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Form3 Logo
Senior Software Engineer (Go) with Form3Sponsored
100% remote (UK/EU only)
€60,000 to €95,000 a year
November 2020

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

Go, AWS, Kubernetes, Microservices, Docker, Terraform, Github, Postgres, Redis, CQRS, Prometheus, Vault, Consul, PACT, Linkerd, Elasticsearch, TDD, BDD, Pair Programming.

WE’RE LOOKING FOR ENGINEERS WITH

Passion for cloud-native technologies, modern infrastructures and tools, and keeping up with the latest in engineering best practices

Experience in designing and building distributed, scalable systems

Exposure to public cloud platforms (AWS, GCP etc)

An appreciation of the DevOps culture and the value of automation

Emphasis on code quality and software development best-practice

Polyglots who are comfortable picking up new technologies with a “right tool for the job” mentality

Above all, we’re looking for enthusiastic engineers who love working in a DevOps culture and value teamwork, different perspectives and blending disciplines.

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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GRAX Logo
Software Developer - Backend with GRAXSponsored
Remote, US
$130,000 to $200,000 a year
October 2020

Job Description

Software Engineer - Backend

About GRAX

At GRAX, it’s all about data. We help our customers secure and drive value across their ever expanding enterprise SaaS data footprint. Initially, we’re focused on Salesforce, the wildly popular CRM platform used by the world’s most successful companies. We capture and retain every data change over time, so it can be stored, processed and analyzed using the full power of AWS, Azure and GCP.

GRAX is a well-funded Series A startup. We’re one of the fastest growing partners in the Salesforce ecosystem with revenues more than doubling year-over-year.

Who we are

GRAX was founded by serial entrepreneurs with a long history of success in the Salesforce ecosystem. The product and engineering organization is led by veterans in cloud platform development, including some of the key architects behind Heroku.

About the role

The Backend team builds and maintains the core distributed data pipeline that slurps data from SaaS APIs, secures it for safekeeping before transforming and routing it to its final destination. As an engineer on this team you can expect to:

  • Program mostly in Go (golang.org) within a group of experienced developers committed to learning, sharing and continual improvement.
  • Work closely with internal teams from PM through Customer Success - and occasionally directly with customers.
  • Own the full lifecycle of specific features and product areas from design to release

You may be a good fit if…

  • You have experience with large scale data processing
  • You have built or operated a large cloud service
  • You have prior experience working with distributed systems with a focus on reliability and resiliency.
  • You have extensive experience building on AWS, GCP and/or Azure.

What it’s like to work here

Founded in Boston, GRAX is a remote-first, distributed team. We value collaboration, communication and accountability. You’ll be offered a competitive salary, equity, full health benefits incl. dependents and unlimited PTO.

GRAX embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe the more inclusive we are, the better our company will be.


Perks & Benefits

Full health benefits, including dependents. Unlimited PTO. Equity. Competitive salary.

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Teylor Ag Logo
Senior Backend Engineer with Teylor AgSponsored
Remote (Europe)
€50,000 to €66,000 a year
January 2021

Job Description

About us

Teylor is a fintech startup based in Zurich, Switzerland. Our goal is to bring SME-Lending into the 21st century by building credit-scoring and credit application software that allows European small businesses to get access to financing more easily. Our core product is the Teylor lending technology which digitizes and automates the entire SME credit cycle. Banks use our technology to automate their processes and we use it for our own lending activities. We work to solve two key problems: First, we help banks to digitize, become more efficient, and cut costs. Second, we help SMEs to get faster access to liquidity. Our goal is to become the leading European lending technology provider over the next years and we are now looking for top-talents to join our team.

if you want to work in a dynamic and well-financed fintech that makes a real difference for small businesses and the financial industry, Teylor may be the right place for you. As we are growing fast, we can offer you attractive growth opportunities. If you want to grow together with us, enhance your skill set, and master real challenges, then we are looking forward to your application.

Your Role at Teylor

We are looking for someone with senior-level experience building backend systems to join our team and help build our SaaS lending platform.

In this role you will work closely alongside our existing development team, Head of Lending Solutions and CTO to understand and implement financial software and features. You will build secure, high quality software, while also helping to define MVP approaches to expanding our SaaS platform internationally. You will be working on expanding our platform’s feature set to cover use cases for a growing number of banks that rely on the Teylor Lending Cloud to digitise their entire lending operations.

