London, England, £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Job Type: Permanent
Managed by: Open Source Team
Software Engineer / Backend Developer (R&D PhD Distributed Systems) *Remote UK*. Would you like to be solving hard distributed system problems that are mostly platform agnostic and theoretical in nature; working with a highly talented team of technologists in an Agile environment?
You could be progressing your career at a growing tech company, a highly regarded provider of serverless real-time infrastructure for the Internet that processes billions of messages a day and powers everything from live chat and VoIP calls to real-time pricing and stock availability for a multitude of services around the globe.
As a Software Engineer you will join a small, highly talented R&D team that establish the technical underpinnings for future product development, working under the direction of the company's co-founder and Chief Scientist. You'll build a strong understanding of the current technology landscape, evaluating new / emerging technologies and approaches and carryout research and development to create new concepts and approaches for new features / software deliverables. You will actively contribute to the technology community via research publications, blog posts, and conferences, building a reputation of expertise.
There's a remote interview and onboarding process and the ability to work from home if desired and collaborate remotely via Slack including £1k to spend on home office equipment; you'll join colleagues in the London office once a quarter for team meetups.
*You have a record of academic achievement in Computer Science or Mathematics and have completed post-grad study, likely to be PhD educated
*You have a demonstrable interest in real-time distributed systems engineering, networking protocols and systems programming
*You enjoy collaborating to solve difficult problems
*Ideally you will have some commercial software engineering experience - coding skills in any language: Node.js or Golang preferred, alongside any OO programming language (e.g. Python, Java, C++)
*You're keen to work in an R&D environment, seeking innovation
*You're keen to learn and develop your skillset, quick to assimilate new ideas and technologies
As a Software Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (to £65k, negotiable) plus bonus and benefits.
Apply now or call to find out more about this Software Engineer (R&D PhD Distributed Systems) opportunity.