Full-Stack Java/React Engineer – London

Java 8/React/AWS/TDD – unlimited holiday – £50,000-£70,000


Join the most forward-thinking data-driven A.I. marketing company in London!


Following a successful Series A late in 2019, a London based data-driven A.I. tech company is expanding its Engineering department and need a Full Stack Java/React Engineer to drive forward a greenfields project.


Using Machine Learning & A.I. techniques to offer the most sophisticated level of intelligent advertising, the tech stack is Java 8 on the back and React on the front, all on microservices hosted in AWS, utilising Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, following SOLID principles and adhering to Clean Code.


Skills required:

  • Java 8
  • React/Redux
  • JavaScript
  • TDD


Nice to haves:

  • Docker/Kuberentes
  • CI/CD
  • AWS


You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment, that offers attractive benefits including unlimited holiday, bi-weekly hackathons/innovation days, weekly team lunches and a brand new Macbook Pro.


For more information please apply here, email me or call Matt Doe on 0203 9946400.



Scala Engineering Lead – London

Lead Scala Engineer for new Video Streaming service – Scala, AWS, A.R. – £75,000 – £90,000


One of the leading UK Broadcast companies is growing its Engineering function and needs a Lead Scala Engineer to run a team of 5+ Scala Engineers.

You will be the driving force behind their brand new video streaming venture, and will be in charge of architectural design, coding, driving best agile practice and generally making sure your team enjoy what they do!

You will also get the opportunity to experiment with A.R. concepts that will modernise the way we view television!

The engineering department follows a modern Scala stack and adhere to best agile practice at all times, and they’re also heavily immersed in the London tech/Scala scene, hosting meet-ups, sponsoring conferences etc.


Reasons to join this company:

  • Superb offices in central London
  • Awesome team of Engineers that code in a proper functional style
  • Grow into a leadership role and further build out your own team


The tech stack:

  • Scala, Play, Akka, AWS
  • Scalaz, Cats
  • Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, CI/CD
  • Modern Agile practices – TDD, Pair Programming


You should apply if you:

  • Have 2+ years of solid Scala programming experience and 5+ years of overall programming
  • Have an understanding of cloud based and distributed architecture
  • Have experience leading/mentoring
  • Want to take your Scala knowledge/ability to the next level!


If you think you have what it takes for this role and are ready to step into this position, please apply on here or call us on 0203 994 6400!



Mid-Level JavaScript Engineer – React, Node, Typescript – London

Mid-Level Full Stack JavaScript Engineer – London – JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.JS, React.JS, GraphQL, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, TDD – £55,000 – £70,000


One of the country’s biggest technology innovators within the retail & e-commerce space and a well-respected household name has recently created a specialised technology hub tasked with modernising the way people shop online and in-store.


Treating each product as an individual start-up within a large organisation while benefiting from a top-class reputation and the budget & facilities of a £multi-billion business has allowed for massive advances in both internal and customer facing tech products, with no signs of slowing up. This company is incredibly active within the tech community, hosting, speaking at and attending some of the UK’s best known meet-ups & conferences.


They are now looking to hire a mid-level Full Stack JavaScript Engineer to work on one of the company’s largest and most business-critical products, involving the modernisation and re-build of their mammoth supply chain platform which manages over 10,000 suppliers across the UK.


Required Skills, Knowledge and/or Experience:

  • Strong knowledge of the JavaScript ecosystem with experience in modern frameworks like React and/or Node
  • Cloud computing with AWS, Azure or GCP
  • A DevOps approach to development and experience with containerization tools like Docker & Kubernetes
  • Experience building and maintaining Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment pipelines
  • A genuine passion for the production of clean and well-built code with a ‘test-first’ approach and experience using testing tools like Mocha, Chai, Enzyme etc.
  • Experience building microservices
  • A strong interest in emerging technologies with a ‘right tool for the job’ mentality
  • An openness to occasional pair-programming


Why you should apply:

  • Aggressive growth plans for the next 24 months and clear routes for progression into either management or principal engineering
  • An environment with an incredibly varied tech stack including JavaScript, TypeScript, Go, Python, Java, Kotlin, Scala, the full AWS toolkit and more
  • Your own personal training and development budget increasing with every year of service
  • Access to some of London’s largest tech meet-ups & conferences on hosted on your office door-step
  • Opportunity to interchange between a huge variety of products


This position comes with a salary of up to £70,000 + bonus and a multitude of benefits.


