What is Syft?

 

Founded in 2015, Syft is an on-demand marketplace helping Job Seekers and Employers have 100% control and choice over shifts worked in real time. We want to enable Job Seekers to control their schedule, choose their work and enable them to work as many or as few shifts as they want. The platform enables Employers to book reliable, rated and verified staff immediately. At Syft, we’re harnessing innovative technology to revolutionise the flexible staffing sector.

 

About Us

 

Our results speak for themselves, £8.75 million in VC funding between 2016 and 2018, ‘Recruitment Technology Innovation of the Year’ at the Recruiter Awards, ‘Hottest Platform Economy / Marketplace’ at the Europas and ranked 7th in the ‘Startups 100’ in 2018.

 

Syft has grown to nearly 200 employees across 8 offices around the UK. In 2019 Syft was acquired by Indeed.com, the world’s #1 job site, allowing us to match our synergies and skyrocket our journey.

 

Our mission is to help people get jobs by democratising work and giving jobseekers ownership, control, and choice. We are working hard to build a world where access to work and jobseekers are frictionless.

 

About You

You strive to make a positive  impact on the world around you through your work. You’re flexible and focused on collaborative approaches to problem solving — and highly motivated to deliver those solutions with high quality and velocity. You’re also committed to learning and continual improvement.

 

Responsibilities & Duties

  • You’ll be a founding member of Syft’s new Data Platform team, setting standards and evangelising best practices as we democratise access to data for the organisation.
  • Working across the stack, you’ll work closely with product and other engineers, analysing and organising raw data, building data pipelines and exploring ways to enhance data quality.

 

Experience & Skills Required

  • Strong experience developing systems that process and store large scale data using Python, SQL, Airflow, AWS Redshift, S3, Athena
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in teams practising agile methodologies
  • Experience building data pipelines, ETL/ELT
  • Able to understand business requirements and translate them into small pieces that can be delivered and validated incrementally
  • Experience with A/B testing and data-driven methods
  • Experience and understanding of how to represent data and solve problems in code: A computer science degree might be useful, but not required
  • Experience with Business intelligence and data modelling, mainly star-schema, is a plus
  • Experience with data visualisation is a plus
  • Experience with docker is a plus
  • Experience with CI/CD is a plus

 

You’ll fit right in at Syft if:

You’re Flexible– able to consider challenges from different perspectives.

You’re Entrepreneurial– see how a challenge could become an opportunity.

You take Accountability through thick and thin, inviting ideas for improvement.

You’re Data Driven– see the necessity of analysing metrics when devising solutions.

You’re Passionate about what you do and self motivated.

You can Adapt to your team’s challenges and Collaborate with other departments.

 

What you’ll get:

  • Flexible work arrangements, remote and working from home.
  • Employee Assistance programs, free eyecare vouchers, discounted gym memberships and more.
  • Unique bonus structure for every employee.
  • Social events and lunch and learns.

 

Syft is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that wants to build a welcoming and diverse working environment. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to ethnic background, race, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, neuro-diversity, disability, age, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds.

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of age, disability, gender identity or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or any other equality characteristic.

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