£45000 - £55000 per day
4 months ago
Clojure Developer - Clojure /ClojureScript
Fintech based in London, using Clojure and Clojurescript to create tools for financial analysts. We are developing AI-based automation tools to provide the equivalent of a cognitive assistant for every researcher.
They are growing the number of developers in London, and are looking for people with strong functional programming skills, especially Clojure. You will ideally have been using Clojure commercially.
They are looking to hire a Senior Developer to work in the London office, and work within a small team of engineers, which includes some remote team-members. Their aim is to create a vibrant, productive working environment. They want to apply agile principles to their product development, and have adopted Sccrum, Continuous Deployment and AWS-based Devops, with a view to delivering user-centric software which is iterated quickly to provide continuously increasing value to our customers.
The work is highly collaborative in nature, so the environment requires a high level of interpersonal trust and confident communication between team members.
While the core product is a web-based system written in Clojure, you will be exposed to advanced language processing and machine learning techniques, including a state-of-the-art semantic analysis engine, being developed in C#.
The ideal candidate, will be deployment focused, with a high degree of curiosity, and with the ability to solve challenging problems and ask thoughtful questions, while designing and delivering simple and elegant solutions with Functional Programming.
You must be able to envision a variety of solutions and to clearly articulate them to colleagues, including non-technical stakeholders, and explain the trade-offs involved in choosing between options.
You must love working with others and sharing knowledge, to get the best result for the end-user and ultimately for the business.
Ideally, the successful candidate will have:
- At least five years experience of delivering software in a commercial environment
- Demonstrable commercial experience of functional programming
- Familiarity with Scrum
- Interest in natural language processing and machine learning