If you feel you have the right skills, experience and mindset for this role, please apply with your CV and we will be in touch to discuss the finer details.


Senior Golang Engineer – London

Senior Engineer – Golang – London – Golang, Cloud (GCP), Microservices, DevOps Environment – £80,000 – £100,000


A London based YCombinator backed FinTech start-up business based in Central London is looking to make their first crucial Engineering hire to mark the start of their ambitious growth plans over the next 12-24 months.


This company is one of the first UK FCA regulated banking management platforms and provides businesses with a single-interface used to manage all of their banking and accountancy systems from one centralised location.


Born out of YC in San Francisco, they have been mentored by the same leading investors and technology entrepreneurs who have played an integral part to the success of some of the globe’s most successful and influential technology companies, including Airbnb, GoCardless, Stripe, Coinbase and many more.


Required Skills, Knowledge and/or Experience:

  • Extensive knowledge & experience of Go or any other strongly typed language
  • Cloud computing (GCP, AWS or Azure)
  • A DevOps mindset with good exposure to containerisation tools like Docker & Kubernetes
  • Experience with building & maintaining Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment pipelines
  • A history of writing infrastructure-as-code using Terraform will be a plus
  • A firm grip on modern day best practices (e.g. TDD/BDD, Clean Code etc) and why they’re important to follow
  • An open mind when it comes to choosing the ‘right tools for the job’ and an ability to provide a solid explanation of why those tools have been chosen
  • Experience in a high-growth environment with an active contribution made to recruitment
  • Knowledge or understanding of Machine Learning is beneficial


Responsibilities include:

  • Working directly with the CTO to establish technical requirements of greenfield projects and turn them into clean, robust, scalable technical solutions
  • Using previous knowledge and experience to ‘set the environment’ allowing future Engineers the freedom to innovate and cut the highest quality of code
  • Taking part in the attraction and interviewing of other technical hires with the desire to lead a team of your own in the near future
  • Pair programming, code reviews and upskilling more junior team members
  • Research and development of the latest tools and technologies suitable to each individual project


The successful candidate will be considered a key hire within the business and will be given a very clear route for career progression into Lead Engineering and beyond.


The basic salary on offer is between £80,000-£100,000 plus a negotiable equity stake in the business of between 0.25%-1% from the first day as well as other company benefits.


If you feel you have the right skills, mindset and experience for this role, please apply with an up to date version of your CV and we’ll be in touch to discuss further details.



Head of Engineering – London

Head of Engineering– Python – Video On Demand Development – £75,000 – £90,000


Ever wondered who the brains are behind some of the nation’s most loved Video platforms? This Digital Product Design Agency has some of the brightest minds in the business when it comes to the development and deployment of their flagship VOD platform.

Currently on the lookout for a Head of Engineering with an enthusiasm for working in, growing and leading Agile/Scrum cross-discipline teams, dedicated to providing the best possible advancements on the core product.

With a varied project list ranging from core Python development through to the betterment of Smart TV applications, Tablet and Mobile, and each Sprint will lead you to develop your technical expertise through knowledge sharing and experience!



