Software Engineer (Ref 22121)

Software Engineer, London EC2

Salary:   £65,000 p.a. + 7.5% bonus

Global analytics organisation requires experience software engineer with at least 5 years commercial software engineering experience delivering server side applications.  You will have excellent programming skills on the JVM with either Java 8+ or Scala, have experience of working with Agile practices for rapid development of software such as CI, TDD and continuous deployment and been keen to learn new technologies.

The organisations suite of recommendation systems, which uses Data Science and machine learning techniques to keep researchers appraised of developments in their field.  Their systems analyze the company’s unparalleled collection of research data, delivering insights which enable the scientific community to collaborate more effectively, to work smarter, and to deliver quality research more quickly.

We are looking for an innovative, passionate developer to work as part of the small team helping to make data sing. You will develop applications leveraging the company’s unique collection of scientific data, and work on products throughout the group. 

Duties include:-

  • Designing, prototyping, and implementing robust recommendation applications using best-practice agile development processes
  • Working with technologies including Scala, Spark, and Kubernetes
  • Building cloud infrastructure in AWS to host and monitor the applications, automating common tasks mercilessly
  • Collaborating as part of a tight-knit, agile, quality-focused team to deliver tangible value to our customers


  • 5 years + commercial software engineering experience delivering server-side applications
  • Excellent programming skills on the JVM with either Java 8+ or Scala
  • An advocate of Agile practices for rapid development of quality software, such as CI, TDD, and continuous deployment
  • Comfortable learning new technologies, languages, and tools on the job, to ensure that the product is not left behind in a rapidly evolving ecosystem
  • An inclusive, positive, collaborative mindset and a desire to deliver real business value to our customers
  • It would be helpful, although not essential, if the candidates had interest or experience of AWS, DevOps and Data Science

Salary: £65,000 p.a. + 7.5% bonus

Location: London

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