Graduate Software Engineer

Rudheath, England, United Kingdom · Technology


Opening Date: 26th October

Closing Date: 26th November

Salary: £30k - £55k

Location: Northwich, Cheshire

Company Overview

The Hut Group aims to be the World’s leading Online Health & Beauty Destination. We are currently the UK’s leading multi-website online retailer with rapidly growing global operations and a unique proprietary technology platform. With over 16 million customers worldwide and 400 million visits to our sites annually, we understand the importance of reliable technology and a data-driven expertise.

Our software is the core of our business and enables the company to continue to grow and thrive. The Group’s industry leading and proprietary technology platform powers its own consumer sites plus global media partners and brand owners, including: Unilever, Nintendo and the Daily Mail Group. We develop all of our own applications in-house with our Development Delivery Teams. In order to enable our Delivery Teams to continue to achieve, we are always looking for bright and intellectual people who are happy to push boundaries and really challenge the status quo.

Led by world-class technologists with a diverse range of backgrounds ranging from Silicon Valley tech giants (Google, Amazon) through to Hedge funds and Algorithmic Trading Firms. You will be surrounded by highly intellectual and passionate colleagues, all with the common goal to help us grow this business globally, fast.

All of these factors combine to create a seriously compelling career opportunity for the very best talent. We seek bright, motivated and ambitious talent who can really help scale our business – In return we offer unprecedented career, leadership fast track opportunities and top of market compensation.

Growth & Innovation

We are looking for talented, ambitious technologists in a variety of disciplines to join our Innovation and Growth team. The innovation team is currently managed by technology leaders from Google and Amazon and staffed with the brightest Computer Scientists from Oxbridge, Imperial, ETH, Moscow, IIT and we’re looking for more outstanding individuals to join the group.

The innovation team conducts pioneering research but also is one of the leading development groups in the company. The goal of the team is truly ambitious - Using our wealth of customer behaviour data (customer visits, order history, search, click stream data) to talk to each customer personally, making them feel like we exactly know who they are and what they are interested in.

We work on cutting edge machine learning algorithms to deliver innovation that will improve user experience across all touchpoints with the customer, including product recommendations, search & discovery, on-site merchandising, automated pricing and mobile personalisation, CRM, online advertising, social media, logistics, promotions and much, much more.

As thought leaders in online retail, we are also interested in economists, mathematicians, engineers and scientists. A key hallmark of this team is the extent to which members can work with other groups, especially in more traditional business areas such as marketing, trading and buying.

Applications are accepted immediately, interviews arranged flexibly with travel re-imbursement and offers made for Summer/Autumn 2015 and beyond start dates





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