Responsibilities

The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Build and take ownership of components of the Teylor Lending Platform,
  • Write production-grade, robust and well-tested code, primarily in Go but with some Node.js/Typescript work as well,
  • Develop financial software and services,
  • Develop integrations with our partner banks and various external financial systems,
  • Maintain high code quality via robust testing, peer code review and automating as much as possible,
  • Work closely with designers, product managers and other team members to conceptualize, build and launch new features.

Requirements

  • A degree in computer science OR equivalent experience as a backend engineer
  • Experience with backend development in Go including running Go code in production
  • 5+ years of backend development experience
  • Excellent written and verbal English

This is a fully remote position and you MUST be located within Europe and willing to work mostly during our standard working hours (~9:00-18:00 CET). You will join an existing remote team that is used to working remotely.

Nice to Haves

  • Familiarity with Node.js and Typescript
  • Experience with serverless/functions/lambda architectures and technologies
  • Experience with AWS APIs, CloudFormation and/or other infrastructure as code technologies
  • Experience with relational databases and SQL - especially Postgres
  • Familiarity with modern build pipelines and tools (CI/CD)
  • Experience working in remote teams and at small companies and startups.
  • German language skills

Our Expectations

The following list are the things that matter to us and that we want to see in the people who join our team, regardless of which position:

  • You take responsibility end-to-end and your colleagues can rely on you to show ownership.
  • You care about your work and your attitude and how it affects those around you.
  • You understand that communication is one of your key responsibilities.
  • You make pragmatic decisions that bring the product forward.
  • You are open to the ideas and concerns of other departments and stakeholders.
  • You work hard, are passionate about building great products and are happy to tackle big challenges.
  • You love to teach and to learn from your coworkers.
  • You are flexible and not afraid to deal with uncertainty.
  • And most importantly: You are focused on shipping features for our users and getting the job done.

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive compensation package.
  • 25 days of paid leave per year.
  • Regular team meet ups in different European cities (…once Covid is done).
  • Teylor is a fully remote company. We will pay for a part of your coworking fees if you decide to work in a shared office wherever you are located.

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PriceSpider Logo
Senior Software Engineer with PriceSpiderSponsored
Remote (California) / Irvine, CA, USA
$125,000 to $150,000 a year
January 2021

Job Description

PriceSpider is revolutionizing retail data technology by capturing actionable insights that improve the customer experience. Combining decades of data on consumer shopping behaviors with its proprietary data collection platform, PriceSpider arms brands with intelligence from thousands of ecommerce sites and marketplaces to help them drive sales conversions and protect brand integrity at every possible digital touch point. PriceSpider helps the world’s biggest brands enrich the consumer journey and build long-lasting relationships with their shoppers, resulting in more revenue and higher profit margins.

We are looking for enthusiastic and passionate engineers to join our team. If you would enjoy working to bring real world value to many of the world’s largest companies, we would love to hear from you. Our platform runs thousands of jobs and processes millions of requests each day as we strive to collect the most accurate information about the way our customers products are used and consumed around the globe.

Essential Function & Responsibilities:

  • Active involvement in daily stand up meetings
  • Timely completion of tasks and projects
  • Ability to collaborate with others to fulfill business requirements
  • Contribute to the discovery of new software, languages, and technology
  • Contribute to design decisions
  • Independently develop solutions that fit in the overall business processes developed
  • Research solutions and provide recommendations on software and development methodologies
  • Develops tests and processes to ensure the quality of delivery
  • Integrate pieces of software built by other members or teams into larger projects
  • Abstract code redundancy and dynamic data elements out of project
  • Mentor other software engineers
  • Writing of wiki, help, and stakeholder documentation 
  • Other duties that may be assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Computer Science degree or equivalent work experience
  • Deep understanding of internet-based products and systems
  • Experience coding with a variety of languages and paradigms
  • Programming knowledge of Node.js, and GO preferred
  • Experience with SQL and relational databases
  • Understanding of various non-relational data stores
  • Experience writing appropriate unit tests
  • Adept in working in other people’s code, refactoring when necessary
  • Adept in picking up new software, technology, and programming languages
  • Intimate knowledge of software development principles and life cycles
  • Minimum 6 years working experience as a software engineer or programmer

Location:

We are hiring for this position in Irvine, CA or remote in Southern CA.

PriceSpider is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity.


