SwiftKey is looking for bright and engaging software engineers to join our professional services team.The huge success of the SwiftKey keyboard in the consumer market has led to a growing list of partners wanting to license our technology and product; a list that reads like a who’s who of the mobile industry and includes some names that might surprise you.
The professional services team is part of the core software engineering team and works closely with the sales organization. Its primary objective is to help OEM clients integrate our technology into their devices, as well as providing pre-sales and consultancy support to the same. The role will require you to work with our OEM clients, right from pre-sales to project kick-off through to deployment. You will work on SwiftKey client projects, implementing enhancements and modifications, providing technical support and consultancy and acting as the tech-lead on individual projects. You’ll work with and have the support of the engineers in the core software engineering team who have developed SwiftKey and you’ll report to the Head of Professional Services. The visibility and importance of these projects ensures you’ll get all the support you need to be successful.
Typically, applicants will:
- Have solid mobile software development experience (Java and/or C++) gained inproduct-orientated organisation. Something deeper than making use of presentation level system services in web application environment
- Have client facing experience and be a good communicator
- Thrive on problem solving and providing integration/technical support
Experience with some of the following will be beneficial but is not an essential requirement:
- Other mobile platforms including (but not limited to) Windows Phone, iOS, SymbianOS, Tizen, QNX
- Agile, iterative development
- Linux and Eclipse development tools and environment
SwiftKey is an innovative tech start-up that creates world class language technology. Our approach and our core technology are based on the application of principles from artificial intelligence – machine learning and natural language processing. The SwiftKey keyboard app for Android devices transforms the typing experience, delivering first rate error correction, word completion and next word prediction. The smart keyboard learns your personal writing style and typing characteristics, helping you to type faster.
Our vision is to apply this technology to a wide range of challenging real-world language problems, achieving lasting market leadership and changing people’s lives for the better. Market recognition of SwiftKey’s unique benefits and success in the consumer market has led to huge levels of interest in our technology from device manufacturers, platform vendors and vertical market software suppliers – leading to numerous licensing and integration opportunities. These opportunities, together with our own product roadmap and plans to address further application areas, have resulted in a need to grow our team – primarily in the areas of product development and professional services.
More about our culture
You’ll be joining a world class team of research and development professionals who are pushing the state of the art. A team that thrives on solving difficult problems in software engineering and language processing, utilizing the latest tools and technologies, and producing elegant and highly usable solutions for a range of users and partners. A team that is passionate about its work and its technology and products, about leading the market and about establishing lasting mutually beneficial partnerships with industry partners and licensees. A team made up of highly talented individuals who learn from, and support, one another.
If this sounds like an environment you’d thrive in and feel you can contribute to, take a look at our jobs board.
Unless specified otherwise, all positions are based at our London office in Southwark, near Borough underground station – however we support flexible working arrangements where practicable.
- A dynamic start-up environment in which everyone makes a difference
- A competitive salary and remuneration package including share options
- A friendly, informal yet professional working environment
- Career progression and development
- Monthly innovation days to do cool stuff
- Copious free food and drinks
- Up to 30 days’ holiday
- Company pension scheme
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Cycle to work scheme