Software Engineer – Data Acquisition

Location: Edinburgh

At e.fundamentals everything we do is geared towards succeeding at speed and at scale.

Our revenue has grown by more than 300% in the last 12 months as world-leading companies such as PepsiCo, Mars, Kellogg's, HP and Starbucks have adopted our Digital Shelf Analytics platform. Our platform turns billions of data points, for millions of products being sold online, into actionable insights that generate an average 10x ROI for our customers.

The Data Acquisition tribe’s mission is to gather, enrich and make useful the vast quantities of data that power every e.fundamentals product. The tribe has grown from one squad to four squads in the last 6 months

Key Responsibilities 

We’ll look for you to:

  • Work with the Squad Lead and Product Manager to help define, shape and deliver a backlog of features that will deliver real value to our clients 
  • You enjoy positively challenging the way things are done. We aim to improve every iteration 
  • Having a good grounding in Software Engineering with the ability to work in an agile manner 
  • Have a passion for technology and are constantly learning
  • Enjoy working in small teams with the autonomy and authority to come up with the best solution

Our Tech Stack 

The e.fundamentals platform is built on a modern tech stack, which we evolve to make sure we’re using the best tool for the job:

  • The data acquisition platform is built with Java and NodeJS
  • Neo4J, ElasticSearch and MySQL are our primary databases
  • We use Google BigQuery for our Data Warehouse
  • We use Looker for BI Visualisations
  • The e.fundamentals service is built with React and NodeJS
  • Everything runs on Google Cloud Platform deployed with Kubernetes

Required Skills and Qualifications

We expect that you’ll have:

  • You have experience of working on complex software systems
  • A talent for coding with strong skills in Java and Javascript 
  • Experience of working with various database technologies and an understanding of which one should be used when
  • Experience consuming data from and creating Restful API’s
  • A test first mentality
  • A solid understanding of agile software development 

You might still be growing your skills in:

  • Graph Database Technology - Neo4J
  • Continuous integrations and delivery using tools like CloudBuild or Jenkins
  • Cloud technology, especially Google Cloud Platform
  • Data Gathering techniques

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary circa £45k
  • 25 days holidays, plus 9 flexible public holidays, plus your birthday off 
  • Life & family friendly working arrangements
  • Vibrant Edinburgh development hub for safe, in-person meet-ups
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Company Life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme

 At e.fundamentals we value enormously the variety of perspectives that come from having employees from all walks of life. Your rich experiences and backgrounds will help us grow, and in return, we’ll provide you with all the support and opportunities you need to grow.

If there’s anything we can do to help you shine throughout the recruitment process then please do let us know. We understand that one process does not fit everyone.

For more information and to apply please contact jordan.dick@efundamentals.com

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