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90PoE Logo
Senior Software Engineer with 90PoESponsored
London (United Kingdom) / Remote (Europe)
£45,000 to £90,000 a year
January 2021

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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Golang Backend Engineer (f/m/d) with UpvestSponsored
Berlin, Germany
€70,000 to €85,000 a year
January 2021

Job Description

At Upvest, we are building the financial infrastructure of tomorrow. Our vision is to create a world in which any asset can be owned and traded digitally by anyone, anywhere. Our bold long-term view is backed by Europe’s largest tech VCs Notion Capital, Partech and Holtzbrinck Ventures. Today, we count 22 talented people from 10 different countries and we want to keep expanding our international Upvengers team.

Your mission:

We are seeking a full-time backend engineer to build a securities API for financial institutions, the first such API in Europe. Your goal is to take ownership of designing, developing and maintaining microservices written in Golang.

A greenfield project. Cutting edge technologies. No legacy code.

This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Build fault-tolerant, horizontally scalable systems. Using Microservice architecture powered by Docker, Kubernetes, Kuma service mesh and Kong as a Gateway.
  • Build event driven applications using NATS
  • Work on different aspects of our API-product portfolio as part of the development team
  • Develop data processing and storing mechanisms
  • Work on improving the reliability of our API tools, as well as developing innovative tools
  • Work with an agile methodology: in the end of the 2-weeks sprint cycle we have a demo with retrospective to make our software delivering faster

Requirements:

  • At least +2 years of experience and passion about Golang and distributed systems
  • Fluency with SQL databases such as PostgreSQL, transaction isolation, performance optimization
  • Fluency with event driven architecture and concurrent algorithms
  • Be proactive in learning new stacks and have a high sense of taking ownership
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced and dynamic startup environment

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Docker, k8s, understanding principles of a service mesh
  • Experience with Monitoring and Tracing using opentracing/opencensus/opentelemetry/elastic APM
  • Understanding of encryption algorithms and their application
  • Experience working in Fintech domain

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Software Engineer - Go OSS with Loophole LabsSponsored
Remote (CA, US, UK, EU)
$55,000 to $90,000 a year
January 2021

Job Description

Who Are We:

Loophole Labs is an early-stage startup building open-source developer tools focused on the networking and application delivery control space.

What’s the opportunity?

We have an opportunity for developers who want to help build revolutionary open-source tools from the ground up. You will be involved in the key decisions - software stack, toolset, architecture, and you will work closely with the leadership team. Our HQ location will be Toronto, but we are open to individuals working full-time but remotely within the CA/US/UK/EU time zones. Furthermore, all of your work at Loophole Labs will contribute directly to open-source projects and repositories.

Why is Loophole Labs an amazing place to work?

We’re building an engineering culture with tons of autonomy, constant desire to improve, and a focus on creative problem-solving with measurable customer impact.

We have a modern tech stack designed to build software that’s efficient, scalable, and maintainable. We offer competitive salaries and generous equity options, not to mention that we are a completely remote company.

We have an incredible engineering culture based on true ownership, a customer-obsessed mentality, and taking the time to get the technical details right. We’re built to scale well and scale fast.

Our Tech Stack: Golang, Kubernetes, Nuxt.js (Vue.js), TailwindCSS, GraphQL

Who you are:

  • You always want to learn, and you take pride in what you build.
  • You’ve got a startup mentality and love creative problem-solving.
  • Ideally, you are deeply curious about what’s happening in the world of work. You are driven to create a product that solves an immediate, real-world need.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing high-quality applications. They will also be responsible for designing and implementing testable and scalable code.

Responsibilities:

  • Write good quality code and focus on the details - Since we’re delivering an open-source tool, it’s important to us that the code be easy to maintain and easy to understand. We want you to be proud of the software you write, and ideally this will already your past work, whether it’s through an open-source Github repository or a web app you’ve published.
  • Work with the management team to architect fault-tolerant and highly-scalable infrastructure
  • Analyze and maintain external open-source libraries and tools
  • Discover and fix various bugs
  • Take ownership of projects and features
  • Run benchmarks and improve our core technologies
  • Foster an engineering culture
  • Analyze and maintain existing internal and external open-source libraries

Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of professional software engineering experience
  • Understanding and implementation of common networking protocols (SSL/TLS, L4 Traffic, L7 Traffic, TCP vs UDP, etc.)
  • Experience using Kubernetes (ideally in production environments)
  • Experience with Golang or Rust
  • Experience with GraphQL or NoSQL Databases
  • Experience working with product and design teams
  • Familiarity with Git
  • Familiarity with CI/CD processes

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Distributed Systems Architecture
  • Existing contributions to Open-Source software (we’d love to see your work!)
  • Familiarity with AWS, GCP or Digital Ocean
  • Nuxt.js or Vue.js
  • TailwindCSS

We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all of the above requirements!


