Who we are
QuantSpark helps businesses by blending commercial strategy, data modelling and software development to support smarter decisions. We use complex datasets, build bespoke analytical tools and derive meaningful insights, to tackle strategic problems.
Our teams excel because we are interdisciplinary, creative and focused on providing social and commercial impact. Our work spans both the private and public sector, with clients including the United Nations, FTSE100 companies, high street retailers and Private Equity portfolio companies.
Our recent projects include
analysing 1bn+ of transactions to help a supermarket decide how to allocate their store space
developing terrorist content algorithms to enable internet platforms to tackle terrorist propaganda
creating a location intelligence model to inform social impact communications campaigns
What the role is about
As a Full Stack Developer at QuantSpark, you will work in a client or product squad. You will be able to switch between squads on a regular basis, thus experiencing many opportunities to have an impact on a range of projects.
Our squads are small and nimble, so you will have plenty of opportunities to bring in your own expertise and introduce your preferred best practices.
So who are we looking for?
The key qualities we are looking for are Analytical ability, Technical creativity, Grit, a Desire to learn and clear Communications.
We welcome applications from any educational background and level of experience. We don't expect you to be brilliant at everything, but we value a broad set of competencies as much as experience, so any interest in people management, data science, strategy or product management would be appreciated as well.
You should have the following technical skills:
Python development (Flask, Gunicorn)
Data storage and caching (eg Sql, MongoDB, Redis)
Unit testing, TDD
Linux / Bash
Code management (Git, Bitbucket)
As a bonus, you would also have the following:
A keen eye for good user interface design and user experience
Experience of designing a web app architecture
Knowledge of advanced code deployment (CI, CD, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes)
- Annual training & conference budget
- 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays
- Voluntary pension contribution scheme
- Cycle to work scheme
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.
Salary range £30,000 — 60,000
Dependent on experience
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