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  • London, England
  • £500 - £550 per day
    • Contract
  • 06 Nov 2019

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, build, test and maintain data pipelines, according to business and technical requirements.

  • Deliver observable, reliable and secure software, embracing "you build it you run it" mentality, and focus on automation and GitOps.

  • Continually work on improving the codebase and have active participation in all aspects of the team, including agile ceremonies.

  • Take an active role in story definition, assisting business stakeholders with acceptance criteria.

  • Work with Principal Engineers and Architects to share and contribute to the broader technical vision.

    Key Skills:

  • Experience of near Real Time Data Pipeline development in a similar Big Data Engineering role.

  • Programming skills in one or more of the following: Java, Scala.

  • Hands on programming experience of the following (or similar) technologies: Google Pub/Sub, Google BigQuery, Google Dataflow / Apache Beam / Scio, Google Dataproc / Apache Spark.

  • Strong Test Driven Development background, with understanding of levels of testing required to continuously deliver value to production.

  • Delivery experience within an agile environment using Scrum / Kanban methodologies and Pair Programming.

  • Good communicator, knowing how to contribute and how to listen, within your team and other teams in the department.

  • Data modelling experience advantageous.
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  • 06 Nov 2019

Job description

Blockchain is the world's leading software platform for digital assets. Founded in 2011, we provide the largest production blockchain platform in the world, powering more than 40 million non-custodial wallets. We share the passion to code, create, and ultimately build an open, accessible and fair financial future, one piece of software at a time.

We are looking for a talented Senior Data Scientist with experience working with blockchain data to join our fast-growing team. The data science team at Blockchain focuses on three major areas of work: (1) customer analytics, focused on understanding our customers and improving our products accordingly, (2) blockchain analytics, focused on gaining business and market insights from the analysis of the public blockchain and (3) market analytics, focused on supporting our trading products and developing a deeper understanding of the crypto markets. The successful candidate will work in the blockchain analytics area, providing additional expertise.

About you:

You love data and enjoy using them to solve real-world problems. You are naturally curious and eager to learn. You have an analytical mind, proactively identify issues, and enjoy tackling them and coming up with solutions. You are a team player who enjoys collaborating with others, but is also capable of working independently. You don’t shy away from interacting with people from different backgrounds and communicating data science ideas effectively. You understand how different crypto currencies and their associated blockchain work and enjoying learning the ins and outs of the decentralized economy. 

What you will do:

  • Apply your expertise in quantitative methods, data mining, and data visualization to extract insights from the public blockchain that can inform our product/business strategy and/or be publically shared in our charts page (https://www.blockchain.com/charts)
  • Create and maintain new aggregated views and tables in our internal data lake to simplify data querying and generally improve our data infrastructure
  • Identify new metrics that can be extracted from blockchain data to measure different aspects of the business. Create and maintain dashboards to visualize those metrics and track KPIs
  • Assist the compliance and finance teams with on-chain transaction monitoring 
  • Research and design market indicators based on blockchain data
  • Create new ways for our customers and internal teams to interact with blockchain data in an intuitive and informative way
  • Research, design and deploy predictive and descriptive statistical and machine learning models to gain a deeper understanding of what goes on on the blockchain (e.g. models for classifying/clustering entities and addresses, or different types of transactions) 

What you will need:

  • Master’s degree in STEM subjects (Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Economics)
  • Experience working with blockchain data and knowledge of how the main cryptocurrencies work
  • Experience programming in Python and knowledge of the PyData stack (e.g. Pandas, Numpy, Scipy, MatPlotLib, Scikit-learn) for data science/machine learning
  • Understanding of fundamentals of probability and statistics 
  • Experience in SQL
  • Experience with machine learning algorithms (e.g: linear regression, logistic regression, random forest, k-means, etc..)
  • Experience deploying and maintaining data pipelines
  • Attention to detail
  • Commercial mind and ability to put numbers into business perspective

 Nice to have:

  • PhD in STEM subjects (Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Economics) or other relevant fields
  • Commercial experience in related role 
  • Experience with graph theory and algorithms
  • Experience with Big Data technologies and unstructured data 
  • Experience programming in Kotlin

