Software Engineer

Engineering UK · Manchester, Manchester
Department Engineering UK
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

The Opportunity


Peak are a Decision Intelligence company - where we are democratising AI for every business and building a great company that everyone loves being part of. We are on a mission to help organisations use AI to make great commercial decisions, all the time. Just as importantly, we are also focused on building an amazing company: one where we truly value our people & culture, and strive to make an amazing and diverse place to work. Our recent Best Companies award & World class accreditation for being one of the top companies to work for is a testament to this.
 
We have ambitious plans over the coming years - to create and lead a new category of enterprise software; the decision intelligence system (Decision Intelligence), expand our operations and create the best working culture possible. This is a great time to join Peak and the Engineering team, as we start the next stage of our global growth.


There will be a huge opportunity to work in an environment open to new ideas and ways of working and as your knowledge of the Platform and services progresses, you’ll have the opportunity to take on more of the tasks.


The Role


You may see some skills and experience mentioned that you aren’t familiar with yet and that’s okay - If you’re driven, curious and ready to learn new things we’re open to seeing what you’ve got to offer!


Software Engineers at Peak are bridging the gap between traditional software engineering and the emerging world of AI. Our engineers spend their time building the Peak platform, and delivering AI solutions to leading global brands, revolutionising the way they use their data. Our team are natural problem solvers who are developing industry-leading skills and using cutting-edge technologies. As a Software Engineer you would:


  • Research, design and write new applications and features for the platform
  • Work closely with colleagues within the Engineering and Data Science teams to share knowledge and collaborate.
  • Continually update your technical skills and knowledge to ensure Peak are using the most relevant tools and techniques.
  • Maintain applications and features by monitoring and correcting software defects.
  • Investigate new technologies and advances in cloud tech.


Skills & Experience


We’d love to see someone who can demonstrate:


  • Knowledge and experience working with either Node.js, JavaScript, Go or React JS, with a command on different programming paradigms.
  • An understanding of test-driven development (TDD) and testing frameworks such as Jest and React Testing Library.
  • Experience with one of the following Database systems - RDBMS and NoSQL.
  • A good understanding of Agile Methodologies such as Kanban or Scrum.
  • A naturally inquisitive and problem-solving mindset.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ambition and motivation towards personal development.


The Team


You’ll be working with a smart and driven team of engineers, with a diverse background of full stack development, devops, data engineering, QA and technical architecture. You’ll also work closely with other teams such as Product and Data Science to ensure we are delivering relevant features for both our internal and external users. All in an award-winning, highly collaborative environment.


Personal Skills


We’re on a big mission at Peak ‘to be the global leaders of AI’ and we need teammates with the some particular values-driven qualities to help us make this happen:


  • Open - ability to effectively communicate with all teammates and across different functions within the business. 
  • Driven - positive attitude and willingness to be hands on in a fast paced growing company.
  • Curious - keeps up to date with latest tech, launches and product updates. 
  • Smart - ability to provide technical solutions and deliver results by collaborating with cross-functional teams. 
  • Responsible - effectively balance competing priorities and support decisions that best support the team & end users. 


Diversity is powerful

 

At Peak, we are also focused on building an amazing company: we strive to be the place where a diverse team of talented people is enabled to do their best work. We pride ourselves on bringing Decision Intelligence to our customers around the world, and we know our company relies on the creative work and dedication of our passionate teams. We are strong believers in equality and diversity of gender, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, religion, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us unique. Our recent Best Companies award & World class accreditation for being one of the top companies to work for is a testament to this.


What we offer


  • Opportunity to make a large impact in a fast-growing company with global ambitions and influence Peak’s early success in entering the global market.
  • Share options / Equity in Peak - Peak is our company, Peak is your company
  • 25 days annual leave when you start (rising with each year of service up to 30), plus 8 days public holidays (3 flexible days for you to use when convenient)
  • A fantastic working environment with open communication channels, flat team structure and a truly collaborative style.
  • Flexible culture - Hybrid working model (Clubhouse/Home) and flexible hours with work life balance in mind.
  • Opportunity to work from anywhere in the world for 1 month of the year
  • Great maternity leave benefits (more details here).
  • Mental and physical health support through a variety of channels, e.g., Headspace and Spill app subscriptions, online yoga/boxing/HIIT classes, regular team days and social activities (online at the moment).
  • Cycle to work initiative and public transport season ticket loans.
  • Learn from like minded & talented team members across multiple disciplines.
  • Opportunity to develop in various areas that you may take an interest in as part of your personal development.


About Peak


Founded in Manchester in 2015 by Richard Potter, David Leitch and Atul Sharma, Peak is on a mission to change the way the world works. We have offices in Manchester, London, Jaipur and Brisbane. Our decision intelligence platform provides businesses all over the world with AI-powered solutions that drive commercial outcomes. 


Connecting data sets from across an organisation to provide predictive insight and recommended actions, the Peak platform directs fast and effective decision making. It is used by leading brands including Nike, Pepisco, KFC, Sika and PrettyLittleThing. 


In August 2021, Peak announced a $75m Series C funding round led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund II. We have grown significantly over the last three years, and now number over 200 people globally. This year Peak received a Best Companies 3-star accreditation, which recognizes extraordinary levels of employee engagement and was ranked by The Sunday Times as one of the Best 100 Companies to Work For in 2020 and 2021. 


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  • Location
    Manchester, Manchester
  • Department
    Engineering UK
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level