Venture Tech

Job Locations UK-London
Job ID
2018-1837
# of Openings
1
Business Entity
Octopus Investments
Category
IT
Type
Intern

Overview

Who we are

  • Privately held company, launched in a bedroom 15 years ago, now with 500 employees and £6 billion under management.
  • We’re one of the most active VCs in Europe.
  • We have been fortunate enough to back some great companies: Evie (AMZN), graze.com (CG), LoveFiLM (AMZN), Magic Pony (TWTR), Secret Escapes, Sofar Sounds, SwiftKey (MSFT), Zoopla Property Group (FTSE: ZPG). 

Responsibilities

About the role

 

We have a great opportunity for a talented, energetic and results-oriented technologist to join us at Octopus Ventures, as we enter a phase of technology innovation and development of internal tools. You’ll be involved in the full range of defining, integrating and developing tools to support our investment activities, working with internal teams to generate insights that drive growth initiatives and influence business decisions.

 

What you’ll be doing?

    • You will be a key part of a small team that will define and deliver the technical roadmap that will allow the Ventures team to scale to the next level.
    • This will involve working with the Octopus Ventures Tech Team using a mixture of coding and technical understanding to assist in the specification, selection and implementation of new software and features.
    • You will be driving processes and technology innovation, while helping Octopus Ventures define what the future of venture capital will be

 

 

Qualifications

 

Who you are:

  • Python (or similar) developer with several years of experience.
  • You code because you love to “build stuff”.
  • You want the “stuff you build” to be used by a large number of people.
  • You’re a self-starter, maybe you spend your evenings and weekends working on your own side-project(s).
  • You have a “can do” attitude and love to experiment, tinker and play.
  • You’ve failed often enough to know you’re not perfect (but secretly you know you’re pretty darn good).

WHY?

    • A very supportive team
    • Stunning office.
    • Salary + benefits.
    • Diverse/multinational team.WHERE?

WHERE?

 

  • We’re looking for a candidate who can work from our offices in London.

 

At Octopus, we recognise the importance of embracing diversity in order to create a high performance culture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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