Compensation and perks:

  • Amazing and accessible office locations in the heart of London, New York and San Francisco
  • Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it.
  • Apple equipment.
  • Catered team lunch every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
  • Full-time salary based on experience and meaningful equity in an industry-leading company
  • London Benefits: Private Medical Insurance (BUPA), Dental, Pension, Life, Short Term & Long Term Disability.
  • New York and San Francisco Benefits: Medical, Dental Vision, 401K, Flexible Spending Account, Commuter, Life, Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Lichfield
    • Permanent
  • 06 Nov 2019


Data Tester   ETL, SQL, Data Warehouse, Big Data   The ideal Tester will be required to test development changes to the data warehouse, data migrations and the ETL Function. As an experienced Data Tester, you should have a detailed understanding and working knowledge of data warehousing and ETL processes, you will assist in the Data Warehousing project team to produce high quality work ... more about Data Tester

  • Glasgow
  • 06 Nov 2019

Our Asset and Wealth Management Technology organization is driven by smart innovators like you to develop applications supporting our business growth and allowing us to work more efficiently. Your efforts will be central to taking care of our ultra high net worth and high net worth clients' wealth and delivering exceptional client service. Across 27 cities, our team of 4,600 agile AWM Technologists thrive in a cloud-native environment that values continuous learning using a data-centric approach in developing innovative technology solutions

When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you're not just working at a global financial institution. You're an integral part of one of the world's biggest tech companies. In 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 40,000+ technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to Big Data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $9.5B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world.

At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we're building a technology organization that thrives on diversity.  We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation.  If you're looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you. 


This role is in our Technology Center in Glasgow.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including

·      BS or equivalent experience

·      Strong Agile development experience.

·      Significant experience of software development

·      Advanced knowledge of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines

·      Understanding of architecture and design across all systems 

·      Working proficiency in developmental toolsets

·      Ability to collaborate with \ teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals

·      Proficiency in Core Java/J2EE technologies, Spring/Spring Boot

·      Proficiency in JavaScript frameworks(Angular/ReactJS or NodeJs),

·      Proficiency in modern UI design focusing on CSS, SCSS/Sass & HTML5

·      Microservices, cloud development experience

·      Test Driven Development focusing on unit, functional & integration testing, Jenkins pipeline, Automated Testing tools: Selenium, Cucumber, Nautilus

·      Experience with RDMS Database (Stored Procedures, Triggers, Views, Indexes)

·      Knowledge of standard build and deployment tools

·      Understanding of DevOps model

·      Experience in automated testing and continuous integration 

Position requirements:

·    Significant experience of Application Development including experience with large complex technology projects

·    Experience in design, coding, testing and debugging skills in multiple technologies such as Java, Javascript, functions (e.g. transaction management, risk management etc.) and industries using Agile methodologies.

·    Detailed knowledge of project lifecycle and software development lifecycle deliverables including version and revision control practices and procedures.

·     Ability to work with cross-functional teams and interact effectively with all levels

·     Flexibility, able to execute against tight deadlines, work with minimum supervision, exercise independent judgment, and prioritize work

·    Strong analytical and problem solving skills

·    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·    Ability to develop strong client relationships

·    Excellent proven planning and dealing with ambiguity skill

·    Experience in managing teams is a big plus

·    Knowledge of Banking Business desirable

·    Expert ability to manage multiple tasks, changing priorities and circumstances

  • 06 Nov 2019

Job description

Are you looking for a challenging role in web application development? The Protein Function development team at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) is looking for an experienced and motivated React/TypeScript developer to contribute to the development of the web application of one of the most prominent services in the field of biology, the Universal Protein Resource (UniProt).

The Protein Function Development team is located on the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus near Cambridge in the UK. The Protein Function development team maintains bioinformatics infrastructure of the world leading Universal Protein Resource (UniProt), Gene Ontology Annotation and Enzyme resource.

This is a very dynamic and interdisciplinary team comprising talented and enthusiastic software engineers and bioinformaticians working closely together with the biocurators in these resources. The UniProt resource is one of the most internationally used protein databases serving a large and diverse research community in genomics, proteins and proteomics. You will be working on the UniProt Interfaces project.

