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  • Front End Developer
    London Permanent

    From 55,000 GBP Annually

    Role: Front End Developer

    Salary: £55k - £65k

    Reports to: Development Team Leader

    Location: Haywards Heath

    Empiric are working alongside a multi award winning high fintech company in Haywards Heath, who were named Times Tech Track 100 ‘ones to watch’ in 2017. They are currently seeking a vibrant Front End Developer to join their diverse team. A passionate insurance company who value every customers individual circumstances and needs. You will part of their expanding Front End Team making a difference everyday in the lives of the people who visit your website. 

    Role Overview
    • Pick up a task, and deliver production quality code.
    • Drive out detailed requirements where they don’t already exist, with the help of business users and analysts.
    • Work with other developers to ensure your code fits in with the overall design and coding standards.
    • Contribute ideas and innovations, wherever you see opportunity for improvement.
    • Work collaboratively with our multi-disciplinary teams.

    Skills & Experience Requirements (in rough priority order)
    • Responsive HTML & CSS
    • Precompilers: SASS, LESS
    • JavaScript/ES6 (and unit tests with Jasmine or Karma)
    • Django/Jinja templates
    • Running our user testing programme (interviewing real users)
    • VueJS (and our own frameworks you will contribute to)
    • Agile/Extreme software development

    Personal Qualities
    • A user experience fanatic: You want everyone of your pages to deliver the best experience possible.
    • An Engineer at Heart: You know when the solution is getting too complex, and it’s time to adjust the requirements. Or when it’s time to delete, refactor and simplify.
    • Completer Finisher. You want to give users the best possible experience but also recognise that perfect is good finished.
    • Philosophical. On occasion ideas and code you love will not make it into production, you will need to be able to move on.
    • People person. You are energised by a high amount of contact with a wide range of people. You value diversity and are sensitive to different environments & cultures.
    • Team ethic. You make change happen by working with & through others.

    If you feel this role could be for you, then apply within. It would be great to hear from you!

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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  • Agile Delivery Manager - CON/PC
    London Permanent

    From 90,000 GBP Annually

    Agile Delivery Manager
    Salary: £70,000 - £90,000
    Location: London
    My client help some of the largest and most complex organisations across the globe adapt and excel by implementing an Agile Approach. They believe in Agile and that the method is the key to building relationships and organisational structure. Our business has some of the worlds smartest Agile practitioners. Whilst combining together as a team and using Agile techniques and having deep industry knowledge to help their clients achieve fantastic results.
    As an Agile Delivery Manager you will need to:

    • Perform a variety of roles across the whole development lifecycle
    • Combine your cross-functional skills to enable your teams to deliver continuous improvement
    • Take on an increasing responsibility within our IT Delivery project space
    • understand the different project delivery models such as Kanban and Scrum to lead high profile engagements across our diverse client base
    You will have:
    • A proven track record of delivering highly complex IT and technology projects
    • A Scrum Master qualification and/or extensive experience working in an Agile environment
    • An ability to use different project methodologies such as Kanban and Scrum
    • Experience resolving cross-function issues
    • Excellent stakeholder management skills
    • An appreciation of how to lead teams operating within Scaled Agile environments
    If you would like the opportunity to work for this amazing market leader with incredible staff retention then please send through your CV immediately.

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  • Data Scientist Algorithm Developer
    Cambridge Permanent


    Data Scientist (Python) 

    Position: Data Scientist - Python

    Have you always hoped that your technical work would go towards making a substantial difference? If you want to analyse data that has the potential to save millions of lives, with a product which is going to change the face of healthcare as we know it, then this is undoubtedly an advert that you need to read. We are looking for either experienced Data Scientists, or those emerging from Post-Docs with a very high data analysis content in the life sciences field, who are experts in Python, to work on a revolutionary healthcare product.

    Location: Cambridge

    Salary: Highly competitive + full benefits listed below

    Requirements for Data Scientist - Python :

    • Highly experienced in Python and data analysis packages
    • Very knowledgeable in algorithm development
    • Top academics from world class establishments specialised in Physics, Computer Science, Maths, Statistics or similar.
    • Ideally educated to Ph.D., however, experienced Data Scientists educated to degree level still encouraged to apply
    • Strong programming skills
    • Excellent communication skills with ability to deliver technical concepts to a non-technical audience
    • Any experience in the following is beneficial: machine learning, data visualisation, Linux command line environment, or RDBMS


    • Work in a team analysing data gathered by an innovative healthcare product
    • Algorithm development
    • Data wrangling and cleaning
    • Conducting database queries
    • Provide reports and visualisations on data discoveries

    What this offers:

    • The opportunity to work towards the greater good for all
    • Work alongside a Life Sciences and Technical team who are experts in their respective fields
    • The chance to join a company who are very well funded offering the stability of an established company, but the excitement of a start-up
    • An excellent platform for a Post-Doc emerging from academia, or a fantastic next step for an experienced Data Scientist
    • Pension, health care, dental, opticians and life assurance
    • 25 days holiday

    If you would like to apply for this unique Data Scientist opportunity please send an up-to-date CV via the relevant link.

