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Browse 50+ Golang Jobs (7 new this week) in London, England, United Kingdom in April 2021 at companies like Treecard, EDF and Paddle with salaries from £30,000 to £120,000 working as a Lead Backend Engineer, Senior Software Engineer and Senior Software Engineer. Last post

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Nevo Advanced Technologies Logo
Senior Golang DeveloperSponsored
Nevo Advanced Technologies
Fully Remote
$50,000 to $120,000 a year
April 2021
15 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Golang Backend Developer

Location: Remotely from any of these countries, Europe, South America, China

About Nevo Advanced Technologies

For more than 10 years, Nevo Advanced Technologies has been helping its clients to fulfill complex needs using innovative solutions. Innovation, respect, perseverance and learning are our core values and guiding principles towards creating successful projects. This is how we stay focused on what matters.

We are looking for highly passionate, highly skilled Golang developers with high attention to detail that are responsible for their codebase and the approvals they give to each PR they review.We admire Uncle Ben a lot and we live by his famous quote: “With great power comes great responsibility”. Each developer will have both, great power and great responsibility. The project is in an early phase, so there’s almost no maintenance, only research and development. We are a 10 year old company with a startup mentality, still, which means we care alot about bleeding edge tech and being up to date with the latest & greatest.

Requirements:

  • Passion for programming
  • High attention to detail
  • Responsibility & ownership of one’s actions
  • 5+ years of experience in Backend Development
  • 3+ years of experience in Golang Backend Development
  • At Least 90% of your career was focused on Backend Development
  • Ability & desire to learn and master new technologies and programming languages
  • Mindset of sharing your knowledge with others
  • Proven experience with Cloud Infrastructures and any Microservices architectures

Preferred:

  • People that play well with others
  • Can be both a leader and a follower
  • Unix experience
  • Mobile & Web development experience
  • Fair amount of experience with at least one of Java, Clojure, Scala, Groovy, Kotlin, Rust, C#(.NET), C/C++, Node.js (w/ Typescript)

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Senior Software Engineer (Go)Sponsored
Form3
100% remote (UK/EU only)
€60,000 to €95,000 a year
April 2021
9 Applicants This Week

Job Description

THE TEAM

Our awesome Software Engineering team is 100% remote and consists of talented Senior Software Engineers that collaborate across 15 European countries. Our software engineers work in small, highly agile, self-managed teams. They share a common interest in engineering best practices and understand that quality is everyone’s responsibility. Their philosophy is to favour open-source collaborative development – leveraging open-source tools and communities, whilst always making sure to share their know-how back up stream. Put simply, they are cloud-native enthusiasts and DevOps advocates.

THE ROLE

At Form3 you will have the opportunity to design, develop and deploy backend cloud-native services within a powerful state-of-the-art microservices architecture. The work is cutting edge, constantly changing and focused on building highly available, low latency, scalable solutions.

Play an active role in introducing new technologies and ways of working to stay ahead of the competition, without ever compromising on quality. Contribute and collaborate with other engineers on technical and architectural decisions. Enjoy end-to-end ownership from concept to deployment, including building and operating infrastructure, toolset and deployment pipelines. Develop your skills, work on cool projects with the latest tech, all whilst working with a talented, diverse and friendly group of people.

OUR STACK

  • Infrastructure: AWS, GCP, Kubernetes
  • Platform: CockroachDB, Elasticsearch, PostgresDB, Vault, Consul, Linkerd, NATS
  • Tools: Terraform, GitHub, Prometheus, Pact.io
  • Code: Go, containerised microservices, CQRS, open-source
  • Ways of working: TDD/BDD, Pair Programming, 100% remote, DevSecOps

WE’RE LOOKING FOR ENGINEERS WITH

  • Experience in designing and building complex distributed systems
  • Familiarity with cloud and containerisation technologies, test automation tools and CI/CD pipelines
  • Interest in owning projects end-to-end and supporting them as they go live in production
  • Appreciation of clean code and software engineering best-practice
  • A passion for learning and an interest in Go (previous experience isn’t required), along with a “right tool for the job” mentality
  • Exceptional communication skills who enjoy sharing knowledge and collaborating with others

BENEFITS

  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Remote first environment
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Training tools such as Udemy and educational reimbursements
  • Full details are available on our careers page

ABOUT US

We are an award-winning cloud-native payment technology provider for financially regulated institutions. Launched in 2016, we’ve doubled in size year on year as we continue to redefine what a truly instant payment experience means.

We celebrate diversity, promote entrepreneurialism and are committed to giving everyone a say in shaping our business. Here you will grow as a person and accomplish incredible things. A career at Form3 is empowering, inspiring and fun. Join us and help shape the future of payments.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

At Form3 we embrace equal opportunity and are committed to building a diverse team of exceptional individuals. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status and it is our strong belief that the more inclusive we are as a business, the better our work will be.


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Powerspike Logo
Backend Developer, API’sSponsored
Powerspike
Remote
$60,000 to $130,000 a year
April 2021
34 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Who We Are

PowerSpike is a media & technology company focused on building the most compelling and streamlined destination for activating sponsorships within gaming communities. PowerSpike collaborates with 30,000+ gaming and esports influencers to execute premium, authentic influencer marketing campaigns. PowerSpike’s influencer network reaches over 150M viewers every month and has already grown over 1000% in 2020. The 5-year-old company is backed by Techstars, Cox Enterprises, the Sixers Innovation Lab, the Dorm Room Fund, and Ocean Azul Partners.

What we’re building

PowerSpike is building the world’s first Influencer Exchange.

Like a traditional ad exchange, where buyers can place bids for ads in real-time, PowerSpike’s technology instead enables brands to bid on influencers. We’re taking the simple and streamlined experience of programmatic advertising, and combining it with the authenticity of influencer marketing to deliver instantly scalable influencer campaigns. Think Google Ads meets influencers. Currently focused on the gaming space, our technology enables brands like Intuit Quickbooks and Activision Blizzard to launch influencer campaigns across our network of over 30,000+ Twitch streamers, just like they’d make a media buy.

Your work will directly help influencers pursue their dreams and assist some of the biggest brands in the world in streamlining their influencer marketing efforts.

What we need

We’re looking for a dedicated, passionate, innovative, and security-oriented Backend Web Developer to work on bringing PowerSpike’s databases and API’s to life.

Reporting directly to the VP of Development, you will be responsible for building bug-free data solutions which will deliver information to influencers, brands and advertisers to help them make critical marketing decisions for their spends. If the words RPC, distributed servers, and scalable architecture excite you - then we want to talk.

We value learning, creativity, radical candor, positivity and collaboration - and as one of the first people at PowerSpike, we’re looking for someone who can help us define our culture and processes for years to come. Simply put, we believe in hiring A+ people, giving them clarity in what success means, and then supporting them to their fullest potential.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing, maintaining and upgrading Powerspike’s internal API
  • Developing and maintaining microservices
  • Develop scalable APIs for both internal and public consumption
  • Implement, maintain and improve scalable databases
  • Design and ensure data security and integrity
  • Develop reusable and sustainable code

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2-5+ years experience in backend development
  • Server side language (Go/Python preferred)
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with AWS and Google Cloud
  • Database language (MySQL preferred)
  • Experience with distributed systems and microservice architecture
  • Experience with machine learning
  • Ability to adapt to new situations and learn new skills/languages
  • Knowledge of Git

BONUS POINTS IF

  • You’ve worked at a startup or attempted to launch your own startup before (even if it failed)
  • You’re a gamer, streamer, or fan of live streaming platforms like Twitch/Mixer/YouTube Live
  • You’ve worked on ad exchanges or advertising/influencer related technology in the past

BENEFITS

  • Competitive compensation
  • Stock options
  • Generous PTO
  • Medical Insurance
  • Early access to new products, games and services emerging in the space
  • Opportunity to be on the ground floor of one of the fastest growing startups in the gaming ecosystem

PowerSpike, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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PeerBoard Logo
Engineering LeadSponsored
PeerBoard
Remote
$65,000 to $80,000 a year
March 2021
5 Applicants This Week

Job Description

We at PeerBoard are building a plug and play community & publishing platform. Think of a Subreddit/Fb Group that can be embedded into any website, an ultimate content creation and management system. We are 1 year old and have a first iteration of the product live, but now need stronger engineering leadership and execution to help us get to the next stage.

I (the founder) am an ex-Facebook engineering leader, but I don’t have capacity to be deeply involved in engineering so am looking for somebody who can take off this load from me and essentially become a CTO for us at that stage.

In regards of the compensation, we’re early stage and while funded, are trying to restrain ourselves from having a large burn. In addition to cash base we give stock and in general love when people are aligned with our long-term mission.

Also would appreciate any recommendations if you know the right person who cares about building quality open communication tools on scale.

Please email us in case of any questions.


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90PoE Logo
Senior Golang Developer / Team LeadSponsored
90PoE
Remote
£60,000 to £90,000 a year
March 2021
16 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Remote : GMT +/- 3 hours

90 Percent of Everything is looking for Senior Golang Developer/Team Lead to join our team on full-time basis.

Our goal is to revolutionise shipping by creating a suite of comprehensive software solutions for the Maritime industry. Our journey begins now. Over the next couple of years, our teams and squads will build more than 30 products from the ground up. This includes everything from global vessel tracking to vessel performance analysis, crew optimization and so much more. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to apply cutting-edge technology to revolutionising an iconic industry.

Introduction to 90PoE

Our tech stack consists of React, React Native and Flutter applications communicating using GraphQL to microservice containers orchestrated by Kubernetes. The majority of our services is written in Golang with stream processing in Java, they use gRPC for communication, achieve high scalability thanks to Apache Kafka based event driven architecture, persist data to a mix of RDBS and No-SQL databases including PostgresDB, MongoDB, Cassandra, S3 and Elasticsearch. We follow CI/CD and agile methodologies to deploy into production multiple times per week.

What’s in it for you?

  • Working with latest cutting-edge technologies
  • Disrupting a century old industry in a startup environment
  • Opportunity to grow and develop your core skills
  • Deliver a green field system
  • Work with a diverse multicultural team in an agile environment
  • Variety of knowledge sharing and self-development opportunities
  • Competitive salary
  • State of the art, cool, centrally located offices with warm atmosphere, which creates good working conditions
  • Opportunity to travel to client offices based in London
  • Experience firsthand the squad-chapter-guild workflow model, our version of the Spotify model

Responsibilities

  • As a member of the squad, you will be developing robust microservices to form the heart of as SaaS platform to serve globally distributed users.
  • Follow Golang best practices to deliver and support production ready industry quality code.
  • Responsible for full lifecycle of services. Developers will take the services they build from design, through implementation and into production.
  • Continuous improvement of all development and deployment processes.
  • Successful delivery of your services into production.
  • Regular and clear communication of progress to the squad product owner and technical lead.

