Product Engineer

Title: Product Engineer | £25K - £35K | Social Media | West London

Industry: IT and programming

Role/Sector: Back-end coding   |   Front-end coding   |   Social media

Location: West London

Placement: Graduate job (permanent)

Salary: £30,000 (per annum)

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Information on the company

Our client is a fast-growing, research-driven company building an artificial intelligence that helps online publishers overcome the challenges they face every day. Using novel machine learning techniques, they are revolutionising the social media publishing industry and have a track record of building things that others have ruled out as impossible. Leading names from around the world rely on their product every day, including The Times, Le Monde, The Guardian, Vogue and many more.

Their team is their best asset. They work with extremely smart and talented individuals, who all enjoy a high degree of responsibility and independence in structuring their work. 


This is a permanent role offering £25K - £35K depending on experience, based in West London.

What you will be doing in the role...

You will work closely with our engineers and customer success team to help meet the day to day business needs. This includes triaging potential product issues for our global client base, which includes The Times, The Guardian, Le Monde and Conde Nast; building better internal tools to give greater insights to non-technical team members; and extending our internal analytics solutions. 

Beyond the required skills and experience all additional training will be provided. You will also be able to use the experiences you gain in this role to become an excellent software engineer or customer success manager in the future.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Investigate potential product problems when escalated by other team members and attempt to resolve them. 

  • Where such problems need to be escalated further, act as liaison between our engineering teams and affected parties until they have been resolved.

  • Extend the internal tools used by non-technical team members to understand/investigate the behaviour of the platform and product directly so that escalations can be minimised.

  • Where such internal tools are currently lacking, be able to extract requested information manually.

  • Be responsible for the technical processes involved when setting up new clients.

  • Maintain and extend internal analytics dashboards created in Tableau.

  • Write internal documentation to help answer commonly asked questions.

  • Be jointly responsible for the maintenance and quality of codebases and infrastructure.


Minimum Academic Qualifications:

  • 2.1 degree from a top tier university; or 

  • 2+ years relevant job experience with a proven track record of excellence in your field

  • Fluent written and spoken English

Required Skills and Experience:

  • A good understanding of software development processes

  • A good understanding with Java (SE8+) and a desire to become an expert

  • A good understanding of database systems (e.g. MySQL)

  • Knowledge of agile development (scrum, kanban, peer reviews etc)

  • DCVS

  • An ability and desire to learn new skills quickly

  • Genuine passion for technology

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience of customer service in an IT/software context

  • Experience with NoSQL database systems

  • Familiarity with Tableau

The Great Things About Working Here..
  • Smart and talented team
  • Plenty of mentorship available 
  • Independent working
  • Strong career progression

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