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 CODI, the Peak AI System, 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 CODI
  • 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.


The Peak Platform


Leveraging serverless architecture, Peak’s Decision Intelligence system, CODI, is built for handling data at scale. CODI enables businesses to productionize AI, end-to-end, in a single platform. Insights and intelligence can be accessed via an array of outputs including in-built and custom apps, integrated via APIs and more.


You can read more about CODI on our website too.


As an AWS Machine Learning and Retail competency partner, that is where we host our infrastructure. Be ready to dive into the inner workings of the platform to debug and resolve issues, we want our Software Engineers to be as autonomous and self-sufficient as they can be, continuously learning and getting practical experience of our favourite technologies.


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. 


Benefits


  • Opportunity to help scale Peak and make a large impact in a fast-growing company with global ambitions.
  • Competitive compensation package - options, pension, generous holiday entitlement, subsidised gym membership
  • Regular team days and social activities
  • Cycle to work initiative and public transport season ticket loans
  • A fantastic working environment with open communication channels, flat hierarchy and a truly collaborative style.
  • Peak has a strong culture that we live by, based on shared values: we are open, straightforward, smart, responsible, curious and driven.
  • Opportunity to influence Peak’s early success in entering the global market.
  • Learn from some of the best minds in the UK and India across multiple disciplines.


About Peak


In an age when becoming AI and data-driven is one of the most important things businesses must do, it can also be one of the most challenging. That’s where Peak comes in; our CODI system sits at the heart of our client’s businesses, enabling the rapid unification, modelling and - most importantly - use of data - helping decision makers make great commercial decisions, powered by AI. All supported by our world-class data science team.


Founded in 2014, Peak has grown rapidly, in line with the world’s fastest growing SaaS companies, winning numerous awards and attracted significant funding to support the company’s ongoing investment in machine learning and AI technologies. All to further our mission to become the world’s leading AI System business.


Headquartered in Manchester, Peak also has offices in London, Edinburgh, Jaipur and Brisbane. Our clients include some of the world's leading retailers, manufacturers and well-known brands alongside highly innovative and tech-savvy businesses. Peak is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, and holds Machine Learning Competency and Retail Competency status.


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