Software Engineer - Klydo

Location: London, UK (working remotely until Covid-19 restrictions are lifted)
Closing date: 17 Apr 2021
Posted: 4 weeks ago

To apply, please fill out the online application here.

Company mission

The vast majority of new products fail. Why? Because they don't solve a real user problem. Klydo's mission is to enable product teams to solve the problems that matter most to users and, in doing so, build better products. We're achieving this through our AI-powered research tool which helps our users discover insights surfaced from millions of online consumer discussions.

Requirements

  • Ability to learn quickly and enjoy the fluidity of a dynamic startup environment
  • Proven programming skills in Javascript; bonus points for experience with Typescript
  • Proficient with some part of our tech stack: React, Typescript, GraphQL, Elasticsearch, AWS, RDBM.

People at Klydo

Founders:

Nick (CEO)

Nick started his career in tech consulting at KPMG before seeing the light and jumping into the startup world.

Wai-chuen (CTO)

Following degrees in both Engineering and Design, Wai-chuen founded Metadrift (VR archive discovery) with Nick before starting Klydo together.

What the job involves

  • Collaborating across disciplines to create new product features with design and machine learning teams, from ideation to implementation. For example, you might build a kanban style board for organising research findings
  • Integrating with our existing backend and extending it. For example, you might modify our user data model to support a new personalisation feature and the API endpoints that go with it
  • Ensuring our platform is user friendly, performant and secure. For example, you might profile a sluggish UI component and optimise it
  • Understanding user needs and feedback to guide our product roadmap and technical decision making

Additional info about the role

  • We're looking for a Fullstack Engineer to drive the product development of our web app that helps our users surface powerful insights, powered by our creative AI engine
  • You’ll be responsible for multiple parts of the development of our platform, from architecture and security to performance and feature UX. You'll be adept at collaborating with other engineers and designers, with a focus on developing frontend features while being comfortable integrating with the backend
  • It's a great opportunity for you if you want to work for a high-growth machine learning startup and see your work directly contributing to the success of our company
  • We have the backing of world-class VC investors, including those behind Shazam, Zoopla and LoveFilm to name just a few. We'll be growing the team fourfold over the next year and so it's an exciting time to join.
  • Our interview process is as follows:
    - Submit your application
    - Intro call with Nick (CEO)
    - 45min Call with Wai-chuen (CTO)
    - 1-2hr Take-home task
    - 2hr Final interview

Company benefits

  • 25 days holiday (excl. bank holidays)
  • Work from home opportunities
  • Monthly health and wellness allowance to be spent on looking after yourself
  • Additional day off on your birthday
  • Learning and development budget to help you achieve your personal goals
  • Mental health support through Spill
  • Membership to a gallery or museum of your choice to fuel your curiosity

Company values

  • Ask beautiful questions - We use the power of enquiry to uncover new trains of thought and approach problems from different angles
  • Put your mind in others - We empathise with other perspectives, allowing for more human connections with those around us
  • Solve it together - We value diversity in thought and and believe the true mark of a team is wanting to see others succeed
  • Push until you're proud - We commit 100% and never stop pushing ourselves, driven by excitement and pride in what we create.

To apply, please fill out the online application here.

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