  • 6+ years of experience working with Python and its associated web frameworks (ideally Django)
  • Experience in leading and growing agile teams
  • Ability to lead code reviews ensuring a high standard of quality and communicating this to the team.
  • In-depth cloud computing knowledge (ideally AWS)
  • Understanding of CI/CD pipelines and running DevOps practices
  • Experience developing Rest API’s
  • Knowledge of or experience in developing Microservice architectures
  • Solid understanding of modern testing practices – TDD/BDD
  • A keen advocate of Agile methodologies
  • Completed studies in Computer Science or comparable degree


Company Offers:

  • Annual bonus
  • Training and education
  • A sabbatical career break after three years!
  • Tech equipment of your choice
  • Regular events; both tech and non-tech!
  • A monthly team outing budget


Are you looking for a new challenge? We would love to hear from you!


Apply here or call us on 0203 994 6400!



Lead Python Engineer – London

Lead Python Engineer – A.I. & Data Science start-up – $42mil funding – £70,000 – £80,000


After raising $42mil in funding an A.I. & Data Science start-up in London needs a Lead Python Engineer to run a small, agile team of 3-4 Python Engineers.

With an overall tech team of 30, split across Product/Solutions Engineering and Data Science, this role falls within Product and you’ll be reporting directly into the VP Engineering.

You’ll be in charge of architectural design, coding, driving best agile practice and generally making sure your team enjoy what they do!



Reasons to join this company:


  • Brand new offices in central London
  • Fast-growing team and fast-paced environment with no red tape
  • Awesome team of Engineers with superb academic backgrounds
  • Receive shares in the company
  • Annual learning budget of £2k
  • Grow into a leadership role and further build out your own team



The tech stack:


  • Python, Django, AWS
  • Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, CI/CD
  • JavaScript – React
  • Modern Agile practices – TDD, Pair Programming



You should apply if you:


  • Have 4+ years of solid Python programming experience
  • Have an understanding of cloud based and distributed architecture
  • Experience leading/mentoring
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where things actually happen!
  • A curiosity for the A.I. and Data Science world!


If you think you have what it takes for this role and are ready to step into this position, please apply on here or call us on 0203 994 6400!



Tech Recruiter at TalentBase – London

Tech Recruiter roles at TalentBase!


We’re growing and need Tech Recruiters of all levels to join us in our Shoreditch office!

We’re a tech recruitment start-up focusing on everything tech and with a leaning towards Software Engineering. We don’t do things the old fashioned way like a lot of agencies, and you’ll be joining a fast-paced, non-corporate environment.

We’re scaling and need folks in every vertical across contract and perm so there is constant opportunity to run your own area/team.

We’ve got tons of live jobs on across a multitude of tech verticals in some of the best tech companies in London, so there’s no need to do business development until you’ve got your feet nicely under the table, which won’t take long!

No phone times, no dress code, very minimalist KPIs designed by everyone here, not just issued from the top.


What we offer you:

  • The chance to join a fast-paced company that’s ready to scale
  • Full access to commission from your first day. Unlike other places we won’t make you work for free
  • Casual office with roof terrace in the heart of Shoreditch
  • Progression – as a young company there will be endless progression on offer and we will commit to developing your career
  • Full training programme mixed with on-the-job experience from day one (for more junior employees)
  • Perks – awesome commission structure, monthly lunch clubs, quarterly/annual incentives, summer and Christmas parties, and even ad hoc days out when we feel like it!



  • Straight forward phone call to get to know each other and see if it’s a good match
  • Face to face meeting for an hour or so
  • Team beers/soft drinks to get to know everyone!


If you feel like you would be a good match then let’s have an informal chat and take things from there. Apply here or call us on 0203 994 6400 and we can run through things.


We know Recruiters don’t use  CVs so feel free to PDF your LinkedIn and submit that, or just send a link to us at info@wearetalentbase.com and we’ll give you a shout.


We look forward to speaking with you!




Senior Software Developer – Java / Kotlin / Python – London

Java, Kotlin or Python – £60,000 – £80,000


We are looking for bright, talented, ambitious mid-level Software Developers who are looking to take a step up in their career (to senior) and pursue a quick path of career progression into Lead Engineering while using languages such as Java, Python & Kotlin.

