Research & Software Developer

TotalJobs Group
London (South)
Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
14 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Research & Software Developer Enjoy solving challenging problems with software? Love turning ideas into working business solutions? Passionate about making a real world impact with your work? Looking for a new position where your contribution can help make a difference? We are looking for a bright and highly motivated individual to join our R&D team to help build the next era of game changing products to drive the business ahead This role will suit someone with a passion for problem solving who is motivated by seeing their solutions have a real world impact. About your role : We’re hiring a Research & Software Developer to help accelerate product innovation. This role will form part of the R&D team within Totaljobs Group’s technology department. You will work alongside data scientists and other developers to analyse data to identify product opportunities and build prototypes to test new ideas. This role suits someone with an inquisitive and creative mind, who enjoys turning seemingly impossible ideas into real working software. At Totaljobs Group, we are passionate about being on the leading edge. You will have the opportunity to experiment with new technologies and work in a progressive environment where you will be able to use the best tool for the job and learn from best practice. The ideal candidate will be someone who can work semi-autonomously to find new ways to solve problems and collaborate across different areas of the business to see their solutions through to implementation. This is a role with a lot of scope for growth and advancing your career. What you’ll be doing : Analyse data to support product development and generate new product ideas Build and modify prototypes to test ideas Liaise with development teams turning the prototypes into products Contribute to technical product strategy You : Graduate calibre, ideally in Computer Science, Mathematical, Statistics or Science orientated degree Programming experience (.Net, Java or Python) Data analytics experience (SQL) Experience of complex data processing algorithms e.g. Recommendation Systems, Optimisation, Machine Learning, etc. About us : Established since 1999, the Totaljobs Group is the UK’s largest & fastest growing online recruitment advertising business. We’re owned by the StepStone Group, an internationally successful job board business that operates in over 22 countries. We have 450 employees across the UK and a fast paced, exciting, innovative culture . As employers we value talent, integrity, innovation and results whilst respecting our employee’s work-life balance, freedom and appetite for challenge and recognition, which is why we have been voted one of the top companies to work for in the UK, 8 years running Totaljobs Group Generous Benefits Package includes : 35 hour working week; Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm 29 Days Holiday plus bank holidays Group Pension Scheme Life Cover x 4 basic annual salary 2 paid charity days per year Employee Assistance Programme Cycle to Work Scheme Free Eye Tests Season Ticket Loan (after probation) Childcare Allowance (after probation) Up to 6 free Physio Sessions (after probation) Excellent Maternity & Paternity Pay/Leave Please ensure your eligibility to work in the UK before applying. This job was originally posted as