will have a lot of freedom and you will be paired with another team member. Our team is made up of very experienced engineers, some with more than 10 years of experience. By working together you will learn from each other along the way. You will have an enormous impact on making our API service faster, more scalable and more flexible.

You will add new features to the service and find ways to make the existing ones perform orders of magnitude faster. Our customers have millions of users; they use Stream for mission critical features such as showing content and exposing core functionality of their application. Building stable and reliable software is not just an option: as a member of the development team, you will design and write state-of-the-art software, follow best practices, measure everything and be responsible for deployment to production. You will also spend part of your time talking to our customers and help them to use Stream in their app.

The challenges

  • Distributed databases: we built our own data store for feeds and for chat
  • Real-time messaging
  • High performance: our API responses are in the 10ms range
  • High scalability: we use sharding, master-master, and master-slave to ensure scalability
  • High availability: our entire infrastructure is designed and operated to survive entire datacenter crashes
  • Multi-region: we deploy our service on 4 different continents

Our tech stack

At Stream we use a wide collection of technologies to offer highly optimized and available features to our customers. Over the years we have experimented with different programming languages, frameworks, databases, and libraries. Here is a short list of the technology that we currently use. Do not worry if you do not master them all or if you do not see your favorite tool or language, you will have the chance to be exposed to most and to convince us to expand the list:

  • Go, gRPC, RocksDB, Python
  • Postgresql, RabbitMQ
  • AWS, Puppet, CloudFormation
  • Grafana, Graphite, ELK, Jaeger
  • Redis, Memcached

What we have to offer you

Stream employees enjoy some of the best benefits in the industry:

  • A competitive salary
  • Company equity
  • A team of exceptional engineers
  • Healthy team lunches
  • Plenty of snacks and fancy coffee/teas
  • An office in the heart of Amsterdam
  • The possibility to visit our office in Boulder, CO
  • The opportunity and support to attend and/or present to industry-related conferences and meetups
  • The chance to work on OSS projects

Our culture

Stream has a casual social culture, our team is diverse and we all have different backgrounds. Our Amsterdam team is very focused: you will see us heads down coding or drawing complex charts on whiteboards, until we pop up to have a chat or play merciless games of ping pong.

Our talented developers are highly technical and collaborative, which makes Stream a great place to learn and improve your skills. When it comes to software engineering our culture is oriented towards ownership and quality: our goal is to deliver stable software.

If you are interested in becoming a part of what we do, apply now!


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Graduate Software Developer with Vaion
London, United Kingdom£30k - £50k
3 months ago

Job Description

About Vaion

Vaion was founded in February 2018 by a very experienced team to revolutionize a multi-billion dollar security market with cutting-edge hardware and software, applying the latest advancements within machine learning, computer vision, and design. Right now, we are in the process of strengthening the initial engineering and commercial team for our product, so this is an incredible opportunity to enter an exciting and innovative company right from the beginning. Join us if you want to challenge and disrupt an existing technology market and have fun on the way.

We are looking for software engineers from graduate to experienced engineers in engineering or science with the highest academic achievement and experience in modern software development from the chip to the cloud.

Graduate Candidate Profile

Are you the sort of student that has been coding since you were really young? Have you developed a reputation for being a bit of a “techie”? Perhaps you build and configure computers in your spare time or your friends come to you with their PC problems for you to fix? Maybe you contribute to open source software as a hobby? If you do have experience developing software either for a University project or as a hobby and can show us on GitHub for elsewhere please let us know when you apply so we can discuss it at the interview!

You will also have a good degree (First or 2.1) in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related subject.

Vaion Graduate Programme

Every new graduate hire is assigned a mentor who will be a senior member of the development team and your mentor is responsible for overseeing your development through the first few years of your career ensuring that you are given the necessary support and guidance as you develop your career as a software developer. Your mentor will also be responsible for ensuring that you will gain experience in a number of different areas of development so you will be able to discover what particular area you might wish to specialise in longer term. From day one graduate hires will be given the opportunity to become responsible for designing and developing a key part of the product. You will quickly gain experience across the full software development lifecycle from design through coding, testing and support across a wide range of technologies and languages

Desirable experience and skills

Your experience with any particular languages isn’t critical but prior experience in any of the following would be an advantage:

  • Knowledge of a general purpose programming language, including any of: Golang, Python, C, C++, Java, JavaScript, HTML or CSS.
  • Designing, developing and consuming REST APIs.
  • Knowledge of network security (e.g. SSL/TLS) and other crypto concepts.
  • Appreciation of test-driven development, continuous integration/deployment, Kanban.
  • Experience using Version Control Software such as Git as part of working in a team.
  • Experience developing for Machine Learning / Computer Vision

The Offer

  • Cutting-edge technical challenge
  • Immediate input into product development
  • Competitive salary
  • Equity
  • Visa Sponsorship available
  • Vaion graduate development program

How to apply:

If it sounds like you would be a good fit for us, please email a CV and portfolio to Marcus at [email protected].
Our interview process is very informal - don’t bother wearing a business suit! Just come prepared to talk about your experience, interest in technology, and meet our team.


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Software Development Engineer (Golang) with Speechmatics
Cambridge, United Kingdom£30k - £60k
1 year ago

Job Description

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER (GOLANG)

Location:Cambridge, UK Contact: [email protected]

“Speechmatics is on the bleeding edge of speech recognition, and as a Software Engineer, I get to build the infrastructure to deliver this at scale using state-of-the-art technology. As well as that, I work with a wonderful team and there’s a very welcoming and supportive culture in the company. If you’re currently looking for a new opportunity, and are interested in a position in one of the best Machine Learning companies in the UK, look no further.”

Michel Hollands, Software Development Engineer at Speechmatics

Background

Speech technology is one of the most popular discussion items at the moment, yet speech interaction is limited to “Alexa, turn on the light”, or “Siri, where is the nearest coffee shop?” We are taking speech technology to the next level using our expertise in machine learning and speech-to-text technology to enable our customers to use conversational speech recognition. Our solutions power subtitling on TV, content discovery for videos, compliance solutions in banks, improve efficiency of meetings, and many other use-cases. Our mission is to improve human communication with a global speech engine, that works and put speech back at the heart of communication.

At Speechmatics you’ll be working with some of the smartest minds in the industry, working on cutting-edge projects and deploying the latest machine learning techniques to disrupt the market, providing customers with the best speech technology available, all whilst immersed in a progressive and great company culture. You can enjoy benefits including, share options, healthcare, life assurance, Bike Doctor, massages, regular BBQs, Brew Dogs in the fridge, no red tape, a top end laptop and much more. We’re building a company that truly strives to be world-leading and we’re looking for people who wholeheartedly believe they can be additive to our culture, bring new ideas to the table and get stuff done. If that’s you, carry on reading.

The Opportunity

The Speechmatics Engineering team develops and maintains speech-oriented products and services that will be used by businesses worldwide and is responsible for the complete product development cycle for these products. In this role, you’ll help to support fundamental language processing research as well as helping to build our public cloud-based SaaS service and products that will be deployed by our users in their data centres and cloud instances.

You’ll solve and overcome challenges to deliver a rapidly growing product portfolio. In addition to helping deliver features you will help drive the system architecture as well as contribute towards defining and improving the best practices we employ to develop new features and products. Initially, your primary coding language will be Python, however, you’ll be tasked with helping the team adopt Go as our primary coding language when compiled code is preferred.

Because you will be joining a rapidly expanding team, you will need to be a team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment, with a focus on rapidly moving research developments into products. We strongly encourage versatility and knowledge transfer within and across teams.