Requirements

  • Full hands-on technical experience
  • Team Lead experience
  • Proficiency in
  • Golang
  • Protobuf/gRPC
  • RDBMS and NoSQL database
  • Microservices architecture concepts
  • Container based architecture: Docker, Kubernetes
  • Advanced use of git
  • Use of Unix systems commands

Nice to have

  • AWS stack experience
  • Exposure to GraphQL
  • Postgres and MongoDB
  • Ability to perform basic devops tasks
  • Experience using Kafka
  • EFK stack
  • ElasticSearch

Past experience

Demonstrated track record and proficiency in the points below: - Deliver features autonomously with a high degree of team coordination - Deliver code based on precise architecture spec - Deliver code without relying on precise architecture spec - Automated testing - Working with CI/CD practices - Delivering code to production - Maintaining production ready code - Collaborating in small but fast paced teams - Event driven architecture and message passing

More about you

  • Good level of English
  • Willingness to learn and open mind about new technologies
  • Confident to operate in a fast-paced environment
  • A collaborative approach and willingness to engage in an environment of active idea sharing
  • Ability to learn autonomously
  • Excellent all-round communications skills

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Luxor Tech Logo
Go Engineer (Bitcoin Mining)Sponsored
Luxor Tech
Remote
$110,000 to $150,000 a year
March 2021
4 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Job Description

Luxor specializes in the physical delivery of hashrate (compute power). Over the past three years we have been acting as a buyer of hashrate, purchasing, and mining over $45mm worth. We currently have 35,000 machines that sell us their hashrate daily.

Company Background

We fundamentally believe that compute power itself is a commodity and we want to build out traditional marketplaces and derivates for it.

We are building a spot-market for hashrate, not dissimilar to a compute-power version of Henry Hub. After this is completed we will begin building incredibly powerful and interesting derivative products on the value of hashrate.

You will develop the technical design for either cloud or on-premises solutions. Also, influence designs across R&D using original research and advanced analysis. You’ll design solutions for business-critical and highly complex engineering projects by applying extensive domain expertise in performance testing. You’ll provide oversight of code and design reviews, and ensure features are delivered to meet business and quality requirements.

Our teams own mission-critical aspects of a rapidly growing, globally distributed platform (eg: Hashrate Marketplace and 15 unique mining pools), in the cloud, and, as such, you will have an incredible amount of impact on the current state and future direction of our product, with visibility throughout the organization and a significant opportunity to take ownership.

This role will report directly to the CTO.

This is a remote role but you need to be based between UTC-8 and UTC-3 timezones.

Option to be paid in Bitcoin. Equity package.

Software Engineer

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our small and collaborative team to work on one of the most rewarding projects in the crypto mining industry.

Basic Requirements

  • To have broad and deep knowledge, including unique expertise. Considered a true expert and sought out for technical guidance on a wide variety of topics.
  • Deep understanding of programming and experience with at least one programming language. Golang, Typescript, C/C++ preferred.
  • Expert knowledge of Database technologies such as SQL, PL/pgSQL, and relational database schema design.
  • To understand architectural principles; expert level in software engineering.
  • Experience developing and tuning highly available server-side applications.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or its foreign degree equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Track Record of being a top performer in current and past roles.
  • To understand REST APIs and general API design.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • English language proficiency.

Preferred Requirements

  • 8+ years of software engineering experience.
  • Knowledge of blockchain technology / mining pool industry.
  • Experience with agile development methodology.
  • Experience building highly scalable, distributed systems.
  • Experience delivering and owning web-scale data systems in production.
  • Experience working with certificates.
  • Knowledge of GCP, Kubernetes, Istio, Helm, Docker, and Postgres.
  • Experience working with remote teams.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Passionate about cryptocurrency and public-blockchain technologies.
  • Has an interest in creating an entirely new market with Hashrate (compute power) as a commodity.
  • Has an interest in thinking and evolving the architecture of our software to make it robust and maintainable.
  • Enjoys writing code and pushing boundaries of what has been done so far.
  • Brings fun to the team but can also go down the rabbit hole to push quality code on schedule.
  • Understands architectural principles; expert level in software engineering.

Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate during the product design phases, analyzing requirements, and proposing innovative and alternative solutions.
  • Collaborate on architecture definitions, always thinking of solutions that are scalable and secure.
  • Develop quality code, with emphasis on correctness of the implementation.
  • Collaborate in the evolutionary maintenance of the product.
  • Design, document, automate and execute test plans.
  • Participate in the process of generating and analyzing features.

At Luxor we believe that meaningful contributions can be made by anyone. Each of us has a responsibility to drive Equality in our communities and workplaces. We are committed to creating a workforce that reflects society through inclusive programs and initiatives such as equal pay, employee resource groups, inclusive benefits, and more. Luxor is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Luxor welcomes all.


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Lead Golang DeveloperSponsored
ChainSafe Systems
Remote or Toronto
$80,000 to $120,000 a year
March 2021
2 Applicants This Week

Job Description

ChainSafe Systems is a blockchain R&D firm on a mission to realize the potential of Web3 infrastructure through sustainable, open-source development. Our vision is to create a world with organizations that empower people to build and innovate through blockchain agnostic tools and other distributed technologies.

We are global leaders in the industry, unique in our work across multiple blockchain ecosystems, and currently are pioneering Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Cosmos, Polkadot and Filecoin technology. We are actively pursuing the development of our own product suite, having recently released Files, which allows users to upload and store files on IPFS and Filecoin with the goal of furthering development to provide a decentralized  alternative to  cloud storage.

ChainSafe is a unique company in a unique space, growing quickly and building a global reputation in this nascent space. Beyond offering experience across every major blockchain space to our team, we provide an open, inclusive, and supportive environment where we help folks reach their full potential as a human and as a professional.

Here’s what you might want to know before reading on:

  • Our stack is progressive and open-source and includes Go, Rust, and TypeScript.
  • We spearhead ecosystem projects like Lodestar, Web3.js, Forest, Gossamer and Ethermint.
  • We are global, remote-friendly, and open to contractors (who can commit to a minimum of 35 hours a week). For those local to Toronto, our casual, open-concept office in Chinatown has meeting rooms, lounge areas, and space to pull up a chair.

Culture fit and alignment to our core values are extremely important to us. We are fueled by an immense intellectual curiosity of what technology can do and the impact it can have. You will thrive here if you are intensely driven by tackling technical challenges that no one else has solved yet and are inspired by the possibility of building the next generation of web infrastructure and decentralized systems.

Who we need

We are looking for a trustworthy and proactive Lead Golang Developer; someone who shares our commitment to building out open source technologies. You will work on cutting-edge technology as part of a collaborative Agile team, ultimately taking on ownership of projects and playing a visionary and architectural role in all project life-cycle elements: research, design, development, testing, Q/A, and deployment.

Who you are

You have deep roots in the blockchain community, stretching your skills, continuously learning, and making a tangible contribution to Web3 ecosystems. You may be a new grad with a portfolio consisting of personal projects and the development of open-source tools. Or, you might be an independent programmer, self-taught in a number of next-generation tools and languages, looking to redirect your skills and your knowledge to a greater purpose.

What’s in it for you

It goes without saying that the work we do at ChainSafe will offer you the most significant technical challenges you can imagine - and some that you can’t. Over and above that, you will gain:

  • Peer and community recognition. You want to make a meaningful contribution to the open source work that is driving the Web3 infrastructure and blockchain space forward, becoming a master of the domain. We are actively contributing to the Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Cosmos, Polkadot, and Filecoin ecosystems and are open to contributing to other Web3 ecosystems where we see the merit.
  • Mentorship - and the chance to lead. You want to be mentored by experts in bleeding-edge technology and the services we build and support, with an opportunity to mentor and facilitate learning and growth for those newer to the work.
  • Fulfillment. You want to work with the best people, on cutting edge technologies, contributing to an incredible range of projects that have an impact individually and as a whole.

How you will make a difference

  • Grow. You will maintain and expand a deep understanding of the relevant technology and ecosystems through Meetups, Discord, Github, podcasts, articles, forums, and conversations with your peers here and in your professional sphere. In turn, you will provide support and training for other developers, guiding and reviewing their code.
  • Be hands-on from end-to-end. You will play a key role in architectural and design decisions; write scalable, robust, testable, efficient, and easily maintainable code; automate tasks through appropriate tools and script; collaborate with internal and external teams to fix and improve products.
  • Plan. You will work with the Project Manager to effectively plan projects and identify, prioritize, and delegate tasks. You will participate in discussions with various project stakeholders.

What you bring

  • The practical, proven experience. You have expertise in Golang, including paradigms, constructs, idioms, and debugging tools. You have full-cycle software development experience, preferably building distributed systems or applications. You can write clean and effective documentation.
  • The knowledge. You have a concrete understanding of core blockchain concepts and a basic understanding of cryptography and common applications.
  • The passion. You are a vocal advocate for open source technologies and decentralized systems. You spend your waking hours thinking about, learning, and applying new findings as an active member of the blockchain community. You have a portfolio or GitHub profile demonstrating your contributions to Web3 projects. You are genuinely excited to be part of our mission.
  • The team leadership ability. You are a coach, a guide, a translator, a remover-of-obstacles, a facilitator-of-discussions, and a mentor. You want to help the team thrive within our established culture of trust, openness, respect, and collaboration.

Why join us

Founded by Developers for Developers, we foster an Agile environment where tasks are assigned based not just on what you know but what you want to learn. We offer fast opportunities for personal growth, mentorship, professional development funding, tons of autonomy and responsibility, a results-driven environment, close collaboration with an international team, exposure to a wide array of ecosystems and trailblazing technologies, and flexible work hours.

At ChainSafe, we are a compassionate group of builders and makers, working to bring our ideas to life. You’ll be part of a team that believes in the vital importance of community and contributing to advance humanity with open-source and decentralized technology.

We care deeply about our values and look for these in every team member: A dedication to self improvement and professional development; a commitment to community and collaboration; a drive for accountability, diligence, and autonomy; and above fostering a place of  acceptance, friendliness, and compassion.

Tell us who you are and learn more about us.

If you are ready to join us, assemble your highlights (GitHub, portfolio, LinkedIn) and show us your best work. Get ready to have incredible conversations with passionate developers like yourself. For our team’s project highlights, explore our Discord, GitHub, and website.

We welcome your fresh perspectives and ideas.

At ChainSafe, diversity and inclusion is more than a statement; equality and accessibility are guiding principles embedded in who we are - and why we do what we do. Our leadership is committed to continuously improving their own level of education to make the fairest and inclusive hiring and performance decisions from an informed perspective. We recognize the benefits of a diverse team and aspire to embed respect for all people into our culture, values, and day-to-day practices.

