Data Analyst / Scientist / Software Dev internship

Neural Alpha

javascript react nosql graph database rdf sparql London | Internship

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We are looking for a summer intern (although the internship could be longer if availability permits) with an interest in Data Science, Software Development and Sustainability. Neural Alpha is a unique consultancy & software development company applying innovative Connected Data approaches (graph databases, semantic & related technologies) to Sustainable Investment & other complex requirements within the Financial Services industry. We help NGOs, financial institutions and investors maximise the sustainability credentials of their investments – using these technologies to minimise investments in deforestation, carbon intensive activities & other areas. Our team is based in Vauxhall & Warsaw (Poland) and due to expanding consultancy requirements we are hiring.

Our current development stack involves Javascript (React/d3.js) in the front-end, Node and python in the back-end. We use a variety of NoSQL databases including document stores such as MongoDB and Elasticsearch and graph databases/triple stores. We are completely cloud-based (predominantly AWS) using multiple resources, such as AppSync, DynamoDB, S3, etc.

The role features full training and is a rare and exciting opportunity to intern at an innovative startup with a great culture, friendly people and a great location in Vauxhall (London).

Ideally the candidate will have a Computer Science background and demonstrable work experience and portfolio pieces illustrating front & back end programming skills. It is also useful to have experience in using semantic technologies, graphql, graph databases, Natural Language Processing (NLP) and machine learning techniques.

Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Demonstrable interest in sustainability / sustainable investing.
  • Undergraduate degree (completed or pending) in a related STEM subject – e.g. Computer Science, Informatics etc. desirable but not essential
  • Experience of Python coding a big plus
  • Experience of working with graph databases / RDF / Linked Data highly desirable

What we offer:

  • Fantastic on the job training scheme in core data / software development skills
  • Free Office gym membership included
  • Great office location in the heart of Vauxhall - we’re based in a co-working space with free breakfasts every Monday, free social beers on a Friday, kitchen, bike storage & showers

Salary & hours:

London Living Wage – currently £10.55 per hour based on 25+ hours per week

Note for recruiters:

We do not at present deal with recruiters so we kindly ask that you don't contact us. Please note that any CVs / profiles sent to us will be treated as a gift and any unsolicited emails / telephone calls reported where they breach GDPR & other data privacy regulations.

Salary range £15,000 — 20,000

London Living Wage Hourly rate