Your role

The duties of the position include:
  • Taking on a development role, using JavaScript and TypeScript to develop applications with the React library as well as natively (Web Components)
  • Working closely with UX designers and other developers to provide a cutting-edge web application for the leading resource on protein information, supporting hundreds of thousands of users in academia and industry worldwide
  • Supporting high-quality engineering in web production software as well as the delivery of rapid prototypes that explore new ideas for a new project
  • Collaborating closely with a highly dynamic group of software engineers, bioinformaticians and scientists in the team, across EMBL-EBI, and with our Consortium partners internationally
  • Working in a team-orientated environment
We are looking for highly motivated candidates with excellent communication skills, who collaborate effectively with other team members, who are a team player, and who will be able to interact with fellow technical experts as well as scientists seeking solutions to their "real world" problems. They should also have a good understanding of browser rendering behaviour and performance, and relish working on projects with complex requirements and be able to solve problems creatively and effectively.  

You have

You will have a postgraduate degree in Computer Science or a related discipline with at least 2 years proven professional experience in development using JavaScript/TypeScript.

You will be experienced in web development with expert JavaScript competences, both with native JavaScript (ES2016 and above) and with React and its latest features. You should have an excellent knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3 and experience of building cross-platform, responsive websites.

You will be familiar with the latest build tools such as Webpack, and with popular javascript testing frameworks (Jest, Enzyme,...) and TDD.

You will be experienced handling JSON data from RESTful services, and you’ll have demonstrable experience of working on data-driven websites with high user traffic.

The ideal candidate will be familiar with Agile methodologies, development best practices and have experience of using source control systems, such as Git.  

You might also have

Experience working in bioinformatics, biological resource development and/or technical experience within scientific publishing or information science would be an advantage.

Why join us

At EMBL-EBI, we help scientists realise the potential of ‘Big Data’ in biology by enabling them to exploit complex information to make discoveries that benefit mankind. Working for EMBL-EBI gives you an opportunity to apply your skills and energy for the greater good. As part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), we are a non-profit, intergovernmental organisation funded by over 27 member states and two associate member states. We are located on the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge in the UK, and our 600 staff are engineers, technicians, scientists and other professionals from all over the world.

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme and health insurance, educational and other family related benefits where applicable, as well as financial support for relocation and installation. For more information about pay and benefits please visit our website.

We have an informal culture, international working environment and excellent professional development opportunities but one of the really amazing things about us is the concentration of technical and scientific expertise – something you probably won’t find anywhere else.

If you’ve ever visited the campus you’ll have experienced first-hand our friendly, collegial and supportive atmosphere, set in the beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside. Our staff also enjoy excellent sports facilities including a gym, a free shuttle bus, an on-site nursery, cafés and restaurant and a library.

What else you need to know

To view a copy of the full job description please visit our website.

To apply please submit a covering letter and CV through our online system.

Applications are welcome from all nationalities and this will continue after Brexit. For more information please see our website. Visa information will be discussed in more depth with applicants selected for interview.

EMBL-EBI is committed to achieving gender balance and strongly encourages applications from women, who are currently under-represented at all levels.

Appointment will be based on merit alone.