If at any time we can provide accommodations to facilitate your application and interview process, please let us know. We will strive to meet your needs.

Sound like a good fit for you? Please apply at [email protected]


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Lead Backend Engineer
Treecard
Remote (Europe, USA) / London, United Kingdom
$80,000 to $120,000 a year
March 2021
3 Applicants This Week

Job Description

About TreeCard

TreeCard is building the leading green finance brand. We’re powered by Ecosia, the search engine that plants trees with 15M monthly active users.

Our first product, TreeCard, is a free top-up debit card that puts 80% of profits directly towards responsible reforestation investments. We’ve signed up over 100,000 users to our waiting list in the first month since announcement (breaking all of Revolut, Monzo and Curve’s launch records). Our product sticks, with 40% of all sign ups being referred by a friend or family. We’re planning to launch in Q1 of 2021.

Over the coming months, we will be expanding to offer a suite of green services, from payments, to lending, to investments.

Lead Backend Engineer

We are looking for an engineer to help us build out the backend that powers TreeCard.

You will be responsible for developing the backend platform from scratch, spanning a range of the tech stack, from integrating with our banking partners, to API architecture and design for our mobile client, to the execution of new microservices that the business will depend on like risk management, fraud detection, and big data analytics.

You will be delivering a product that will become a core part of our customer’s financial lives, and used daily by hundreds of thousands of these customers. As one of the earliest employees, you will have a huge amount of responsibility over the product and company, and will be given the opportunity to hire out a team to support you as TreeCard grows.

Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree (or above) in Computer Science/Maths/Physics/ similar
  • You’re interested in distributed systems and writing resilient and highly available software
  • Exposure to architectural patterns of a large, high-scale web applications
  • You have some experience with strongly-typed languages Go (Golang), Java, C, Scala
  • Worked with secure mobile applications (e.g., finance, health)
  • Some technical management experience

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Senior Software Engineer
EDF
London, United Kingdom
£50,000 to £75,000 a year
March 2021
8 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Our Team

There’s a great opportunity for disruption in the UK energy market. We’re one of the big suppliers, we’re agile and move quickly when it comes to tech. We’re evolving our IT landscape from traditional on-premise monoliths to a collection of scalable, independent micro services which enable us to react to the fast paced nature of business and uncertainty.
Our Software Engineering practice is at the heart of this transformation, and is a multi-disciplined team with generalists and specialists; be it front-end, back-end, DevOps, SRE or QA – everyone’s welcome!
We are supported by strong collaboration with our architects, delivery leads and product owners
Our methodology is based around agile delivery, DevOps structure and high amounts of test and pipeline automation.
We’d love to hear from engineers who want to help shape, develop and grow our software engineering practice.

Our Technology

We work almost exclusively within the native cloud space, leveraging the AWS platform and an ecosystem of SaaS components. We aim to be serverless first, where practical, and recognise and use containerization where necessary.

A high level view of our tech stack is:

  • AWS, with CodeBuild/CodePipeline based CI/CD
  • Front-end; ReactJS and ReactNative for web and mobile
  • Back-end and middleware layers; API Gateway, Lambda, EventBridge, SQS, SNS, Cognito
  • JavaScript/TypeScript for UI, Go (Golang)/Python for Lambda
  • Iac; Terraform, Serverless Framework and SAM
  • Ops; CloudWatch, NewRelic, Kibana
  • Data; RDBMS, DynamoDB, MongoDB, RedShift, Hive, Apache Spark, PySpark, Jupyter Notebooks.
  • Test; Jest, Cypress, Cucumber

Our Roles

We’re keen to speak with Engineers who are:

  • Generalist/full stack – Turn your hand to anything!
  • Front-end – Help us build beautiful, intuitive customer and staff facing web and mobile applications.
  • Back-end – Help us build API’s, orchestration, data pipelines, event management and the engine room.
  • DevOps – Help us grease the wheels with IaC, pipeline and core supporting infrastructure
  • SRE – Help use build scalable, observable software
  • QA – Help us put testing at the heart of our engineering processes and continuously optimise and automate more.
  • There’s also opportunity if you want to lead teams, enjoy mentoring, developing our teams and owning the technical delivery.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

You can expect a competitive salary and benefits package. In addition to the salary you’ll benefit from an excellent pension scheme, flexible lifestyle benefits options and entry into the bonus scheme.

Although our roles are advertised on a full-time basis as standard, flexible working arrangements will be considered.

Why EDF?

Together, we can beat the climate crisis. Together, we can help Britain achieve net zero.

We’re EDF and Britain’s biggest generator of low carbon electricity. We’re not only talking about climate change, we’re doing something about it.

We’re leading the charge for electric driving in Britain. Helping to build the nation’s low carbon network and economy. Generating power from clean sources like, wind, nuclear and solar. Investing in research into new carbon cutting tech.

Our positive energy gets each of us up every morning, and we’re proud of the great things we’re doing together.

If you want to build your future, join us and share our vision. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.


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Senior Software Engineer
Paddle
London, United Kingdom / Remote (Europe)
£60,000 to £70,000 a year
February 2021
5 Applicants This Week

Job Description

As the SaaS space expands, there’s more potential than ever for growing software companies.

Having a great product is only part of the journey. B2B SaaS companies today face endless competition, live or die by customer acquisition costs, have to earn customer loyalty every day, need to operate across borders, and must navigate increasingly complex regulations.

Paddle alleviates this pain with its industrialized Revenue Delivery Platform that makes it easy for SaaS companies to respond faster and more precisely to every growth opportunity across acquisition, renewals and expansion.

Our all-in-one platform is purpose-built for modern SaaS execution and already powers growth for over 2000 software companies, globally. Our Revenue Delivery Platform integrates checkout, payment, and subscription management, making it easy for businesses to activate new business models, enter new markets, turn on new offerings, and renew subscriptions without friction and we handle compliance globally, so our Sellers always operate with full integrity.

Senior Software Engineer

As a Senior Software Engineer, you’ll be helping to drive our product and engineering department forward, working on different parts of the Paddle ecosystem and helping our Software Sellers sell their products on a platform they trust and rely on.

Our Engineering Department is split into 3 cross functional Product teams, and an SRE team. Our Product teams are made up of an Engineering Team Lead, a Product Manager, and Frontend and Backend engineers, depending on the demands of the team. Each Product team focuses on a specific domain, currently, these are Checkout, Payments, SaaS and Subscriptions. Our SRE teams job is to enable Product teams to be able to take on Platform and Ops tasks themselves, and our SOC teams job is to ensure our platform is stable.

You are empowered to use the right tech for the job. You’ll have the freedom to input into what technology and tooling are used and educate the rest of your colleagues accordingly.

Tech we use

Here’s some of the tech we use day to day, with Go and PHP being the main tech. We’re not expecting you to have experience in all areas.

  • Go for our new services
  • PHP and Laravel for our legacy system
  • Docker in production and local development
  • gRPC for internal services running on AWS Fargate
  • AWS lambda for event-based services
  • AWS SQS for our asynchronous message queues
  • MySQL and DynamoDB for persistent data storage
  • Redis for key/value store
  • Terraform and Cloudformation for infrastructure management

What you’ll do

  • Develop high traffic APIs used by hundreds of thousands users per month
  • Engineer high-performance background workers for consuming queues
  • Practise DevOps, you’re responsible for getting your code to production and supporting it
  • Use the latest AWS services available to run your code
  • Help design a stable platform to support phenomenal growth
  • Mentoring and coaching other engineers
  • Play a part in an agile team, either kanban or scrum as needed

We’d love to hear from you if you

  • have a solid development background with either PHP or Go and an interest in learning the other
  • have experience designing and building systems to handle high traffic at scale in a cloud-based environment in AWS
  • enjoy collaborating with our technical and non-technical departments
  • proactively find ways to improve the code and team processes
  • have a strong understanding of the development process - from design through to deployment, maintenance, and what that means for day-to-day development
  • take pride in what you build
  • are interested in what new tools and techniques you could introduce to us!

Why you’ll love working at Paddle

We are a diverse team of around 140 people based near Shoreditch. We care deeply about enabling a great culture which is inclusive no matter your background. We celebrate our diverse group of talented employees and we pride ourselves on our transparent, collaborative, friendly and respectful culture.

We offer a full slate of benefits, including competitive salaries, stock options, pension plans, private healthcare and on-site mental health coaching sessions. We believe in flexible working and offer all team members unlimited holidays and 4 months paid parental leave regardless of gender. Plus we offer some not-so-standard, extra-fun benefits, which can include anything from joining the office football team, enjoying a board game night, taking up in-office meditation sessions or in-house massages. We host regular company get-togethers and quarterly socials. We have weekly catered lunches and of course, fully stocked fridges and cold brew on tap. We value learning and will help you with your personal development where we can — from constant exposure to new challenges and annual learning stipend to regular internal and external training.

About us

Our mission is to help software companies succeed — enabling them to focus on creating products the world loves. Hundreds of companies rely on our e-commerce platform to sell their software products globally, as well as our powerful analytics and marketing tools to understand and grow their businesses.

Our vision is to become the platform that all software companies use to run and grow their business. We aim to replace a fragmented ecosystem of specialised tools with a unified platform that removes the complex burden that comes with running a software business, whilst also providing unparalleled insight to help them grow faster.

We’re early in our journey but making great progress: Deloitte Fast 50 named us the fastest growing software company in the UK (we’ve tripled revenue every year since our launch in 2012), and we’ve raised over $25m in funding from incredible investors such as Notion, BGF and Kindred.

Equal opportunities

We believe in having diverse teams in which everyone can be their authentic self is key to our success. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply and we don’t discriminate based on race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, marital status, disability or age. ​Our office is wheelchair friendly and we are a family-friendly employer​.


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Senior Developer
Government Digital Service
London / Bristol / Manchester, United Kingdom
£50,000 to £80,000 a year
February 2021
5 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Who we are

The Government Digital Service (GDS) is part of the Cabinet Office. We lead the digital transformation of the UK government so that it works better for everyone.

Following our Government Design Principles, we deliver platforms, standards and digital services to help departments transform how they work and meet the needs of their users.

Our work is user-focused, dynamic and forward-looking, making our organisation an exciting and innovative place to work.

Find out more at the GDS Blog or the Design in Government blog.

What you’ll do

You’ll share the responsibility for the digital transformation of government. You’ll ensure high quality code is delivered in line with project goals and delivery cycles. You’ll thrive using agile methods and enjoy working openly, collaboratively and as part of a multidisciplinary team focused on one or more projects. Above all, you’ll want to make government better, which may sometimes involve challenging the status quo. Also, as part of the Data Standards Authority you’ll lead by example adopting and promoting data standards.