The CEO/CTO of a trading data analysis company in London is looking to create a software engineering division from scratch.

The company has 35 employees (a mixture of Quants & Data Scientists), so the successful candidate will be one of the first pure Software Engineers on site.


Responsibilities include:

  • Architecting and developing a huge new platform at the core of the business
  • Setting up the Dev environment with modern methodologies in mind that will allows future Engineers to cut the highest quality code
  • Learning and creating production ready code with tools and technologies you’ve not previously used
  • Work alongside Data Scientists and Quants, understanding their technical requirements and producing clean, well thought-out, scalable technical solutions
  • Work autonomously, researching the latest tools and software methodologies and suggesting / implementing innovative ideas to improve technical excellence
  • Take part in the recruitment process of future Engineers alongside the CEO
  • Eventually, take up team leadership responsibilities and assume role of resident technical expert and mentor!


Required Skills:

  • An understanding of Python, Java and/or Kotlin – any other languages would be a huge plus
  • A ‘right tool for the job’ mentality
  • Deep knowledge of SQL
  • An appreciation of software development best practices, (Test Driven Development, for example) why they are necessary and when to use them
  • An understanding of DevOps
  • Commercial experience building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines
  • Some knowledge of Cloud Computing (AWS, GCP and/or Azure)
  • The ability to work both alone and in a team with a ‘fail fast’ mentality


This role requires an individual who is able to drive their own self-development under the wing of a very experienced CEO/CTO who is always there to help. The right candidate will be mentored and coached over time to become a key figure in this new software engineering division.


If you feel you have the skills, curiosity and decisiveness required to help a team from scratch, please apply by submitting your CV.



Senior JavaScript / Typescript Engineer

Senior JavaScript/Typescript/Node Engineer at FinTech/tech-for-good start-up – recent funding – London – £70k + shares


A London FinTech and ‘tech-for-good’ company on the back of a successful funding round is looking to hire Senior JavaScript/Typescript Engineers as they are on the cusp of launching their flagship product.


Reporting directly into the CTO and as an early employee you will have considerable influence in the architecture, design and strategy of the software development business unit, and the role will grow into a leadership position rapidly.


This is a chance to join the company at an early stage and get shares in a business that has not only got FCA approval but has even been incubated in their Innovation Hub, as they fall into the ‘tech-for-good’ category and are recognised for solving a real-world problem.


The full tech stack:

  • JavaScript, Typescript
  • Node.js
  • React, Redux
  • NativeScript
  • MoleculerJS
  • AWS
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • MongoDB


The successful candidate does need to know all of the above tech but needs to have good knowledge of at least a few listed areas and a proven ability to pick up new tech quickly, as well as a passion for proper agile processes and of course working in a fast paced start-up environment.


To apply, follow through the above link or email your CV/introduction to matt@wearetalentbase.com or call on 07917 697487!




Senior Engineer – Hong Kong – React, React Native, Node, Python

Senior Engineer position at new FinTech Consultancy – Hong Kong– React, React Native, Node, Python, AWS – $600K HKD


A brand new and well backed FinTech consultancy in Central Hong Kong is looking for a Senior Engineer to join them at an early stage of the business. They are experts in software development, cyber security and cloud technologies, and already have solid client base.


Reporting directly into the CTO and as an early employee you will have considerable influence in the architecture, design and strategy of the software development business unit.


The tech stack:

  • React/React Native
  • Node and Python
  • RESTful API design, ORM concepts, software testing.
  • Bloomberg API
  • Typescript
  • AWS, Azure
  • Docker, Kubernetes


The successful candidate does need to know all of the above tech but needs to have good knowledge of at least a few listed areas and a proven ability to pick up new languages quickly, as well as a passion for proper agile processes.


For more info give us a shout on 0203 994 6400 or email your CV/introduction to matt@wearetalentbase.com