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Software Engineer with WIN.comSponsored
Remote
€60,000 to €85,000 a year
January 2021

Job Description

About win.com

We’re a remote-first, fast growing tech startup that brings together the excitement of gaming and the thrill of real money competitions encapsulated in an all-in-one bite-sized entertainment experience.

WIN helps developers tap into a global realm of game monetisation by enabling real money tournaments in any skill-based game.

About the role

They say good looks only take you so far - that’s why we need you to demonstrate that our products are not only good-looking but also highly functional. As a Software Engineer, you will have an opportunity to solve highly technical problems to shape WIN’s backend systems, infrastructure, development and deployment practices while evangelising a strong engineering culture.

Your work will have a direct impact on the User Experience of all the Win.com players across the world and the internal systems.

  • This is a contract, per-project, as-needed or full-time role

What you’ll do

  • Play a key role working on the backend services and infrastructure that powers WIN and other products
  • Build platforms, services, and APIs
  • You’ll chiefly be using Go in our various backend and data engineering projects
  • Using a range of different data stores across our teams including , but not limited to PostgreSQL, Redis, Bleve
  • You’ll be working with RabbitMQ for queues
  • Collaborate with our cross-functional teams

Superpowers you’ll need

  • 4-6 years of experience architecting and maintaining backend systems
  • Proven experience with Go; and a great foundation with another programming language (e.g. Java, NodeJS, PHP or Python, etc)
  • Experience working with Protobufs, gRPC & HTTP/2
  • Understanding of modern software engineering practices in areas like CI/CD, test automation, micro services, distributed systems, and data management
  • Experience working in a cloud environment such as Google Cloud Platform
  • Technical vision, ability to understand abstract problems and architect systems that help solve them
  • A good understanding of application, information and infrastructure architectures, such as API / SDK development and integrations
  • Experience working in a cloud environment such as Google Cloud Platform or AWS
  • Experience with technologies such as Prometheus, Grafana, Kibana is a plus
  • Excellent English communication skills to collaborate with a service-oriented team

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Backend Engineer with OneFootball GmbHSponsored
Berlin, Germany
€55,000 to €70,000 a year
December 2020

Job Description

We believe that great, agile software engineering requires creativity in solving problems for our users, a scalable architecture, great coding as well as open minded communication.

At OneFootball we are delivering the product experience for football fans, the platform for our content partners and tools for our internal users. Our main systems consist of a micro service architecture with golang applications running on Kubernetes in AWS, serving iOS, Android and Web clients. You can check our Stackshare page, too.

We’re looking for an outstanding Backend Engineer (Golang) to help tell the world’s football stories.

Your role

  • Write Golang code that your co-workers appreciate for its readability and elegance,
  • Work on a growing set of backend services that bring the latest news stories and match highlights for hundreds of competitions to our users in no time by closely cooperating with our Product team,
  • Drive from Conceptualization to Deployment complex services that integrate our partners’ content into OneFootball applications,
  • Be responsible for delivering features and APIs on the backend service side in close cooperation with our “client” teams,
  • Be very data-driven in designing new features by extensively relying on usage patterns, bucket-testing, A-B Testing, and a very deep understanding of the domain and customer objectives,
  • Understand the full tech stack and be able to debug and drive right design decisions.

Your profile

  • Experience in developing and maintaining fast, scalable and well-documented APIs,
  • Experience with MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis and NoSQL databases as well as an ability to optimise storage effectively,
  • Solid understanding of what scalability, caching and load testing mean,
  • Experience in event sourcing systems and handling concurrency at scale,
  • Experience in Docker, Kubernetes and agile methodologies are pluses.

If we have captured your interest and you want to help us build the ultimate media platform for football fans, submit your application and join our Engineering team!

OneFootball strives for a healthy and safe workplace and is committed to building diverse teams.