To learn more about what Developers do in government please review the DDaT Capability Framework

As a Senior Developer in GDS you’ll:

  • lead the implementation of our central API catalogue.

  • shape the technical solution of a federated API catalogue

  • support wider technical needs from the Data Standards Authority and across Data and Innovation

  • take responsibility for solving complex issues, and for the quality of the code produced

  • work in multi-disciplinary teams to ensure our software puts user needs first

  • build automated tests to support our continuous deployment environment

  • share knowledge of tools and techniques with your wider team, both developers and non-developers

  • act as a digital ambassador across government, supporting recruitment, identifying good practices for GDS to adopt and sharing experiences, e.g. through blog posts, tech talks at conferences

  • be involved in helping recruit developers and, where appropriate, helping sift and interview

Who you are

We’re interested in people who:

  • have experience in back-end development, with detailed knowledge of Ruby

  • understand software design principles

  • research and learn new programming tools and techniques

  • take a systematic approach to solving problems

  • have experience of using testing to validate solutions

  • understand agile environments and version control

  • understand web security and accessibility

  • have an awareness of technologies used for web applications, e.g databases, backups, CDNs and search, and of Unix-like operating systems, e.g. Linux, Mac OS

  • have experience working with web technologies

How you’ll be assessed

In the Civil Service, we use our Success Profiles. For each role we advertise we consider what you will need to demonstrate to be successful. This gives us the best possible chance of finding the right person for the job, drives up performance and improves diversity and inclusivity. We will be looking at your experience, career history and achievements that are relevant to the specific job role.

For this role we will be assessing your ability, strength, experience, technical/specialist skills and behaviours, the following behaviours are the most relevant:

  • working together

  • changing and improving

  • making effective decisions

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

Things you need to know

You can find out about the application process and practical details like our office locations on the things you need to know page.


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Backend Developer
Bequest
London, United Kingdom
£50,000 to £90,000 a year
January 2021
3 Applicants This Week

Job Description

We’re bringing peace of mind and financial security to all modern families, in one holistic and engaging platform ✌️

We offer life insurance to our users alongside a suite of free products to help them with the life and after-life admin. This includes the ability to write your will for free with our online will writer. We’re creating a single platform for users to manage all of their families life admin, and protect the things that matter most to them.

Job Description

What are we looking for?

As we expand our engineering team, we are looking for an experienced back-end developer who thrives in a fast-paced environment and can help us build and scale our product beyond the MVP. Currently we’ve built a web application, but next on our radar is to build a mobile app.

You will be one of the first hires of the company and working closely with our CTO and the co-founding team. Since we are an early-stage startup, you will have more responsibilities than in a regular role and play a large part in shaping the next features of the application.

Currently we’re all working remotely, but post-covid we’re looking for someone who is willing to commute to our London office once or twice a week.

Our Tech Stack

  • Golang
  • Docker + Kubernetes (GCP)
  • ReactJS with TypeScript
  • GraphQL, gRPC
  • PostgreSQL

Key responsibilities

  • Write high quality and well tested code for our backend platform
  • Build components and architecture for our suite of upcoming products
  • Collaborate and review code of other engineers
  • Create and present ideas and solutions for improvements to products, services and processes
  • Test products and updates before they go live

Qualifications

Key skills and experience

  • 1-3 years of back-end development using Golang
  • Excellent knowledge of programming best-practice, and an obsession with tidy code
  • A strong communicator, self-starter and problem solver
  • Willingness to learn new technologies

Nice to have

  • Experience with cross-platform mobile app frameworks (e.g. React Native, Flutter)
  • Experience using Docker, Kubernetes, GCP, Helm, Terraform, Postman, Gitlab CI, microservices architecture

Additional Information

What we offer

  • Employee Share Option Scheme
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Flexible and remote working options
  • Catered lunches 2 days a week, unlimited breakfast, healthy snacks, freshly ground coffee and Evening Bar.
  • Private health care and of course, life insurance
  • Macbook (or similar) and a personal budget for work from home expenses

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Senior Software Engineer
90PoE
London (United Kingdom) / Remote (Europe)
£45,000 to £90,000 a year
January 2021
2 Applicants This Week

Job Description

About Us:

90POE is a company with a goal to revolutionise shipping by creating a suite of comprehensive software solutions for the Maritime industry. Our journey begins now. Over the next couple of years, our teams and squads will build more than 30 products from the ground up. This includes everything from global vessel tracking to vessel performance analysis, crew optimisation and so much more.

We’re a remote first business employing 120 people across Europe.

Our Mission:

To profoundly advance the safety, efficiency and reliability of the shipping industry through the application of digital technologies.

The Role:

90POE’s mission is big. It’s not going to be easy but with the support and determination from our stakeholders and the brilliant people we have hired, we can achieve anything. Right now, we’re seeking a Software Architect to support our product teams in building high-quality software quickly and iteratively while upholding the core technology principles of our platform. This is a hands-on architecture role that will see you working alongside development teams to support short term delivery while also keeping an eye on the broader more strategic, longer-term objectives. This is an incredible opportunity to help to build on our success in modernising the maritime industry’s working practices, making shipping safer, more efficient and more sustainable, meaning you will have a directly positive impact on the world, as well as for clients commercially.

Your new team are made up of Software Engineers and Architects, Product, Data and QA professionals and collectively you are responsible for delivering market-changing solutions across, software, hardware and data. Your team will gain not only from your experience and knowledge of your domain but also from your collaborative and results-driven style.

What’s in for you?

90PoE is a growing start-up, championing real change in the shipping industry. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to apply cutting-edge technology to revolutionising an iconic industry.

You will demonstrate our values, strive for excellence, engage and motivate those around you and be accountable for your contribution to the team’s priorities. You have the chance to own your and the company’s growth in terms of:

  • Shaping the next evolution of the Open Ocean platform.
  • Defining and delivering software across a broad range of technologies and architectures.
  • Applying technology in innovative ways to solve our customers’ problems.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Bringing a passion for technology, software engineering and quality to everything you do.
  • Helping to create and foster a continuous improvement culture.
  • The ability to advocate for good ideas regardless of where they come from
  • Ensuring that teams are focussed on the right challenges and delivering business value efficiently.
  • Create documentation for designs and architectural decisions.
  • Writing code to demonstrate and validate architectural decisions.
  • Providing teams with appropriate support and context as they plan their work.
  • Designing evolutionary architectures that can grow with the platform.
  • Providing a forward-thinking technology input into company strategy and decisions.
  • Working closely with the Chief Engineer and Chief Architect to execute the planned roadmap.
  • Representing software architecture and technological values to technical and non-technical staff
  • Being accountable for your contribution to achieving company priorities

It would be great if you have:

  • A contagious enthusiasm for and a desire to continuously learn
  • Deep expertise in designing and developing cloud-native systems.
  • Experience of architecting and operating a microservice system.
  • Understanding of event-driven and streaming architecture using Kafka.
  • Knowledge of containerisation and Kubernetes.
  • A strong track record in delivering robust and documented solutions.
  • Wide knowledge of databases (PostgreSQL, Mongo, Redis, Cassandra, ElasticSearch).
  • A broad range of programming languages (Golang, Java, TypeScript).
  • Experience of developing IoT systems and data pipelines.
  • Understanding of Infrastructure as Code principles and technologies.
  • Fluency in English and strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Incredible work ethic, drive and passion.

Benefits:

  • We offer a competitive financial package which includes a competitive salary, company bonus scheme, employee referral scheme, a contributory pension and a travel to work loan
  • We have a positive attitude to flexible working, a competitive annual holiday allowance, cycle to work scheme, supportive family policies and discounted gym membership
  • We have a culture of which we are proud, a highly skilled and diverse workforce as well as impressive offices in central London and Kiev

For more information about 90POE check out our website (https://openocean.studio/)

Or our company video here (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZ89Ps0VB_M)

If you would like to join our team and be part of this exciting journey, please get in touch.


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Product Developer - Back End
Appvia
London, United Kingdom / Remote (UK)
£60,000 to £90,000 a year
January 2021

Job Description

The Application Containerisation market is due to reach $8.5B by 2025 delivering a CAGR of 26.5%. This is being driven by many different organisations that are turning to container based infrastructure and microservices as a way of satisfying the ever complex role of Software Development. Recently, Kubernetes has become the standard in making this possible and is, in fact, the fastest growing project in open-source history. Appvia, founded in 2018, is a company of highly skilled engineers, who are building products to enable the deployment, maintaining and scaling of Kubernetes as well as the added challenge of delivering a truly cloud native vision.

We’re part of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation and for our customers like the Home Office and Bank of England, we’ve already got 700+ developers using our service, building over 500+ applications, in over 20,000+ containers, running a number of critical applications for the government both on-premise and via Azure, Amazon and Google.

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 colleagues and users on a regular basis to build out assumptions 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

Requirements

  • 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

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 26 Days Holiday including your birthday off (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Pension
  • Health Insurance
  • Training and personal development
  • Bonus

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Principal Software Engineer - Edge Data
Fastly
London, United Kingdom / Remote (USA)
£80,000 to £120,000 a year
January 2021
3 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Fastly helps people stay better connected with the things they love. Fastly’s edge cloud platform enables customers to create great digital experiences quickly, securely, and reliably by processing, serving, and securing our customers’ applications as close to their end-users as possible — at the edge of the Internet. The platform is designed to take advantage of the modern internet, to be programmable, and to support agile software development. Fastly’s customers include many of the world’s most prominent companies, including Vimeo, Pinterest, The New York Times, and GitHub.

We’re building a more trustworthy Internet. Come join us.

Principal Software Engineer - Edge Data

You will be one of the first engineers working on a brand-new system that Fastly has been prototyping and is now beginning to operationalize. The system applies cutting-edge distributed systems theory — notably, CRDTs — to Fastly’s global network to provide an infrastructure for state at the edge.

What You’ll Do

  • Learn the distsys theory and Go implementation of the project to proficiency, becoming a technical “co-founder” and owner
  • Optimize system performance to meet Fastly’s Internet-scale requirements, via testing, profiling, refactoring, and redesigning
  • Collaborate with customer-facing teams to define and implement primitives that will power a huge number of future Fastly products
  • Help to design, develop, and participate in a process for onboarding new engineers to the project, with a focus on mentorship and growth
  • Work in a small team that’s highly motivated to find new, innovative ways to give our customers new capabilities

What We’re Looking For

  • Clear, effective, and empathetic communication skills, both written and verbal, especially when discussing complex technical topics
  • Intermediate+ proficiency with Go (Golang), ideally having built and operated one or more large-scale projects
  • Advanced distributed systems theory experience, especially eventual consistency, and a strong interest in learning more
  • A “systems thinker” who always keeps the big picture in mind, even as they work on the smallest details
  • Effective at asynchronous remote work, with teammates across the world

Why Fastly?

