Senior Software Engineer

  • Competitve salary/bonus and excellent benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DHI Group Inc
  • 10 Dec 17 2017-12-10

Lengo (, a DHI Group Inc. service, is building a new product that will re-invent job advertising by creating a ‘digital headhunting’ platform that uses Machine Learning to create cutting-edge integrations into Social/Programmatic Advertising platforms. Our small but growing team is now looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help with development as we scale the business, make the application self-serve and continue to innovate.

What you will do:

  • Write well-designed, testable code, across the entire stack, following best practices
  • Write and fix test suites
  • Work through the whole software development life cycle
  • Troubleshoot and debug existing software
  • Document and maintain new functionality
  • Contribute to evolving the product by studying business needs, conferring with users and other team members
  • Work closely with other developers and people across teams to achieve personal and business goals
  • Understand business needs and know how to create the software to manage them
  • Work closely with system engineers on issues regarding infrastructure
  • Contribute to the evolution of our business by coming up with business experiments
  • Support and develop software engineers by sharing knowledge, providing technical advice, and educational opportunities.
  • Help the team with recruitment efforts

What we're looking for in a Senior Software Engineer:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience as a software engineer. A Bachelor’s degree in computer science would be an advantage, but not essential
  • While your focus will be primarily back-end you should have an appreciation of UI and writing code end-to-end
  • Experience and understanding of Agile development methodologies and practices (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, etc)
  • Excellence with a back-end programming language, preferably Python, but Java, C#, Javascript (NodeJS), PHP would be considered
  • Experience with any major Javascript framework like React, AngularJS/Angular2, Backbone etc would be advantageous
  • Good understanding of search or database technologies e.g. MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Data Warehousing, ETL, SOLR/Elastic Search would be advantageous
  • Version control (Git)
  • Linux/Bash/AWS
  • Experience with advertising technology (RTB, DMP, DSP, etc) would be a major plus
  • Independent / proactive attitude / problem solver

What we offer:

In addition to a competitive salary and annual bonus, we offer:

  • Group Pension scheme
  • Group Life insurance
  • Private health coverage and half price Virgin Active gym membership/gym membership contribution
  • 25 days of annual leave per year; summer hours
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • A real opportunity for personal and professional growth in your career, in a very nice start-up environment
  • A great office (complete with X Box, ping pong, table football, yoga classes, Friday beer fridge) in the heart of Shoreditch