We are looking for a Graduate/Junior to mid level Full Stack Developer with experience in Data centric Software Development. 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, graph databases/triple stores and elastic search for search & storage. 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 join an innovative startup with a great culture, friendly people and a great location in Vauxhall (London).

Whilst you do not necessarily need formal experience and degree level qualifications we are looking for someone with portfolio pieces illustrating front & back end programming skills that is curious about semantics, graph databases, Natural Language Processing (NLP) and machine learning techniques.

Whilst it is not critical to have strong front end design & UX skills demonstrable experience of developing front end applications in a cloud environment is helpful.

Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Strong programming skills in at least one major language
  • Previous working experience or personal projects with elements of our stack & cloud platforms (AWS, Azure etc.)
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, particularly Document Stores & Graph Databases advantageous
  • Experience of deploying Microservices an advantage
  • Educational focus in STEM areas desirable (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)
  • We welcome applications from developers with some work experience, recent graduates/practitioners & ambitious, technical school leavers

What we offer:

  • Fantastic on the job training scheme in core data skills
  • Competitive salary – depending on experience
  • Office gym membership included
  • We’re based in a co-working space with free breakfasts every Monday, free social beers on a Friday, kitchen, bike storage & showers

Salary range £20,000 — 35,000