No prior experience of speech recognition is necessary. Speechmatics has a team of speech recognition engineers who will collaborate on all speech recognition related projects and teach you any specialised knowledge required. This will include opportunities to participate in internal training courses aimed at teaching machine learning theory and practice. If you are a talented, detail-oriented engineer with a solid software development foundation and a commitment to deliver the best possible technology solutions, then we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Delivering high quality, maintainable and robust code on time, as part of a team
  • Executing projects and developing against an outlined design
  • Developing pragmatic solutions and building flexible systems without over-engineering
  • Involvement at all stages of the software development cycle, including designing and developing new architectural systems and improvements, and QA processes
  • Participation in estimation and sprint planning in an agile environment
  • Working closely with other technical teams and the product team to deliver on the company’s technical vision

Requirements

Essential

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Professional experience in software development
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Analytical with a data-driven approach to making decisions and attention to detail
  • Excellent Go skills
  • Good Python skills
  • Good Linux development skills
  • Experience of working within a team to create, deliver, and run high quality systems

Desirable

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Proficiency in C, C++, or JavaScript
  • Strong skills and experience in cloud-based software development, preferably Azure:
  • Working with distributed and/or clustered systems.
  • Building and running horizontally scaling architectures.
  • Using cloud-based queueing, messaging, monitoring and storage techniques.
  • Familiarity with some of Kubernetes, Ansible, Docker, Docker Swarm, Elasticsearch, TeamCity, GitLab, JIRA, Kubernetes, Nginx, Nomad, Terraform
  • Familiarity with statistical models and data mining algorithms
  • Familiarity with Natural Language Processing techniques
  • Comfortable collaborating with teams with very different technical skills, and non-technical teams

Perks & Benefits

Salary

Competitive salary (dependent on experience), flexible working and some awesome benefits & perks.

Interested?

Get in touch! Send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

More about Speechmatics’ culture

Live for the wow | Build authentic relationships | Be the adventure

Innovation is what we do. We build, we iterate, we develop the next thing that delivers that wow moment. We see value in building long-term, authentic relationships that last and are based on trust and honesty. With our customers, our colleagues, our leaders, our suppliers or within our local community. Our journey should be fun and exciting. We will celebrate our successes and learn from our mistakes together along the way. We embrace learning and change to grow naturally and organically as a company and individuals. We trust, we’re honest, kind and respectful.

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Senior Back End Developer with Kalido
London, United Kingdom£70k - £80k
4 months ago

Job Description

About the role

Kalido exists to help create a world where people and organizations can maximize potential through a global community of valued connections and opportunities. We passionately problem solve new ways to do this, no matter how difficult the challenge. Everyone on our team is a true product owner, responsible for ensuring excellence. We move fast (but thoughtfully), and are looking for a talented and impact-oriented Backend Developer to join us. In this role, you will be responsible for: shaping architectural decisions and technology choices; building the infrastructure at the very heart of Kalido; and ensuring that it is secure, performant, easily deployable, scalable, cost-effective, and fit for purpose. In doing so, you will shape the company, and our collective ability to impact the world. As part of a startup, your responsibilities will vary, but on a day to day basis, you will:

Build Kalido’s back end

  • Collaborate with management, design, and platform-specific development teams to define, design, and build new functionality as required
  • Design, build and refactor our architecture as we evolve, with maintainability and efficient abstraction in mind
  • Verify, test and deploy new builds
  • Inspire and lead other developers, ensuring their growth
  • Mentor other developers to help them grow, and to ensure our design and development efforts and ethos remain aligned Maintain Kalido’s back end
  • Troubleshoot, debug and enhance the existing codebase and DevOps deployments, driving towards a continuously more performant, higher quality, and responsive experience
  • Monitor and analyse system performance, and own our uptime
  • Refine and extend our administrative and performance monitoring tools
  • Optimize our use of processing power, memory, storage, bandwidth, and third-party API calls in our backend infrastructure Plan for the future
  • Propose, evaluate, select, and adopt new technologies when needed
  • Ensure that you are on top of changes to critical parts of our infrastructure (e.g. AWS, GRPC, Postgres, Redis, Envoy, RabbitMQ, etc.) so that we can adopt newer versions without affecting performance or functionality
  • Shape our API and third party integration strategy
  • Proactively suggest changes to balance cost, scale, security, performance, deployability and utility
  • Load test regularly, and plan for the next 1-2 orders of scale

What we are looking for

We value inclusion, impact, transparency, generosity, and teamwork. You can read more about our values and what they mean to us here: https://www.kalido.me/our-mission/. We are looking for someone who: shares our philosophy; is capable and excited about the role; strives for personal and professional excellence; and wants to make a meaningful difference through their work.

This opportunity is for you if you are:

  • Experienced (have 5+ years experience of designing and building commercial back end systems), with a strong analytical mind, and an ethical approach
  • Comfortable with the fundamentals of computer science and information architecture, including knowledge of data structures, algorithms, their complexity, their tradeoffs, and their implementation (e.g. trees, graphs, sorting algorithms, and their various Big O implications)
  • Someone who has led or been part of small teams of developers through the entire software development lifecycle, in maintaining and continually improving a lean software development process, and in delivering high quality code reviews, with a toolbelt of best practices for professional software development
  • Excited about thoughtfully building scalable platforms
  • Experienced with cloud infrastructure providers (Google and AWS)
  • Experienced with developing on and for the Linux operating system
  • Knowledgeable about systems architecture choices and performance trade-offs, database design and extensibility
  • Capable of writing complex and performant SQL queries for Oracle and Postgresql
  • Comfortable developing and maintaining systems written in Golang, Javascript and Python, using unit testing, and managing version-controlled development using continuous integration and devops tools (e.g. Travis). Working knowledge of a wide variety of languages and frameworks is preferred.

What we offer

Working at Kalido means working with a solid startup that has been around since 2015. We balance our drive for delivery with flexible working arrangements, generous maternity and paternity leave, weekly team lunches, and the chance to truly shape the culture you work in. You will never run out of fascinating problems to solve and will have incredible opportunities to work with a diverse team that cares about your growth.

About Kalido

By helping everyone to easily create stronger communities and more meaningful real-world connections, Kalido’s goal is to level the playing field of opportunity. We are redefining the way people connect in their neighbourhoods, inside companies, at events, in schools, in alumni groups, in co-working spaces, and doing so throughout their lives. In August 2019 we closed a 5m USD Series A, and are backed by HCL, a global IT player with a 22 bn USD market cap, and co-founded by the #3 core team member and early investor at Alibaba. If you’re excited about empowering individuals, helping organisations to work better together, and creating a platform to power the future of work, this is the place to do it. To learn more, visit https://www.kalido.me.

How to apply

If being a Lead Software Developer at Kalido sounds like something that leverages your skills and ignites your passion, we want to get to know you. Drop us an email with your CV (including a link to your portfolio and relevant repositories) and a cover letter, addressed to Martyna at [email protected]

In order to be a great workplace and build a great product, we believe we must strive to truly represent and support this diverse world. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of age, race, gender identity, sexual orientation, parental status, marital status, disability, religion, or belief.


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Back End Developer Go (Golang) with Third Light
Cambridge, United Kingdom / Remote£40k - £55k
11 months ago

Job Description

Third Light is hiring a back-end developer, either a seasoned Go developer or a back-end developer looking to cross-train to Go.

You may work remotely as your full-time arrangement, joining a team that already includes remote workers.

This is about delivering sophisticated new product features for release to our state-of-the-art software service that helps companies manage and share their digital media files easily – features that will have immediate positive impact for our global user base.

We’re a small and expanding software development team, building an enterprise application with a highly-polished UI, using the very best and latest techniques. We employ an iterative, design-led process where everyone on the team gets a say. We’re agile and manage our work using a gentle Kanban process with daily stand-ups and we encourage a lightweight, productive approach to development.

Our product is a JavaScript application loosely-coupled to a back end built on Go microservices and legacy PHP. We use microservices for all new features and Go is our chosen language to do this. In parallel we are migrating our older codebase to Go microservices.

Your opinion and expertise will be valued from day one.

Upcoming projects within the team

  • Create a metrics & reporting system to track usage of features, document downloads and image views
  • Implement a full SFTP client & server interface to integrate with SLR Cameras and legacy systems
  • Extend workflow and automation microservices to create intuitive automated channel publishing tools
  • Implement a scripting layer, API proxy and key-value storage engine for template-publishing tool
  • Create a chat server that provides in-app chat while integrating with external chat systems (e.g. Slack)
  • Automate orchestration of microservices in our product e.g. exploring Kubernetes
  • < your idea here! >

We’re looking for

  • Someone who’s positive about Go and wishes to learn and embrace this exciting language
  • Proven back end coding skills, in a Linux environment e.g. any of; Go, Java, PHP, Node.js, Python, Erlang, Haskell, Ruby
  • An enthusiasm for continuous unit and integration testing
  • Skills designing, building, testing and maintaining web services, ideally microservices
  • Ability to maintain and support a large, live, production codebase
  • Familiarity with relational databases e.g. MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and deployment preferably within a Git-based workflow
  • Optionally, familiarity with porting an OO monolith to a microservice architecture and/or OO PHP
  • Someone considering mid level back-end Developer jobs such as: Go Developer | Go Microservices Developer | Golang Developer | Java Developer | Node.js Developer | PHP Developer | Python Developer etc.

