Cambridge, UK

Engineer - Cloud Dev

The Opportunity

We are currently hiring for a Engineer – Cloud Dev.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking for a fast paced technology business, to develop their skills both with the cloud technology and our ARIC platform. It will be a chance to shape the next generation of our machine learning platform and drive it to cloud-native excellence.

You will also help us achieve our goals and deliver success on behalf of our customers by: 

  • Updating our real-time analytics platform by developing features which tap into the true potential of Kubernetes
  • Working cross-functionally to embrace cloud-native best practices of scalability, resiliency, and observability throughout our stack
  • Supercharging the development and delivery of our software by building cloud tooling to accelerate the build/dev/test cycle

This role can either be based in our Cambridge office with hybrid working options, or based remotely in the UK.

Day to Day

As a company we hire people with a willingness to adapt to a variable role, so along with the key responsibilities below, we ask for ownership of any other duties as required.

  • Delivering new features: from specification, through development, QA and into final deployment
  • Awareness of how your work fits in with the team’s area of responsibility and goals
  • Building defined features, investigating and fixing bugs, without supervision but with occasional support
  • Performing code reviews
  • Communicating progress regularly whilst identifying any blocking issues and escalating where required
  • Maintaining and building good knowledge of the team’s area of responsibility
  • Providing input into future technology development
  • Developing and enhancing capabilities to progress the cloud roadmap
  • Working with teams across the organisation to ensure the product can be deployed and upgraded reliably in a cloud environment
  • Working with teams across the organisation to support rolling out ARIC to customers using a cloud environment
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Joesph Woodhouse - Director of Cloud

Cloud Powered Digital Transformation – How to overcome legacy technology constraints in financial services

Joseph is the Director of Cloud at Featurespace, where he is responsible for developing the ARIC Risk Hub’s cloud platform and advising customers and prospects on the benefits and risks of cloud based architectures.

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About you

Must haves:

  • Ability to manage and prioritise your own workload
  • Modern IDEs, source control and continuous integration systems
  • Experience in contributing to the design and development of scalable distributed applications
  • Knowledge of patterns and their trade-offs in a distributed environment
  • Comfortable working with large codebases
  • Experience with working to integrate software with externally-managed APIs
  • An understanding of the difference between Cloud and VM / bare metal deployments

Great to haves:

  • Experience on running/developing/maintaining software in containers, particularly in Kubernetes
  • Cloud tools including Helm (v3), Istio, Skaffold, Prometheus, AWS
  • Cloud uplift project experience
  • Java software development
  • Experience of relational and/or NoSQL databases for large datasets
  • Web services – HTTP API development
  • Message queueing systems – RabbitMQ / ActiveMQ / Kafka

Personal Qualities

The work is often challenging and fast paced. We are looking for someone who has the following qualities:

  • Attention to detail, excellence and quality
  • A focus on personal achievement and responsibility
  • Passion to learn new skills and technologies
  • Ability to share knowledge
  • Enthusiasm and an open mindset
  • Can-do attitude
  • A passion to work for one of the fastest growing fraud prevention technologies in the world

And most importantly, a small-company attitude: willingness to adapt to a variable role and a great can-do attitude.

How to apply

If you think you’re a good fit for the role above, we would love to hear from you.

Fill out the short application form, upload your CV and one of the team will get back to you.

If you have any questions or queries regarding this role, or life at Featurespace, please contact [email protected]

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