Location Sciences Group – Verify

Norwich, UK
Job Type

We are the leading location technology company in the UK and set for huge growth over the next few years. We are looking for an ambitious, personable, team-oriented person to join our Engineering team in our Norwich office.

Reporting to the Lead Engineer, the key responsibilities for the Backend Software Developer will be as follows:

  • Working productively within in an AGILE team environment
  • As part of the development team, assist in planning and prioritising jobs
  • Writing, testing and debugging code for new and existing software products
  • Responding promptly to bug reports and production issues
  • Develop tools and applications by producing clean, efficient code
  • Review and debug code
  • Collaborate with internal teams to fix and improve products
  • Document code and assist in testing and QA of systems.
  • Ensure software is up-to-date with latest technologies


Skills and experience required:

  • Proficient with Java and ideally working knowledge of Scala
  • Working knowledge of Spark, ideally with Scala or Pyspark based spark jobs
  • 3+ years of commercial experience in software development
  • Self-starter, proactive and ability to work to deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent quantitative and qualitative abilities.
  • Excellent code quality standards and a full understanding of writing unit tested code
  • The ability to turn prototype and proof of concept code into robust production grade systems
  • Experience with AWS data products including Datapipeline, EMR and S3 repositories
  • Ability to utilise Git for source control and familiar with code review practices and pull/merge requests

Good to have:

  • Experience with geospatial data sets
  • Understanding of Python at a production level
  • Knowledge and / or experience of SCALA
  • Experience of AWS infrastructure services such as Elastic beanstalk and Lambda
  • Data engineering experience, working with data scientists
  • R – ability to understand and convert code where required
  • Experience of scalable data processing jobs on high volume data
  • Experience in digital advertising industry

Job Application

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