You may bring - or like to gain - skills exploring any of the following

  • Containers, containers as services and automated container deployment
  • Large-scale storage, manipulation and streaming of multimedia
  • Machine intelligence, visual recognition or similar numerical computation
  • Production experience in systems configuration, monitoring, logging, and metrics gathering

Our current technology mix - we’ll help you get up to speed

Go (aka Golang) | JavaScript | PHP | NGINX | MySQL | SockJS | RabbitMQ | Debian | macOS | VMware | Git | Jira | Bitbucket | Bamboo | Slack | Basecamp


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Software Developer with Curve
London, United Kingdom£60K – £85K
2 years ago

Job Description

At Curve, we are on a mission to simplify and unify the way people spend, send, see and save money. Centralising your money into a smart card, connected to an even smarter app. With Curve you can spend from all your accounts, track spend behaviour and provide insights, and security to protect you from fraud. For the first time giving you bright insights and control of all your money in one place.

We’re developing a ground-breaking product with our customers at the core. Our user base is growing rapidly and we have exceptional metrics. We have funding from some of the leading names in tech investment, and a visionary leadership team who wants everyone who joins this remarkable adventure, to have the autonomy to masterfully develop their expertise.

Projects/initiatives that we want you to contribute to or lead the charge on

  • Connect platform building the vision of Curve as a connected platform,integrating seamlessly with best-in-class apps and tools
  • Curve SDK & OpenAPI building an open platform and developer community to create innovative services and tools
  • P2P payment making Curve the smartest way to send and spend money, from any accounts & cards from anywhere
  • Open Banking connecting the financial world for customers by bringing together account data that will enable better financial decisions
  • Spend analytics, insights and recommendations using data and machine learning
  • Financial product marketplace credit, savings and other products and services to improve the financial lives of customers

Our current tech stack includes

Languages PHP, GO

Messaging RabbitMQ (and maybe Kafka in the future)

Data Snowplow, Python for the ETL

Our development practises include TDD, BDD, Scrum

Database PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redshift

Mobile IOS/Android; Objective-C/Swift/Java/Kotlin

Our devops culture includes CI, CD, Docker, Kubernetes, Istio & Envoy, AWS

What Your Day Will Involve

  • Delivering clean, architecturally sound and maintainable server-side code; bonus points for full-stack development experience
  • Collaborating with stakeholders in the company to rapidly build-measure-learn a world-class product
  • Working with our scrum masters to constantly iterate on the company’s development processes
  • Motivating the team past roadblocks to make sure we are shipping features as effectively as possible
  • Guiding design discussions; being the voice of experience with helping the team balance flexibility, expediency and scalability & performance
  • Contributing to the current move away from monolithic architecture to microservices
  • Championing new technologies and enforcing the best development patterns
  • Keeping a keen eye on the future, whilst making sure we’re proactively but pragmatically tackling technical debt

Requirements

Our ideal team member will have the following talents, skills & experience

  • 2+ years of software development experience

  • In-depth knowledge of more than one software language among Golang, Java, C++, with Go experience preferable but not essential

  • Experience of building microservices; ideally deployed in Docker containers on Kubernetes

  • Experience of agile development practices

  • Experience with RDBMS & NoSQL datastores

  • Bonus points for real-time low latency high frequency transaction based systems

  • Ability to diagnose problems at any level (Client, HTTP/Network, Server, Database, OS)

  • Demonstrable experience of building large concurrent applications

  • Bonus points for experience of developing and shipping mobile apps to the App or Play store

  • Experience of developing and running large scale production environments in or closely with DevOps / SRE

  • A genuine interest in working in a fast paced startup and ideally Fintech

  • Voracious appetite for learning


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Senior Developer with Appvia
London, United Kingdom£60k - £80k
3 months ago

Job Description

About Appvia

Appvia is a new and exciting IT start-up looking for engineers who love turning difficult technical and business problems into simple solutions.

The Role

You will get an opportunity to help shape how businesses deliver applications and improve the developer experience with well thought through products and engineering.

You will research, conceive and develop software applications to extend and improve Appvia’s product offerings, working with a talented cross-functional agile team.

You will be passionate about your industry and get an opportunity to make a real difference to the business you are part of.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software

  • Collaborate with peers on a regular basis to build out assumptions and prove with prototypes

  • Build features whilst maintaining backwards compatibility

  • Express improvements and ideas to further develop products

  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders to drive out user requirements

  • Lead on an idea, design and deliver working prototypes

We’re looking for someone with

  • A strong understanding of the full software development lifecycle

  • Passionate about driving the best product outcomes for all users

  • Ability to challenge and understand real user requirements and map them to tangible technical objectives

  • Pragmatic and methodical approach in solving difficult technical problems

  • Understanding of scalable and distributed microservice concerns

  • Ability to architect and maintain backward compatible APIs

  • A passion for new technology and automation

  • Practical understanding of distributed systems

  • Good understanding of industry best practices

  • At least 5 years designing and developing backend systems ideally in Golang

  • Experience of working on and contributing to Open Source Software projects

  • Previous exposure to modern front-end frameworks

  • Experienced in BDD and test automation

  • Experience developing on and with the Kubernetes API

  • Previous Ruby/Python experience would be beneficial

  • Exposure to Cloud and Developer PaaS products

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary

  • 25 Days Holiday (plus bank holidays)

  • Flexible working hours

  • Pension

  • Health Insurance

  • Training and personal development

  • Bonus

Note: As some of our customers require Security Clearance, you will need to be eligible, this means you will need:

  • Have no criminal records

  • Have no financial irregularities


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DevOps Engineering Consultant with Armakuni
London, United Kingdom£50k - £90k
10 months ago

Job Description

Armakuni empower our clients to take ideas to production in weeks, not months. Our Engineering Consultants act as change catalysts, enabling teams to leverage development best practices to fully optimise their cloud journeys.

Best practice. What does this actually mean? What’s “best” for one company doesn’t always work for others, right? Well, not quite. Research has shown that there are certain practices that lead to happier, more productive development teams and environments, and it’s these that we are positively evangelistic about here at Armakuni. We combine the practices of Software Craftsmanship, Agile/Lean, DevOps, Cloud Native architectures and infrastructures to enable high quality, high velocity, sustainable engineering teams.

What we enjoy:

  • Sharing our knowledge of cutting edge tech stacks with clients and colleagues alike to ensure the long-term benefits of cloud platforms are fully leveraged
  • Extolling the virtues of Test Driven Development & Continuous Integration/Delivery
  • Assisting with the development of elegant micro-service products used at extreme scale
  • Delivering hands-on training that ensures our legacy remains long after we do
  • Regular retrospectives to figure out what we’re doing wrong so we can fix it, and what we’re doing right so we can improve on it

A day in the life:

  • Your primary responsibility is training and knowledge sharing with client Engineering and Development teams. As you’ve spent most of your career coding and discovering strategies for successful DevOps or Cloud Native adoption, you are enthused by the concept of transferring this to new teams as they enhance their capabilities further
  • Mentoring client engineering teams in the adoption of new tools, technologies, techniques, patterns and processes, ultimately helping leverage a range of tools and methodologies
  • Driving the adoption of development best practice through whatever method is practical given the obstacles encountered.
  • Representing Armakuni and communicating our vision to client engineering teams, technical management and executives when required
  • Delivering training and support on world-class PaaS solutions composed of best-of-breed cloud native and CI/CD tools such as Cloud Foundry, PKS and Concourse

What does good look like?

First and foremost you will have a passion for leveraging technology to optimise processes and procedures. With a background in software development you will enjoy working alongside client Engineering teams to introduce and optimise development tools and methodologies, ultimately enhancing their cloud journey.

