About Adarga

We are a young company with great ambitions and are constantly looking for people who share our passion for creating the most innovative and advanced technology, deployed in exciting and demanding environments. Our clients are both in government and the corporate world, where we focus on financial services. Currently we have two locations; with our business team based predominantly in London and our technical team in Bristol, UK.

At Adarga we believe in diversity. Building a team with a broad variation of backgrounds regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, social or ethnic background or any other dimension of diversity, is important to us and we strongly encourage personal expression in our working environment. Our greatest innovations will come from challenging the average and to do so we must have a wide spectrum of experiences and beliefs. The only constant we want in our business is talent and strength of conviction in our mission.

Current Vacancies

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Junior DevOps Engineer - Bristol

We are looking for a talented and unique Junior DevOps engineer to join our team working across a modern, web-focused technology stack. We work in a fast-paced environment, utilising cloud  based technologies to deploy our product to customers.

As a Junior DevOps Engineer, you will be joining Adarga’s rapidly expanding engineering team as part of an established DevOps function, reporting directly to the DevOps lead. In this role, you will be delivering, supporting and enhancing our products both in cloud, hybrid and onsite deployments and as required on customer sites. We are looking for someone who is fanatical about automation and always looking to improve how we deliver product whilst maintaining security and quality.

The role specifications:

  • Strong University degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Engineering, Maths or Science.
  • Strong communications skills in English.
  • Ability to quickly adopt and leverage new technologies and become an advocate of these.
  • Ability to self direct work between supporting day to day operations through to continuous improvement of Adarga’s infrastructure.
  • Ability to work as part of an agile, product-focused, engineering team.

Must have in-depth experience of:

  • Linux based operating systems.
  • Experience and understanding of networking including standard network protocols, DNSs, VPNs, Firewalls, etc.
  • Working with and managing cloud based infrastructure (we use GCP).
  • Containerisation technologies (e.g. Docker).
  • At least one scripting language (Python, Ruby, Bash, etc.).
  • Database technologies (MongoDB, Neo4J, ElasticSearch, Postgres, Cassandra, etc.).
  • Working in an agile environment (Scrum/Kanban).
  • Practical experience with onsite Atlassian toolstack (Jira/Confluence etc).

Beneficial if you possess experience of:

  • Windows based operating systems.
  • Orchestration technologies (e.g. Kubernetes, Mesos, Swarm, etc).
  • Delivering Infrastructure as code using tools such as Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform, Git.
  • Enabling continuous delivery of a Microservice based architecture.
  • Analysis and presentation of operational metrics for use in reporting and continuous improvement.
  • Modern monitoring systems such as New Relic or similar.
  • Understanding of governance frameworks such as ISO27001.
  • Penetration Testing and securing deployment environments.
  • Good understanding of Gitflow.
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Front End Software Engineer - Bristol

The role specifications:

  • Strong University degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Engineering, Maths or Science from a reputable institution.
  • Strong communications skills in English.
  • Ability to quickly adopt and leverage new technologies.
  • Ability to work as part of an agile, product-focused, software development team.

Must have experience in:

  • Modern JavaScript
  • HTML5, CSS3
  • Object oriented and functional programming
  • Git
  • Building web applications.

Beneficial if you possess experience in:

  • Agile experience
  • Typescript
  • Experience with any modern web frameworks (React, Angular, Backbone, Ember etc…)
  • Experience developing responsive websites
  • PostCSS, Webpack
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of machine learning
  • Experience working with or building APIs
  • Data visualisation or any experience with (d3 / pixi / gsap)
  • Experience writing clean, well tested, maintainable code
  • Developing or delivery of a product.
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UI Designer - Bristol

The role specifications:

  • Strong communications skills in English.
  • Ability to quickly adopt and leverage new technologies.
  • Ability to work as part of an agile, product-focused, software development team.

Must have experience in:

  • Two plus years of industry experience.
  • Demonstrable experience in designing web and mobile applications.
  • Wire framing
  • CSS / HTML
  • Experience with user focused UI design.
  • Photoshop / illustrator / experience design / sketch / balsamic.
  • Experience working in tandem with a developer.
  • Understanding of user studies.

Beneficial if you possess experience in:

  • Agile experience
  • Experience with data visualization.
  • Storyboarding
  • Interest in machine learning / artificial intelligence
  • JavaScript / JQuery knowledge
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Full Stack Software Engineer - Bristol

We are looking for talented and enthusiastic software engineers to join our team working across a modern, µ-service technology stack. We work in a fast paced environment, utilising agile development practices to develop quality, production-ready code to go into crucial applications.

The role specifications:

  • Strong University degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Engineering, Maths or Science from a reputable institution.
  • Strong communications skills in English.
  • Ability to quickly adopt and leverage new technologies.
  • Ability to work as part of an agile, product-focused, software development team

Must have experience in:

  • Software development across a modern web app stack e.g. Java, JavaScript (Angular / React or similar UI frameworks, NodeJS), Python
  • Agile software development methodologies (Scrum/Kanban)
  • Modern DevOps/CI toolsets (Git, Jenkins, Gradle, Docker, etc.)
  • Database technologies (MongoDB, Neo4J, ElasticSearch, Postgres, Cassandra, etc.)
  • Usage of open-source software and an appreciation of related licensing constraints

Beneficial if you possess experience in:

  • Other widely used functional/OO programming languages e.g. Scala, Go, Ruby, C/C++, C#
  • Microservices architecture
  • Machine learning / NLP
  • MapReduce computing engines (Spark, Hadoop)
  • Cloud computing services (Amazon, Google)
  • Message queue technologies (Kafka, RabbitMQ, etc.)
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Data Scientist – Recommendation Systems/Information Retrieval - Bristol

The role specifications:

  • A PhD in recommender systems, information retrieval or related field, or at least 3 years’ industrial research experience in a similar area
  • Strong communications skills in English.
  • Ability to quickly adopt and leverage new technologies.
  • Ability to work as part of an agile, product-focused, software development team.

Must have experience in:

  • A PhD in recommender systems, information retrieval or related field, or at least 3 years’ industrial research experience in a similar area
  • Excellent programming skills in Python or another language.
  • A solid understanding of good software principles including testing
  • Familiarity with version control systems
  • Good communication skills, able to communicate research effectively both to business stakeholders and engineers
  • Solid understanding of machine learning principles

Beneficial if you possess experience in:

  • Experience in user modelling and profiling
  • Knowledge of Deep Learning techniques
  • Understanding of Natural Language Processing
  • Cloud computing
  • Agile experience
  • Experience of scalable Machine Learning