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Clojure Engineer

London, United Kingdom

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • clojure
  • ClojureScript
  • AWS

Benefits & perks

    To sum it up...

    Enables farmers to share and access information using Clojure!

    Role overview

    We are a unique social enterprise providing a vital service for the world’s 500 million smallholder farmers who live and work without internet access. This pioneering, peer-to-peer platform enables farmers to access crowdsourced information by SMS, creating social impact on a groundbreaking scale and generating a game-changing data feed through the use of cutting edge AI techniques.

    Role

    You will be building a large Clojure based API (Liberator, core.async, Ring, etc) and using a variety AI/NLP/ML tools & techniques to help develop and deliver the service.

    You will also work closely with our Data Scientist & Head of Engagement to make sure the value and insight we extract from our traffic is passed on to our partners and users.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Design and develop stable functional services
    • Produce clean well documented idiomatic code
    • Comfortable with Git Flow methodology
    • Support Head of Engagement to deliver a quality UX to the users of WeFarm
    • Service integrity and availability

    Key Skills

    • Computer science fundamentals, Bash, Regex, Git etc
    • Clojure is the primary language of the system so an understanding of this although experience with other functional languages also qualify.
    • Imperative languages e.g. PHP, Javascript etc.
    • Databases: MySQL & NoSQL/KV store
    • An opinion on TDD, BDD, ReplDD & Hammock time
    • Know your way around the multifarious AWS services
    • Experience with CI/CD deployment pipelines

    Location

    London is the capital of the United Kingdom, situated in the South East of the island. The world's largest financial centre, London is also often referred to the culture capital of the world. The city is well-known for its heritage, including Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, Kew Gardens, Westminster Abbey, and the historic settlement of Greenwich. London Underground is the oldest urban railway network in the world.

    Technology workers in London earn 60pc more than the city average, with the figure even higher for foreign born workers, who earned 28pc more than their British counterparts in tech jobs. London can be considered as a center for professional relocation. Furthermore, there are over 100 of Europe's 500 largest companies' headquarters in London.

    The city is famous for unpredictable weather. For instance, it could be cold, warm and rainy in one day and it’s often the topic of conversation across the city.

    Did you know...

    • 2.5M people, one third of Londoners, are foreign born
    • 40% of Greater London is green space
    Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

    Salary

    Competitive

    Contract type

    Full time

    Technologies & frameworks

    • clojure
    • ClojureScript
    • AWS

    Benefits & perks

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