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Backend Developer with Bequest
London, United Kingdom
£50,000 to £90,000 a year
January 2021

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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Product Developer - Back End with 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 with Fastly
London, United Kingdom / Remote (USA)
£80,000 to £120,000 a year
January 2021

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 with Bud
Remote, UK / London, United Kingdom
£45,000 to £75,000 a year
November 2020

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 with Monzo
London United Kingdom / Remote (UK)
£69,000 to £116,000 a year
November 2020

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 with Geckoboard
London, United Kingdom / Remote (UK)
£65,000 to £80,000 a year
November 2020

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) with Atos
London, United Kingdom / Remote (UK)
£500 to £750 a day
November 2020

Job Description

About us:

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees and over €11Billion 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 high-performing 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 with Cloudflare
London, United Kingdom
£60,000 to £90,000 a year
November 2020

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 with GoCardless
London, United Kingdom
£60,000 to £100,000 a year
October 2020

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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Golang Software Engineer with Seldon
London, United Kingdom
£60,000 to £90,000 a year
October 2020

Job Description

Seldon is looking for a GoLang 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.
  • Experience with GoLang

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 Kubernetes and the ecosystem of Cloud Native tools.
  • Experience using machine learning tools in production.

Desired 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

  • London, Cambridge, New York or San Francisco.
  • 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 with Grail
London, United Kingdom
£80,000 to £110,000 a year
September 2020

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) with Monzo
London, UK / Remote (EU)
£59,000 to £116,000 a year
September 2020

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

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

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Back-End Developer - Go with 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 with Cuvva
London, United Kingdom
£75,000 to £90,000 a year
July 2020

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 with Improbable
London, United Kingdom
£70,000 to £110,000 a year
July 2020

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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Senior Software Engineer with Credit Kudos
London, United Kingdom
£65,000 to £85,000 a year
July 2020

Job Description

Credit Kudos is a venture-backed fintech startup and challenger credit bureau that uses financial behaviour to measure creditworthiness. Our technology transforms the way credit checking and credit scores work by generating a more accurate and holistic view of a borrower’s creditworthiness. We’re working with lenders to help them make better, fairer credit decisions and with consumers to help them access fair, affordable credit.

We’re building a credit bureau the right way - with the customer involved and transparent throughout. We’re looking for talented and creative engineers who share our vision.

We’re looking for ambitious engineers

Our company is growing and we’re searching for the next generation of experienced engineers to both help shape and nurture our engineering culture as we grow and deliver high-quality products for the benefit of the whole population.

We have people with backgrounds in massive companies, small companies, and a couple for whom this is their first job. We’re looking for people who want to learn and grow as much as lead and coach; if that sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

We work closely together as a company

We’re a small team with a big vision, so no-one specialises too much - we wear many hats week-to-week. We’re grappling with a large problem so there are plenty of challenges to be faced but we face them one sprint at a time. Your role here would see you working with the founders of the company and the rest of the team on a wide range of issues to bring our vision of a better credit bureau to reality.

You can work with a host of great technologies

To give you a flavour of our technical stack, we use:

  • Golang and Ruby on Rails for our core applications and APIs
  • Python for our data processing + science
  • TypeScript with React and Redux for most of our front-end flows
  • Brand new Open Banking APIs for collecting financial data
  • Postgres for our data storage
  • Docker for running everything reliably
  • AWS for all our infrastructure (managed as code via Terraform)

Should you apply?

(Yes!) We’re looking for people who:

  • are excited by the work we’re doing
  • would like to be engaged in meaningful work
  • are comfortable bottoming out problems in open discussion
  • are interested in building a data-oriented company
  • love writing elegant and well-tested software
  • have experience building distributed systems

What we value:

  • Motivation, enthusiasm and passion for our mission to take on the big credit bureaus
  • Expansive thinking, transparency, honesty and a good sense of humour
  • Results and efficiency rather than hours in the office

**What you’ll get: **

  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Flexible working arrangements, generous leave and a dog-friendly office. See full list of benefits - plus a bit more about working for us - here
  • A ton of support, but an opportunity to run your own schedule and role
  • The opportunity to develop your role and responsibilities as the company grows

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Software Engineer with Emitwise
London, United Kingdom
£60,000 to £80,000 a year
July 2020

Job Description

What is Emitwise?

Emitwise is a fast-growing startup, whose vision is to accelerate the transition to global carbon neutrality. We build software that uses machine learning to help companies monitor and manage their carbon footprint. We’re a seed stage company backed by top-tier Silicon Valley investors. Headquartered in London, Emitwise is at the heart of the net-zero carbon revolution.

