Growth Intelligence: Developer, Big Data

Help collect and process data on millions of companies from many sources, scale back-end data platform, build and improve web application, analyse data, and extract useful insights. Our clients include Google, American Express and Vodafone.

Growth Intelligence Company: Growth Intelligence
Location: London, UK


Growth Intelligence (Gi) is a fast-growing tech startup based in East London and is a pioneer of Predictive Lead Generation. Our clients include Google, American Express and Vodafone.

As an engineer at Growth Intel you'll help us build, process and scale up our platform. We're ambitious and we need you to help us take the messy data we have on millions of companies and push it through a data pipeline into a web based search and recommendation engine. Automatically and robustly. And then scale that internationally.

You'll join a growing team of bright developers and data scientists experienced in Machine Learning, Data analysis, Engineering and DevOps and work in a collaborative agile environment, influencing the direction of our product and technology strategy.

The Role

This is a full time position based in London.

What you'll do:
  • Collect and process data from a lot of sources (public and private)
  • Help us scale our back-end data platform (unstructured / structured data storage and processing across cloud servers)
  • Help us build and improve our web application (RESTful API and Javascript MVC front-end)
  • Munge, analyse, model and extract useful business intelligence from all this data to present in a useful format to our customers
  • Drive quality into our code and deployment processes


We're looking for:
  • Excellent communication and team working skills, relishing the prospect of working in a fast-paced and collaborative environment - you should a self-starter with a demonstrable passion for technology
  • Practical, commercial experience of Python and Linux (two years at least)
  • Experience working with large datasets

It'd be great if you had:
  • Web-based data scraping / crawling techniques and experience of cloud platforms
  • Distributed processing systems e.g. Hadoop, Apache Spark
  • NoSQL databases
  • Fluency in additional programming languages such as Javascript, Java or C++

  • Working in a motivated, fast moving team: we have plenty of interesting challenges and you'll learn a lot.
  • Regular salary reviews
  • Opportunity to participate at relevant conferences/events (e.g. PyData)
  • Team dinners and activities, frequent team events/beer and birthday cakes!

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