Senior Software Engineer - Polyglot / Algo's / Lean

  • Location:

    Oxford, Oxfordshire

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  • Salary:

    £68000 - £80000 per annum + Stock (worth $75k), 12% bonus

  • Contact:

    Colin Frontczak

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  • Job ref:

    CF 38759_1560238291

  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Senior Software Engineer - Polyglot / Algo's / Lean

Excellent salary package of up to £80,000, plus stock options in a Nasdaq listed giant worth $75,000 from Day One!

Know about data structures and algorithms? What about scaling software to handle millions of globally distributed users per second? Like to craft code across the entire stack? How about a master of several OOP languages?

If you can write linear code then we have several openings for Senior Software Engineers with a genuinely world-class employer that boast not only a great salary & benefits packages, but more importantly, offer Software Engineers a proper culture & working environment to thrive.

What they offer you

Our client allow their Software Engineers to lead from the front from design, to development to deployment, with daily releases. They are a technology driven firm with a 'Silicon Valley' culture that allows Engineers to use their Engineers mindset to devise solutions

They value clean code, released quickly and promote a 'fast fail, speedy gains' culture, following Agile best practice. They hire for strong problem solving skills and a thirst to learn new tech. The tech stack is heavily Java-based but they don't necessarily hire people from just a Java background.

You will walk into an environment using a mixure of Java, some Python & PHP on the backend, JavaScript & React.js on the frontend with PostgreSQL for data storage. You will working with Hadoop (Hive, Spark), introducing Machine Learning algorithms into several scaled software products that have millions of global users.

They have an amazing head office, very light & spacious with a subsidised canteen and free snacks & drinks. Every Friday, the canteen becomes a bar and they have regular social get-togethers.

Flexible core hours available and after a 'bedding-in' period, you get a lot more work-from-home options.

What they look for from you

Strong coding skills with a OO language such as Java, C# or PHP, an in-depth knowledge of Data Structures (think Arrays, Linked Lists and Trees) & algorithms, strong problem solving skills and thirst to always be learning new things.

Able to collaborate with others, write linear code and work at a fast paced - they release code daily.

If you want variety, like involvement across the entire development lifecycle and want to work with other talented people, then you need to hitting 'apply'

What you'll get

Highly competitive salary along with the following

  • Annual bonus.
  • Stock
  • Excellent contributory pension.
  • Full family private medical cover.
  • Full dental cover.
  • Annual wellbeing allowance (e.g. gym membership)
  • Personal travel reimbursement.
  • Critical illness plus full life cover.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Free shuttle buses from Oxford and surrounding villages.
  • Employee assistance program.

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