From a technical perspective we find those who enjoy a successful career as a Consulting Software Engineer with Armakuni typically have:

  • A proven track record of software/application development with Ruby, Golang or Java
  • Experience of automating deployment using CI/CD (bonus points for Concourse)
  • Passion for Pair Programming and TDD - these skills are crucial in how we engage and work alongside our clients
  • The ability to relay the positives and negatives of various tools, methodologies and ideas in a clear and constructive manner
  • Strong communication and consulting skills - our teams are comfortable running workshops (inceptions)/standups
  • Passion for growing and developing both technically and personally by tackling interesting work and challenging problems
  • Ability to distill complex business requirements into simple code concepts

The reward:

We offer the chance to be a part of a rapidly evolving technology-driven community; a team of like-minded experts in sharing their knowledge not just with clients but with each other. Perks include:

  • The chance to take ownership of your career within a rapidly evolving organisation; forge your own path!
  • Consulting environment free from sales and utilisation targets
  • Weekly company-wide retros and demos
  • Opportunities to visit and present at key conferences and industry events
  • Regular training and informal/social knowledge sharing sessions
  • Company stickers!

Of course we also make sure that you are well looked after offering highly competitive salaries plus an ever growing benefits package which currently includes:

  • Annual training allowance
  • BUPA Healthcare and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Shiny new MacBook Pro
  • Contributory pension
  • 25 days holiday

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Head Of Engineering with Bezos
London, United Kingdom / Limited Remote£80k - £110k
1 month ago

Job Description

Head of Engineering

We are seeking a hands-on Head of Engineering for our well funded e-commerce fulfillment startup

At Bezos, our vision is to Deliver Happiness: For our team, for the end consumers, for our e-commerce sellers as well as our logistics partners.

Exciting times in e-commerce: E-commerce sales in Europe is projected to be £406 billion by 2023, expected to grow 8% per year between 2018-2023. The growth is driven by consumers that increasingly buy more online as well as the emergence of small and medium e-commerce sellers, which have grown at 18% and 28% per year, respectively between 2009-2017. There are 200,000 small and medium e-commerce sellers in the UK alone, selling their products through multiple channels, including marketplaces such as Amazon and eBay, their own websites, and on social media like Facebook and Instagram. Today, these small and medium sellers are ignored by the large incumbent logistics service providers and we are on a mission to change that.

Building a next generation Fulfillment-as-a-Service platform: With this explosive growth in e-commerce, the demand for e-commerce fulfilment and delivery is booming. Bezos is a next generation Fulfillment-as-a-Service (FaaS) platform, that allows small and medium e-commerce sellers to outsource their storage, fulfilment, delivery, and returns and focus on what is more important: growing their businesses. Bezos’ operational model is based on partnering with certified logistics suppliers that will execute the different services on our behalf. We believe there is a massive market opportunity to serve these currently unattended and fast growing small and medium e-commerce sellers. We believe that the e-commerce logistics landscape will give place to significant disruption opportunities, and we are planning on taking a leading role to achieve them.

Two founders with proven track records: The founding team consists of Diego Lijtmaer and Vernon Tjon-Soei-Len, who are two seasoned technology executives with experience in e-commerce, the gig economy and last mile delivery industry. Diego built the business development and logistics functions at Just Eat Plc (food delivery, FTSE 100), founded and ran a hospitality business Bacanal and worked in investment banking at UBS (LinkedIn profile here). Vernon was the Director of Amazon Flex UK (part of Amazon’s Last Mile Product & Technology team) and part of the Senior Leadership Team of Amazon Logistics UK, and prior to that worked at Zipcar, Bain & Company and JPMorgan (LinkedIn profile here).

We are looking for an exceptional technology leader: Someone that gets excited about the adventure of a startup and wants to build a world class billion dollar business. Someone that enjoys transforming industries, that enjoys changing the way businesses and consumers think about delivering and receiving e-commerce orders. Someone that is hands on, solves problems, and gets their hands dirty in the execution. Someone that has a demonstrated track record of building amazing technology and building and leading high performance tech teams.

Key responsibilities:

  • Build Bezos’ Fulfillment-as-a-Service platform
  • Lead technology strategy, develop the technical solution, the architecture, the integration with other processes and systems and develop the Artificial Intelligence engine that manages our processes
  • Own the engineering product roadmap, prioritising development efforts in line with company objectives
  • Build a world class tech team: Hire, onboard and develop the best talent and cultivate an inspiring team culture with us
  • Collaborate with sellers, logistics providers and internal teams to fix bugs and improve our products
  • Part of the executive team, making sure the company’s technology is aligned with the business objectives

Must have requirements:

  • 5 years+ experience of software and technology development, ideally 2 years+ in a startup
  • Experience in developing technology for e-commerce, logistics, last mile or supply chain
  • Experience in back-end integrations, APIs and microservices, cloud architecture fundamentals (AWS or Google Cloud), databases
  • A charismatic technology leader: Experience in hiring, managing and leading engineering teams
  • A strategic thinker and a doer: the ability to build bridges between strategy and execution and balance short term and long term objectives
  • A product-focused engineer that is customer-centric
  • Ability to communicate complex technology solutions to different stakeholders
  • Passion for delivering results, but also learning from failure
  • Analytical and data-driven: support decisions with hard facts, data and numbers
  • Experience and ability to lead agile product engineering in a fast growing start up
  • Knowledge of existing and emerging technologies: Evaluate multiple technologies and identify those that are the best fit for the business
  • A positive outlook, boundless energy and thrive on collaboration in agile and startup environments
  • Good vibes: Fostering team spirit; someone all developers look up to and aspire to work with

Preferred requirements (nice to have):

  • Understanding of e-commerce platforms (Marketplaces, Shopify, WooCommerce, Amazon), logistics systems such as warehouse and inventory management systems
  • Experience with managing distributed/remote software developers
  • Experience with node.js or Golang (Go)
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related field

We strive to create an exciting and amazing opportunities where our team members love to work and have fun with each other. We offer a competitive compensation package which includes an attractive base salary and stock options.

This is a super exciting role and a critical hire for our team, as you will join our startup as one of the very first employees.

Contact us:

Email: joinus [at] bezos [dot] ai

Website: www.bezos.ai


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Senior Developer / Fintech with Tumelo
Bristol, United Kingdom£45k - £65k
9 months ago

Job Description

About us

Tumelo is a purpose-led financial technology company, providing transparency and influence for investors who want to have impact with their money.

  • We believe in a financial system that serves both people and planet.
  • Over the last year, we’vebeen building aplatform that creates value-aligned investments for people like us (environmentalists, feminists, tech enthusiasts…) and giving those people their right to a shareholder voice.
  • We are an FCA authorised financial institution and are at our most exciting stage of development as our app goes live in the market.

About the role

  • You will work on our backend with a slew of phenomenal new technologies including Golang, gRPC-based microservices, Kubernetes, Terraform, Amazon Cognito, the Google Cloud Platform and GitLab CI. Our mobile app is built in React Native.
  • You will be a foundational team member, contributing your experiences and ideas to enhance the growth and development of our team and general product direction, especially at this critical stage in our development.
  • You will contribute significantly to the architecture definition, design, development, testing and maintenance of Tumelo’s backend services and back office web portal.
  • You will ensure software is appropriately tested at all stages of the development and deployment cycles, including identifying opportunities for making our test and CI processes evermore effective and efficient, and you will help with the implementation of improvements to those systems.
  • You will work in an agile team, actively participating in scrum-based ceremonies to translate business and user requirements into stories; writing and refining.

About you

  • You are an exceptional individual who encapsulates our company values: open hearts, ambition, bring the magic, long-term thinking & thoughtful listening.
  • You are passionate about software development and enthusiastic about projects you work on, especially about learning new stuff and pushing your own boundaries.
  • You love working collaboratively in a small team and are a brilliant, proactive communicator.
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in design and development of large-scale software solutions, especially microservices.
  • You have a good working knowledge of Golang, ideally having used it successfully in a commercial environment, though we are also open to strong developers from other backgrounds who are eager for an opportunity to extend their Golang skills.

Find out more from the full job spec; https://www.tumelo.com/jobs/go-dev.pdf


Perks & Benefits

🏝 25 days holiday

💰 Share options

⛵️ Celebrate your way. We let employees choose how they want to celebrate success. We’re going to the beach this month!

