Graduate Platforms Software Engineer

Cambridge, UK

Full time

At Audio Analytic we’ve built a market for artificial audio intelligence within the high-volume consumer electronics sector, and we’ve signed several high-profile marquee customers. We’re recognised as the leaders in the field of AI and sound recognition both by our customers and by market commentators such as IDC and Wired.

Joining the Platforms Engineering team, you will contribute to the development of tooling and mission-critical platforms to support our machine learning of sounds. This includes Alexandria™, the world’s largest commercially-exploitable audio data platform for consumer electronics; our machine learning computation platform; and our audio engineering frameworks.

You’ll be based in our Cambridge office, which is right in the middle of town. For a fast-paced company, our culture is what you’d expect: relaxed, fun, close-knit, hardworking and very rewarding.


Primary role

Your primary responsibilities will be to deliver high quality, maintainable and robust code in an agile manner. You will be working closely with other Platforms Engineering team members. In addition, you will be working with other technical teams such as Machine Learning Engineering and Data Engineering. There are many friendly and experienced engineers to help you develop your skills and deliver the company’s technical vision.


Skills and experience


  • An understanding of professional software engineering practices
  • Proven programming skills ideally in Python and/or Java
  • Analytical with a data-driven approach to making decisions
  • An interest in learning a range of technical skills
  • Drive and enthusiasm to work in a multi-faceted environment


  • Experience using Linux and the command line
  • An interest in audio
  • An interest in machine learning


Personal Attributes

If you were to create a word cloud that captured your personal attributes, it would need to include words like articulate, empathetic, analytical, practical and diplomatic. Those qualities will help you settle in and make a real difference from day one, which is important to us – we want you to love what you do.

Working at Audio Analytic is intellectually challenging and rewarding, and we have fun. We are a very open company with a flat hierarchy and a collaborative and positive culture; we don’t stand on ceremony or behind titles, and we have a relaxed but ‘get it done’ approach to everything we do. In order to be successful here you’ll need to be able to embrace all our values and thrive within them, building relationships and communicating effectively with colleagues right across the business.



A numerate/engineering degree, ideally in Computer Science or software-related. You are also likely to have three A’s at A-level, or equivalent.


Offices are in Cambridge City centre. Casual dress code, informal and sociable atmosphere, and a good work/life balance.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We offer a highly competitive range of benefits to help you live well, plan ahead and have fun. These include free gym membership, private healthcare, life assurance and free pizza.



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