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Big Data Graduate Lead

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Founded in 2016 with only a handful of individuals, Quantexa was built with a purpose that through a greater understanding of context, better decisions can be made. 5 years, 8 locations and 420+ employees later we still believe that today. We connect the dots within our Customers data using dynamic entity resolution and advanced network analytics to create context, empowering businesses to see the bigger picture and drive real value from their data. Having just completed our Series D funding round and raising $153m in investment we are now in a scale up phase.

Due to the continuous success and high demand from our Customers, we are looking for Graduates to kick start their career as an Academy Lead by joining our Quantexa family.

What does a Academy role look like at Quantexa look like?

Our Academy Lead role is designed for you to develop your technical skill set, think creatively and be a real problem solver of major issues our clients are facing today. If you are someone who likes to think outside the box, holds a real passion for data and is open to new ideas, youll find a Qmmunity that recognises your needs to be a creative innovator and embrace it. This role involves working the academy which means you want to be customer facing and help to skill up the next generation of Quantexa data scientists.

For the first year you will work within the technology academy at Quantexa working to train and support our partners and customer ecosystem in Quantexa. You will lead reviews, help customers through problems, lead academy huddle events (with pizza and drinks for our customers) and drive the experience of our big data academy. In this role you will have exposure to Quantexas senior leadership and spend time with external stakeholders. You will also build a strong knowledge base of the product and improve the technical capability of the academy.

Youll be working closely with Data Scientists, Data Engineers, Business Analysts, Technical Leads, Project Managers and Solutions Architects, using entity resolution to generate networks and apply a scoring framework to identify risks. At Quantexa everyone is following the same goal of meeting our clients expectations and delivering a first-class service.

What training is provided, and technology will you use?

We want our graduates to learn the latest leading technologies and being the huge fans of functional programming that we are, your first 3 months will consist of going through our dedicated training academy. Youll have exposure to learning Scala, which is our primary language here at Quantexa, so you are confident and comfortable using our platform. Part of this exciting journey will also have you exposed to other big data tools such as Spark and Hadoop with our platform being hosted on Google cloud (GCP). You will learn how to create entities and networks and loading data using Elasticsearch in the Quantexa interface. Youll be required to generate a solution using our explorer in a world leading big data tool set. This training is heavily self-paced learning giving you the flexibility to add to the task and complete with set timings.


What do I need to have?

* We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who share a love of big data and have a numerate bachelors degree in either Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, IT/Technology.
* You will not want to be just head down in code, you will want to work with customers and partners of Quantexa to lead them through academy accreditation
* A passion and the desire to learn and code in Scala using multiple big data toolsets.
* Hold problem-solving skills and enthusiasm to pick up a broad set of tasks.
* Experience in Python, Java, Scala, R or similar technologies is desirable.
* Passion and drive to grow within one of the UKs fastest scale-ups.
* Passion to iterate our education offerings as we scale to the next stage.


Why join Quantexa?

We know that just having an excellent glass door rating isnt enough, so weve moved to a brand-new WeWork office and put together a competitive package as a way of saying thank you for all your hard work and dedication.

We offer:

* Competitive Salary
* Company Bonus
* Private Healthcare, Life Insurance, and Income Protection
* Cyclescheme and Techscheme
* Free membership to Calm Premium App
* Pension Scheme with a company contribution of 6% (if you contribute 3%)
* 25 days annual leave + birthday off!
* Amazing work environment

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