Interview Process

  • Send an email to us at [email protected]
  • We’ll read and reply to every application we receive
  • A chat over coffee/the phone
  • 1.5 hour in-person interview where we’ll cover culture and technical stuff plus introduce you to the rest of the team.
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Senior Dev Ops Engineer with emagine Consulting
London, United Kingdom£75k – £90k
10 months ago

Job Description

“DevOps is not a goal, but a never-ending process of continual improvements” so say’s industry leaders, do you agree?

Come and join our emagine family as an emagineer, where you’ll work closely with the software development team as a Senior DevOps Engineer.

As a Senior DevOps Engineer, you’ll work within the software development team, supporting them on the early stages of a Greenfield project that involves advanced monitoring, machine learning and predictive analysis software for the financial services sector. Our UK office is relatively new, and so the ability to develop and be creative with new products is what makes this role unique. Your role will involve development, system administration, quality assurance and support. You will join the project from the outset and have an opportunity to significantly influence the project architecture. This is a genuine opportunity to be a part of a team that is dedicated to achieving success, through working on a project that is innovative, inspiring and rare to the market.

We are happy to consider candidates who may have previously worked within DevOps, Systems Administration, software development or automation testing environments with some exposure to relevant technologies. You’ll ideally be educated to Degree level or demonstrable commercial experience in an IT Operations.

In your role as Senior DevOps Engineer you will:

Build our next generation containerised architecture Assist the software development team with ad-hoc optimisation and refactoring Methodically follow an agile process with Scrum Carry out Elastic Stack administration and optimization along with Software packaging, quality assurance, testing and Linux system administration, automation and scripting.SecOps

To be successfully considered for this unique and exciting opportunity you will:

Have strong knowledge of UNIX and Open Source along with Programming in C++ or Golang

Have an In-depth understanding of infrastructure code tooling, preferably Puppet or Terraform Possess excellent Linux system administration experience Have a natural passion for building state of the art infrastructure Be positive, constructive along with methodical approach with an emphasis on collaboration and execution Have experience with solutions such as: elastic stack, Redhat, Centos or Fedora, Kubernetes, GlusterFS Scripting skills in Bash, Perl and/or Python NoSQL databases. Source control with Git RPM creation Jenkins expertise, and experience with Job DSL & Jenkinsfiles. Docker and containerisation

What you’ll get in return:

A commitment to an accelerated: career pathway, development, and learning To work in an established brand with a startup mentality Excellent salary, exceptional benefits package Recognition programmes Growth within a diverse and global environment

About us:

emagine Consulting is an independent professional services consultancy with 30 years of experience specialising in the banking and financial services industry. We partner with our clients to meet their business initiatives both in the immediate and long-term. We achieve this by leveraging our expert and proprietary industry knowledge, coupled up with an extensive understanding of their business needs to drive the right solution for our clients. With our practice-based organisational structure, combined with our agile delivery model, we are able to successfully deliver highly complex, cross-region programmes/projects for our clients.

Our core values:

At emagine Consulting, we consistently strive to deliver high standards and best practice to our clients, colleagues, and consultants. Whilst we have had many successes, we aim not to dwell on them; instead, our agenda and approach are to always seek to improve on our past successes and to better ourselves. Our five core values, internally known as “the 5C’s” assist us in making sure that we remain consistent across all functions, departments, and sectors.

Our 5 core values are as follows:

· Caring - we are attentive, we listen and learn from each other

· Committed - we are committed to delivering results

· Courageous - we dare to explore new realms of possibility

· Collaborative - we trust each other and work as a reliable team

· Creative - we think outside the box, with expertise and imagination

To be considered for this opportunity, you will already have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

“emagine is an equal opportunity employer, and employment practices are based strictly on merit. It is the policy of the Company to give equal opportunity in employment regardless of sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, age, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, religion or ethnic origin.”


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Senior Backend Developer with Ori
London, United Kingdom£55k - £65k
1 year ago

Job Description

Excited by microservices? Deploying on top of Kubernetes? Writing in Go? Curious about edge computing? So are we!

We work with networks, big and small, to build the future of communication. Based in central London, we are looking for a Senior Backend Developer to join a growing team of driven entrepreneurs. We are looking for candidates interested in driving architecture, technology choices and using their experience to help improve our edge computing platform.

Our Promises

  • Support your personal development, prioritising growth in knowledge around technology
  • Build an environment that encourages individual autonomy within a close-knit team
  • Provide constant technical challenges and puzzles requiring creative thinking and problem solving
  • Encourage the proactive use of new technologies and processes

Your Responsibilities

  • Develop, test, deploy, and maintain services capable of delivering content, applications and services in a 5G-ready world
  • Ensure software is designed and implemented for quality, robustness, and scale
  • Support Ori and the rest of the product development team in resolving customer problems
  • Take ownership and responsibility of production-ready code
  • Contribute to and ensure the completion of code development so that product releases reach general availability on time

What we’ll expect

  • Experience and understanding of production-ready services in a Cloud-like environment (public or private)
  • Multiple examples of architectural designs or decisions resulting in real-world implementation
  • Continued development experience; writing code, tests, and debugging issues
  • Strong grasp of core architectural and programming principles
  • Experience with Go or similar languages (Java, C/C++, etc.)
  • Architectural concepts (SOA, Containerization, etc)
  • A Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other related fields is a bonus
  • True grit

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Senior Backend Engineer with Simprints Technology Ltd
Cambridge, United Kingdom£34k - £51k
6 months ago

Job Description

Senior Backend Engineer

Build great technology that improves millions of lives.

Overview

Simprints builds cutting-edge technology for some of the poorest individuals in the world, and in the most challenging environments on earth. We are working at the exciting interface of biometrics, technology, and international development where our product is used to radically increase transparency and effectiveness, making sure that every vaccine, every dollar, every education initiative reaches its intended recipient. Working with mentors from top companies like Google, Microsoft, and ARM, we design and develop both hardware and software by applying modern tools in distinctly un-modern environments with little to no internet connectivity. Simprints is currently on track to support over 8 million people by 2021.

We are looking for engineers with a focus on cloud-native backend development to join our growing tech team. You will work on an agile, collaborative team with a commitment to clean code and robust design, along with a strong culture of continuous learning and improvement. If building technology for global health sounds exciting, we want to meet you!

Responsibilities

  • Design, build, and operate secure, reliable, and scalable services that allow Simprints to support projects all over the world
  • Leverage modern software development practices, such as DevOps, microservices and “serverless”
  • Actively develop junior engineers through mentoring and design/code reviews
  • Support growth of the team by attracting, on-boarding, and retaining top talent

Qualifications

  • Professional experience building and operating backend services, with some experience in systems design
  • Professional experience working with a major public cloud provider (Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services) using serverless or managed services (e.g. DynamoDB, BigQuery, any FaaS)
  • Good understanding of software engineering basics such as (but not limited to) OOP, agile, REST, testing, SQL, NoSQL
  • Commitment to lifelong learning. You eat new technologies for breakfast and stay up-to-date with recent trends (e.g. microservices, event-driven architecture, serverless)
  • Ability to clearly communicate and document design decisions in both verbal and written form

Bonus points

  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or a related field
  • Familiarity with Golang && (Java || Kotlin || Scala)
  • Experience with mobile and/or web front-end. You have been on the other side of the API gateway

Why Simprints?

  • Use recent, developer-friendly technologies that let you focus on what matters:

  • Languages: Golang, Kotlin, Typescript

  • Infrastructure: Managed cloud databases (Firestore, BigQuery), managed compute nodes (App Engine, Cloud Functions), managed stream processing platform (Pub/Sub), managed logging/monitoring/tracing (Stackdriver)

  • Event-driven microservice architecture

  • Make a positive impact on millions of the most vulnerable people in the world

  • Work in a team of dedicated and talented engineers committed to writing high quality code. Our informal Clean Code Officer helps keep us honest

  • Optional opportunities to see our tech in action by joining our deployments around the world: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, or Zimbabwe just to name a few

  • Incredible perks

  • Unlimited paid time off. Last year, the average Simprints employee took a total of 31 days off (annual leave plus UK bank holidays)

  • Truly flexible working hours. More efficient late at night? That’s fine by us, start after lunch. We are looking for people who get the job done, not for people who get the job done between 9am and 5pm

  • A generous budget (>£1,500) to spend on both learning and wellness. In the past, Simprints engineers have spent this on attending tech conferences, enrolling in Udacity nanodegrees, joining bouldering gyms, and organizing instructor-led yoga sessions in the office

  • Two ‘LEGO Days’ each quarter where you can work on any project you want. Past projects have ranged from exploring image processing techniques to building a LEGO train to deliver beer around the office


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Backend Engineer with Coda Platform
London, United Kingdom£70k - £90k
7 months ago

Job Description

Senior Backend Developer - London

About Coda

Coda is a technology company with a mission to build the best mobile games for each individual user with help of latest design trends and technology available for personalized experiences. Experimentation, creativity, and data are at the core of what we do.

