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  • 15th Nov

    Senior Software Engineer

    Location:
    Manchester / Remote
    Type:
    Salary:
    £100k & Benefits
    Real-time Event-Driven Architecture   Great chance for growth & upskilling. Well established, highly regarded business with a start-up vibe. This is the opportunity to join an international company as they further develop their automated real-time financial CRM. What you’ll be doing  Working with cutting-edge technology, and a team eager to find even better approaches you'll help to further develop the platform and suggest new practices.  You'll be reporting directly to the CTO who is very agnostic about your skills coming in. Predominantly working with Kotlin but are happy with any solid programming background as they're more than willing to upskill you in Kotlin.   The system is a microservices architecture orchestrated via Kubernetes and hosted in Azure its an event-driven architecture with Kafka, enabling an event sourcing approach. So we are looking so someone who is an expert in either microservices or event-driven Architecture, although, a strong passion will suffice!  The teams are small, cross-functional, DevOps teams working with pair programming with a strong focus on automation to reduce cycle time and a philosophy of keeping things as simple as they can be.  What experience you’ll need to apply     Previous work with event-driven architecture or microservices. Solid skills in modern Object-Oriented or Functional Programming. 3 years commercial development experience. What you’ll get in return for your experience  A great salary £100k with yearly reviews, flexi-time so you can choose when you work. Although they would like someone in the Manchester office more often than not, they realise for the best talent this may not be feasible so feel free to apply if you are out of the manchester range. Equity options are available for suitable senior candidates.  You'll get to work with cutting-edge technology, and a team eager to find even better approaches so you'll have constant opportunities to upskill.  What next Does this sound like the one? Send your CV to Will to find out more, or feel free to send over an email with any questions.   
  • 21st Oct

    Senior DevOps Engineer

    — Great opportunity to lead DevOps projects from inception to deployment.

    Location:
    London
    Type:
    Salary:
    Up to £95,000pa
    Work on a industry leading AI product.  Great opportunity to lead DevOps projects from inception to deployment.  Excellent benefits package.  My client are on a mission to revolutionise human-machine communication. By teaching machines to understand natural language and hold human-level conversations, they help businesses to transform their customer experience, create revenue, improve operational efficiency and prove ROI quickly.  From day one, their focus has been on creating a voice self-service experiences in any language, regardless of accents or slang. Their main goal is to deliver enterprise-ready voice assistants that match and excel household names.  They are currently looking for a passionate and dedicated Senior DevOps Engineer to join their DevOps team who will help to support their innovative conversational AI products. What you'll be doing: Your responsibilities will involve managing and upgrading cloud infrastructure for their products and the Engineering team. Over the next 12 months, this will include: Building, configuring and maintaining cloud infrastructure for new and existing clients, working with the rest of the team to shape the next generation of conversation products. Configuring and maintaining development infrastructure, working with software engineers to build “DevOps best practice” and efficient processes. Monitoring and updating their infrastructure to ensure it stays secure and scales with the demands of a growing company. Being part of their on-call rota to support our engineering systems.   What experience you will need to apply:   3-5 years of previous commercial Devops experience. Knowledge of AWS Cloud tooling with experience of building modern and secure commercial deployments. Experience with DevOps tools such as Terraform and/or Ansible. Experience in building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines. Experience administering Kubernetes clusters and awareness of Serverless technology. Wider experience with other cloud services such as GCP, Azure.     What you'll get in return for your experience:My client offer a competitive salary (up to £95,000pa) for this role combined with a great benefits package. Some of the highlights include enhanced parental leave, L/D budget, Private health care and Dental as well as many more.  Whats next: If you are interested in applying for this role, please click the link to apply and I will be in touch.      
  • 21st Oct

    DevOps Engineer

    — Join an industry leading AI business

    Location:
    London
    Type:
    Salary:
    Up to £75,000pa
    Work on a industry leading AI product.  Great opportunity to lead DevOps projects from inception to deployment.  Excellent benefits package. My client are on a mission to revolutionise human-machine communication. By teaching machines to understand natural language and hold human-level conversations, they help businesses to transform their customer experience, create revenue, improve operational efficiency and prove ROI quickly. From day one, their focus has been on creating a voice self-service experiences in any language, regardless of accents or slang. Their main goal is to deliver enterprise-ready voice assistants that match and excel household names. They are currently looking for a passionate and dedicated DevOps Engineer to join their DevOps team who will help to support their innovative conversational AI products.What you'll be doing:Your responsibilities will involve managing and upgrading cloud infrastructure for their products and the Engineering team. Over the next 12 months, this will include: Building, configuring and maintaining cloud infrastructure for new and existing clients, working with the rest of the team to shape the next generation of conversation products. Configuring and maintaining development infrastructure, working with software engineers to build “DevOps best practice” and efficient processes. Monitoring and updating their infrastructure to ensure it stays secure and scales with the demands of a growing company. Being part of their on-call rota to support their engineering systems. What experience you will need to apply: 2 years of previous commercial Devops experience. Knowledge of AWS Cloud tooling to enable building of modern, secure deployments. Experience of Devops tools such as Terraform and/or Ansible. Experience in building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines. Experience administering Kubernetes clusters and awareness of Serverless technology. Wider experience with other cloud services such as GCP, Azure. What you'll get in return for your experience:My client offer a competitive salary (up to £75,000pa) for this role combined with a great benefits package. Some of the highlights include enhanced parental leave, L/D budget, Private health care and Dental as well as many more. Whats next:If you are interested in applying for this role, please click the link to apply and I will be in touch.
  • 20th Oct

