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Senior Software Engineer, Product Innovation - Tech Lab

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Recruiter: SAGE Publishing
Listed on: 20th April
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £51,000 - £61,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

About our company:

SAGE is an independent, leading academic and professional publisher.  We are a growing company, with over 1,500 employees based in London, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Singapore, New Delhi and Melbourne. 

We believe that education is intrinsically valuable to a healthy society and we're dedicated to producing high quality content in our books, journals and digital products. 

We're passionate about contributing to our local communities; we run a diverse mix of community-based programs each year and we make sure everyone has the chance to get involved.

About our team:

Tech Lab is a small team who collaborate with people across SAGE to answer business questions and solve problems. Our work focuses on rapidly prototyping and validating solutions using data science and technology.

Could you be our new Senior Software Engineer?

Are you..

  • An experienced full stack developer who can work at pace
  • A good problem solver who can use your technical knowhow to turn ideas into working prototypes
  • Keen to help SAGE use machine learning and automation to work more efficiently
  • Able to determine the feasibility of a proposed solution, advise how much it will cost and how long it will take to build
  • A good communicator who can explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Enjoy a high degree of responsibility and independence
  • Comfortable with the challenge of working on a diverse range of products, systems and solutions

Your new role:

  • Rapidly evaluate new and emerging technologies through the building of prototypes and proofs of concept. This will include taking a model from our Data Scientist and turning it into a useable software tools for the business.
  • Gather feedback on prototypes, including their overall effectiveness, potential use cases, and other applicability information.
  • Disseminate lessons learnt about these prototypes and experiments
  • Help identify new technologies and product ideas for prototyping, and assess feasibility of ideas before development
  • Help manage and prioritise the idea backlog
  • For technologies that we don't have in-house skills to evaluate, find appropriate partners to work with

Contact Name: Sage Publishing
Reference: TJ/9545/SP/SSE
Job ID: 2922339

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