We are a well-funded seed stage company founded by mobile industry veterans who have worked together for the past 6 years and exited their previous company. The company is based in London, and we have team members in Berlin and Istanbul.

About our team

We are a group of entrepreneurs who came together to build great games. After having exited the previous company that we built together and sold, our key goal is to make an impact in an area we are all passionate about and have fun.

We started and built the biggest mobile ad network in the Middle East and Southern Europe region and sold it to AdColony, one of the biggest, the inventors of rewarded video ads in mobile games. Our expertise is in the commercialization of games at scale, enabled by complex technology platforms.

Our goal is to bring together the best talent that is fit to go after our mission, regardless of background and location. We believe in opportunity equality and in the ability of diverse thinking teams to make a world-changing impact. We are looking to join up with other risk takers to form the foundation of our team.

Job Description

We are looking for experienced backend engineers to build the Coda platform from scratch. You will be one of the pioneer engineers who contribute to all parts and elements of the data platform we are building, from infrastructure to architecture to development.

You will work in a team consisting of experienced backend, data and machine learning engineers, directly reporting to CTO, for designing and building an integrated platform with numerous components and services, the primary intention being recording, querying and processing data. Agility, speed, robustness, security and availability are the core properties of the system we are aiming for. Although there are particular technologies we would like you to be experienced with, the main acceptance criteria for this role are system thinking ability, perfect problem solving skills and desire for constant positive contribution to Coda’s success.

Responsibilities

  • Be the part of the team to architect and build the platform from ground up
  • Implement microservices architecture for all inbound/outbound backend services
  • Develop services for client and server to record, query and process various types of data streams
  • Develop real-time 3rd party connected services to import/export data
  • Develop high throughput configuration services for client feedback
  • Work on and improve the deployment/orchestration/maintenance process
  • Support Data Engineers and Machine Learning Engineers in building Data Science workbench and creating testing/staging and production environments.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Software Engineering experience in backend development
  • 3+ years of experience with Go
  • Designed and built services/applications that deal with big data (high in volume and throughput)
  • Experience in different types of data storage schemes (logs, objects, relational, time series, graph etc.)
  • Having successfully implemented solutions to deal with at least over 100K TPS
  • Knowledge in microservices architecture, containers, and orchestration
  • Proficient in SQL
  • Former experience with at least one relational database solution (PostgreSQL, MySQL)
  • Former experience with in-memory data stores (Redis, Memchached, etc)
  • Thorough knowledge on cloud infrastructure, experience with AWS and its variety of services from IAM to EC2, from S3 to Kinesis.
  • Keen on CI/CD pipelines and automated testing
  • As a plus worked with distributed data warehouses (Snowflake) and distributed computing frameworks (Apache Spark)

Why join Coda?

*You’ll get to benefit from being part of a transparent and early stage team where you can get exposure to various aspects of a company whilst deploying your own expertise with a clear product vision and the funding to survive the chasm * You will work on some of the hardest technical and operational challenges in the industry - explore and break your own limits and help us break our own * Yes it’s mission impossible and yes we know our ambitions are slightly over the top but we bring experience and resources of a proven team that has achieved a wild dream before and is hungry for more * You will work with a diverse team that has learning, having fun and achieving long term goals as top priorities

We Offer

  • We welcome parents and parents-to-be - 24 weeks maternity and 8 weeks paternity leave with full pay
  • 25 days of annual paid leave
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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Senior Backend Engineer with Simprints Technology Ltd
Cambridge, United Kingdom£30k - £42k
10 months ago

Job Description

Senior Backend Engineer

Build great technology that improves millions of lives.

Overview

Simprints builds cutting-edge technology for some of the poorest individuals in the world, and in the most challenging environments on earth. We are working at the exciting interface of biometrics, technology, and international development where our product is used to radically increase transparency and effectiveness, making sure that every vaccine, every dollar, every education initiative reaches its intended recipient. Working with mentors from top companies like Google, Microsoft, and ARM, we design and develop both hardware and software by applying modern tools in distinctly un-modern environments with little to no internet connectivity. Simprints is currently on track to support over 4 million people by 2021.

We are looking for engineers with a focus on cloud-native backend development to join our growing tech team. You will work on an agile, collaborative team with a commitment to clean code and robust design, along with a strong culture of continuous learning and improvement. If building technology for global health sounds exciting, we want to meet you!

Responsibilities

  • Design, build, and operate secure, reliable, and scalable services that allow Simprints to support projects all over the world
  • Leverage modern software development practices, such as DevOps, microservices and “serverless”
  • Actively develop junior engineers through mentoring and design/code reviews
  • Support growth of the team by attracting, on-boarding, and retaining top talent

Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of professional experience building and operating backend services, with some experience in systems design
  • At least 1 year of professional experience working with a major public cloud provider (Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services) using serverless or managed services (e.g. DynamoDB, BigQuery, any FaaS)
  • Good understanding of software engineering basics such as (but not limited to) OOP, agile, REST, testing, SQL, NoSQL
  • Commitment to lifelong learning. You eat new technologies for breakfast and stay up-to-date with recent trends (e.g. microservices, event-driven architecture, serverless)
  • Ability to clearly communicate and document design decisions in both verbal and written form

Bonus points

  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or a related field
  • Familiarity with Golang && (Java || Kotlin || Scala)
  • Experience with mobile and/or web front-end. You have been on the other side of the API gateway

Why Simprints?

  • Use recent, developer-friendly technologies that let you focus on what matters:

  • Languages: Golang, Kotlin, Typescript

  • Infrastructure: Managed cloud databases (Firestore, BigQuery), managed compute nodes (App Engine, Cloud Functions), managed stream processing platform (Pub/Sub), managed logging/monitoring/tracing (Stackdriver)

  • Event-driven microservice architecture

  • Make a positive impact on millions of the most vulnerable people in the world

  • Work in a team of dedicated and talented engineers committed to writing high quality code. Our informal Clean Code Officer helps keep us honest

  • Optional opportunities to see our tech in action by joining our deployments around the world: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, or Zimbabwe just to name a few

  • Incredible perks

  • Unlimited paid time off. Last year, the average Simprints employee took a total of 31 days off (annual leave plus UK bank holidays)

  • Truly flexible working hours. More efficient late at night? That’s fine by us, start after lunch. We are looking for people who get the job done, not for people who get the job done between 9am and 5pm

  • A generous budget (>£1,500) to spend on both learning and wellness. In the past, Simprints engineers have spent this on attending tech conferences, enrolling in Udacity nanodegrees, joining bouldering gyms, and organizing instructor-led yoga sessions in the office

  • Two ‘LEGO Days’ each quarter where you can work on any project you want. Past projects have ranged from exploring image processing techniques to building a LEGO train to deliver beer around the office

  • Work from the coolest office in Cambridge (the Bradfield Centre - think ‘mini-WeWork’)


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DevOps Engineer with AltoStack
London, United Kingdom£40k - £60k
7 months ago

Job Description

About AltoStack

AltoStack is a DevOps and Cloud Transformation Consultancy revolutionising the way businesses innovate and grow through our technology products and consultancy services by providing a much more efficient, experienced and affordable way to operate on the Cloud and adopt DevOps without the need for internal hires. We deliver Cloud, Automation and DevOps solutions and we advocate the strategic adoption of automation as the foundation for prosperity in the digital age. Headquartered in Canary Wharf, London, United Kingdom, AltoStack has successfully delivered Cloud and Automation projects for some of the largest and most prestigious organisations in both the public and private sectors across Europe.