    Senior Software Engineer

    — Series A funded Fintech

    Location:
    Manchester
    Type:
    Salary:
    85000 - 100000
    Real-time Event-Driven Architecture   Great chance for growth & upskilling. Well established, highly regarded business with a start-up vibe. This is the opportunity to join a small but international company as they further develop their automated financial CRM. Having just been through series A funding there in a prime position to grow out the team.  What you’ll be doing  Working with cutting-edge technology, and a team eager to find even better approaches you'll help to further develop the platform and suggest new practices.  You'll be reporting directly to the CTO who is very agnostic with your skills coming in. Predominantly working with Kotlin but are happy with any functional programming background.  The system is a microservices architecture orchestrated via Kubernetes and hosted in Azure its an event-driven architecture with Kafka, enabling an event sourcing approach. So we are looking so someone who is an expert in either microservices or event-driven Architecture, although, a strong passion will suffice!  The teams are small, cross-functional, DevOps teams working with pair programming with a strong focus on automation to reduce cycle time and a philosophy of keeping things as simple as they can be.  What experience you’ll need to apply   Expertise in event-driven architecture or microservices. Expertise in modern Object-Oriented or Functional Programming 3 years commercial development experience  What you’ll get in return for your experience  A great salary of up £100k with yearly reviews, flexi-time so you can choose when you work and, a 3-2 office home split although this is negotiable.  Equity options are available for suitable senior candidates.  You'll get to work with cutting-edge technology, and a team eager to find even better approaches so you'll have constant opportunities to upskill.  What next Does this sound like the one? Send your CV to Will to find out more.  
  • 30th Sep

    Senior Software Engineer

    — Incredible opportunity to join a growing crypto-currency start-up

    Location:
    London/Remote
    Type:
    Salary:
    Up to £80,000pa
    Exiting opportunity to join a Crypto currency start-up. Fully remote Senior Software Engineer role.  Lead the expansion of their Engineering team.  My client are the leading independent global cryptocurrency market data provider, giving institutional and retail investors access to real-time, high-quality, reliable market and pricing data. A central authority for clear and concise information, they offer unrivalled breadth, scope and depth of data, bridging the gap between the crypto asset and traditional financial markets.What you'll be doing:As a part of their API team, you will be responsible for the upkeep and further development of the core APIs, which currently serve around 30 million calls per hour to an average of 1.5 million hourly unique users. With the team being small, the successful candidate will be hands on throughout the end-to-end delivery of updates and new features, being able to directly see the value added to users, and the company, from the features they create. Their API is a core company product generating revenue that they are actively pushing further through increased data quality and features, which also provides opportunities to liaise very closely with their customers.What experience you'll need to apply: The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years in back-end service/API development. Over a year experience with Node.JS.  Experience in-role of: Architecting complex solutions. Using unix based systems. SQL database usage. NoSQL database usage. DevOps mindset of end to end delivery, demonstrable through previous experience. What you'll get in return for your experience:They offer a competitive salary at all levels (up to £80,000 DOE), plus the following benefits: 25 days PTO. Paid sick leave. Pension scheme. Wellness and Training Stipend. Hybrid and flexible work environment. Pet-friendly office. 10-15% annual bonus. Whats next:If you are interested in applying for this role, please click the link to apply and I will be in touch.
  • 29th Sep

    Mechanical Design Engineer

    — Power Electronics

    Location:
    Middlesex
    Type:
    Salary:
    £45000 - £50000
      • Global manufacturer. • New product introduction. • Diverse product range.   Your opportunity to join a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices.   You will be part of a multi-disciplined engineering team that includes Mechanical Design Engineers, Electronic Design, Project Leads, and Senior Engineers.   What you’ll be doing As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you will be responsible for producing 3D CAD designs with a wide range of new product introduction and existing products from electro-mechanical devises through to integrated cooling systems. You will be involved with major development contracts, proposals, R&D, legacy production support.   What experience you’ll need to apply Autodesk Inventor 2017 onwards. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing. Creating part numbers and produce bills of materials on the company’s ERP system. Mechanical FE analysis. Production of detailed, sub-assembly and general assembly drawings. Materials and component selection.   What you’ll get in return for your experience  You will be working on a diverse range of new products and exciting projects across a wide range of industries. Autonomy will be given due to your experience and knowledge.   What's next? If this sounds like the role for you, get in touch with Daniel Salway with your updated CV and we’ll handle the rest.    
  • 22nd Sep

    Senior Ops Engineer

    — Exciting contract role to work on a greenfield project at a

    Location:
    London
    Type:
    Salary:
    up to £700 a day
    Exciting 3-month contract role working on a Greenfield project at a bio-tech.  Remote (with occasional visits to London).  Outside IR35 role.  My client are looking for a senior operations engineer for a 3 month contract to help bring their cloud ecosystem into the infrastructure-as-code future. The have an interesting eco-system of wet-lab robotics, machine learning, and software tools, and their goal is to be able to work with all of it via unified continuous deployment flows. They have just begun their ops journey and this is an exciting contract to help to build them a foundation that they can grow with. What you'll be doing: You will be reponsible for the design and rollout our first implementations of IaC and CI/CD for the IaC’d parts of the infrastructure. You will help to bring the existing engineering team up to speed on IaC techniques. You will help bootstrap hardware virtualization and VM CI/CD for their wet-lab robotics platform. You will ensure they have a good baseline for backups, log centralization, and disaster recovery planning. What experience you will need to apply: 7 years experience as an operations engineer with experience in technical leadership positions. Experience with: GCP, Terraform, and Kubernetes. Modern CI/CD pipelines and gitops workflows (e.g. Concourse). Development and scripting in python 3 and bash. Production VMware vSphere & Windows image builds and NAS management. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including communication with less-technical staff. A bias towards action, comfortable working independently and managing your own projects. Whats next:If you are interested in applying for this role, please click the link to apply and I will be in touch.

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