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Edinburgh - 3 jobs in May 2016

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Skyscanner | London, Barcelona, Edinburgh, Budapest, Sofia | ONSITE, VISA | full-time senior hires

We're one of the biggest travel metasearch products in the world by traffic... and we want to 10x that :)

Hiring at a senior level in lots of key disciplines: backend with microservices & distributed systems, big data & data science, full stack and frontend, designers, product, iOS & Android. We are growing in all of our European offices - London and Barcelona being the two newest. In short, if you've got a solid track record in one or more of these areas, know what good practices look like, and have the drive to make things better, we're interested.

We're looking for people interested in working on large-scale challenges and building new products. We have an incredible amount of historical data and a unique position in the market. What should the future look like? How do we best use our data, our scale and new technologies to our advantage as we grow? We're particularly interested in data-driven personalization and recommendation, exploring new travel products and experiences, as well as developer enablement and tooling.

We're one of the very few unicorn companies HQ'd in Europe who are profitable - and have been so for the past 7 years. Recently we've had the director of Amazon S3, Bryan Dove join us as our VP engineering. In London you would be working closely with him alongside some very experienced industry figures in a pretty cool and central location.

You can apply at http://www.skyscanner.net/jobs/ - or ping me an email at alex (.) treppass [at] skyscanner.net for a referral. Happy to answer questions or pass you to someone who can.

On a personal note, I see a lot of freedom, responsibility, accountability. Engineers have a LOT of room to make decisions and move fast, and the encouragement to make things better. It's an exciting place to be.

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Hacker News Who’s Hiring

FreeAgent, Edinburgh and REMOTE (UK-only)



* Senior software engineer, Product

* Senior software engineer, Data Platform

* Test engineer, Compliance

* Software engineer, Mobile (iOS, Android)

At FreeAgent we help freelancers and micro-businesses take control of their company finances.

We have built an award-winning, online accounting product that offers full end-to-end compliance, from time tracking to tax return filing. We're based in beautiful Edinburgh and we're growing from strength to strength with over 45,000 paying customers and continued strong growth. Customers love what we do!

We're a growing team of over 100 people, based in Edinburgh but with remote staff around the UK. If you want to come and help us make small businesses awesome at doing their finances, we're currently looking for senior software engineers to join our team.

We have opportunities across many different engineering areas (e.g. front-end, API development, a real-time double-entry accounting engine, tax platform, data platform, mobile apps), so we can offer a broad scope for skill and career development. Our stack is Ruby/Rails, Javascript, React.js, MySQL, RabbitMQ, Elasticsearch.

We are looking for UK-based full-time staff only right now.



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CTO | snap40 | Edinburgh, UK | On-Site

What we do: snap40 help health services to safely keep patients in their own home using automated risk analysis and continuous wearable vital signs monitoring.

Who we are: We are a team of 5 based in Edinburgh (http://snap40.com/team) - we are all passionately committed to positively changing healthcare.

What are we looking for: We are looking for a CTO - an outstanding and hands-on software engineer with the ability to lead development of our infrastructure as we grow. More details here: http://www.snap40.com/blog/2016/4/22/we-are-looking-for-a-ct.... Particular tech we use in our stack - Java, HBase, Postgres, Docker, Kafka, H20, Angular. A solid knowledge of machine learning and stats would be a big bonus.

What are we offering: Early stage stock options, a good salary, the chance to do the best work of your career and make the lives of patients better, MacBook Pro etc. We're a fun, friendly and caring team - we want to come into work.

Our Process: CV, an initial 1-to-1 chat with the CEO then a whole team meet and interview.

Please e-mail me direct at christopher@snap40.com.