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15gifts has always been a close-knit team. And nothing’s changed, even as we grow rapidly. We still obsess over quality, love getting into the details, and want to have fun doing it.

So if it sounds like you’d fit in – and you’re up to the challenge – then apply for one of our current vacancies below.

 

 

Backend Developer
UX Designer
Junior Tester
Senior Developer (Data)

Backend Developer

Brighton, UK
Closing date: 26/07/2018

Key area:

Salary:
30-38k

Attendance:
Full-Time

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About Us

Here at 15gifts, we’re obsessed with the psychology of choice. Studying the key elements and heuristics that drive people to make confident choices on the high-street, and bringing those qualities into the digital world through intelligent decision-engine technology.

Today we power thousands of confident consumer choices every day across some of the largest brands in the UK including O2, Virgin Media, EE, Sky, BT, Three and The Times. With every engine interaction, we’re learning more about customers, gathering insights and powering more and more accurate recommendations.

About the role

We're on a mission to see how close our technology can get to offering the same level of service online as you receive from a brilliant high-street assistant. Our decision engines are already live across some of the largest brands in the UK and are expanding to markets around the globe. We are looking for a developer to join us as our business expands to partners around the world.

We’re looking for a backend developer to help us grow and maintain our product API’s and internal back office system. We are in the process of rewriting our back office from Perl to Javascript so any experience with Node.js would be advantageous.

What we’re looking for

As mentioned we’re looking for the 1st member of our support team. This person will receive all training required to help support both the applications and business. The successful candidate will be a fast learner who can apply their knowledge to unfamiliar problems and spot opportunities to improve existing features or create new ones. The ability to communicate both to technical people within the team and externally to others, in or outside of the company, is essential.

Skills
  • 2+ years experience with a scripting language (Javascript, Perl, Python).
  • Understanding of Node.js.
  • Database experience preferably mySQL.
  • Experience building scalable web services and applications.
  • Ability to quickly learn new languages, tools and libraries.
  • Being a full-stack developer with a backend emphasis would be ideal.
  • Experience with Ubuntu, Vagrant, Docker, or AWS would be a plus.
  • Up to date with the latest software development technologies and methodologies.
What we offer
  • Working with some of the largest companies in the UK, including Sky, EE, The Times and Virgin Input into all aspects of the business
  • 33 days holiday (incl bank holidays)
  • Your birthdays off work
  • Fresh fruit, beers and regular social events
  • The occasional office dog visit

UX Designer

Brighton, UK

Key area:
UX design

Salary:
30-42k

Attendance:
Full-Time

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About Us

Here at 15gifts, we’re obsessed with the psychology of choice. Studying the key elements and heuristics that drive people to make confident choices on the high-street, and bringing those qualities into the digital world through intelligent decision-engine technology.

Today we power thousands of confident consumer choices every day across some of the largest brands in the UK including O2, Virgin Media, EE, Sky, BT, Three and The Times. With every engine interaction, we’re learning more about customers, gathering insights and powering more and more accurate recommendations.

The position

Due to significant growth, we are now looking for a talented UX designer to join the product team and help drive our products forward.

This is a fantastic opportunity, that would allow you to work closely with leading UK and global brands, as well as having a large influence on a young product.

The ideal candidate would have 2+ years of UX design experience within a digital agency or product environment.

About the role

Working alongside our product owners, lead UX designer and visual designers to create groundbreaking digital products

Ability to work as a part of a team or individually to deliver results Designing new features and optimisations for both our existing products and internal tools

Taking ownership of a product aspect to guide its evolution and optimisation forward

Developing ideas that improve user engagement and have a positive impact upon conversion

Building interactive product prototypes

Validating and briefing with developers to ensure feasibility and clarity of
intent

Recruiting candidates and conducting usability tests, in order to validate new features and product optimisations

Undertaking user research

Planning, creating and facilitating a UX workshop

Skills
  • 2+ years as a UX practitioner, ideally within a digital product based environment
  • Demonstrable history of reasoned UX decision making
  • Experience of iterating a digital product
  • Experience of planning and running UX workshops
  • A background of working closely with both developers and visual designers
What we offer
  • Working with some of the largest companies in the UK, including Sky, EE, The Times and Virgin Input into all aspects of the business
  • 33 days holiday (incl bank holidays)
  • Your birthdays off work
  • Fresh fruit, beers and regular social events
  • The occasional office dog visit

Junior Tester

Brighton, UK

Key area:
QA

Salary:
18-23k D.O.E

Attendance:
Full-Time

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Limitless choice isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

After a point, adding more options gets overwhelming. It stops us choosing at all. Or leaves us regretting the choices we make. Here at 15gifts, we’re obsessed with the psychology of choice. Studying the key elements that drive people to make confident choices on the high street, and bringing those qualities into the digital world through intelligent decision engine technology.