    Keywords - Data Science/Python/Ph.D./Post-Doc/R/Statistical/Computer Science/Machine Learning/Linux Command Line/Databases/RDBMS/Data Visualisation/Data Scientist/Life Sciences/Healthcare/Medical/Coding/Programming/Algorithm Development

    Empiric focus solely on finding roles for the best engineers and developers in the Cambridge area.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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  • Senior Hardware Engineer
    Cambridge Permanent

    From 65,000 GBP Annually

    Computer Vision - Software Engineer – C, C++, Python
    CES has finished for 2018, and every year it becomes clearer (excuse the pun) that the field of Imaging and Vision is becoming more and more paramount and important to our everyday lives. If you are a Computer Vision Engineer, ready for your next challenge then this incredible start up is the place to be. Having just moved into incredible new offices – undoubtedly one of the coolest places we have ever visited, the team currently consists of a group of leading Engineers, and they are now looking for the next addition to their team.
    Location: Cambridge
    Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience
    As a Software Engineer with the Research and Development team you will have a number of responsibilities, however you will primarily be working on different detection, classification, segmentation problems and object aware image processing

    • C/C++, Python development experience
    • Experience working as a Computer Vision Engineer
    • Any camera image processing experience
    • A strong mathematical background
    • Ideally, any experience in GPUs, implementing real time image processing or image processing algorithms
    Why would you apply?
    • Working alongside a leading team of imaging experts
    • Fantastic office space
    • A chance to be involved in the early stages of a company’s growth
    If you have imaging experience and would like to apply for this unique Software Engineer opportunity, please send an up-to-date CV via the relevant link.
    Key Skills: Computer Vision, CV, Image processing, Video Processing, C++, Python, C, GPU, Matlab, OpenGL
    Even if this role isn’t quite right but you are looking for a role in Software Engineering please ask us about our Exclusive Job Search Service which includes free expert CV writing and advice.
    Empiric focus solely on finding roles for the best engineers and developers in the Cambridge area.
    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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  • Sales Engineer
    Cambridge Permanent


    Calling all Sales Engineers; a fantastic opportunity to work with a great company in the automotive and aerospace sectors. Working with a well-established company with a product and services offering that are held in high regard throughout the industry.

    Sales Engineer (with knowledge of Embedded Software and Real Time Operating Systems)

    Location: Great village location between Cambridge and Royston 

    Salaries: Completely negotiable


    •  Good first degree in relevant subject.
    •  Proven track record selling high technology
    •  Self-motivated Sales Engineer
    •  Preferably 3 years’ experience in any of the following industries; Automotive, Aerospace, Medical Instruments or other relevant industries
    •  Some knowledge of Embedded Software tools in particular Real Time Operating Systems and Compilers, Communication Mechanisms, Control System Development and Electronic Hardware
    •  An excellent communicator – both written and verbal, with confidence to speak with a technical and non-technical audience
    •  A self-motivated individual who is able to take a pro-active approach to work assignments.
    •  Ability to quickly pick-up new products and services
    •  Desire to continually grow the sales in the UK market
    •   Drive and passion to go into a customer facing role
    •   Ability to communicate to all levels of the business
    •  Will to win passion to be the number one
    •  Some UK travel will be required with some travel to Germany to visit the company head quarters


    The successful Sales Engineer will:

    •  Optimise sales for the company’s products and services in the automotive, aerospace and industrial markets.
    •  Pursue opportunities which arise from the generation of new sales leads.
    •  Develop and grow the install base expanding the already fantastic reputation and market presence
    •  Understand the technical requirements of both new and existing clients
    • Confidently present the features and benefits of the product ranges
    •  Work with the development engineers with detailed proposals to provide the customer with the right solution


    In Return:

    • A fantastic opportunity to work with a leading company in their field
    • The chance to work closely with customers to ensure their requirements are fully met
    • Full product training
    • Genuinely market competitive salary
    • A clear set career path


    If you are a Sales Engineer with a passion to put the customer at the centre of everything that you do. Please send a copy of your CV via the relevant links.

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  • DevOps Consultant
    London Permanent

    From 60,000 GBP Annually

    DevOps Consultant - (London) £60,000 plus benefits
    My client is looking for a DevOps Consultant to join the Infrastructure Services team.

