Cambridge, GB

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Featurespace is the world leader in Adaptive Behavioural Analytics technology for fraud and risk management. Using machine learning and anomaly detection, our ARIC platform helps financial institutions and organizations around the globe stop fraud in real time.

But we're more than just a tech company, our biggest asset is our people who are exceptionally talented and dedicated to fighting fraud and protecting our customers from risk.

Led by CEO Martina King, one of the 25 Most Influential Women in Payments 2018, and an award-winning management team (Sunday Times, 2018), we’ve had consecutive years of outstanding growth and commercial success. And it's only getting better; we received more than 14 awards and accolades in 2018, including the Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The Opportunity

We are looking for experienced Implementation Engineers to join our Implementation team based in our Cambridge office.

Implementation Engineers here at Featurespace will work with both our internal teams and customers in order to develop and deliver of our award-winning ARIC platform.

The role requires both strong technical and communication skills, in order to understand and explain the complexities of our software for customers. Prior experience in software delivery or interface development is beneficial, but not essential.


Day to Day

  • Managing the end-to-end deployment and configuration of our award-winning ARIC platform, on-premise or hosted in the cloud

  • Mentoring and training more junior colleagues, both in the context of deployment projects and code reviews

  • Configuring and testing integration of customers’ data sources into the ARIC APIs

  • Assisting in the design and development of customer business rules in the ARIC platform

  • Designing and writing test cases to ensure the quality of code delivered to customers

  • Supporting customers throughout the lifecycle of a deployment, from initial engagement to post-live support and maintenance

  • Assisting with designing and documenting suitable customer solutions using deep understanding of a customer’s core business problem

  • Designing the best way to deploy and configure the ARIC platform to meet customer needs, identifying custom and repeatable changes that this would produce

  • Developing plugin modules e.g. for data ingestion or transformation

  • Working closely with development, data science and QA staff to ensure new features are built, tested, and deployed for a customer on time

  • Occasionally travelling on-site to a customer’s environment – UK or abroad

About You

Required skills:

  • Strong academic background in a relevant discipline, e.g. Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, or other STEM subjects

  • Experience with working in a Linux environment

  • Experience of involvement in multiple concurrent projects

  • Experience in a customer facing role in the tech industry

  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to explain technical concepts to a range of different audiences – from highly technical to non-technical business owners

Desired skills:

  • Strong experience with shell scripting (Bash preferred)

  • Familiarity with web services (e.g. REST), and associated components (e.g. JSON)

  • Experience of working with distributed systems (e.g. Apache Zookeeper, Apache Kafka)

  • Experience with deploying software in cloud-based environments (e.g. AWS)

  • Experience writing production-quality code (Python or Java preferred)

  • Experience with database architecture and scripting (e.g. SQL or MongoDB)

  • Experience with source control (e.g. Gitlab)

  • Familiarity with DevOps and software testing concepts (e.g. continuous integration, test-driven-development)

  • PhD in a scientific or numerate discipline, e.g. Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering


Personal Qualities

The work is often challenging and fast paced. We are looking for someone who has the following qualities:

  • Enjoys working in a team of like-minded and intelligent people to solve complex problems

  • A passion to expand your repertoire of technical experience

  • A focus on personal achievement and responsibilities

  • Rigorous attention to detail, both in your communication and your desire to deliver high-quality software

  • Enthusiasm for leading implementation project teams, and mentoring more junior colleagues

  • A passion to work for one of the fastest growing fraud prevention technologies in the world

And most importantly, a small-company attitude: willingness to adapt to a variable role and a great can-do attitude. 


Salary & Benefits

We believe in giving you the resources you need so that innovation can thrive. 

In addition to competitive salaries, we offer:

  • Quarterly bonus awards

  • 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Growth share scheme

  • Generous pension scheme

  • Career growth, training and mentoring opportunities

  • Weekly team takeaway delivered to the office

  • Quarterly social, team building events

  • Weekly lunchtime sports clubs

  • Discounted gym membership and daily exercise classes

  • Fridges full of treats and drinks for lunches and snacks

  • Freshly ground coffee machines and a selection of teas and other hot drinks

  • Weekly board game evenings with pizza

  • Cycle to Work scheme

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