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Featured Senior Software Engineer – Innovation Lab


£Competitive + Bonus + Strong Benefits

An academic publisher with one of the most successful track records for growth over the last ten years is looking to recruit a Senior Software Engineer to join their technology innovation lab who rapidly prototype and validate solutions using data science and technology.

Industry  Scholarly Publishing


Duration  Permanent

Type  Full Time

Start Date  ASAP


Reporting to the Head of Transformation, the Senior Software Engineer will have the following key responsibilities;

  • Assess the technical feasibility of business ideas (technical complexity, development time, likelihood of success, etc.) and advise on appropriate approaches and solutions
  • Build prototypes and proof-of-concepts to facilitate evaluation of new services and products
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to gather feedback and evaluate the effectiveness of prototypes and proof-of-concepts
  • Communicate findings and results internally and at industry conferences
    • Manage the backlog of requests and help prioritise work
  • Build good technical relationships with the Product Innovation Department, core technology teams and vendors
  • When needed, manage, and help source additional external technical help for projects.

The successful candidate will have significant experience developing software products and services, including frontend and backend development in a variety of languages and web technologies. You will be experienced with opensource software. You will need to be comfortable advising on best practise, working with minimal instruction/supervision and enjoy the freedom to make decisions. This is a great opportunity to immerse in machine learning.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, company bonus and strong benefits.

To apply for this position click on the Apply Now button below or send your CV to quoting the reference TP615. For an initial, confidential discussion please call us on +44(0)1223632510.

Early applications are preferred.

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