This position is limited to the project duration specified.
  • 06 Nov 2019

Job description

Exasol is looking for a talented and creative Webmaster to join our dynamic Global Communications and Marketing team. As the ideal candidate, you have a strong background in website CMS management and strategy, and experience working with global marketing & communication teams, to develop and manage websites and provide the technical expertise to ensure that content meets requirements and complies with standards. We are looking for our next WordPress superstar, a well-rounded team player, who thrives with ever-changing priorities and tight deadlines.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain, update and optimize our website content  and make all necessary updates to the website
  • Support marketing team in creating new pages for events, campaigns, advertising
  • Debug pages and fix broken links or images, minimizing downtime, improve speed
  • Plan, scope, and schedule new campaign projects with consideration for technical complexity and marketing
  • Enhance the user experience and user engagement by establishing best practices across our website landing pages
  • Design and build email campaigns, landing pages and other key pages
  • Evaluate, track, document and schedule requested web changes
  • Quality assurance testing for both the public website, as well as lead generation emails and landing pages with an emphasis on cross-browser compatibility and mobile device support
Management of web content, campaigns, SEO and other day-to-day activities including:
  •  Work with Content team to curate relevant content to reach the audience to improve nurture. Scale and manage a global web presence
  • Optimize content to reflect current all SEO and other digital trends
  • Champion user experience design and testing, to ensure optimum usability of the website and landing pages
  • Lead SEO initiatives to ensure website content aligns with demand generation activities
  • Oversee design requirement for web and digital communications (i.e.: thumbnails, graphics, UI/UX elements)
  • Implement a content management process to streamline deployment of global web content
  • Evaluate and implement new web technologies as appropriate, to constantly improve the web presence
  • Review web performance statistics and monitor analytics to inform plans for fresh content
  • Interface with our technology marketing and IT for managing performance issues
  • Plan for future changes to the website: ways to improve UX and functionalities
  • Monitor, research industry trends, market information and customer perceptions, and recommend best practices

Your profile:

  • Experience working in a marketing team within the technology industry
  • Experience with Photoshop or other design tools is a plus
  • Strong combination of creative and technical skills, with direct experience managing and maintaining WordPress websites
  • More specifically: WordPress knowledge, including basic knowledge of HTML/ CSS  and format content in WordPress, extensive knowledge of WordPress plug-ins
  • Understanding and execution of SEO and content marketing when building pages or laying-out content
  • Strong understanding of website security and securing WordPress
  • Experience with website staging

About Exasol:

Exasol is one of the most exciting software companies in Europe and a global technology leader in the Big Data and Analytics market. Our high-performance, cloud-first analytics database gives companies the power to transform how their organization works with data – and turn it into value faster, easier and more cost effectively than ever before.

With an ambitious international team, we help companies of all sizes achieve their goals with data support. Our team is characterized by inventiveness, enthusiasm and curiosity. In order to continue our worldwide expansion, we are looking for employees who want to make a difference and actively shape our dynamic growth.

Exasol - the analytics database

To learn more about Exasol as an employer please visit our career website

  • 06 Nov 2019

Job description

At ASOS, as a global online-only retailer, we have one of the largest fashion e-commerce datasets in the world. This encompasses online shopping behaviour for tens of millions of customers, as well as photos, videos and text descriptions of millions of products. Here in ASOS AI our vision is to harness the power of this data to fundamentally change the way that people experience fashion. 

We are looking for an outstanding Principal Machine Learning Scientist to join ASOS Aritificial Intelligence (AI), our internal Machine Learning (ML) platform is responsible for creating differentiating and unique AI systems for our Retail, Marketing and Customer Experience teams. We are applying specific fields of machine learning from computer vision, recommender systems to conversational AI systems to deliver outstanding customer experiences and optimise our cost base. 

The role is to provide technical, research and organisational direction for an experienced team of Machine Learning scientists. You will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, alongside our Big Data and software engineering team to develop state-of-the-art ML systems and data products. 

The ideal candidate will have proven ML expertise with experience of scaling ML teams across an enterprise. 

What you'll be doing 

· Provide technical guidance and coaching on AI and ML problems to our talented ML scientists 
· Frame business problems into scalable AI systems 
· Owning the research agenda to shape start-of-the art AI and ML capabilities 
· Championing a culture of scientific rigour, data-driven decision making 
· Evaluating new technologies and emerging techniques to advance our ML capabilities
· Be an evangelist for AI capabilities and partner to accelerate adoption across multiple delivery teams. 

Who we’d like to meet:

· PhD in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Statistics or in another highly-quantitative field with experience of industry/academic work
· Publication track record and experience leading research projects
· Experience working with business/product groups and building production solutions
· Experience in two or more of the following ML areas: NLP, time-series forecasting, representation learning, computer vision, A/B testing, learning-to-rank, and reinforcement learning
· Experience writing production-quality Python code in a software engineering team
· Experience deploying machine learning pipelines in a cloud infrastructure leveraging large datasets and performing online inference at scale

  • 06 Nov 2019

Job description

We are seeking talented and enthusiastic graduates to work with 85 IT professionals who provide High Performance Computing, Web Services, Enterprise Infrastructure and Networking to the EBI’s 850 users. Working in our End User Support team you will form a new service desk function providing first line assistance to EMBL-EBI’s scientific and technical users. This role will develop your IT support & communication skills whilst learning the environment, the processes, the technology we use and how EBI operates.

