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Front End Developer

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    £50000 - £60000 per annum + + share option

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    James Hepburn

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    about 1 year ago

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  • Client:

    Head Resourcing

Front End Engineer - Edinburgh (Hybrid)

Up to £60,000 per annum

Head Resourcing is working with an offshore survival products company who are on the lookout for an experienced Front End Engineer to join the team. My client who are developing a remotely operated Search and Rescue (SAR) Service for the Offshore Renewable Industry has specialist expertise in SAR operations, technology integration and automation systems.

Due to continued growth, they are looking for a front end engineer to continue this journey with them. This is a hybrid role with working from the office based in Edinburgh city centre 1-2 days per week and working from home the rest of the week. Please be mindful when applying that you will need to be able to commute to the office in Edinburgh.

As part of the team you will:

  • Drive software engineering best practice while designing the world's foremost maritime systems.
  • Develop and deploy cloud and edge software frameworks for computer vision and augmented reality processing.
  • Design and develop innovative REST APIs and SDKs to deliver computer vision and machine learning capabilities.
  • Provide technical support and contribute to the definition, development, integration, test and documentation.
  • Prepare technical requirements and software design specifications.
  • Demonstrate best practices for software development and documentation, making sure designs meet requirements, and delivering high quality software on tight schedules.

In order to be successful in the role, candidates ideally need to have:

  • Front end technologies such as REACT, JQuery, AngularJS or HTML5.
  • Databases such as SQL server, MySQL or MongoDB.
  • Experience of professional software engineering and deploying scalable DevOps solutions.
  • Experience with working on cloud AI services such as Azure and Google Cloud.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.

Preferred Skills (but not essential):

  • Solid foundation in computer vision; key areas of interest include object detection, tracking and recognition; multiple view geometry, activity recognition.
  • Deep understanding of machine learning technology and experience on turning machine learning technologies into practical, state-of-the-art systems.
  • Familiarity with Augmented Reality engines.
  • Solid real world system building skills.
  • Passion for cutting edge computer vision/machine learning technologies and product delivery.
  • Self motivated.
  • Excellent communication skills.

If this role sounds of interest and you would like to have a confidential chat to find out more, please apply or send your CV to

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