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Software Engineer at Agrimetrics

Reading · Full Time
Job Description:
We are looking for Software Engineers to help us build our data platform that will offer 'data-as-a-service' to the agri-food sector.
This is an opportunity to work on bringing robust science and modern data-centric technologies to bear in tackling some of the world's most important challenges.

We are looking for adaptable self-starters who can confidently implement complex distributed systems at scale.

As part of a fast-paced, small, expanding enterprise, this role will suit someone who:
  • Is comfortable working as part of a collaborative multi-disciplinary team in a lean and agile environment
  • Is adaptable to changing requirements, and comfortable with ambiguity
  • Has excellent communication, time-management and organisational skills
  • Has a continuous improvement mind-set
Key Responsibilities:
  • To bring agricultural data understanding to a wide-ranging audience by building a strong data platform, enabling the development of real world products and services for a wide range of customers.
Essential skills & experience:
  • Two or more commercial programming languages and environments including at least one of Python or JavaScript, in a Linux environment.
  • Modern software development practices including TDD, Refactoring, Continuous Integration
  • Experience with a variety of data stores (e.g. relational, column stores, graph databases)
Desirable skills & experience:
  • Agile working practices, Continuous delivery
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Developing and using HTTP REST API microservices
  • Working in a Software-as-a-Service environment
  • Experience with cloud services (Azure, AWS or GCP). We are using Azure
  • Designing data architectures for performance and integrity
  • Working knowledge of big data processing (e.g. Hadoop, Spark, Kafka)
  • Experience with, or understanding of Semantic Web or Linked Data concepts
  • Experience mentoring others
  • React or Angular, NodeJS, Express, ElasticSearch, Python scientific libraries (NumPy, Pandas)
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@agrimetrics.co.uk

This role is based at our office in Reading. Please note, only candidates with permission to work in the UK will be considered.

Join the Agrimetrics team
Agrimetrics is a young and dynamic business seeking first class talent from a wide range of disciplines ranging from software engineers to data scientists, sales and product development. We are seeking solutions-driven individuals able to add value to the world's first centre of big data for the agrifood sector.