As well as technical skills, by the end of three years you will have developed the skills and confidence to work independently, diagnose and fix complex IT problems, and contribute your ideas or discuss your experiences in meetings as a member of a successful IT team.

As this role is part of a graduate programme it is limited to a 3 year contract.  

Your role

  • Provide day to day customer focused service desk support to EBI users
  • Act as the first point of contact for IT related queries
  • Ensure IT requests are logged into the service desk system
  • Carry out administrative duties as required to do so by the Desktop Support Team Manager
  • Escalation of tickets to the correct team within the Technical Services Cluster, following process and procedures as appropriate
  • Communicate with end-users to identify the extent of a technical issue and convey the planned method of resolution in a clear manner
  • Work to ensure compliance with FitSM (ITIL equivalent) Incident, Problem and
  • Change Management processes and standards
  • To work in conjunction with and comply to other technical teams to achieve and deliver quality services
  • Ensure the security and confidentiality of personal information of users and EBI data

You have

Applicants should have a first degree or higher education in an IT related subject and/or a professional IT certification.

Additionally, evidence of the following are required;
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent English communication (both written & oral) skills
  • Ability to work under pressure within a busy working environment
  • Problem solving, an ability to understand & resolve technical issues
  • Good understanding of basic IT technology
  • Ability to learn quickly, follow written processes and procedures accurately
 

You might also have

Knowledge of Linux, Windows or MacOS would be beneficial  

Why join us

At EMBL-EBI, we help scientists realise the potential of ‘Big Data’ in biology by enabling them to exploit complex information to make discoveries that benefit mankind. Working for EMBL-EBI gives you an opportunity to apply your skills and energy for the greater good. As part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), we are a non-profit, intergovernmental organisation funded by over 27 member states and two associate member states. We are located on the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge in the UK, and our 600 staff are engineers, technicians, scientists and other professionals from all over the world.

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme and health insurance, educational and other family related benefits where applicable, as well as financial support for relocation and installation. For more information about pay and benefits please visit our website

We have an informal culture, international working environment and excellent professional development opportunities but one of the really amazing things about us is the concentration of technical and scientific expertise – something you probably won’t find anywhere else.

If you’ve ever visited the campus you’ll have experienced first-hand our friendly, collegial and supportive atmosphere, set in the beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside. Our staff also enjoy excellent sports facilities including a gym, a free shuttle bus, an on-site nursery, cafés and restaurant and a library.

What else you need to know

To view a copy of the full job description please visit our website

To apply please submit a covering letter and CV through our online system.

Applications are welcome from all nationalities and this will continue after Brexit. For more information please see our website. Visa information will be discussed in more depth with applicants selected for interview.

EMBL-EBI is committed to achieving gender balance and strongly encourages applications from women, who are currently under-represented at all levels. Appointment will be based on merit alone.
  • 06 Nov 2019

Job description

Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. Sony Music Entertainment is seeking an individual to help work on initiatives related to The Orchard and its products.

The Orchard is a leading music distribution company operating in over 40 markets worldwide –  distributing music from independent artists including Ozuna, Skepta, Jorja Smith, John Prine, and Kelsea Ballerini. With cutting edge operations and an unparalleled global team, The Orchard partners with labels of all sizes to make their music and video available across hundreds of digital and physical retailers around the world. At The Orchard, the focus is to provide a comfortable, social and engaging environment to encourage productivity and creativity.

