Software Engineer (Data Infrastructure) Job at Oxbotica – in Oxford

Job Description

Oxbotica is expanding and we are looking for a talented Software Engineer to join our Data Infrastructure team . This is a role that will have you sharpening your Python, Linux and Data Infrastructure skills alongside a dynamic and engaged group of people from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds as you contribute to a key component of Universal Autonomy: the creation and support of the processing pipeline that is used to automatically manage our valuable data. This is truly a team effort, where all questions are valid and each team member is encouraged to support and guide other members in their software development endeavours as we work towards Universal Autonomy.

Your day might include:
Designing, developing, deploying and maintaining a constellation of software services and APIs which enable engineers to develop and deploy tasks implementing their data workflows

Working with large (multi-terabyte), distributed sets of unstructured and structured data

Designing and evaluating novel approaches for handling high-volume datasets

Participating in the engineering life-cycle: including design, writing production code, documentation, and conducting code reviews

Oxbotica’s development work and operational activities produce a vast quantity of valuable data, and this role sits in the team that owns the responsibility for the creation and support of the processing pipeline that is used to automatically manage this data.

This has to be done in a scalable and flexible way to ensure the data can be used effectively throughout many other teams across a variety of workflows and the Data Infrastructure team aims to provide powerful software platforms for users to extract the maximum value from AV data.


What you need to succeed:
Strong software engineering skills: particularly in Python, and at least one other modern language (Java, C++, Rust, Go, …)

An interest in infrastructure technologies (databases, computing clusters)

Awareness of good software development processes and working as part of an agile team

Familiarity in using *nix-based systems

Eagerness to learn new skills and technologies

Extra kudos if you have:
Exposure to containerisation (Docker, Kubernetes etc.)

Exposure to cloud technologies (AWS, Azure)

An interest in Big Data technologies (data pipelines, ETL, …)

Exposure to web development (React, Backstage)


We offer:
A starting salary between £45,000 – £60,000 with an annual salary review

Enhanced peoples pension

Flexible benefits scheme aligned to your personal needs (including items such as private medical care, life insurance, critical healthcare)

Company Share Scheme

25 Days annual leave plus 8 days bank holidays; as long as you promise to come back!

Regular one-on-one sessions

Bi-monthly “show and tell” sessions

Quarterly company communications event

Cycle to Work Scheme

Yearly funded flu vaccination programme

We also offer:

We create the conditions to help you do your best. We do all we can to create opportunities for everyone regardless of personal circumstances. As part of this commitment, we offer a variety of flexible working arrangements including:

Part time working

Remote working (role dependent)

Extended parental leave

Unpaid sabbatical

We work 37.5 hours a week, Monday – Friday around core hours of 10:00 – 16:00. This is enough for most; but if you require any extra flexibility we will do what we can to support. This role is also open to those looking for reduced hours.

Diversity and Inclusion

We are on a journey to enable all vehicles to do more – we need unique people to get there.

Knowing that diversity drives innovation, brings different approaches, ideas and points of view, we embrace individuality & inclusion and are committed to an environment where everyone irrespective of background, can be the best they can be.

We celebrate building a culture where difference is valued. We are universal – Universal Autonomy.

Help us solve one of the world’s greatest engineering challenges by being yourself

About Company

Company: Oxbotica –

Company Location:  Oxford

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