    • Lead all technical aspects of DevOps solution delivery and consulting, designing and implementing Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment solutions
    • Interface with clients and coordinate technical execution with onsite and offshore teams
    • Mentor team in implementation methodology, configuration, and best practices
    • Lead requirement gathering workshops to identify use cases and DevOps patterns and value based acceptance criteria with client and other stakeholders
    • Drive continuous improvement of implementation methodology and service offerings based on client experience
    Skills needed:
    • Ability to plan and build DevOps roadmap
    • Expertise in software delivery process and strong hands on with CI and CD solutions
    • Stakeholder management skills
    • Strong ability to interact and manage Business expectation
    • Strong interpersonal skills, customer centric attitude, and ability to work in a culturally diverse environment
    Technical Expertise in one or more of the following DevOps Offerings:
    • Expertise in commonly used DevOps tools with strong hands on such as Jenkins, Bitbucket. Nexus, code coverage tools, environment automation tools, CHEF/ Puppet, reporting tools
    • Expertise on DevOps on cloud solution (Docker, AWS/ Azure / PCF / OpenShift)
    • Version control/ALM Tools experience in any of the following tools like GIT/GIT Hub, Stash/BitBucket, TFS
    • Build & Deployment Management/Continuous Integration Tools experience using any of the following tools like Maven/Gradle, Jenkins/CloudBees/Bamboo & Rundeck
    • Infra as code tools – Experience in tools like Puppet /Chef /Ansible
    • Cloud Services – Experience in configuring SCM/CI/ALM tools in any of the Cloud services like AWS/Azure
    • Scripting - Scripting languages like Ruby/Python/Shell/Perl
    • Monitoring Tools - Splunk/ Nagios
    DevOps Consultant - (London) £60,000 plus benefits

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  • Hybrid/Private Cloud Designer
    London Permanent

    From 72,000 GBP Annually

    Hybrid Private Cloud Designer - (London) - £65,000 - £72,000
    My client is looking for a Hybrid Private Designer to join a practice, which provides Cloud and Data Center Professional and Consulting services to accounts and clients within the UK and Europe, from strategy/assessments to full implementation and migrations.
    Key Responsibilities

    • Demonstrates Technical Infrastructure Architectural knowledge, playing a vital role in the design of production, staging, QA and development IT Infrastructures running in 24x7 environments.
    • Participates in development of customer architectural strategies, including technology standardization, modernization and virtualization, with a focus in cloud and (hyper-) converged infrastructures
    • Analyses business and technical requirements to determine system design, potential issues, and related cost for each project request.
    • Align architectural strategy with customer’s business objectives, delivers designs that meet business requirements, are on time, and within budget.
    • Develops implementation and migration strategies that preserve the availability, performance, integrity, stability, and scalability of systems.
    • Produce design documents to effectively hand over infrastructure architectures to Operations teams for successful systems engineering and implementation.
    Technical Skills required
    • Strong understanding of industry standards and best practices for IT Infrastructures, keeping current with industry trends and emerging technologies and providing guidance and direction to customers and project teams.
    • Strong understanding of across main infrastructure components (server, storage, network, data, and applications) to deliver end to end IT Infrastructure architectures and designs.
    • Excellent knowledge of (Hyper-) converged infrastructures (HDS UCP, VCE Vblock, Simplivity, Nutanix)
    • Leading practioneer in virtualization infra designs with VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) or equivalent
    • Experience with Network virtualization and software defined networking (VMware NSX, CISCO ACI
    • Experience in platform and datacentre migrations and consolidations.
    • Good experience as an IT Infrastructure Architect, with focus on server, storage, networking, and cloud technologies.
    • Good experience with MS Server Operating Systems
    • Good experience with MS SQL, SharePoint and .NET
    • Good experience with SAN, NAS design (preferably EMC) from architectural standpoint
    • Must be well versed in and have experience IT policies and procedures and technology standards
    • Experience in leading a team in applying all elements of Technical Consulting
    • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
    • Must be comfortable making Disaster Recovery Models or recommendations.
    • Understanding of Datacentre applications.
    • Experience with AWS or MS Azure Cloud architectures is desirable.
    Hybrid Private Cloud Designer - (London) - £65,000 - £72,000

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  • Senior Cloud Engineer
    London Permanent

    From 70,000 GBP Annually

    Senior Cloud Engineer – London - £70,000 plus Excellent Benefits
    My client is currently look for a Senior Cloud Engineer to be part of the Infrastructure Operations team who extensively use AWS, Puppet and Ansible to provide development operations support to products and platforms.
    You will assist in the design of a functional and maintainable network who will help build AWS production and development environments and keep systems working at an optimal level.  You will be joining a new and fast-growing agile team to help deliver high volume, high availability and high performance web sites.  Build and maintain the right cloud infrastructure architecture, balancing performance and resilience with cost. Projects range from; Migration of infrastructure to AWS from on premise servers to building and maintaining a set of tools that enable developers to self-serve for most operational tasks.
    Key Skills / Experience