  • We have a huge impact. Fastly is a small company with a big reach. Not only do our customers have a tremendous user base, but we also support a growing number of open source projects and initiatives. Outside of code, employees are encouraged to share causes close to their heart with others so we can help lend a supportive hand.

  • We love distributed teams. Fastly’s home-base is in San Francisco, but we have multiple offices and employees sprinkled around the globe. In fact, 50% of our employees work outside of SF! An international remote culture is in our DNA.

  • We care about you. Fastly works hard to create a positive environment for our employees, and we think your life outside of work is important too. We support our teams with great benefits like up to 20 weeks of paid parental leave, options for free medical/dental/vision plans, and an open vacation program that enables our folks to take the time they need to recharge (some benefits may vary by location).

  • We value diversity. Growing and maintaining our inclusive and diverse team matters to us. We are committed to being a company where our employees feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work and have the ability to be successful – every day.

  • We are passionate. Fastly is chock full of passionate people and we’re not ‘one size fits all’. Fastly employs authors, pilots, skiers, parents (of humans and animals), makeup geeks, coffee connoisseurs, and more. We love employees for who they are and what they are passionate about.

We’re always looking for humble, sharp, and creative folks to join the Fastly team. If you think you might be a fit, please apply!


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Sofware Engineer Go
Bud
Remote, UK / London, United Kingdom
£45,000 to £75,000 a year
November 2020
5 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Our Mission🚀

Bud’s mission is simple. We’re here to create the world’s most compelling financial data products. The products we’re building are used by some of the world’s most prestigious institutions to help millions of their customers take control of their finances.

Your Mission👨‍🚀👩‍🚀

You’ll be writing and contributing to microservices mainly written in Go and hosted in a containerised environment. Your time will be split between building APIs using a mix of HTTP and gRPC, monitoring daemons, creating data parsers and so much more. If building a secure database storage engine or high performance APIs sounds like the kind of challenge you’d enjoy then we’d love for you to get in touch.

What impact will you make

  • You’ll chiefly be using Go in our various backend and data engineering projects, with some of our services and tooling also being written in PHP and Python
  • Using a range of different data stores across our teams including MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, Elasticsearch, HDFS
  • You’ll be working with RabbitMQ for queues
  • If you’re interested in picking up one of our languages, a new technology or skill we provide lots of opportunities to learn with a mentoring programme, R&D days and regular training available. We like to help people grow and learn!

A bit about you

  • Proven experience with Go; and a great foundation with another programming language (e.g. Java, C, C++, Ruby, PHP or Python)
  • You are a well-rounded, inquisitive engineer who enjoys solving complex problems using clean, efficient and creative methods and putting those solutions into action working in a team
  • Comfortable working with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with automated testing of systems and applications

Taking it to the next level

  • Experience interacting with or building APIs
  • You think always about solutions from a security perspective or enjoy working with cryptography libraries
  • Previous experience in banking or fintech companies
  • A good understanding of application, information and infrastructure architectures, such as API / SDK development and integrations
  • Awesome analytical and communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex ideas to non-experts with eloquence and confidence
  • Experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • Experience working in a cloud environment such as Google Cloud Platform or AWS

Engineering at Bud

The software engineering team is tasked with solving highly technical problems to enable solutions that tangibly benefit the lives of millions of people. From how to scale our solutions to tens of millions of users in the most effective manner, to integrating hundreds of third-party businesses, data is key to our business and we need passionate developers to help capture it, store it, transform it, research it and most importantly secure it.

What is it like to work for Bud?

We could play buzzword bingo but one of our core values is ‘Authentic’ and the best way to demonstrate this is by sharing our employee engagement dashboard. This provides a weekly engagement and NPS score giving you a true reflection of life at Bud. All data collected is realtime & anonymised so we have no control over what you see.

The dashboard is interactive so check it out here and have a look at what the numbers mean, https://bit.ly/2MhjAZT

What is the role paying?

Based on our extensive benchmarking we have budgeted at £55,000-£75,000 per annum + 5% options on equity which vests over 3 years, with a 1 year cliff.

What are the perks?

🏖 25 days holiday (excluding bank holidays)! You can carry up to 5 over the following year if you wish.

🧘‍♂️🧘Health and Wellbeing Allowance! We have a monthly allowance of £50 for all employees to use towards wellbeing activities such as classes or a gym membership.
👩‍💻👨‍💻Flexible working! We encourage autonomy here at Bud. We trust you to work in a way that will enable you to deliver your best work. Bud supports flexible working; we want you to perform at your best and recognise that other issues will arise from time to time.

💰We match up to 5% of your salary in our pension plan.

🎒You’ll be provided with a brand new MacBook or PC, and any computer accessories you need so you’ll have the best tools for the job!

🚆Season Ticket loan

🌱 The biggest motivation for people is learning and developing, our people have up to £500 per annum of learning and development opportunities funded by Bud.

🤹‍♂️🤹‍♀️ We’re big on keeping Bud a social team, so Christmas and Summer parties can be a big deal. We also put on events and have a new social committee every quarter to keep it exciting in normal times. At the moment we have remote events which change often depending on what the teams are interested in.

A bit more about us

We’re a diverse group of people. With backgrounds ranging from data science to music production, more than 80% of our team come from outside the world of finance – providing us with a unique perspective as we help consumers feel more in control of their lives. For us, an interest in people comes first; finance follows.

More about what we’re doing

The APIs and infrastructure we’re building are designed to place the power of personal data back into the hands of normal people. Picture this: a world where your bank knew you were paying too much for your gas bill and could switch you to a more suitable provider, or understood your savings targets and could automatically find you a better deal. That’s what we’re working towards.

We believe that diversity will make us better

Bud’s mission is to create the world’s most compelling financial data products. Getting there requires a workforce as diverse as the people we create our products for, be that in terms of age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, or ways of thinking. We truly believe that these differences will make us grow as a company and a team. We strive to create a workplace and culture where our people are empowered, supported, given equal opportunities and can bring their authentic selves to work.

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Backend Engineer - Tech Ops
Monzo
London United Kingdom / Remote (UK)
£69,000 to £116,000 a year
November 2020
4 Applicants This Week

Job Description

We’re looking for a Backend Engineer to join our TechOps squad at Monzo.

Our TechOps squad is primarily responsible for making sure everyone at Monzo has all of the tools they need to do a great job. That means managing all of our devices (predominantly running Mac and Chrome OS), managing our G-Suite domains, providing 1:1 support to Monzonauts across the business, and much much more.

A big contributor to the success TechOps have had to date is the way we’ve embedded engineers in the squad, meaning we’ve been able to automate away a lot of the manual work traditionally associated with a TechOps squad.

This has allowed us to move quickly, achieve an incredible ratio of TechOps people to total employees, and reap the benefits of being able to hire people all across the world without friction.

You’ll help us solve problems such as:

  • How do we continue to offer outstanding service to all of our Monzonauts without exponentially increasing the number of people working in TechOps? What can we build to automate the work of 20 people?
  • What parts of traditional IT can we rethink with code to supercharge TechOps at Monzo?
  • How do we build a seamless, delightful experience for Monzonauts with best-in-class homegrown code and third party services?

The role

You’ll be a backend engineer in the squad. Some of the projects you’ll be involved in might include:

  • Integrating MDM (Mobile Device Management) and making this a function that integrates with everything else at Monzo, from inventory to access levels on your AWS account.
  • Building a seamless way to replicate groups, roles and other logical frameworks across first and third party applications to make authorisation for a Monzonaut a seamless experience.
  • Building on a system to track any and every Monzo-owned asset, from network switches to access passes and everything in between.
  • So much more - you’ll have the opportunity to influence our roadmap and build on the foundations already in place to continue scaling TechOps with Monzo

You’ll work closely with TechOps generalists and engineers from around the business to tackle some of the challenges mentioned above, working at the intersection between Security, People and TechOps to make sure we’re moving forwards together.

Security, scalability and how we continue to support the services you’re building should always be front of mind.

You’ll also have the opportunity to coach and mentor others in the squad on engineering best practices. We want to empower everyone in the squad to automate away the low-value manual work, and you’ll be key to unlocking this potential alongside other engineers in the squad.

At Monzo we’re aiming to build the best current account in the world. We are always keen to hear from capable, creative engineers who want to help us accomplish that goal 🚀

Our backend engineers have a variety of different backgrounds

We have several non-graduates; only some of us studied Computer Science; one of the team has a degree in Marketing; some of us have worked in huge companies; some have only ever worked in startups; others are former consultants. As long as you enjoy learning new things, we’d love to talk to you. We do not ask for formal qualifications or degree requirements for any of our engineering roles.

We are actively creating an equitable environment for all of our engineers to thrive

Diversity and inclusion are a priority for us and we are making sure we have lots of support for all of our people to grow at Monzo. We provide a sponsorship framework in Engineering for women and people of colour; all of our leaders are trained on privilege awareness and we are creating partnerships with organisations dedicated to supporting underrepresented groups. You can read more in our 2020 Diversity and Inclusion report.

We encourage an open and transparent working environment

You can get involved in any aspect of the business you are interested in and, following Stripe’s example, all emails in the company are visible in an email archive. We contribute to open source software as much as possible. Our blog is a good place to learn even more about what we do!

Monzo works in project-based sprints in small, interdisciplinary teams

We have around 150 engineers out of roughly 1,400 people in total - and we have big ambitions. There are many interesting challenges ahead, and we’re happy for people to move between teams or to specialise, whatever you prefer. As an engineer here you’d be able to work directly with anyone across the company, and we run regular knowledge-sharing sessions so you’ll learn heaps about everything from how banks work to effective communication.

At Monzo you will get to work with a lot of exciting new technology.

We rely heavily on the following tools and technologies:

  • Go to write our application code (there’s an excellent interactive Go tutorial here)
  • Cassandra for most persistent data storage
  • Kafka for our asynchronous message queue
  • Envoy Proxy for RPC
  • Kubernetes and Docker to schedule and run our services (Oliver, our VP Architecture, gave a great talk at KubeCon on how we use these technologies)
  • AWS for most of our infrastructure
  • React for internal web dashboards
  • We also have two physical datacenter sites with actual cables to connect to various third parties

Our product squads are truly cross-functional.

This role is all about collaborating across disciplines to test hypotheses and make a difference to customers. As a product backend engineer you’ll work in a squad alongside product managers, marketers, user researchers, designers, mobile engineers, web engineers, data analysts, business analysts, writers and more!

