London, UK

Software Engineer (Java)

The Opportunity

As a Software Engineer at Featurespace you will be developing new features for the real-time platform which underpins our ARIC engine, integrating ARIC into customer deployments, and building new modules to plug in to our platform.

If you want to be part of the team that builds scalable distributed solutions to process hundreds of millions of events per day, Featurespace wants to hear from you.

Day to Day

 

  • Working within a small team to design large-scale, real-time distributed architectures
  • Delivering new features: from specification, through development, QA and into final deploy
  • Providing input into future technology development
  • Working with Data Science teams to ensure APIs are relevant and usable
  • Supporting your code throughout its lifetime
  • Building custom modules for client integration

 

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About you

 

  • Experience of designing and developing scalable distributed applications in Java
  • Knowledge of patterns and their trade-offs in a distributed environment
  • Experience of relational and/or NoSQL databases for large datasets
  • Comfortable working with large codebases
  • Ability to manage and prioritise your own workload
  • External API integration
  • Code profiling and performance tuning
  • Cloud platforms and automation
  • modern IDEs, source control and continuous integration systems
  • 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:

  • Enjoys working in a team of like-minded and intelligent people to solve complex problems
  • A focus on personal achievement and responsibilities
  • A genuine interest in the relevant technologies and their applications
  • A perfectionist who pays attention to grammatical detail, layout and presentation
  • Enthusiasm and a can-do approach

 

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.

Please note: we are only able to accept applications from people who are already eligible to work in the UK.

For the recruitment of this position, we are partnering with a single outsourced recruitment vendor who is based in this jurisdiction. This vendor will be responsible for managing your application and the recruitment process for this role, and as such, by applying for this job you are providing your consent that we will share your CV and contact information with them.

If you have any questions or queries regarding this role, or life at Featurespace, please contact careers@featurespace.com

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