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Edinburgh - 5 jobs in August 2016

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FreeAgent, Edinburgh and REMOTE (UK-only)

http://www.freeagent.com

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 50,000 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're growing quickly and have an expanding number of vacancies across our engineering organisation:

* Full stack engineers of all levels across several teams (Product, Growth, Development platform)

* Senior operations engineer (Ops) - Unix/Linux, Puppet, low-level networking, message queues (Rabbit), databases (MySQL)

https://freeagent.workable.com

http://stackshare.io/freeagent/freeagent

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

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Amazon | Edinburgh, UK | Full Stack Engineer - On-site Only | Relocation Assistance | Full Time | Visa

Amazon development Centre (Scotland) is looking for experienced software developers with strong technical ability, a focus on the customer experience, great teamwork and communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.

Our development centre in Edinburgh is responsible for devising and growing innovations for Amazon around the world. Small teams of developers, designers and leaders run major parts of Amazon’s business, technology and operations. From interactive UI design to large-scale distributed systems and machine learning, we do whatever it takes to deliver great products and experiences for our customers.

Our work is characterised by high scale, complexity and the need for invention. We offer great opportunities to work on big data, machine learning and high-scale, low-latency distributed systems.

We use a wide variety of languages including Java, Python, Ruby, and JavaScript; Open Source technologies including Linux, Ruby on Rails, and AngularJS; and we build on top of Amazon’s world-leading AWS platform.

For more information take a look at our microsite - http://www.amazondc.com

Feel free to get in touch with me – contact details in my profile - if you are interested in having an informal chat about roles here. (Please note, I only recruit for the Edinburgh Dev Centre, so cannot help you with other roles/locations)

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Administrate (http://www.getadministrate.com) - Edinburgh, United Kingdom

We're one of the fastest growing tech companies in Scotland, and we're adding to our engineering team like crazy!

We provide an EdTech solution that helps training departments and training companies manage their operations. We have beautiful office views of the castle from our city centre location, and we work a 4 Day, 32 hour workweek. You can read more about that here: https://techcrunch.com/2015/12/21/four-day-week/

Looking for:

* Software Engineers

* Designers

* Testers

* Smart people who get things done

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Skyscanner | London, Barcelona, Edinburgh, Glasgow, 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 an experienced 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 good industry experience in one or more of these areas, know what best 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 very 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. CV in Word / .doc format would be ideal.

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 and make us faster as a tech company. It's exciting.

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snap40 | Edinburgh, UK | Software Engineer | http://www.snap40.com/blog/2016/7/22/we-are-looking-for-an-o...

snap40 provides continuous automated risk analysis so health services can identify general hospital ward patients at high risk of deterioration.

We are looking for an outstanding software engineer to join our small 3-person engineering team (overall company size 5). We want someone to do the best work of their career, building our product and company with us from the ground up. We can pay a competitive salary and early stage stock options.

We build out micro-services in Java and deploy on Docker. Our front-end is built in Angular and Ionic. We also make heavy use of C# and H2O for machine learning in our calculation of vital signs and detection of patient deterioration.