Rust / Python Developer at YouGov (allows remote)

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Job Description

YouGov is an international research and data, analytics group.

Our mission is to supply a continuous stream of accurate data and insight into what the world thinks so that companies, governments and institutions can better serve the people and communities that sustain them.

We have the best data and the best tools. We continuously challenge conventional approaches to research, and we disrupt our industry to ensure that our clients always get the best solutions.

We are driven by a set of shared values. We are fast, fearless and innovative. We work diligently to get it right. We are guided by accuracy, ethics and proven methodologies. We trust each other and bring these values into everything that we do.

Job Description

We are searching for a remote Rust and Python Developer to collaborate on a multihost distributed database and backend data services that integrate data from multiple sources and serve requests from a web-based data visualization portal.

What will I be doing?

  • Extending and optimising a Rust-based data aggregation server.

  • Taking shared responsibility for an in-house, column-oriented distributed database server written in Python.  Opportunity to swap out or redesign components for performance.

  • Collaborating with frontend and business logic team members to improve the speed of data delivery from the backend services.

  • Playing a key role on the team that is building Kubernetes deployments.

  • Porting servers from on prem VMs to AWS.


What do I need to bring with me?

  • 1-3 years’ experience of Rust development

  • 3+ years’ experience of Python development

  • Advanced experience with RDBMs, preferably PostgreSQL

  • Solid knowledge of microservice architecture and ZeroMQ or other messaging systems.

  • Experience with Kubernetes deployments.

  • Commitment to TDD methodology.  

Additional information

This is a full time, permanent remote role, which can be based in a YouGov Office or remote location in the UK or Europe. We are a global team with developers in the US, South America, Europe, and India.

Posted: 10 January, 2021