Junior Software Engineer at Skimlinks
London, GB

Skimlinks is the world's leading content-to-commerce platform, helping publishers monetize their commerce-related content, and retailers & brands find people who want to buy their products.

Skimlinks helps publishers earn an incremental revenue stream by automating the process of earning through affiliate marketing. By aggregating 24,000 merchant affiliate programs from over 55 affiliate networks, 4.5 million websites are able to earn commissions and gain an understanding of the shopping behaviours of their audience. Clients include Conde Nast, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Buzzfeed and Refinery29.

Skimlinks then uses the data collected from this affiliate service to create the world's largest data co-op focused on shopping intent data. With data from 1 billion shoppers on the products they are reading about, clicking on, and buying, Skimlinks helps retailers and brands target and personalize based on these shopping behaviours. This means we have one of the world's largest sets of AI training data around shopping intent, which attracts some of the greatest people to work at Skimlinks and build something truly great and impactful.

Our mission is to help publishers be rewarded properly for the role their content plays in creating shopping intent, providing a much needed funding model for the internet. We are also driven by creating a culture for our team that celebrates learning and growth, while caring for each other.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Develop systems across our platform; from high-volume data collection, enrichment and automated analysis, through to backend services and RESTful APIs
  • Collaborate with our product and commercial teams to understand the needs of the market and our customers; and how they can be translated into engineering solutions.
  • Be an active participant of our development environment, and communicate the best development practices within the organisation (code reviews, automated testing, etc).
  • Share your knowledge across the business and mentor others in your areas of technical expertise

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • Programming experience in one of: Python, Java or similar.
  • Experience building systems that can efficiently scale.
  • Good knowledge of SQL

BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus- Paid twice in a year
  • Learning and Development Budget
  • Learning and Development days
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • One Bonus plan- Eye and Dental Cover
  • Share Options
  • Fun events