Back-end Java Software Engineer – Big Data Privacy


A VC-backed tech start-up based in central London are currently searching for talented back-end Java engineers to combine state-of-the-art technologies with leading-edge algorithms, to understand and tackle hard data security / anonymisation problems of the modern world.

They are building out their revolutionary privacy software that enables large institutions – from high street banks to the NHS – to safely and ethically utilise their vast amounts of data for analysis, research and machine learning. They are pioneering and leading the development of this brand-new category of technology, now known as Privacy Engineering.

This role will involve proficient use of Java, including multi-threading & concurrent programming methods.

You will gain exposure to big-data technologies, including Hadoop, Spark and Cassandra, and you will be involved with the full lifecycle of building a new software product.


Core requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or a Science or Engineering discipline
  • Strong experience in Java including experience of multi-threading or concurrent programming
  • Experience building complex distributed systems
  • Experience building a software product, ideally over the full lifecycle, from design to production and ongoing support and enhancement
  • Strong experience of and commitment to automated testing
  • Excellent communication skills (and the maturity to understand why this is vital)
  • Ability to deliver results under pressure with rapidly evolving propositions, client demands and business needs


Benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary, based on experience & interview performance, up to £120k for a Senior Engineer
  • Stock options
  • 30 days holiday
  • 5% pension contribution
  • Private healthcare
  • Macbook & iPhone provided
  • Annual salary review


If you feel you are a good match for this Java Engineering role, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Email your CV to:


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