Senior Software Developer Job Description & Person Specification
About the role:
We’re searching for a world-class Senior Software Developer to turn our IP into a commercial product. You will work alongside the cofounder to build a team and process, as well as the product. You will start as a hands-on developer but will quickly grow into a leadership role as the engineering team expands.
Design and build high-performance web application
Architect and implement data systems, integrations and software libraries
Build and then lead a team of world-class software engineers
Lead client-engineering engagement
Plan software development roadmap including status and results clearly and efficiently both internally and externally, verbally and in writing
Develop software engineering processes (design, build, quality, maintenance)
Responsibilities will grow and evolve based on your interests, capabilities and client needs.
Demonstrable experience of developing professional software from concept to distribution within a team of developers.
Passion for engineered products, technology and AI
Experience building and maintaining professional software applications
Strong knowledge and experience of developing micro-services systems
Agile development qualifications
Track record of leading high-performance software engineering teams
Python or C++ experience typically used for data science solution
5+ years professional experience developing web applications
BSc/BEng degree (MSc/MEng preferable)
Passionate about working in a start-up environment
Experience building and growing a team
Demonstrable experience working on client facing projects
Experience with implementing data visualisation
Contributions to open source projects
Work when* and where you want
Choose your own devices (compute & phone)
25 days paid annual leave + 8 days public holiday
Annual company holiday (or two)
Private healthcare and gym membership
Regular international travel
Work with amazing clients and gain an insight into the future of their products
Generous pension scheme
*We’re not busy counting hours, we’re busy achieving goals. Achieve the goals and we won’t count the hours.
How to apply?
Please email you CV to [email protected] along with your answers to the following questions:
Why do you want to work for a startup?
Why are you motivated to work for UQuant?
Tell us something interesting about yourself.
What is your notice period?
Applicants without answers to these questions won't be considered.
Any questions before you apply? Email [email protected]
We on recruiting on a rolling basis, with immediate attention being given to applicants who are available immediately.
We are a group of the brightest minds applying cutting edge technology to solve the world’s toughest engineering challenges.
We’re building the world’s first AI assistant for engineers. Working with data analytics, AI and physics, our virtual engineering platform is proven to be 1000 times faster at validating complex products than current best-in-class technologies.
Our goal is to accelerate product development, from race cars to spaceships and everything in between, we’re working with the greatest engineering companies to bring the future closer to the present.
Our culture is passionate and engaging. It combines academic and product focused environments that provide a supportive balance of structure and flexibility enabling us to get our best work done. Our approach encourages freedom and diversity and rewards for success with salary, benefits and options.
We are driven: We want to change the world and we work hard to achieve it.
We are honest: We have a huge opportunity and a difficult challenge; we trust each other to add value in the most effective, efficient way possible.
We are enormously practical people: Initiative, self-reliance, an ability to improvise, and a positive mental attitude are characteristics that help us achieve our goals.
We are humble: We are a group of the brightest minds applying cutting edge technology to the world's toughest engineering challenges; but this cannot go to our heads. To succeed we must liberate ourselves to collaborate with the world around us, we listen to one another, and we value diversity and opinion with equal measure.
We’re in this together: We’re an optimistic bunch and love what we do, day or night, work or social, we have fun hanging out with each other.
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Salary range £50,000 — 70,000
Equity options available.
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