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Software Engineer (Front End focused)
Unlikely AI
London
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Unlikely AI is a deep tech startup working to create a world where highly intelligent automated systems enable humanity to flourish and benefit us all. We are pioneering transformative technology aimed at making Artificial Intelligence more accurate, trustworthy and safe. By taking a contrarian approach, we believe our technology can solve some of the most pressing problems facing the industry. Based in London, the company was founded by William Tunstall-Pedoe, best known for his key role in the creation of Alexa following the acquisition of his first start-up by Amazon in 2012.

The company has raised a large ($20m) seed round reflecting the excitement investors have in the technology, team and potential of the business. We are looking to build a world-class technology team to realise the extraordinary possibilities of what we are doing.

This is a key opportunity to join us and make a significant impact on the fortunes of the business and help define the company, culture, product and software engineering practices. As a key member of the team, you will play a vital role in leading the frontend stack. Your main responsibilities will focus on shaping functionality, optimising user experience and overseeing the development process to achieve exceptional results. 

Please see our Company Principles to understand the core things we value – in particular, we are looking for exceptional people who are willing to tackle some of the most difficult technical problems there are, in order to create something extraordinary with huge impact.

Required:
Exceptional coding ability Degree within a related field, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Maths or equivalent
4+ years of commercial experience in software engineering (Preferably Front End focused) 
Experience and ability coding in Typescript and React
Desire to solve really difficult software engineering problems
Understanding of modern best practices for agile software development
Understanding of the architectural techniques needed to build massively scalable systems 

Desirable but not required: 
Ability or desire to learn and code in Java
Experience with AWS and building scalable systems within it 
Understanding of state-of-the-art in Artificial Intelligence
Understanding of modern machine learning techniques

Compensation:
This will be through salary and generous share options. The company has a tax-efficient EMI share option scheme set up (not available to larger companies) which allows us to provide real exposure to the success of the company without taxes being due when they are paid.

Location:
We are based in London. After two years of operating completely remotely during COVID, we are now operating a hybrid regime where we have an office near Holborn tube station which is available to anyone who wants to work there. We also have occasional team days where everyone meets face to face and days where people work heads down from home, communicating with colleagues using Slack and Zoom.

Equal Opportunities:
We are committed to having a truly diverse team where everyone is encouraged to be their authentic selves. We, therefore, do not discriminate in employment based on gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, disability, age, marital status, medical history, parental status or genetic information. Having a broad mix of people helps us to be the best we can.
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