We are hiring a Data Engineer to join our London team. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute to a music insights platform used by thousands of record labels and recording artists across the globe
  • Build fast analytics API services that power highly polished UI experiences for mobile and web
  • Build and maintain data pipelines that process hundreds of millions of rows per day
  • Explore new ways of processing, storing, and delivering data
  • Make recommendations on data platform architecture
  • Collaborate with a talented team of engineers and designers
  • Communicate technical vision and decision making
  • Work with modern tools in a highly-collaborative, Agile environment
  • Write clean, well-tested, performant code in a CI/CD environment

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Hands on experience with 3+ database technologies (SQL, noSQL, distributed, columnar, graph, etc.)
  • Experience managing a data warehouse (Snowflake is a big plus)
  • Proven experience with ETL frameworks (Airflow, Luigi, SWF, etc.)
  • Experience designing noSQL schemas for analytics use cases
  • Experience with real time data technologies (Kafka, Spark, Kinesis, etc.)
  • Experience building fast, scalable web applications powered by Big Data
  • Proficient in scripting language of choice (Python is preferred)
  • Ability to write automated tests (unit, functional, and integration) to ensure code works as expected.
  • Eager to teach and mentor other engineers
  • Desire to collaborate with other engineers through peer code reviews
  • Deep understanding of data structures and schema design
  • Detail-oriented, proactive problem solving skills

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working within the digital music industry

The Orchard is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

  • Equity
  • 06 Nov 2019

Job description

Skyscanner operates in a Tribes and Squads model and we have built an engineering culture where there is a high level of trust, autonomy and transparency. Our engineers work in autonomous squads where they can create their own backlog, ship code whenever they want and don’t have dependencies in order to deliver to the traveller. Our engine uses global scale services, Big Data and machine learning to assemble, normalise and make sense of real time information from our thousands of partners. Skyscanner can offer you large scale, complex problems where you can reach over 80 million users whilst enjoying a high level of autonomy and influence and a flexible working environment where you can thrive. 

Our engineering principles are:

  • We have a clear definition of success for every piece of work.
  • We ship multiple times a day and deliver customer value week in, week out.
  • We use design reviews to validate every significant change.
  • We deliver our products using our defined technology standards.
  • We peer review every change.
  • Our Definitions of Done include being live in production… responsibly.
  • You build it, you run it.

Most importantly, these are organic beliefs. We iterate. We learn. We grow. And our principles adapt with us

If you enjoy a range of technical challenges across areas such as machine learning, data engineering, cloud services, developer enablement, scalability, optimisation, real time accuracy, building world-class APIs and automation then this could be the place where you can utilise your experience to have direct impact on the growth and development of our product.

What you can expect as a senior software engineer

  • A supportive, trusting and transparent working environment.
  • A place to look at things differently and challenge and offer solutions.
  • Overall responsibility of multiple key product feature components within your area.
  • You will define and implement services that make up a complex sub system.
  • Collaboration across all relevant product engineering development lifecycles.
  • An opportunity to learn from the similarly great minds around you

What we are looking for

  • Previous job experience as a software engineer ideally within a highly scalable environment.
  • Metrics driven approach to decision making, prioritisation and continuous deployment.
  • Use of methodologies for continuous delivery and improvement.
  • Comfortable balancing trade offs between technical, analytical and product needs.
  • Strong customer focus and a focus on impactful work.
  • You make others better through code reviews, documentation, technical guidance and mentoring.
  • You will work with or lead within your team to break down solutions into small tasks to be completed autonomously.
  • It would be useful to have experience in large scale systems deployed to AWS.
  • We don’t expect you to be an expert in all of these technologies but would anticipate experience with some combined with a curiosity for others - Java, Python, Docker, Elastic Search, AWS (or similar) NoSQL.

What else can we offer you……

We are proud to have a working environment that sets our employees up for success, as well as all the usual perks such as barista coffee, fizzy & fresh drinks, fresh fruit, popcorn and we can help with ‘down-time’ in the office that includes table tennis, foosball, xbox and a massage chair. We also provide for your health with medical insurance, health screening options, headspace subscription and an employee assistance programme to support you and your loved ones.

Then it gets really interesting, and you can buy more holiday, donate to a good cause and 1 charity day, work from your home country for up to 3 weeks, spend up to 30 days working from another of our offices globally, and you have the option to take part in Skyscanner extended annual leave which is an additional 3 weeks’ break (unpaid) after 3 years’ service or take 5 weeks’ break (paid) after 5 years’ service.

For more details on Engineering at Skyscanner you can check our Engineering Blog and follow Skyscanner Engineering on Twitter