DevOps Engineer Role:

You will deliver hands-on, business-oriented strategic and technical consulting to our clients for cloud infrastructure and data centre automation solutions. This role will suit an AWS professional with knowledge of Integration patterns looking to
further their skills within AWS and who enjoys working in a client facing role.
Our Automation Engineers and Architects come from a DevOps background and are technically adept in configuration management tools, continuous development, Linux environments and have experience of delivering cloud infrastructure and cloud
automation.

Responsibilities:

  • You will join a project engineering team and focus on adding hands-on technical expertise,
    ensuring outcomes meet the highest technical and agile standards.

  • We expect our engineers to understand the client&#39;s project aims and to offer professional
    and commercial insight to ensure client satisfaction as well as representing the commercial
    interests of AltoStack.

  • We always expect our engineers to be very self-sufficient when engaged in smaller
    assignments representing AltoStack by themselves, always ensuring customer satisfaction
    through high-quality work and outstanding client care.

  • Working with AWS application platform developers to ensure high quality continuous build
    automation and deployment input to class leading application platform solutions.

  • Help defining relevant solution deployment architectures

  • Deploying and managing multiple environments to support rapid, agile development
    approaches including demonstration environments.

  • Collaborate and liaise with other customer stakeholders/ end users in the software
    development lifecycle – PMs, BAs, testing etc

  • Provide effective knowledge transfer and upskilling to relevant customer personnel to
    ensure an appropriate level of future self-sufficiency

Key Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of Linux based systems
  • DevOps background/experience
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef & Ansible
  • Expert knowledge of AWS cloud (Certifications highly desirable)
  • Expert knowledge of GCP cloud (Certifications highly desirable)
  • Hands on experience with Terraform
  • Scripting ability (ideally Python or Golang)
  • Knowledge of Containers and Container Orchestration such as Docker or Kubernetes
  • Experience of Agile / Scrum methodology
  • A passion for open source technologies and the open source community
  • Demonstrable experience in cloud-automation
  • Demonstrate the ability to quickly learn new technologies.
  • Demonstrate the ability to solve complex, multi-system problems.
  • Have experience in stakeholder management within complex organisations.
  • Be comfortable with being responsible for the delivery of significant cloud and automation
    projects.
  • Be willing to work in multiple locations and prepared to travel.
  • Be a fast learner, ambitions, and comfortable working in high-pressure environments.
  • Exhibit a proven track record of continually looking for ways to improve customer
    satisfaction.

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • £1,000 for personal development (trainings & certifications)
  • Situated in the innovation hub of Canary Wharf
  • Laptop of your choice
  • Monthly social events and team offsites
  • Generous desk budget
  • Free fruit, cookies, tea/coffee throughout the week
  • Freedom to explore the latest tools and technologies

Work at a fun, fast-paced Consultancy based in Europe’s largest technology accelerator Level39 (Canary Wharf, London). In addition to awesome views of London, our office offers unlimited coffee brewed by a slick Nespresso machine, fresh fruit for breakfast and freshly baked cookies every day at 3pm!


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Software Engineer with Ravelin
London, United Kingdom£50k - £85k
9 months ago

Job Description

DESCRIPTION

Ravelin is pioneering the use of machine learning in the prevention of e-commerce fraud and has been very successful in the four years we have been in operation. Companies all over the world are accepting more transactions with fewer chargebacks thanks to our machine learning-based approach to fraud prevention.

THE ROLE

Ravelin is looking for a Software Engineer to own the development of a high volume fraud technology platform within a small tech team. You will be encouraged to have opinions about the strategic direction of the company and products, as well as owning the development team from the front.

In the day-to-day work, you’ll be working closely with our skilled engineers to build internal processes that are so reliable they melt into the background and run software at scale under real-world conditions.

Ravelin also encourages learning and development of new and existing skills (machine learning, neural networks, python, Golang, cloud automation etc).

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Developing reliable and resilient software
  • Working closely with Data Scientists, Data Engineers and Product Managers
  • Build internal process and tools
  • Build microservice architecture using Go
  • Contribute with ideas and suggestions

REQUIREMENTS

  • Substantial and demonstrable experience in a programming language(s)
  • Understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Experience with Database (design principles)
  • Working experience with testing and quality
  • Knowledge of Version control

Preferable:

  • Experience with Golang
  • Knowledge of Cloud technologies (GCP, AWS, or Azure)
  • Agile software development
  • Micro-services architecture
  • Containerisation (Docker, KVM, Kubernetes, etc)
  • Knowledge of CI/CD

Perks & Benefits

BENEFITS

  • Competitive Salary & Equity Package
  • 25 days time off plus holidays
  • Fortnightly demos/updates
  • Fortnightly team lunches and regular company socials
  • Flexible working hours
  • Office yoga, football, and board game nights
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Cloud Architect with Ori
London, United Kingdom£70k - £90k
10 months ago

Job Description

Curious about distributed computing? Deploying on top of Kubernetes? Writing in GO? So are we!

Ori provides developers, networks and infrastructure owners with a software-defined edge platform to deploy, onboard & manage edge computing nodes over multiple environments and geographies.

We work with networks, big and small, to build the future of communication. Based in central London, we are searching for a hands on Cloud Architect with experience with cloud-native technologies to join a growing team of driven entrepreneurs. We are looking for candidates interested in driving technology choices, designing core architectures and bringing their experience to support the team and the development of our edge computing platform.

Promises

  • Support your personal development, prioritising growth in knowledge around technology
  • Build an environment that encourages individual autonomy within a close-knit team
  • Provide constant technical challenges or puzzles requiring creative thinking & problem solving
  • Encourage the proactive use of new technologies and processes

Responsibilities

  • Set the technical direction for cloud and networking technologies and the implementation of a distributed compute solution
  • Research and suggest updates to process and technology regularly to stay relevant
  • Mentor the team, building an environment that supports communication and collaboration aligned with our company values
  • Perform technical reviews and provide solution designs to the Engineering team
  • Work directly with partners to translate network integration requirements into product features
  • Design solutions with network virtualisation tools and cloud-native principles
  • Ensure software is designed and implemented for quality, robustness and scale
  • Take ownership and responsibility of production-ready code
  • Contribute to and ensure the completion of code development so that product releases reach general availability on time

Expectations

  • Experience and understanding of production-ready services in a Cloud-like environment
  • Understanding of architectural designs and impacts resulting in real-world implementation
  • Hands-on experience working building large scale web or cloud architectures
  • Continued development experience; writing code, tests, and debugging issues
  • Strong grasp of core architectural, programming principles and networking
  • Experience with Go or similar languages (Java, C/C++, Rust)
  • Demonstrable architectural concepts (SOA, Containerization) with coding and handling services through Docker
  • Experience with Kubernetes or similar systems (Swarm, Nomad)
  • Track record in multiple configuration management tools like Chef, Ansible, Puppet or Terraform
  • Exposure to open source networking projects in the realm of cloud, PaaS/IaaS, containerization and distributed computing
  • Awareness of Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Experience of modern deployment & associated tooling, integration, technology, patterns and release methodologies including automated configuration to design, build & provision at scale
  • Evidence of design and delivery of different scales of digital technical architectures resulting in real-world implementation
  • Passion for good documentation of processes and architectures, alongside open communication

Interested? Ping over your CV, Github profile or any other relevant work you want to share.

We believe diversity and inclusion make us a better company, and we embrace equal employment opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, opinions and skills.


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Software Engineer with Pivotal
London, United Kingdom£60k - £75k
10 months ago

Job Description

Always be kind: a simple daily affirmation and one that feels more like a personal mission statement than a corporate motto – but Pivotal isn’t just any corporation. Underpinning our world-class capabilities in cloud-native software delivery and agile development methodologies is one common thread: empathy. Not only do we want to transform the way the world builds software, we also want to make sure that sustainable pace, kindness, and diversity are at the core of every enterprise.

Known for taking an iterative approach, our 2000+ employees are empowered every day to help shape the way we build software. Pivotal is committed to open source, a diverse culture, and fostering safe spaces for all of our individual employees.

*You*

You are looking for a collaborative environment building distributed systems that enable enterprises to focus on their business rather than re-architecting a cloud platform from scratch. Pair programming has always been something that you wanted to try out.

