Senior Build Engineer
Featurespace Limited
Cambridge, GB
1m ago

Featurespace is the world leader in Adaptive Behavioural Analytics technology for fraud and risk management. Using machine learning and anomaly detection, our ARIC platform helps financial institutions and organizations around the globe stop fraud in real time.

But we're more than just a tech company, our biggest asset is our people who are exceptionally talented and dedicated to fighting fraud and protecting our customers from risk.

Led by CEO Martina King, one of the 25 Most Influential Women in Payments 2018, and an award-winning management team (Sunday Times, 2018), we’ve had consecutive years of outstanding growth and commercial success.

And it's only getting better; we received more than 14 awards and accolades in 2018, including the Queen's Award for Enterprise.

Featurespace are looking for a Senior Build Engineer who will be responsible for developing, supporting, and automating release processes across Featurespace, handling technical release problems, and improving out manual issues wherever possible.

Working with engineering, devops, and delivery the will ensure we can get our platform out to customers with as minimal friction as possible.

Meet Lucy, Senior Data Scientist at Featurespace

Day to Day

  • Ensure release processes are followed : spending time guiding and training implementation and data science to ensure the process works seamlessly.
  • Working with the DevOps team to ensure all our automated pipelines are sufficient and working across the company.
  • Being the point of call when automation fails and proactively keeping our screens green.
  • Tracking and ensuring correct dependencies and versions of software releases outside of the company are valid and reproducible.
  • Continuous improvement of the release management processes and tools (CI, YouTrack, GitLab), technical documentation, and internal dev infrastructure (load balancers, artefact repositories.)
  • Ownership of security validation of components : updating our third-party software based on vulnerability scanning reports.
  • Branching and merging of Featurespace code where appropriate.
  • Back- and forward-porting software changes when required.
  • Monitor and manage Openstack usage.
  • About You

  • Working knowledge of source control (git), build tools (maven), scripting (bash / python), and the ability to glue different tools together
  • Highly organised and detail oriented
  • Good writing, verbal, communication skills, people skills and concern for high standards
  • Ability to take on a varied and busy workload with a proven track record for delivery
  • Ambitious and smart; willing to learn and get up to speed quickly
  • Experience of work tracking tools (JIRA, Trello) helpful
  • Knowledge of agile concepts as well as software development methodologies or a willingness to learn
  • A general level of programming knowledge and concepts, e.g. bash, python, compilers
  • A general understanding of Unix.
  • Personal Qualities

    The work is often challenging and fast paced. We are looking for someone who has the following qualities :

  • Empathy, pragmatism, and a sense of humour
  • A strong desire to delight our customers. Ensuring a good balance between quality of our releases and speed of delivery
  • Continuously improving; always on the look out for areas of improvement and willing to call out when we need to change
  • A passion to work for one of the fastest growing fraud prevention technologies in the world
  • And most importantly, a small-company attitude : willingness to adapt to a variable role and a great can-do attitude.

    Salary & Benefits

  • Quarterly bonus scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • 25 days’ annual leave
  • We believe in giving you the resources you need so that innovation can thrive.

  • Training and mentoring schemes
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Free Friday team lunches at our Cambridge, London & Atlanta offices
  • Quarterly social, team building events
  • In addition to competitive salaries, we offer :

  • Weekly lunchtime sports clubs
  • Fridges packed full of edible treats and drinks for lunches and snacks
  • Top notch coffee machines
  • Board game evenings
  • Cycle to Work scheme
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