Job Title: Senior Software Clojure Engineers
Salary: Circa £60,000, dependent on experience
Location: Bristol-based, remote
Help us build an ecosystem around automated language assessment using Clojure, ClojureScript and Cloud Services to make a real difference to learners of English worldwide
English Language iTutoring (ELiT) was formed in 2015 with the goal of taking computational linguistics research and applying it to English Language Learning. We now operate as part of Cambridge University Press & Assessment, who are world leaders in English language assessment and educational publishing. We currently have eight engineers in our Bristol office and are looking for Full Stack Software Engineers to join our growing software team.
We build ground-breaking English Language Learning applications and APIs based on automated language assessment technology. We work at the interface of EdTech software engineering and world-leading Natural Language Processing research from Cambridge University.
Our Write & Improve and Speak & Improve applications are used by hundreds of thousands of learners and teachers worldwide. Our automarker technology delivers exam results to candidates at scale. Our internal annotation tools are used to enrich learner data and improve the performance of the algorithms that power our APIs.
About the role:
As a core member of our software development team, you will:
We have a mature and progressive approach to software engineering and working with technology in general. We embrace principles and processes that help us deliver quality software, including automated testing, continuous integration and delivery, automated deployment and support. Our ways of working are always evolving; if something's not working, we change it.
Who we're looking for
We're looking for experienced, enthusiastic Software Engineers. While experience working with some of our technologies would be ideal, your potential, enthusiasm and your willingness to learn is more important.
What we're looking for
Nice to have
The pandemic requires all of us to work remotely for the time being, and we are looking forward to more flexible working when it's safe to return to the office.
The is an on-going campaign and we are interviewing candidates as they apply!
Why Cambridge University Press & Assessment?
The University of Cambridge will be bringing together its publishing and assessment operations to create a single organisation from 1 August 2021. Cambridge University Press & Cambridge Assessment publish and create world-leading content and examinations that are used across more than 170 countries.
The move is in response to a growing desire from learners, teachers and researchers to engage with Cambridge in a joined up digital way, and the demand for innovative products that combine expertise in learning and assessment. The new organisation will have the capabilities to provide world leading assessment, learning and academic research offerings globally, under the Cambridge brand and backed by first class teaching and research departments.
Contributory pension scheme
Flexible working environment
Group Life insurance coverage
‘Press Extra’, offering discounts at high street retailers
28 days holiday entitlement, increasing to 30 days after 10 years of service
Free on-site Gym facilities,
cycle to work scheme