Furthering your education has always been a goal of yours. Learning new programming languages and getting to work with Golang piques your interest.

Contributing to open source software makes you feel good about the transparency it brings to an organization’s code quality.

*Us*

Agile concepts are at the core of our process. We have a whole host of Pivotal Practices around Test Driven Development, pair programming, team retrospectives, technical retrospectives and continuous integration. We are excited to teach these to you and innovate with you on their implementation.

We stick to a strict 8 hour a day schedule (with flexible start and end times). Although on-call rotations are part of most teams, incidents are exceedingly rare.

We pair in small teams of 4 - 8 people in our London office, conveniently located at Old Street. We use Slack to stay connected and Tmux for pairing. We are working hard to make sure that our distributed teams function as smoothly as our distributed systems.

You’ll rarely be alone when developing; from pairing all day to 1 on 1 time with your manager, there is always a Pivot there to lend a helping hand. Mentorship from senior engineering leadership is built right into our process - you’ll always be empowered.

Making an investment in each Pivot’s professional development improves the organization as a whole. We encourage you to go to conferences or purchase those pricey O’Reilly books - and we’ll give you a budget each year to do it.

*Your Day*

As cliche as it may sound, every day is completely different from the next. We have a general framework for what our day looks like and the majority of it will be spent with your pair:

9:06 AM - Office-wide stand-up to build office cohesion and start the day off together.

9:10 AM - Team standup - discuss any blockers, choose pairs, maybe even tell a joke.

9:30-12:30 PM - Start pairing, tackle an open GitHub issue and open a pull-request.

12:30-1:30 PM - Lunch! Grab food from one of the many nearby restaurants, run an errand, or join a book club.

1:31-6:00 PM - Get back with your pair and start an acceptance test for a big feature.

While that schedule does look busy, don’t worry - we take ample breaks throughout the day. Take a walk to get boba, read a book on the balcony, play a game of ping pong, or chat with co-workers at the snack bar. Sustainable pace is held in high regard. We know there is a life outside of work, we want you to be able to spend time with family and friends.

*Desired Skills / Experience*

We know from experience that not ticking every box on the skills sections stops many from applying. You should apply regardless of your self-assessment because we want to hear from you.

  • Ability to dive into a large polyglot codebase and contribute as you learn
  • Being okay with the uncomfortable feeling that comes from learning new things
  • Interest in exploring new programming paradigms, languages, and patterns
  • Demonstrable ability to research problems and break them into discrete parts

*Nice to Haves*

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field
  • Operations or Systems Administration experience, particularly on UNIX
  • Worked with large Go/Ruby/Rails codebases
  • Used Test Driven Development (TDD) extensively
  • Worked in a pair programming environment
  • Contributed to an open source project
  • On-call experience with production grade systems
  • Has mentored others in a professional setting

Cloud Foundry engineers participate in an on-call rotation with their team to support software they work on.

Pivotal is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that will consider all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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Golang (Go) Backend Engineer with Healum
London, United Kingdom£50k - £65k
1 year ago

Job Description

We are Healum - a well funded digital health company on a mission to improve and save 100 million lives across the globe. We believe that everyone should have access to better personalised preventative healthcare and healthcare professionals should be empowered to deliver this experience to their patients. Digital solutions can make this a reality. We build digital products to enable patients to monitor and understand their health, and software that empowers health professionals to achieve better outcomes with their patients. Our single aim is to maximise people’s engagement with their health by delighting them with products that make them feel confident, supported and motivated.

We are looking for a Golang Software Engineer based for a full-time position, to help further build Healum’s distributed services platform to enhance our value proposition to our users. Are you excited about building petabyte-scale, business-critical, distributed software that helps people to transform their health outcomes? Do you find a peculiar satisfaction in bringing efficiency through intelligent algorithms? Do you enjoy looking at real-time data and incorporating that in to how you build software? The most important characteristic is that you can wear many hats and you’ll love getting your hands dirty with planning, scaling, security and testing. You’ll have a passion for playing a lead role in envisioning our platform services and preparing Healum for scale and high availability. You will work closely with the founders to build high quality and scalable systems that are integrated with our products that establish Healum as a leader in providing useful and intelligent solutions for clinicians and their patients.

You have

  • 5+ years experience in software development
  • Extensive knowledge of Golang and at least one other formal software languages (think compiled software languages C/C+, Java, Scala, Erlang, Clojure). **This is really important**. In your application note - please mention ONE feature about Golang that you like in order to qualify your application for consideration.
  • Experience in building distributed scalable and fault tolerant systems using micro-services, CEP, MQs.
  • Strong experience in working with data and multiple datastores both SQL / Non- SQL like relational data stores, document data stores, caches and graph Databases
  • Experience using go-micro or some other microservices framework and other tools like glide, godep, gorilla mux, revel,
  • Affinity for smart hacking over process and the ability to take complex technical requirements and breaking them down into smaller execution units.
  • Ruthless capabilities of documenting major technical details outside of the code and minor ones inside the code.
  • cognitive abilities to choose smart practices over best practices with a keen eye over security and scalability.
  • experience in continuously shipping and testing through deployment pipelines using CI/CD tools in an agile development environment.
  • experience in performance tuning your code and scalability thinking while writing it.

You also have

  • Deep understanding of distributed systems and service mesh concepts
  • Familiarity in Linux systems (like Centos) and some experience in scripting, automation and tooling.
  • Experience working with virtualisation systems (like Docker, Vagrant etc.) VMs and hypervisors (like vsphere, xenserver etc.)
  • Experience working with orchestration tools (like Kubernetes, Mesos, Docker Swarm etc.) and container registeries (GCE, Docker hub etc.)
  • Crazy attention to detail - sleepless nights because you found a bug that you couldn’t resolve at 5:44 pm.
  • Familiarity with agile development practices (a/b testing, unit testing, continuous deployment,continuous integration,scrums) and worked in a production environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to communicate technical concepts to a wide variety of audience.
  • Ability to be empathetic and form strong working relations with your team members, customers and partners.

As one of our first team members, a typical day might include some of the following

  • Write, test, debug and ship code and gather feedback on scale, performance, security to incorporate back into the platform.
  • Work with the founders to identify complex technical problems and solve them.
  • Work with the product design and client experience development team to support them with scalable services
  • Feed into the overall mission and vision of the Healum’s platform over the period of coming months and years.
  • Inspire us with latest technical trends and frameworks especially in programming languages, data stores, security and create some of your own.
  • Work with the infrastructure team to squeeze every ounce of efficiency from our existing systems.

To land this gig, you need…

Quality experience in building large scale distributed systems, a formal degree in computer science, physics or mathematics. Background and expertise in software development, micro services, API integrations, data analytics, security and huge scale thinking!

Would you like to make a lasting impact in people’s lives and change them for better? Then get in touch. Absolutely NO recruitment agencies or outsourcing companies as we work with our PSL only.


Interview Process

If you are interested in this role email us at [email protected] with your CV, and one feature about Golang that you like and why!

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Go Developer with MachineMax
London, United Kingdom£45k - £80k
1 year ago

Job Description

Are you an enthusiastic developer with experience in Go, looking for the opportunity to join a small but rapidly growing start-up?

MachineMax is a start-up positioned to transform and disrupt heavy industries through the use of IoT and data analytics, with the backing and investment of Shell, BCG Digital Ventures and B Capital.

What does the role involve?

  • Develop event-driven data pipelines to process IoT data
  • Design and build a suite of web services to support web and mobile apps
  • Design a system to accommodate a high volume of IoT sensor data
  • Develop automated tests for everything going into production
  • Develop CI/CD pipelines to deploy the different services

What are we looking for?

  • An experienced software engineer motivated by getting an excellent product into the hands of consumers
  • A few years of experience working with Go
  • Willingness to operate across the tech stack, from data engineering, to backend, to devops
  • Someone happy to collaborate as part of a team
  • A drive to deliver high quality code with a focus on automated testing

Tech stack:

  • Go, Python, Terraform, GCP, React, React Native, Embedded C/C++/LoRA

Interview Process

  1. 30 minute call with the CTO
  2. Technical test (2-3 hours, take home)
  3. F2F meeting (90 minutes)
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