Software Engineering

Software Engineer (London)

London, United Kingdom   |   Full Time

You will work closely with our other developers to help meet the day to day business needs of Echobox. This includes fixing technical problems, responding to customer questions and providing software development assistance to the Data Science team. As the technical team grows you should be strongly motivated to move into a Senior developer role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with our other developers to help meet the day to day business needs of Echobox.
  • Be jointly responsible for the maintenance and quality of codebases and infrastructure.
  • Help transition prototypes developed by the Data Science team into highly available, scalable and performant end user products.

About Echobox:

We are a fast-growing, research-driven company building an artificial intelligence that helps online publishers overcome the challenges they face every day. Using novel machine learning techniques, we are revolutionising the publishing industry and have a track record of building things that others have ruled out as impossible. Leading names from around the world rely on our product every day, including The Times, Le Monde, The Guardian, Vogue and many more.

Our team is our best asset. We work with extremely smart and talented individuals, who all enjoy a high degree of responsibility and independence in structuring their work. 

Do you think you have what it takes to be part of Echobox? We'd love to hear from you.

About our work:

To get a better insight into the kind of work we do, check out our open-source project on Github (, our data showcases ( and our YouTube content on Microservices (


Minimum Academic Qualifications:

  • 2.1 degree in a STEM subject from a top tier university
  • Fluent written and spoken English

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Strong background in an OO language (e.g. Java, C#, C++).
  • A familiarity with Java (SE8+) and a desire to become an expert.
  • Knowledge of agile development (scrum, kanban, peer reviews etc)
  • Knowledge of TDD & Continuous Integration
  • DCVS
  • An ability and desire to learn new skills quickly
  • Genuine passion for technology

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience developing software as part of a team, e.g. open source software projects.
  • NoSQL and RDBMS
  • Experience working with React, CSS and HTML5
  • An understanding of software security.

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