    • Configuration management – Puppet or Ansible or chef
    • AWS deployment, management and incident diagnosis
    • Experience of working in an agile environment
    • Excellent Linux experience at scale
    • Several of the following skills:
      • Terraform
      • Python scripting skills
      • Large scale monitoring and reporting (ELK stack)
      • Carbon/Graphite
      • Continuous Integration systems such as Hudson/Jenkins
      • Git
      • Web and Application Servers such as: NGINX, Apache and Tomcat/Jetty
      • CDN and internet networking
      • Working inside Dev teams to support Operational Requirements
      • Supporting Dev teams as a Sys Admin
    • Extensive experience in automated testing of web applications and web services in a fast-moving and agile environment
    • Experience in setting up and maintaining an automation framework and tests from scratch
    • Experience with a collaborative BDD approach
    • Agile experience with Scrum / Kanban / XP
    • Experience with automated test tools such as Cucumber / Selenium / Selenium WebDriver / Selenium Grid
    • Experience with Gherkin / Java / Groovy
    Senior Cloud Engineer – London - £70,000 plus Excellent Benefits

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  • Software engineer
    cambridge Permanent

    From 70,000 GBP Annually

    An exceptional Software Engineer Consultant position for incredibly talented low-level embedded Software Engineers or recent Post-Doc’s to work for a Technical Consulting firm who are working with clients to develop the products of tomorrow.
    Software Engineer Consultant – low-level / embedded C / C/C++ / Java / Python
    Location: Cambridge
    Salaries – Completely negotiable and excellent – they realise to secure the best of the best they need to match this with top salaries and a highly comprehensive benefits package.

    • Consistent exceptional academic achievements – 1st class honours in Computer Engineering related subject, A’s at A-level etc
    • Able to gain security clearance
    • History (academic or commercial) of low-level programming
    • A desire to constantly solve difficult problems
    • An excellent communicator – both written and verbal, with confidence to speak with clients ranging from technical to non-technical
    • A self-motivated individual who is able to take a pro-active approach to work assignments.
    • Ability to quickly pick-up new technologies
    • You want to develop a diverse array of real-world products and devices
    The successful Software Engineer Consultant will:
    • Be assigned to a cross-disciplinary project team to work on all manner of design and development tasks, depending on the customers’ needs.  This could range from electronics, mechanical systems, devices, machines to hardware systems.
    • Continuous learning, to increase your technical knowledge depending on the requirements of a project, this could be learning a new tool / programming language etc
    • Liaise with customers to help define requirements and formulate solutions
    What we offer:
    • The opportunity to collaborate with some of the brightest engineers in their respective fields
    • A far cry from your run-of-the-mill Software Developer; a chance to be truly innovative, spread your technical wings, and see your work really make a difference to lots of products and people
    • The chance to always be learning and upskilling
    • Top salaries plus life assurance, dental cover, health, excellent pension, and travel allowance
    Keywords – Software Engineer / Developer / Consultant / low-level / embedded C / C/C++ / Java / Python
    Even if this role isn’t quite right but you are looking for a role in Software Engineering please ask us about our Exclusive Job Search Service which includes free expert CV writing and advice.
    Empiric focus solely on finding roles for the best engineers and developers in the Cambridge area.
    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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  • JavaScript Developer
    Cambridge Permanent


    JavaScript Developer - Central Cambridge

    One of Cambridge's most successful start ups are looking to add a number of talented JavaScript developers to their existing team, the position has come about through constant growth and an increase in demand for their product, a data visualisation tool.

    This company are at the heart of the JavaScript community in Cambridge and are the organisers of one of the most popular JavaScript Meet-Ups in the area.  They are equally strong proponents of JavaScript in the work place, using the latest frameworks within the JS Ecosystem, such as React (they are possibly adopting Vue.js soon), Node.js and d3.js.

    They are looking for developers from all backgrounds and do not have a particular bias for the level of experience you bring with you so if you have an interest in JavaScript and have had commercial exposure to modern frameworks and libraries please do not hesitate to apply.

    They would of course like to see people with any of the below;

    • Commercial experience with React, Vue.js, Angular, Node.js, d3 etc.
    • Ideally a degree in a numerate discipline
    • experience working in an Agile environment 
    • Any experience of Data Visualisation would be a huge benefit
    • A passion for JavaScript and it's continuing evolution
    This company have gone from strength to strength, having started only 6 years ago.  They now provide their SDK to some of the world's most recognisable industry leaders such as Visa, Cisco and Microsoft and you would have the opportunity to work hand in hand with these companies existing software teams.

    Please do send your C.V. to alexander.ludwick@empiric.com if you would like to hear more about this position.

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