Why does Emitwise exist?

Climate change is the defining issue of our time and we have reached a defining moment. While the threat to our planet is dire, the opportunity is also historic. But we need to move quickly. Our team is determined to create a world where every organisation, big or small, is able and willing to play their role in the fight against climate change.

Who we are

We’re a team of entrepreneurs, engineers, designers, and carbon accountants that share a deep passion for sustainability and our crafts. We recognise the urgency of the climate crisis and, as such, value execution. We strive for innovation and therefore actively pursue diversity of thought. We cherish feedback and default to transparency. Ultimately, we’re a team disenchanted with business as usual and looking to make real impact.

About the job

Reporting to the CTO, you will be a core member of the engineering team, helping us build the next generation of our product. You will be working on different challenges every day, ranging from back-end development to deployment of infrastructure. You will take a special delight in front end work and will help lead the team on their redesign of our carbon data visualisations.

Your work will be critical to the success of Emitwise and will include:

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables
  • Help shape the future of a fast-growing Engineering team

Relevant candidates will likely have:

  • Experience of front-end software development (Angular or a similar framework).
  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Python, Java, C/C++, C#, Python, JavaScript, or Go.

The most relevant candidates will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience working with a data visualisation framework (D3 or a similar library)
  • You will have the interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, not only implementing best practices in front-end development, but also upskilling those in the team.
  • A fine-eye for detail, paired with the experience and skill to strive for perfection.

Financial compensation

Salary range: £60-80,000

Equity range: 0.05-0.25%

We want to hear from you

If this sounds like a team you’d like to be a part of, a mission you’d like to join, and a role you’d thrive in, please don’t hold back from applying! Whatever skills you bring to the table or background you’re coming from, we welcome you to start a conversation with us. We need your unique perspective for our continued innovation and success.

Apply to find out more about Emitwise and the role. The time to act is now!

Right to work

We are currently only accepting applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.


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Backend Engineer with Thought Machine
London, United Kingdom
£46,000 to £75,000 a year
June 2020

Job Description

Thought Machine is solving one of the biggest problems in banking. Since launching in 2014, our mission has been to liberate banks from outdated, legacy technology which stifles their ability to innovate. Thought Machine’s core product Vault is a cloud native, core banking engine built to run any type of bank - from established Tier 1 banks all the way to new challenger banks.

To move closer to achieving our mission, we are looking for highly talented individuals to join the fast growing team. With a founding team drawn from Google, we have a deep culture of engineering excellence and we believe it is this which delivers a solution compelling enough to engender a seismic shift in the banking industry.

Thought Machine was recognised on LinkedIn’s Top Startups List (2019) and named in Fintech 50 (2019). We pride ourselves on having an excellent internal culture, where we take cultural fit as important as technical fit when we make new hires. At Thought Machine, we strive hard to create a fast-paced, supportive and fun working environment to enable the team to produce the best technical work in the industry.

Back End Engineering is a key role within Thought Machine as Back End Engineers lead the development of Thought Machine’s Vault product. We pride ourselves in excellence in this role, adopting the best practices in continuous deployment monorepo style development.

While development at Thought Machine is fast paced, you will be expected to develop code to a high standard and production ready state.

DUTIES

  • Designing, implementing and developing scalable, performant microservices using best practices.
  • Writing automated unit tests, integration tests, etc.
  • Interfacing with other engineering teams to ensure that features are added in a structured and coherent way.
  • Managing and debugging your deployments from testing environments all the way to production.
  • Translating customer requirements into trackable tickets.

Requirements

Essential:

  • Experience in either Python or Golang.
  • Experience in developing automated tests as an integral part of the development cycle.
  • Interest in working on client-facing projects, conducting scoping and defining deliverables.

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of banking / finance.
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud providers.
  • Familiar with databases (SQL or noSQL).
  • Experience with client/server software architectures & networking, or microservice architectures.
  • Experience using orchestration tools such as Kubernetes or Mesos.

