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Software Engineer

Hours: Full-time, 35h (5 day week) with 2-month trial period

Salary: £24,000-£32,000 per annum depending on experience

Closing date for applications: 9 April 2021

About us

We are looking for a full-time Software Engineer to join our growing team. We are Edinburgh-based but currently working remotely so welcome applications from elsewhere in the UK.

Wallscope’s team of Knowledge Engineers builds products and solutions for organisations looking to leverage Knowledge Graph technologies to make sense of their data. We use Machine Learning and Semantic Technologies to create Knowledge Graphs and Linked Data applications. Our software stack includes Natural Language Processing and Named Entity Recognition technologies for data mining and relationship mapping - making information contextual and highly deliverable in diverse formats.


Your main responsibilities will involve working as part of the development team to build, test and maintain the software stack. You will report to the Technical Director and Lead Developer.

Skills and experience

We are looking for an individual who is interested in making a difference with data with a willingness to learn and an enthusiasm for the ever-evolving AI landscape. This role requires teamwork, the ability to work independently and an innovative approach to development.

Experience must include:

  • HTTP/web development (server-side)
  • Programming experience
  • Previous work in Linux environments
  • Basic knowledge of Docker and container architectures

Preferred (knowledge of one or more of these areas is desirable):

  • Knowledge Graphs (RDF, Linked Data)
  • Programming in one or more of: Kotlin, Go, JavaScript (backend and/or frontend), Python
  • Deploying to cloud services (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Use of Machine Learning models in production environments (particularly NLP)
  • Experience in front end web development
  • Experience using GitHub, Slack

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this position please send the following information to

  • A brief description of yourself and why you are interested in the role
  • Your CV
  • Your availability

Are you interested in making a difference with data?

At Wallscope we’re always on the lookout for new talent, so if you have a passion for new technologies and are keen to learn and develop your skills, we’d love to hear from you.

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As well as developing innovative new products and services, we take the lead in research and development for machine learning and semantic technologies. We embrace a pro-learning work environment and are passionate about sharing knowledge with others.

As part of this we regularly host events and webinars in conjunction with organisations such as the University of Edinburgh, Scotland IS, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and the Scottish Government.

Presentations are available from our most recent Innovating with Open Data event, held in association with the University of Edinburgh Business School. This explored data-driven innovation and how that can positively impact learning, teaching and digital transformation.

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At Wallscope we offer a supportive and employee-focused company culture within a friendly, growing team.

We value cultural as well as technical fit

We believe a diverse team delivers better results

We value originality and creative problem-solving

We value a good work/life balance and actively work against burnout culture

We support mental and physical wellbeing in the workplace

We are committed to building a sustainable world and adopt environmentally-friendly working practices and attitudes


Find out more

Have a look at Working for Wallscope on our YouTube channel for a chance to hear from some of our team members as well as information on what we do and why.

Our team also blogs about our work and their particular interests on Medium.