Posted about 1 month ago

Backend Software Developer Rust Python

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire | £65,000 - £75,000 per yearManaged by: CSR DevFEOSJava

Backend Software Developer / Engineer (Rust Python Cloud SaaS) *Remote / Hybrid WfH*. Are you a skilled Backend Software Developer seeking an opportunity to work with a modern tech stack, collaborating and problem solving?

You could be joining a well funded tech start-up, spun out of Cambridge University that is developing a SaaS data management product, in a senior, hands-on role.

As a Backend Software Engineer you will design and develop new features and enhancements to the core AI based SaaS platform that is deployed using Helm charts and Kubernetes to assemble components that ingest and index data from a range of sources for querying by extensions embedded into third-party tools and customer workflows.

There's a host of technical challenges to get involved with, you'll be collaborating and taking a lead role within an Agile team environment; you'll be working with primarily with Rust and Python, picking up new skills and technologies along the way. As a senior member of the team you'll help to set best practice and mentor others and contribute to technical design decisions.

Following a remote interview process you'll be able to work from home most of the time, meeting up with colleagues in Cambridge as little as once a quarter (or as often as desired).


  • You have strong backend development skills, likely to have worked with a range of OO programming languages e.g. C++, Java and have current Python skills, ideally you will have experience with Rust and be happy to use this going forward
  • You have a thorough understanding of Computer Science fundamentals such as Data Structures, Algorithms and Design Patterns
  • You have experience of working on a SaaS product, they use Azure but you could have any cloud based experience (e.g. AWS, GCP)
  • Ideally you will have used Rust and / or TypeScript, or be happy to learn and use going forward
  • You're collaborative, have a genuine enthusiasm for technology, happy to mentor and keen to make a difference in a start-up environment

As a Backend Software Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (to £75k) plus bonus and benefits including EMI share options.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Backend Software Engineer / Developer (Python Cloud SaaS Rust) opportunity.

Ref: BB/18279/E/KS/080722_1657269790

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