How we help our customers

Fospha are a fast growing, friendly team trusted to deliver real impact to businesses wanting to harness their data and optimise their marketing. We use the power of AI to drive multi-touch attribution modelling to provide marketers with an understanding of the end-to-end customer journey, in order to optimise their cost of customer acquisition and lifetime value.

We are very well funded and count many FTSE 100 companies and high growth start-ups as our clients. Our marketing analytics product is used in the real world to solve real problems. We are attracting interest from engineers that want to experiment with and build the next version of our platform. Our prototypes and proof of concepts that will soon hit production will utilise more technologies such as Scala and Kafka to further process and enrich real-time algorithms which are truly disrupting the industries we target, we will do this both through our enriched data and our client’s own eco systems.

We currently have a very robust application suite that evolves with each new hire, we value security and data compliance to the highest possible standards. Our clients really value these things which is why we are taking a steady approach to building a brand new system from the ground up to eventually supersede it over the next 18-24 months.

The Role

Due to the increase in demand for our attribution products, we’re looking for technical geeks to join our team. You should be a developer, or a senior developer, expert with the Java technology stack. If you’ve worked with the Microsoft technology stacks, that would be a bonus. You should be well versed in Design Patterns – to create sustainable architectures. Your passion for technology should shine through.

What you need

You will need to be a creative thinker. Be approachable and listen to what people need and want, both from other disciplines and within your own team. Be able to communicate your ideas and vision to the programming team. You should inspire and motivate the programming team Have excellent people management and communication skills, including tact and diplomacy. You should be able resolve conflicts and solve problems.

You should be experienced in Java with spring and SQL Server.  Working knowledge of Scala would be beneficial.

You’ll need to be familiar with TDD (Test Driven Development) and the tools to boot.  We expect that you’ll have spent time learning how to create high quality product – right first time.  You’ll be so excited by technology that you’ll be researching new products to improve code all the time.

You should have worked with unit testing products such as Junit.  You will have used tools such as Mockito to create mock objects.  You will be passionate about quality and will have checked your code coverage using Cobertura or similar.

We use IntelliJ as our IDE.  You’ll probably have knowledge of JQuery, HTML5, Javascript. Knowledge of working on reporting tools like IBM Cognos analytics would be huge advantage.

You will have worked on system integration and any knowledge that you have gained of message brokers would be beneficial – although not essential.

Looking to the future:

  • Build an environment where data science deployments can happen in a unified way – we’re not there yet but the next engineering hire will play a pivotal role
  • Build more enterprise integrations around processing for our platforms
  • Our backend is built mostly in Java but we have also utilised Scala over the last couple of years and moving forward we will also look to bring in more additions such as NoSQL database like Cassandra, MongoDB, and Elasticsearch

Benefits

Flexible start and finish time (10am to 4pm as core hours), free lunch Wednesday, competitive salary, bonus scheme, pension scheme, work perks scheme, great social events such as go karting, bowling, zip lining, paintball. We're constantly growing our benefits package and do much more than just hang out at pubs after work!

Additional Perks

Modern campus office at iHub - Imperial College West London, Daily lunch delivery service, fully stocked onsite Benugo cafe, local discounts at restaurants and gyms, yoga class, nail salon, in office haircutting service, full calendar of social events, screenings of films, TED talks, sports tournaments. Weekly, monthly and quarterly socials with drinks provided, healthy and unhealthy snacks + we're adding to this all the time.

Why Us?

Many problems are difficult to solve, especially at scale. They take the right team and environment. We are a mix of individuals from data scientists and computer engineers to designers, marketers and entrepreneurs. We have very different personalities. We are united by a set of values, by a passion for solving big problems. The team have varied academic backgrounds in technology-lead engineering disciplines such as Computer Science, Natural Science, Mathematics and Engineering, they have worked on developing technology solutions in industry or with industry partners for many years. 

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