Senior Software Engineer - Data
Nested
London, England, GB
6d ago

Who we are

Nested is redefining estate agency in the UK. For too long, sellers have been subjected to unresponsive agents and broken processes.

With a combination of groundbreaking technology and expert local agents, Nested is fixing the whole moving experience one problem at a time.

Today, estate agents get away with doing half a job, getting a seller under offer before leaving them to navigate the rest of the process by themselves.

Nested is built for movers, the first estate agent to support both the selling and buying process, for no extra fee. We can even make sellers chain-free, with our groundbreaking cash advance securing their ideal home before they sell.

We are a wildly ambitious team, backed by Europe’s leading VCs and led by an experienced, hands-on founding team. In our buzzing Farringdon offices you’ll find a crew of friendly and collaborative problem-solvers each contributing to a new era for home movers.

And when work is over, there’s plenty of socialising, from film nights to sports days.

If redefining an entire industry is a challenge that motivates you, come and join the team at Nested.

The data team :

Our team mission is that data is a superpower for Nested, from powering our customer-facing digital products through to enabling a data-led organisation.

We’re a small cross-functional team (engineers & analysts) looking to have an outsized impact for Nested. Our goal is to be a trusted partner for driving new insights and commercial opportunities, and to empower our users (customers and colleagues) to make the best possible choices.

The role :

We’re looking for an experienced software / data engineer with a keen interest in data and data-processing technologies, to help us fix the broken process of buying and selling homes in the UK.

You’ll be joining the data team at an exciting juncture, focusing on :

  • Modern technologies : our team works within a modern, modular data stack using GCP infrastructure, and follow software engineering best practices
  • Enabling self-serve : For our customers to make the right choices, they need to be data-led. Our self-serve data platform enables this, and our data engineers take responsibility for the reliable and timely ELT processes and data pipelines which sit behind our Looker platform.
  • Building product capabilities : our data engineers work closely with product engineering teams to understand data requirements in our digital products, and turn these requirements into a delivered solution
  • Having a big impact : the success of our data engineers and our team is the business value we create, which means focusing on impactful areas and problems
  • Requirements

  • First and foremost, you’re already a great software engineer with a few years experience, well versed in agile engineering best practices, including version control, test-driven development and continuous integration
  • You write clean, performant and well-documented code
  • You have a strong understanding of Python and SQL, and are comfortable using them daily
  • It’s helpful, but not required, if you have hands-on experience working with data infrastructure and tooling
  • If the above describes you, then you should apply if :

  • You’re excited by what Nested is doing!
  • You enjoy data & solving data problems
  • You'd like to have ownership of the reliable and timely delivery of data for an organisation
  • You’re curious, and love digging into business and product problems
  • You’re an avid learner who enjoys picking-up new technologies, sharing knowledge with teammates, and is always developing as a person
  • You’re comfortable working on open-ended questions and turning these to actionable outcomes, and are capable of self-direction
  • You care about impact and working on the things which will move-the-needle’ and make a startup successful
  • Benefits

  • Great salary, with regular performance reviews
  • Generous options grant
  • 4% employer pension contribution
  • Private health insurance with gym discounts & more
  • 27 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Work From Home 3 days a week, and flexible working hours
  • £1,000 personal development budget per year
  • Generous maternity and paternity packages
  • Monthly team social events
  • Nested is proud to be an equal opportunities employer :

    At Nested we embrace diversity and see it as a benefit to our company. That's why we're committed to hiring top talent regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or status as an individual with a disability.

    We’re a growing team and happy to make any accommodations we can for individual needs. If you have an additional accessibility or other requirement we haven’t considered, we will do our best to adapt and make sure your needs are met.

    We are striving to build an inclusive team, but we recognise there is always more to be done. In the last year, we’ve focussed on running workshops in collaboration with tech bootcamps, promoting self-education through our anti-racism reading list, and building diversity into our growth frameworks.

    If you would like to talk to us about these efforts, or have suggestions for how we can do better, we would love to hear from you.

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