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Senior Software Engineer - QuantumBlack Labs

  • London


  • BSc or MSc in Computer Science or another relevant field
  • Experience in software engineering practices
  • 3+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Comfortable working with a number of different programming languages e.g. Python, Java, C, C++
  • Familiar with basic software engineering patterns and multiple programming paradigms, e.g. functional programming, OOP, etc.
  • Experience in developing and designing medium-sized projects, preferably libraries, frameworks or enterprise software
  • Significant experience collaborating in a product engineering environment
  • Experience working in highly scaled data problems (e.g. distributed computing, Spark, Kafka)
  • Working on or contributing to frameworks and tools, either internal or open source
  • Experience working with production AI/ML it would be a strong advantage
  • Writing and collaborating on highly insightful, comprehensive code reviews
  • Experience independently scoping and implementing solutions for your product
  • Extraordinary in-depth understanding of your assets architecture, systematically thinking through potential design impacts on other teams and the company

Who You'll Work With

You will be based in London and will be part of QuantumBlack Labs. You will work in a team of software engineers, product managers, data scientists and designers. We create innovative products and new technologies to accelerate our work in artificial intelligence and machine learning.

At QuantumBlack we help companies use data to drive decisions. We combine business experience, expertise in large-scale data analysis and visualization, and advanced software engineering know-how to deliver results. From aerospace to finance to Formula One, we help companies prototype, develop, and deploy bespoke data science and data visualisation solutions to make better decisions.

Who You Are

A core value at QuantumBlack is fusion and at the heart of our multi-disciplinary teams is the belief that the sum of individual parts will always be less than the impact of the entire team. You are a highly collaborative individual who is capable of laying aside your own agenda, listening to and learning from colleagues, challenging thoughtfully and prioritising impact. You search for ways to improve things and work collaboratively with colleagues. You believe in iterative change, experimenting with new approaches, learning and improving to move forward quickly. Trust between colleagues is paramount here – you are an individual who can always be trusted to work in the best interests of all colleagues and to achieve the best outcome for QuantumBlack and our clients. You are naturally enthusiastic and enjoy sharing your passion with others.

What You'll Do

As a Senior Software Engineer at QuantumBlack in London...

You will architect, develop and deliver the best products possible for use by QuantumBlack and our clients. You will leverage, develop, and master best-practices around modern tools that support rapid development of analytics solutions like Python, Spark, Luigi, Airflow and others.

  • Build frameworks and libraries that our teams of Data Scientists and Data Engineers use to go from data to impact.
  • Work with leadership to set the standards for software engineering best practices
  • Produce high-quality code that allows us to put solutions into production
  • Review team members' code or debate approaches to complex technical challenges
  • Continuously evaluate our process for optimisations and help us to shape the next generation of our products
About QuantumBlack
  • Real-World Impact– No project is ever the same; we work across multiple sectors, providing unique learning and development opportunities internationally.
  • Fusing Tech & Leadership– We work with the latest technologies and methodologies and offer first class learning programmes at all levels.
  • Multidisciplinary Teamwork- Our teams include data scientists, engineers, project managers, UX and visual designers who work collaboratively to enhance performance.
  • Innovative Work Culture– Creativity, insight and passion come from being balanced. We cultivate a modern work environment through an emphasis on wellness, insightful talks and training sessions.
  • Striving for Diversity– With colleagues from over 40 nationalities, we recognise the benefits of working with people from all walks of life.

Our projects range from helping pharmaceutical companies bring lifesaving drugs to market quicker to optimising a Formula1 car’s performance. At QuantumBlack you have the best of both worlds; all the benefits of being part of one of the leading management consultancies globally and the autonomy to thrive in a fast growth tech culture:

  • Healthcare Efficiency– We helped a healthcare provider improve their clinical trial practices by identifying congestion in diagnostic testing as a key indicator of admissions breaches.
  • Environmental Impact– We designed and built the first data-driven application for a state of the art centre of excellence in urban innovation by collecting real-time data from environmental sensors across London and deploying proprietary analytics to find unexpected patterns in air pollution.
  • Product Development– We worked with the CEO of an elite automotive organisation to reduce the 18-month car development timeframe by improving processes, designs and team structures.

Please submit your CV in English 

Visit our Careers site to watch our video and read about our interview processes and benefits

As an equal opportunity employer, QuantumBlack encourages applications from all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, disability, pregnancy, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief. We maintain a sense of community rooted in respect and consideration for all employees where any evaluation is based simply upon individual work and team performance.

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