Current Vacancies
Talented Data Scientist

Quick Look

  • Location : Edinburgh EH2
  • Start : ~July~Aug
  • Duration : Permanent
  • Pay : 30k-45k
  • Company Size : 9 persons

Role Description

Want to make a better world? We're hiring a data-science-savvy developer to work on machine learning / AI that raises money for charity and empowers internet users.

This is an exciting chance to apply cutting-edge machine learning / AI / data-science work in a worthwhile way, working with a top team.

Company Overview

Good-Loop is a platform that puts video ads on websites.

But: if you watch one of our ads, the advertiser gives half the money to charity.

We currently serve 1.6m ad impressions a month, with clients including Unilever, Kit-Kat, and Canon. Last year we raised over £200,000 for good causes – such as medical aid, educating children, helping the homeless, tackling mental health issues. We are turning ads from a nuisance to be blocked, into a shared positive moment (which works better for the advertiser too). Our company mission is to make ethical more profitable.

Candidate Requirements (Essential)

  • Mathematics or data-science skills (specific qualifications are not required - evidence of ability is required).
  • Programming experience - this can be in any language, provided it shows your capability.
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work in a team
  • Also must be independent enough to manage your own work
  • Quick learner
  • Reliable worker
  • Must have example code that you can send us (see below)

Candidate requirements (Desirable)

  • Time-series analysis
  • Deep learning (TensorFlow or PyTorch - bonus points for TensorFlow in Java)
  • User-profiling
  • Machine learning
  • Java
  • Javascript
  • ElasticSearch
  • Html + css
  • React
  • Mathematical / technical qualifications
  • Knowledge of advertising and marketing
  • Experience working as part of an agile development team
  • Project management
  • UX / User-centred design
  • Graphic design / data-visualisation
  • Business experience

Apply

Please send the following items/information to jobs@good-loop.com with the subject line: "G-L Job: Data-Scientist"

1. A brief summary of your education and/or work experience

2. Your full CV

3. A short portfolio of your best work (e.g. a github link, or a portfolio website).If possible, we prefer an example of a hobby project -- a project you did for its own sake (which need not be polished or completed), and of a professional project.

The shortlist will be invited for an interview which includes a short but challenging technical reasoning test.

Junior Developer

Quick Look

  • Location : Edinburgh EH2
  • Start: ~July~Aug
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Pay: 18k-25k
  • Company Size : 9 Persons

Role Description

Want to make a better world? We're hiring a junior developer to work on digital advertising (a web-app in disguise) that raises money for charity and empowers internet users.

Company Overview

Good-Loop takes money from advertisers, and gives it to charities.

But Good-Loop is not itself a charity: we do this by making ads more effective, and we make a healthy profit on each ad. We are turning ads from a nuisance to be blocked, into a shared positive moment which funds social and environmental good. We also believe in treating internet users fairly, empowering them to be partners in the advertising and data ecosystem. Clients include Unilever, Kit-Kat, and Pepsi and we're on track to over £1m in ad spend this year.

Key Tasks

  • Developing our web-applications
  • Front-end: Javascript and React, Back-end: Java
  • Working with designers to deliver a good user-experience.
  • Testing (and automating our tests)

Candidate Requirements (Essential)

  • Programming experience - this can be in any language, provided it shows your capability.
  • Good communication and team-work skills
  • ...and independent enough to manage your own work
  • Quick learner
  • Reliable worker
  • Must have example code that you can send us (see below)

Candidate Requirements (Desirable)

  • Html + css
  • Javascript
  • React
  • Java
  • ElasticSearch
  • Software testing
  • Technical qualification(s)
  • Good academic background
  • Machine learning or data analysis
  • Knowledge of advertising and marketing
  • Experience working as part of an agile development team
  • UX / User-centred design
  • Graphic design
  • Business experience

Apply

Please send the following items/information to jobs@good-loop.com with the subject line: "G-L Job: Junior Developer"

1. A brief summary of your education and/or work experience

2. Your full CV

3. A short portfolio of your best work (e.g. a github link, or a portfolio website).If possible, we prefer an example of a hobby project -- a project you did for its own sake (which need not be polished or completed), and of a professional project.

The shortlist will be invited for an interview which includes a short but challenging technical reasoning test.