You should apply if

  • You’re someone who doesn’t wait to be told what to do. You spot problems and proactively fix them
  • You’re an engineer who’s happy writing (or would like to learn to write) views in React and backend services in Go
  • You’re someone who can think big, but start small. The squad have lots of ideas and you’ll need to help shape these and show what is possible - then bring that to life
  • You have ideas about how we can think ‘big picture’ and can scale TechOps going forward
  • You’re comfortable working with an interrupt-driven squad. A lot of what the squad does is reactive, and you’ll need to support that at times. TechOps spin a lot of plates, and it’s important that you can see the bigger picture and prioritise your time to work on the most important problems

Logistics

Salary is around £69,000 - £116,000 plus stock options and other benefits.

We can help you relocate to London & we can sponsor visas.

This role can be based in our London office, but we’re open to distributed working (with ad hoc meetings in London once COVID is over).

We have payroll set up in three countries: the UK, Ireland, and France. Right now, we can only hire people who work from those countries and we’ll keep this updated with new ones as we expand and are able to hire from more places 🌎

We offer flexible working hours and trust you to work enough hours to do your job well, at times that suit you and your team.

Diversity and inclusion is a priority for us – if we want to solve problems for people around the world, our team has to represent our customers. So we need to attract the best talent and create an environment that supports and includes them. You can read more about diversity and inclusion on our blog.

If you prefer to work part-time, we’ll make this happen whenever we can - whether this is to help you meet other commitments or strike a great work-life balance.

Our interview process is normally a phone interview, a coding task and call to discuss it, and 2-3 hours of onsite interviews that can be conducted via hangouts as well. We promise not to ask you any brain teasers or trick questions. We might design a system together on a whiteboard, the same way we often work together, but we won’t make you write code on one.

Equal Opportunity Statement


At Monzo, embracing diversity in all of its forms and fostering an inclusive environment for all people to do the best work of their lives with us. This is integral to our mission of making money work for everyone.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status.


Perks & Benefits

https://monzo.com/careers/#benefits

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Backend Go Software Engineer
Geckoboard
London, United Kingdom / Remote (UK)
£65,000 to £80,000 a year
November 2020
2 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Excited about the idea of working on distributed systems at scale? Want to be writing Go everyday? With great people? We’re looking for curious problem solvers to do just that.

At Geckoboard, we’re working to help teams achieve their goals by enabling a fresh way of working. This revolves around making sure that important data gets seen and acted upon. That’s where our dashboards come in. Geckoboard is straightforward dashboard software that makes it quick and easy to surface live business data, metrics and KPIs for teams.

Our engineering culture

We’re all here to build something great. You’ll be joining a growing team of empowered engineers in a supportive environment that values experimentation, work-life balance and personal development. We’ve built a culture of knowledge sharing and feedback, so you’ll be involved in planning and prioritisation of work as well as peer reviews and pair programming.

Learning is also a big part of our engineering culture. About once every fortnight you’re able to take a whole day — an Innovation Day — to work on projects that interest you, learn new skills or contribute to open source… whatever it may be! We encourage these projects and often they have led to improvements in the way we work or concepts that have then been prioritised, developed further and added to our Product.

We work in small and focused cross-functional teams, usually made up of a Product Manager, a Designer, and a mix of Frontend and Backend Engineers. QA and Infrastructure tend to come in at the points they’re needed or for specific projects. We scope out our project such that we’re able to deliver meaningful work but small enough to iterate and take on board feedback quickly. We encourage our engineers to get involved in different teams and projects based on their interests, skills and opportunities to learn. We’re also equally mindful about technical debt and make sure we dedicate time to addressing it.

Our teams

**Product
**Our product teams each own a different part of the product, building features that improve Geckoboard for our customers. Some of our recent work has ranged from a new send-to-Slack feature, SSO and in the team you’ll be joining initially, we’ve been building a brand new internal framework for importing, storing, and analysing data from third-party APIs we integrate with. We know that investing in our Data Platform is the best way we can deliver flexible, high-quality integrations quickly and easily. The new framework takes care of managing and scheduling imports, responding to webhooks, receiving analytics queries, migrating data from one version to the next and allows us to build internal gRPC services using a common protobuf interface upon it.

**Platform
**We believe that we can only be successful as an Engineering team if we are constantly and systematically investing in our tooling, our common systems, and our developer experience, this is where our Platform team comes in. Our recent work has ranged from rapid response work to improving test and trace coverage, migrating existing services to Go modules and support for other teams. We’re also working on enabling older RESTful services to be migrated onto gRPC with a GraphQL API gateway in front.

You should apply if:

  • What we’ve described sounds interesting

  • You’re interested in distributed systems

  • You’ve worked with Go before*

  • You want to build a product that delights its users and genuinely serves their needs

  • You’re collaborative; you empathise, listen and discuss

  • You actively seek out feedback in your work and to ensure you understand the problem you’re solving

We know that there are great candidates who may not exactly fit into what we’ve described above, or who have important skills we haven’t thought of. If that’s you or you’re not sure, please apply, we’d love to hear from you.

  • Right now we’re only considering mid-to-senior level candidates, if you’re still developing your Go skillset and interested in joining the Geckoboard team, head to www.geckoboard.com/careers and get in touch, we’d love to hear from you and chat about future jobs!

Work where you work best:

While most of our team are normally based in our leafy East London office, a lot of us work remotely at least a day or two during the week. This means we’ve always been intentional about making sure our ways-of-working are remote-friendly so we can support that flexibility for everyone. We also have fully remote team members, though the expectation is that you’re comfortable with a visit to the London office about once a quarter (except during pandemics).

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, our office remains closed and everyone on the team is working from home presently. We’re likely to continue working from home over the Winter. We keep a close eye on the government guidance, regularly update the team, and plan to open our office only when it’s safe to do so again.

Some of our team have shorter working weeks and we’re more than happy to try to accommodate this or another arrangement whenever possible. Just let us know what works best for you or that you’d like to chat about it in your application.

Logistics:

At this time, we’re only considering candidates who are (or will be) based in the United Kingdom (regardless of whether you’re onsite when out offices reopen or fully remote). Unfortunately, we’re unable to provide sponsorship for this role.

Our hiring process:

  • 20-30 minute call with a Talent Partner
  • 45 minute video call with the Hiring Manager
  • Take home exercise
  • Virtual onsite with the team - about 2.5 hours

The whole process takes about 2-3 weeks end to end, but we’re flexible!

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Backend Go Engineer (Contract)
Atos
London, United Kingdom / Remote (UK)
£500 to £750 a day
November 2020
1 Applicants This Week

Job Description

About us:

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees and over €12 Billion in revenues. Our clients include a plethora of organisations, amongst with the UK department of defence, the International Olympics Committee, the NHSx and many more. As a contract backend engineer you will be working in the Atos Cerebro division, a full-stack fast-paced engineering team at Atos. We’re a cross-skilled team of product, design, engineering and data experts. We help our clients build, deliver and support digital products and services. Each dedicated product team is responsible for all aspects of what they are building, operating independently. This not only allows for fast-paced development and pivots, it facilitates passionate, close-knit teams that work closely together to achieve their goals. Our teams work in close collaboration with our clients and their users. Many of us have experience across a wide range of industries from finance, gaming, retail, government, energy and media to name a few.

Who you are:

You enjoy learning about the customer’s pains and gains, and building products which solve real-world problems. You can work autonomously in a small cross-functional team and can communicate well with team members. Equally you are able to effectively contribute to technology decisions across multiple teams. You are firmly focussed on delivering business value and results to end-users. Along with this you have a commercial mindset, with demonstrated ability to make fact based trade offs. You have prior experience building greenfield products for unfamiliar industries. Familiar with the entire software development lifecycle. Experience working in start-ups or large corporations (ideally both!) is also a huge benefit. You can demonstrate a broad knowledge of available modern technologies and like to experiment with finding the best solution for specific tasks outside your core skill set.

What you’ll do:

You should be able to demonstrate prior professional experience of the following activities that you’ll do:

  • Management of large datasets - you will help design, implement and monitor highly-resilient data pipelines whose purpose is to load, transform and validate billions of rows every month.

  • You will work on highly critical financial datasets and reporting, with billions of asset under management. You will use technologies such as BigQuery, Cloud Storage, Firestore and more

  • Most of our infrastructure is event-driven and horizontally scalable using best-of-breed technologies like PubSub, server-less Cloud Functions and BigQuery, you will make architectural and design decisions to tackle new problems whislt keeping the system reliable and resilient to failure

  • Develop and test your code to the best standards

  • Apply cloud security practices such as principles of least privilege, auditing and monitoring, secrets management, identity and roles management and more

  • Review your peer’s code and collaboratively improve the codebase

  • Setup, maintain and improve CI/CD processes to effortlessly deliver quality software to production

  • Our cloud infrastructure is solely managed through code (IaC) using terraform and terraform cloud. You will setup and maintain relevant cloud infrastructure (mostly GCP, Azure)

  • Monitor and support your applications

  • Support the product owner in sizing and prioritising work

  • Keep a handle on technical debt, whilst shipping new features


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Software Engineer - Core SRE
Cloudflare
London, United Kingdom
£60,000 to £90,000 a year
November 2020
3 Applicants This Week

Job Description

About Us

At Cloudflare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers trillions of requests per month. Cloudflare protects and accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare have all web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with every request. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance and a decrease in spam and other attacks. Cloudflare was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer and named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Company Cultures list.

We realize people do not fit into neat boxes. We are looking for curious and empathetic individuals who are committed to developing themselves and learning new skills, and we are ready to help you do that. We cannot complete our mission without building a diverse and inclusive team. We hire the best people based on an evaluation of their potential and support them throughout their time at Cloudflare. Come join us!

In this role, you can expect to:

  • Work on highly distributed and scalable systems
  • Participate in the constant cycle of knowledge sharing and mentoring
  • Manage and develop some of the biggest clusters in the world
  • Research and introduce cutting-edge technologies
  • Contribute to open-source

We are still a small team, well-funded, growing quickly and focused on building an extraordinary company. This is a superb opportunity to join a high-performing team and scale our high-growth network as Cloudflare’s business grows. You will build tools to constantly improve availability, performance, uptime and response times. You will nurture a passion for an “automate everything” approach that makes systems failure-resistant and ready-to-scale.