Benefits

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Pension plan (match up to 7%)
  • Life Insurance- 3 times annual salary
  • Excellent Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Shared parental leave
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Private health insurance with Bupa for you and your family
  • Health cash plan (including dental & optical)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Access to exceptional learning materials and courses
  • Onsite gym, membership subsidised by Thought Machine
  • Sports and hobby clubs, subsidised by Thought Machine
  • All the latest tech you need
  • Start the day properly with fresh fruit and cereals
  • Huge range of healthy (and not so healthy) snacks, smoothies, juice, tea, coffee, soft and alcoholic drinks on tap
  • A talented & experienced team as your colleagues
  • An environment where we encourage learning and progress
  • Weekly food pop up
  • Monthly social with arcade games

Thought Machine is committed to making a measurable positive impact on people’s everyday lives. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We actively hire for cultural growth. We welcome people of all ages, backgrounds and value people who take a journey unique to them. We provide everyone with equal access to professional development. You are encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn’t precisely match the job description.


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Head Of Engineering with Bezos
London, United Kingdom / Limited Remote
£80,000 to £110,000 a year
April 2020

Job Description

Head of Engineering

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

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

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

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

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

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

Key responsibilities:

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

Must have requirements:

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

Preferred requirements (nice to have):

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

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

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

Contact us:

Email: joinus [at] bezos [dot] ai

Website: www.bezos.ai


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Senior DevOps Engineer with Funding Circle
London, UK / Limited Remote
£80,000 to £90,000 a year
March 2020

Job Description

Funding Circle brings together small businesses and investors in a way that is truly revolutionary. We’re here to foster an environment where small business can thrive. Our online platform provides a marketplace where investors receive better returns and small businesses find lower rates. The driving force behind our product is our engineering team; we are building elegant, sustainable, and scalable infrastructure on a global scale, and we want you to be a part of it!

Our mission: to build a better financial world.

Prospectus:

Would you describe yourself as a creative and ambitious engineer who’s always ready to take on the next cutting-edge technology and build scalable infrastructure? If your answer is yes, you’re going to fit right in with our team.

We’re looking for a passionate and efficiency-driven Senior Platform Engineer who can build automated, testable, and repeatable projects. We are a group of passionate engineers whose bread and butter is learning new technologies and fostering a collaborative and inclusive environment - we’re looking for partners in crime who feel the same.

  • Be an automator: we’re using cutting-edge technology to facilitate automation and repeatability. We practice continuous integration and are working towards continuous deployment.
  • Be a builder: our engineers are building and expanding our highly-available architecture to handle over $2 billion in loans originated through our pipeline.
  • Be a game changer: we’re building infrastructure that has a competitive edge; we’re using technologies like Docker in production on top of Mesos, Kubernetes, and Apache Kafka.
  • Be a collaborator: you’ll be expected to forge deep bonds with your business counterparts to truly understand the needs of our Borrowers and Investors. We work in an Agile environment including pair programming and daily standups.
  • Be a teacher: be generous with your time and expertise to continue the development of our world-class engineering team.

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Expert knowledge of working in cloud-based infrastructure (AWS)
  • Experience using containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos)
  • Expert knowledge of auto scaling, load balancers, proxy servers, DNS, CDNs and WAFs
  • Capable of architecting security and compliance best practices into global cloud infrastructure
  • At ease troubleshooting in complex environments using monitoring and logging tools (such as New Relic, Datadog, Graylog and Kibana)
  • Knowledge of Ansible, Terraform & Go.
  • Experience with build tools (e.g. Jenkins, CircleCI), and artifact repositories (e.g. Quay.io),
  • Experience working with RDBMS (e.g. PostgreSQL)
  • Knowledge of using distributed stream processing platforms specifically Apache Kafka
  • Experience in requirements identification, solution analysis, and product selection
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Brownie points for:

  • Contributions to open source projects
  • Advanced networking experience
  • Security experience
  • Experience with microservices and event-driven architecture
  • Experience with data warehouses
  • Past experience working in a highly-regulated industry
  • Experience working in global companies with multiple geographies

Why Join Us?

Happy employees are productive employees, that’s why we offer a hearty benefits package including:

  • Our employees make our mission a reality, and we want you to share in the companies success by offering generous shares.
  • Cool kit - Mac or PC
  • Private healthcare, pension and healthcare cash back schemes
  • Discounted onsite gym membership
  • Learning and development through FC Academy
  • Personal development funding
  • Flexible working
  • Free breakfast, barista coffee and discounted hot lunch at our Funderbar!
  • We are a regular host of Meet-Ups and events.
  • Company wide socials

At Funding Circle, we celebrate and support the differences that make you, you. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. We truly believe that diversity makes us better.


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