Back End Developer

Qubit’s platform engineering team works on the core Qubit platform, which processes billions of events a day and serves over 400 million personalisations per month to some of the biggest properties on the Internet. The team is responsible for backend software engineering at Qubit, building and scaling large complex systems with near-real time requirements.

We are looking for polyglot engineers that are self motivated and keen to explore new ways of doing things. We work in small sub-teams primarily in Java, Go and Scala but have also been known to code in JavaScript when needed; we’re motivated by customer impact and the desire to build systems that solve real customer problems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a low-latency, high-throughput platform that is responsible for capturing, validating, enriching, storing and serving billions of data points a day
  • Tackle scaling challenges for platform services to handle Qubit’s dramatic growth  
  • Extend the platform to support productionisation of Qubit’s machine learning applications
  • Work closely with product management to design the next generation of platform features, such as highly concurrent authentication and authorisation systems capable of validating millions of client validations per second

Competencies:

  • A degree in Computer Science/Mathematics/Engineering or a related field or equivalent industry experience
  • Experience in backend software engineering using statically typed programming languages (e.g. Go, Java, Scala)
  • Experience in building web services and APIs

Nice to have:

  • Linux systems knowledge
  • Familiar with container orchestration, e.g. Kubernetes or Mesos
  • Experience building high throughput distributed data systems
  • Experience using cloud-based systems
  • A proactive, self starter attitude!

Plenty of Perks

As well as the opportunity to work with leading clients and a world-class team, you'll get:

  • Realistic performance-related bonuses
  • Equity options
  • Private health and dental insurance
  • Twice weekly supermarket shop so that you can have healthy breakfast, lunch and snacks
  • Yoga classes
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Fortnightly company socials
  • Plenty of opportunities for training and development

 

About Qubit.

Qubit is the leader in delivering highly persuasive personalization at scale.

In 2018, the company was named a ‘Top Rated A/B Testing & Personalization Tool’ by TrustRadius. Leading brands in retail, travel and egaming work with Qubit to transform the way they understand and influence their customers. Companies like NET-A-PORTER, Topshop, Emirates, Ubisoft, Thomas Cook, and Ladbrokes Coral are using the Qubit personalization platform to increase revenue, build loyalty and significantly improve their marketing efficiency. Every week Qubit is used to personalize approximately $600 million in online sales. Headquartered in London, the company has offices across Europe and the U.S.

Qubit is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing its employees with a work environment that is both challenging and rewarding. For additional information, please visit our website at www.qubit.com

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