You may be a good fit for our team if:

  • You have proven skills of designing, developing and delivering HA scalable production systems.
  • You have deep knowledge of configuration management software, preferably Salt.
  • You have solid experience with cluster management systems (Kubernetes, Mesos)
  • You are comfortable with developing software in Go or Python
  • You know how network services (DNS, TLS/SSL, HTTP) and network fundamentals (DHCP, subnetting, routing, firewalls, IPv6, BGP) work
  • You have strong experience designing and managing multi-tenant database solutions (Clickhouse, PostgreSQL, CockroachDB)
  • You are confident in your knowledge with load balancers (nginx, HAProxy)

Bonus points if:

  • You have strong operational skills and are an expert in bash scripting
  • You have practical knowledge of web and systems performance, extensively used tracing tools like ebpf and strace.

What Makes Cloudflare Special?

We’re not just a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company. We’re a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company with a soul. Fundamental to our mission to help build a better Internet is protecting the free and open Internet.

Project Galileo: We equip politically and artistically important organizations and journalists with powerful tools to defend themselves against attacks that would otherwise censor their work, technology already used by Cloudflare’s enterprise customers–at no cost.

Athenian Project: We created Athenian Project to ensure that state and local governments have the highest level of protection and reliability for free, so that their constituents have access to election information and voter registration.

Path Forward Partnership: Since 2016, we have partnered with Path Forward, a nonprofit organization, to create 16-week positions for mid-career professionals who want to get back to the workplace after taking time off to care for a child, parent, or loved one.

1.1.1.1: We released 1.1.1.1 to help fix the foundation of the Internet by building a faster, more secure and privacy-centric public DNS resolver. This is available publicly for everyone to use - it is the first consumer-focused service Cloudflare has ever released. Here’s the deal - we don’t store client IP addresses never, ever. We will continue to abide by our privacy policy and ensure that no user data is sold to advertisers or used to target consumers.

Sound like something you’d like to be a part of? We’d love to hear from you!


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Software Development Engineer
GoCardless
London, United Kingdom
£60,000 to £100,000 a year
October 2020
8 Applicants This Week

Job Description

If you’re looking to work in a collaborative culture, solving engineering challenges at a global scale, and having a real impact in making our products better for our customers, we would love to talk to you!

We believe in providing trust and autonomy so everyone can do their best work. From how we work to how managers support you, our goal is to provide an environment that enables you to continuously grow, ask questions and not be afraid to fail—because when we do, we see it as an opportunity to learn.

Engineering at GoCardless

The technical challenges of building GoCardless span from simplifying building banking schemes to optimising the time to render the dashboard. We’re looking for engineers to join our growing Global Network Group, where you’ll be working on problems that sit at the core of GoCardless: orchestrating and keeping track of the movement of funds, as well as building and maintaining the bank and scheme integrations that make it possible to keep our merchants’ cash flowing.

You will enjoy being a software engineer at GoCardless if:

  • You’re looking to champion a great engineering culture within GC and in the wider engineering community;
  • You enjoy collaborating and learning from people from various backgrounds and experiences;
  • You want to feel proud of the work you’re doing and its impact on real customers.

Our engineers contribute to the engineering culture within and outside of GoCardless: they contribute to Open Source Software projects (see our Github), and share learnings in post-mortems, conferences and on our blog.

Our technologies: We endeavour to build simple, reliable systems and we believe in using the best technologies for each task. Joining the Global Network Group you’ll be working in a team that primarily uses: Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, BigQuery, and Google Cloud Storage. Across GoCardless, our other technologies include: Golang, Python, React, Kubernetes, Elasticsearch, Prometheus, Google Cloud (GCP).

You’re not expected to have expertise in all these technologies. Members of our team have picked up the tools once they’ve started working with the team. If you’re unsure, please apply.

About you

  • You have experience building web products and services, and have an awareness of technologies across the stack.
  • You adapt to new technologies and processes quickly.
  • You thrive in a collaborative environment and believe the best products are built through collaboration.
  • You care about building reliable, well-tested systems.
  • You enjoy solving problems and are happy to take initiative to find better solutions.

About us

GoCardless embraces diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

We offer a varied package of flexible working and benefit policies. From flexible working hours and working from home arrangements, through to enhanced parental leave, pension packages and equity. GoCardless has a very family and work life balance orientated environment. Our team comes from a variety of backgrounds and we embrace diversity – if you’re unsure, please apply.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone at GoCardless has shifted to remote working since mid-March and will continue to work remotely until the end of the year. We are committed to support all employees during this time and continue to monitor the situation closely. Some of the actions we’ve taken to support the wellbeing of our employees as we transitioned to and continue working in a remote set-up are: subsidised home office equipment, remote workstation assessments, and remote wellbeing and social activities to stay in touch.

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Software Engineer
Seldon
London, United Kingdom
£60,000 to £90,000 a year
October 2020
6 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Seldon is looking for a Software Engineer to join our team. We are focused on making it easy for machine learning models to be deployed and managed at scale in production. We provide Cloud Native products that run on top of Kubernetes and are open-core with several successful open source projects including Seldon Core, Alibi:Explain and Alibi:Detect. We also contribute to open source projects under the Kubeflow umbrella including KFServing.

About the role Design and build scalable machine learning solutions on top of the open source and enterprise Seldon products. Working on bring the Explainable AI and ML Monitoring available in the Alibi projects into the enterprise products for general use.

Essential skills A degree or higher level academic background in a scientific or engineering subject. Familiarity with linux based development. At least 2 years of experience in industry or academia showing completed projects.

Core skills (The role will be focused on these skills so we would expect existing experience or a demonstrable desire to learn these) Experience with GoLang and Python Experience with Kubernetes and the ecosystem of Cloud Native tools. Experience using machine learning tools in production. Bonus skills (Any of these will be of great interest to us) A broad understanding of data science and machine learning. Understanding of explainable AI or machine learning monitoring in production Familiarity with Kubeflow, MLFlow or Sagemaker Familiarity with python tools for data science

About our tech stack Some of our high profile technical projects: We are core authors and maintainers of Seldon Core, the most popular Open Source model serving solution in the Cloud Native (Kubernetes) ecosystem We built and maintain the black box model explainability tool Alibi We are co-founders of the KFServing project, and collaborate with Microsoft, Google, IBM, etc on extending the project We are core contributors of the Kubeflow project and meet on several workstreams with Google, Microsoft, RedHat, etc on a weekly basis We are part of the SIG-MLOps Kubernetes open source working group, where we contribute through examples and prototypes around ML serving We run the largest Tensorflow meetup in London And much more 🚀

Some of the technologies we use in our day-to-day: Go is our primary language for all-things backend infrastructure including our Kubernetes Operator, and our new GoLang Microservice Orchestrator) Python is our primary language for machine learning, and powers our most popular Seldon Core Microservices wrapper, as well as our Explainability Toolbox Alibi We leverage the Elastic Stack to provide full data provenance on inputs and outputs for thousands of models in production clusters Metrics from our models collected using Prometheus, with custom Grafana integrations for visualisation and monitoring Our primary service mesh backend leverages the Envoy Proxy, fully integrated with Istio, but also with an option for Ambassador We leverage gRPC protobufs to standardise our schemas and reach unprecedented processing speeds through complex inference graphs We use React.js for our all our enterprise user products and interfaces Kubernetes and Docker to schedule and run all of our core cloud native technology stack

Benefits Share options to align you with the long-term success of the company. Exciting phase of fast-paced start-up challenges with an ambitious team and unlimited potential for professional growth. Access to discounted lunches, gyms, shopping and cinema tickets. Healthcare benefits. Cycle To Work Scheme.

Logistics Our interview process is normally a phone interview, a coding task, and 2-3 hours of final interview (carried out virtually). We promise not to ask you any brain teasers or trick questions. We might design a system together on a whiteboard, the same way we often work together, but we won’t make you write code on one. Our recruitment process has an average length of 3 weeks.


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Senior Software Engineer
Grail
London, United Kingdom
£80,000 to £110,000 a year
September 2020
8 Applicants This Week

Job Description

Software Engineers

GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is focused on alleviating the global burden of cancer by developing pioneering technology to detect and identify multiple deadly cancer types early. The company is using the power of next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, and state-of-the-art computer science and data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, and to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom. It is supported by leading global investors and pharmaceutical, technology, and healthcare companies. For more information, please visit www.grail.com.

GRAIL UK is looking for experienced software engineers, senior software engineers, and staff software engineers to join the team in London. The engineering team is responsible for supporting the collaborative efforts between GRAIL and its research partners (NHS/UCL). You will work as part of a cross-functional team to design, develop and run systems that power the safe execution of clinical workflows and the collection of relevant data. Your work will support cancer research and the development of GRAILs multi-cancer early detection blood test.

You Will:

  • Use your experience developing front-end applications and backend systems to build software that supports cancer research
  • Work as part of a cross-functional team to overcome real-world problems that sometimes can’t be solved with software alone.
  • Build and operate the infrastructure and tooling that runs the systems and powers the team.
  • Work with GRAIL engineers in the United States on core platforms.
  • Take responsibility for the systems managed by the team and support the operational concerns of our research partners.

Your Background Includes:

  • You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Bioinformatics or similar technical field.
  • You have relevant work experience designing, developing, testing and maintaining software.
  • You have worked with cloud platforms such as AWS, GCP, or Microsoft Azure.
  • You are experienced in general-purpose programming languages such as Go, Python, Java, Javascript, etc, but understand that ultimately these are tools to solve problems.
  • You are passionate about software engineering, as well as software engineering teams.
  • You have excellent logical reasoning and analytical skills, with a preference for simple solutions.
  • You are a strong written and verbal communicator and can adapt your communication style and the level of detail to your audience.

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Site Reliability Engineer (Platform)
Monzo
London, UK / Remote (EU)
£59,000 to £116,000 a year
September 2020
11 Applicants This Week

Job Description

At Monzo we’re aiming to build the best current account in the world. We are always keen to hear from capable, creative engineers who want to help us accomplish that goal 🚀

We’re currently looking for Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) to join our Platform team.

We’re looking for SREs who are software engineers at heart - you’re as comfortable writing software to solve problems as you are operating AWS or Kubernetes. If you’re a software engineer who has some good cloud infrastructure experience already, or you’re eager to get really familiar with systems, tooling and libraries, this could be the role for you.

As a team, we’re responsible for designing, building, and operating the services we consume from AWS, along with the software we run on top like Kubernetes, Cassandra, Prometheus, and Kafka. We’re also responsible for operating our three physical data centres, our network, and being on-call for the things we own and run.

To achieve this, we’re organised into three squads within the Platform Group; Infrastructure Platform, Storage Platform, and Backend Platform. Each squad is responsible for solving a specific set of problems for our customers and our engineers. We’re looking for engineers who are interested in joining our Infrastructure Platform or Storage Platform squads right now, but there are opportunities to move between them as you gain experience with our platform.

We’ve posted a good overview of our platform on our blog if you’d like to learn more.

