Senior Software Engineer - Semantics


OVERVIEW

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer working as a part of the team responsible for development of the contextual product that is used to derive meaning from web pages and link that meaning to search data.

Search on its own is a highly complex data-set. Captify’s technologies have been built to extract maximum value from search for brands, partners and businesses all over the world and also to innovate & improve the consumer experience.

Captify’s world-class engineers, semantic specialists and product teams are building the future of Search and as part of our Engineering Team you will play a key part in developing our offering.

 We work in small cross-functional pods of developers who focus on a particular product area and we encourage people to rotate across teams. 

Our engineering guide will give you a good feel for how we work together. Our company values are important to us and influence how we work together.

With exciting projects, technologies and services in the pipeline now is a great time to be part of our journey.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

What you’ll be doing:

  • Developing, designing and maintaining a reliable, distributed, scalable web page analysis solution
  • Integrating that solution with our data partners via various API endpoints
  • Working closely with ML engineers to improve and facilitate the deployment of ML models
  • Working with cutting edge technologies in a fast-paced, start-up like environment
  • Setting up monitoring for performance metrics and overall system behaviour to have alerts for any anomaly detected
  • Ensuring the quality of the product you deliver as a part of the team
  • Experimenting with new tools and technologies, producing POC to address business needs
  • Be a part of self-organizing, result-oriented agile team

 

REQUIREMENTS:

What you need to be successful:

At least 5 years of experience in software development.

  • Have practical experience with developing and maintaining distributed systems.
  • Experience with Scala and Python, or deep knowledge of one of the above with desire to learn the other.
  • Experience with asynchronous network I/O.
  • Experience with Kafka, Spark.
  • Proactive self-starter who takes ownership and is able to drive the project and mentor team members, good team player.
  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or related field;
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work directly with English native speakers.

 

CAPTIFY EXPLAINED 

Captify is the leading Search Intelligence Platform for the open web and the largest independent holder of first-party search data outside of Google, connecting the real-time searches from over 2 billion devices globally. Its Search Intelligence technology powers omnichannel programmatic advertising and real-time insights for the world’s biggest brands, such as Disney, Unilever, eBay, Mercedes-Benz, Microsoft, Nestle, GSK, Uber, Mars, P&G, Sony and Toyota—without reliance on third-party cookies. Captify brings brands more customers, publishers greater yield and consumers the most relevant digital experiences.

OUR CULTURE AND VALUES:

Here at Captify we are proud of our culture - It’s contagious. Pass it on. 

Step inside any of our global offices and one thing that is blissfully obvious is that while we’re putting blood, sweat and tears into disrupting the Search game, we’re having a seriously good time doing it. We’ve travelled the world together, enjoyed Captify Festivals, parties and our famous events across every market. We always take time to stop to celebrate milestones and wins.

We champion diversity and inclusion. Our ‘BeTheChange’ programme and internal D&I Taskforce brings our teams together to challenge, learn and build a more equal Captify.

We live by our core values;. 

  • Building this together
  • Gives a shit
  • Fail fast to succeed faster
  • Unlimited potential 

Find out more about our culture here: https://careers.captify.co.uk/

YOU WILL ENJOY

  • Enjoy our flexible/core hours and home working as per company policy
  • Work from any Captify office in the world - giving every employee the opportunity to experience life at Captify in another city
  • A pet friendly office based in Covent Garden, London’s Media Hub!
  • Time off to recharge - 25 days holidays + bank holidays + your birthday 
  • Giving something back to the community - Give A Day Away for volunteering
  • We care about Wellbeing - from financial wellbeing, mental health first aiders, yoga, sports, meditation and so much more
  • Parent friendly policies
  • The normal stuff; Pension, Cycle Scheme, Eyecare Vouchers and retail discounts
  • Beer, bubbles and non-alcoholic alternatives every Thursday and Friday at the Captify Bar
  • Legendary Summer and Christmas parties


EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

You are welcome at Captify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what your search history says about you. At Captify, equality is at the core of our culture and we are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact.  We don’t want you to fit in with our culture, we want you to add to our culture.

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Additional information

  • Remote status

    Temporarily remote

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

London

5 Langley St
WC2H 9JA London Directions people@captify.co.uk 020 7812 6330

A decade of innovation and growth

Celebrating milestones and memories

From hosting our inaugural Captify at Cannes event, expanding in 13 markets across the globe to launching our D&I Taskforce—hear from our brilliant Captifyers across the globe about their unforgettable memories and Captify's biggest milestones over the past decade, here.

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