Today we power thousands of confident consumer choices every day across some of the largest brands in the UK, Europe and the US, including AT&T, Sky, O2, Virgin Media, Deutsche Telekom, EE and The Times. With every engine interaction, we’re learning more about customers, gathering insights and powering more and more accurate recommendations.

We're a small team with a great culture and we're excited about the opportunity ahead of us.

Job description

We are looking for a Junior Tester to provide QA and contribute to our testing processes. You will need a hands-on approach working closely with our design, development, data science and partner experience teams to help define, plan and execute test cases across multiple projects and product versions.

Your role will include cross-browser/device testing, the specification of acceptance criteria and test cases during project planning, and ownership of tickets throughout the sprint process. Ideally, you will have experience of automated testing which you can use to help develop our testing framework and use to implement testing of our systems.

Responsibilities
  • Plan, execute and perform testing across both product development and BAU work streams
  • Provide early input on upcoming tasks from the relevant expert and end-user perspective
  • Assist the development team in the identification of test cases
  • Design and prioritise tests to create the best coverage and business value
  • Track and monitor live system performance to provide early warning of potential issues
Bonus points for
  • ISTQB or equivalent
  • Proficiency in writing test scripts using Selenium or other automation
  • Experience of working with Agile project management methods such as Scrum
  • Basic understanding of distributed source control systems, specifically Git/li>
Person specification

Fundamentally we want someone who is smart and can get stuff done, it may sound clichéd but we would much prefer to hire someone who is talented and allow them to train and gain experience, than to hire someone with all the points checked off but who has the wrong attitude.

If you are willing (and more importantly, wanting) to learn and get on with being a part of a growing team, and are excited about helping us to maintain and improve the quality of the excellent work we do then we want to hear from you.

Skills
  • Pin-point attention to detail
  • Ability to find problems and root causes. You want to break stuff and help fix it
  • A hunger to ask questions - for your own knowledge, and to challenge assumptions
  • Experience of a range of web browsers, operating systems and devices
  • Understanding of web-based technologies and testing web applications
  • A desire to constantly improve your knowledge and experience
  • Confidence to provide constructive criticism and positive feedback
What we offer
  • The opportunity to work with our experienced team on products used by thousands of people every day
  • The chance to join a company at an incredibly exciting time of growth
  • Working with some of the largest companies in the UK and beyond
  • Training and development budget
  • Apple MacBook
  • 33 days holiday (inc bank holidays), plus birthdays off
  • Beer, fruit, and regular social events
  • Various office dogs

Senior Developer (Data)

Brighton, UK

Key area:
Data/Development

Salary:
TBC

Attendance:
Full-Time

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About Us

Here at 15gifts, we’re obsessed with the psychology of choice. Studying the key elements that drive people to make confident choices on the high-street, and bringing those qualities into the digital world through intelligent decision-engine technology.
Today we power thousands of confident consumer choices every day across some of the largest brands in the UK including O2, Virgin Media, EE, Sky, BT, Three and The Times. With every engine interaction, we’re learning more about customers, gathering insights and powering more and more accurate recommendations.

Job description

As the first dedicated and senior Data Developer in a growing team of Analysts and Data Scientists, you will play a crucial role in defining our data stack and creating new ways for us to learn what’s best for our clients and their customers. You’ll be working alongside our Dev team to develop the machine learning infrastructure that underpins our recommendation product. Working on our Python codebase and MySQL/Redis/Snowflake data infrastructure, you will draw on your past experience to put in place the proper foundations to keep pace with the rapid growth of the company.

Key Responsibilities
  • Take ownership of all aspects of our data infrastructure
  • Mould our current recommendation engine into a scalable and more general system for deploying algorithms
  • Productise our recommendation testing tools
  • Relentlessly improve the quality of our codebase
Skills
  • 3+ years experience software engineering
  • Python & SQL
  • Experience with scalable machine learning infrastructure (desirable)
  • Experience supporting a data pipeline from end-to-end (desirable)
  • Linux & Cloud Services (Docker, Vagrant and AWS desirable)
  • Experience developing hypothesis testing platforms (desirable)
  • Redis, JS, node (desirable)
What we offer
  • A fun and creative working environment
  • The opportunity to be responsible for a key aspect of the business - driving a real impact and seeing your work used by thousands of people every day
  • The change to join a company at an incredibly exciting time of growth
  • Work with some of the largest companies in the UK incl. Sky, Virgin and The Times
  • Input into all aspects of the business
  • 33 days holiday (including Bank holidays) and your birthday off work
  • Fresh fruit, beers and regular social events
  • The occasional office dog visit