We’re investing a lot of up-front effort in building a scalable, secure, and extensible architecture for our millions of customers. Come and help us build a state-of-the-art microservices platform and build the kind of bank you want to use.

Our engineers have a variety of different backgrounds

We have several non-graduates; only some of us studied Computer Science; some of us have worked in huge companies; some have only ever worked in startups; others are former consultants. As long as you enjoy learning new things, we’d love to talk to you. We do not ask for formal qualifications or degree requirements for any of our engineering roles.

We are actively creating an equitable environment for all of our engineers to thrive

Diversity and inclusion are a priority for us and we are making sure we have lots of support for all of our people to grow at Monzo. We provide a sponsorship framework in Engineering for women and people of colour; all of our leaders are trained on privilege awareness and we are creating partnerships with organisations dedicated to supporting underrepresented groups. You can read more in our 2020 Diversity and Inclusion report.

Monzo works in project-based sprints in small, interdisciplinary teams

We have around 150 engineers out of roughly 1,400 people in total - and we have big ambitions. There are many interesting challenges ahead, and we’re happy for people to move between teams or to specialise, whatever you prefer. As an engineer here you’d be able to work directly with anyone across the company, and we run regular knowledge-sharing sessions so you’ll learn heaps about everything from how banks work to effective communication.

We encourage an open and transparent working environment

You can get involved in any aspect of the business you are interested in and, following Stripe’s example, all emails in the company are visible in an email archive. We contribute to open source software as much as possible. We’ve also made our product roadmap public and give sneak peeks of features in our community forum. Our technology blog is a good place to learn even more about what we do!

At Monzo you will get to work with a lot of exciting new technology.

We rely heavily on the following tools and technologies:

You should apply if:

Our open roles are for mid-level to senior Site Reliability Engineers at present. Apply if:

  • the work we’re doing sounds exciting!
  • you’re a software engineer at heart and you’re comfortable writing software to solve problems
  • you’re interested in distributed systems and writing resilient, scalable software
  • you have strong experience working on the backend of a technology product
  • you’re familiar with some of our Platform technologies, or specialise in just one part
  • you want to help build, scale and operate a platform to support a product that you (and everyone you know) use every day
  • you’re keen to learn more about new technologies and the arcane inner workings of the financial industry
  • you’re comfortable working in a team that deals with ambiguity

Logistics

Salary ranges between £59,000 - £116,000 plus stock options and other benefits.

We can help you relocate to London & we can sponsor visas.

This role can be based in our London office, but we’re open to distributed working (as long as you can spend around 20% of your time in London).

We have payroll set up in four countries: the UK, Ireland, France, and Spain. Right now, we can only hire people who work from those countries and we’ll keep this updated with new ones as we expand and are able to hire from more places 🌎

We’re usually always hiring for engineers, so there’s no closing date for this job.

We offer flexible working hours and trust you to work enough hours to do your job well, at times that suit you and your team.

Diversity and inclusion is a priority for us – if we want to solve problems for people around the world, our team has to represent our customers. So we need to attract the best talent and create an environment that supports and includes them. You can read more about diversity and inclusion on our blog.

If you prefer to work part-time, we’ll make this happen whenever we can - whether this is to help you meet other commitments or strike a great work-life balance.

Our interview process is normally a phone interview, a coding task and call to discuss it, and 2-3 hours of onsite interviews that can be conducted via hangouts as well. We promise not to ask you any brain teasers or trick questions. We might design a system together on a whiteboard, the same way we often work together, but we won’t make you write code on one.

Equal Opportunity Statement

At Monzo, embracing diversity in all of its forms and fostering an inclusive environment for all people to do the best work of their lives with us. This is integral to our mission of making money work for everyone.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status.


Perks & Benefits

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Back-End Developer - Go
PSYKHE
London / Remote (UK)
£30,000 to £45,000 a year
September 2020

Job Description

Great opportunity for a talented Developer (Go, PHP, Java) to join a fast-growing start-up that combines AI and psychology to transform personalization in e-commerce. The role emphasizes efficient just-in-time processing of large data sets.

Tech Stack:

Linux, Go, Vue, MySQL, Redis, AWS, PHP

Benefits:

  • Contract-to-perm, access to share option scheme if successful
  • Flexible environment with the opportunity for remote working

If you are a skilled Back-End Developer (Linux, Go, MySQL, Redis, AWS) who is interested in this role then please apply below and we will be in touch with more details.


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Backend Engineer
Cuvva
London, United Kingdom
£75,000 to £90,000 a year
July 2020
1 Applicants This Week

Job Description

About Cuvva

Cuvva is a new kind of insurance that’s fast, friendly, and flexible.

We get it - insurance doesn’t sound exciting. But this isn’t insurance as you know it. It’s insurance the way it should be. We’re putting the customer first and building products that solve real human needs.

We were the first company in the UK to sell hourly insurance, and the first to sell insurance through an app. We’ve sold over 1 million policies. We’ve written over 260,000 lines of code. And we’re a fast-growing team of over 70 talented people.

Why work for Cuvva?

We’re shaping the future of insurance. So we don’t cut corners. We try to do the right thing, even when that makes life more difficult for us.

We’ll speak up when we have an idea - but we know when to let go and get behind something else.

And we’re comfortable giving and receiving honest feedback, and trying new ways of doing things. It’s the Cuvva way.

We’re building a diverse team with different backgrounds, outlooks and experiences. So we give everyone a fair chance of getting a role at Cuvva. Even if you secretly don’t love insurance. (Don’t worry - we didn’t either.)

And if you need any adjustments or support when you’re applying to Cuvva, no worries. Just let us know.

As well as a competitive salary (£75-90k, dependent on experience) and equity based remuneration, benefits of working at Cuvva include:

Equality

We’re committed to ensuring that everyone has a fair chance to join Cuvva, whatever your background. We will always treat your application in a fair and equal manner.

  • Professional development budget
  • Brand new MacBook
  • Health and wellbeing budget
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • 33 days of holiday a year (including public holidays )
  • Mates rates on your insurance
  • Work-from-home Wednesdays (Currently Work-from-home everyday!)
  • Referral bonus when you bring your friends to join the Cuvva team
  • Office library full of great books
  • Fresh fruit and breakfast club every day
  • Season ticket loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • A day off to volunteer
  • One-to-one sessions with our Sanctus coach, giving you a safe space to talk about your mental health
  • Coffee machine in the office
  • Fully stocked beer and soft drink fridge - we do team drinks every Thursday
  • Regular team lunches
  • Monthly team outings (so far we’ve done things like karaoke, go-karting, bowling and comedy night)

About the role

We’re looking for a software engineer who has held senior positions in engineering teams within high-growth, high-scale startups, who will operate with a high level of autonomy, ensuring impeccable reliability and availability. You care deeply about building rock-solid infrastructure for the long term, with a track record of delivering solutions which support your team and your product.

You will develop Cuvva’s core platform, abstracting the key processes required to sell insurance, delivering solutions that allow the team to develop strong and stable products, without having to spend time ensuring they get the basics right.

Aside from developing core platform services, we expect you will also become heavily involved with ops and security activities, contributing towards the maintenance of our servers, AWS account, etc.

“Core platform”

When we refer to the “core platform”, we mean the services which underpin the processes of all insurance activities on our system.

For example, we expect one of these to be the “policy service”, which might be responsible for ensuring compliant issuance of policies, coordinating mid-term adjustments, preventing overlapping policies (double insurance), etc.

Other services could include user authentication, risk & pricing calculation, handling the process of modifying user data in-line with any mid-term adjustment requirements.

All services we consider to be part of the core platform will have strict requirements around stability, data integrity and transactional safety. All functionality must fail safely and explicitly, for example using 2-phase commit processes or other similar techniques. This will also require a reasonable level of testing to validate this safety.

The perfect addition to our team will have:

  • a fiercely independent and self-driven approach
  • 5+ years’ commercial experience working on back-end systems at high-scale startups
  • at least a year of commercial experience working with Go
  • strong knowledge of security practices, ideally with a slightly grey-hat background
  • a working knowledge of the entire web stack - from how DNS lookups are transmitted, to how browsers prioritize CSS rules
  • awareness of compliance and financial regulation

We are a small team so it is important that the successful candidate is not only technically highly competent, but also a great cultural fit!


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Software Engineer
Improbable
London, United Kingdom
£70,000 to £110,000 a year
July 2020
1 Applicants This Week
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Job Description

Improbable has created SpatialOS: a networking solution combining low latency, tools for faster iteration, and a ready-to-go architecture capable of supporting innovative games.

Now the Improbable Defence division, building on the backbone of SpatialOS, has combined world class scientific modelling, market leading AI, mission specific user interfaces and a uniquely flexible and secure deployment model to create a powerful simulation platform tailored to the needs of the military.

Our mission? To enable the most realistic and effective military simulations ever experienced, making defence users more effective on operations and decreasing the cost of military preparedness.

Mission

The Partner Engineering team are software engineers responsible for providing deep technical expertise to our strategic partners & customers to successfully develop and build with SpatialOS and our advanced probabilistic modelling products.

Partner Engineers at improbable are Software Engineers with deep knowledge of the core concepts of our faster-than-realtime simulation products, and help our industry partners to build specific products. A Partner Engineer in the Defence Unit helps design, deploy, and support solutions that are performant, scalable, and highly available wherever the end user requires.

Areas for Impact

  • Your work is amongst the most high-profile and important work that Improbable Defence does.
  • You will be working directly on one of our multi-year, high-value programs of work. You will work through the entire SDLC with partners.
  • In early phases, you will provide design expertise as well as deep competence in our modelling & simulation products.
  • As the project progresses you will serve as the Improbable product SME, leading complex areas of feature development (integrations, deployment, performance optimizations).
  • At the front-line with our partners you will be uniquely positioned to influence product direction, leveraging direct feedback and qualitative evidence.

We’d like to hear from you if you identify with much of the following:

  • Experience building cloud-based software products, leveraging tools like Docker or Kubernetes for example.
  • Experience building data-intensive software products leveraging tools like Kafka or Spark for example.
  • Experience with a range of software engineering languages; we use Golang, C++, Kotlin & Typescript but welcome a range of backgrounds and are happy to train candidates up
  • Natural communicator; able to work with a range of stakeholders inside and outside the core business.
  • You have a desire to work with our partners who are central to our platform; these include large engineering and defence organisations.
  • You have experience designing technical solutions alongside partners or customers; you may be a solutions architect or customer engineer for instance.
  • You enjoy working cross-functionally, contributing to Product direction and influencing senior stakeholders.

Equal Opportunity

The best ideas are often the least expected and require new ways of thinking; that’s why our teams at Improbable are made up of an incredible range of talented people. Improbable is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.


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