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We're on the hunt for a highly motivated Graduate Engineer, Research & Development, to join our innovative, remote team and embark on an exciting journey in the realm of AI.

Are you a recent graduate based in the North East with a burning passion for Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Does the idea of shaping the future of technology alongside a dynamic team of experts captivate you? Look no further! We're on the hunt for a highly motivated Graduate Engineer, Research & Development, to join our innovative team and embark on an exciting journey in the realm of AI.

You'll be working with a team of home-based developers and will be mentored and coached by a developer who has been on the forefront of AI for years. His work helped evaluagent to become the first company in its field to launch an Open AI API integration.

About us

We're at the forefront of AI-driven innovation, redefining the Contact Centre SaaS space. Our R&D (Research & Development) team is a playground for the imaginative, the inventive, and the curious. As a Graduate R&D Engineer, you'll be instrumental in pioneering the next generation of AI-powered capabilities that will revolutionise contact centres globally. You'll have the freedom to explore, experiment, and create within a supportive, highly engaged and experienced tech team.

We have an outstanding team of devoted developers; many have been with us from the early days of our journey. They stay because they think it’s a great place to develop professionally, and it's a place where hard work is rewarded.

Our values

  • Curiosity: We encourage exploration, questioning, and innovation.
  • Passion: We drive impactful solutions with enthusiasm.
  • Generosity: We support each other and share knowledge for collective success.

Your role

  • Mentorship & Growth: You’ll be guided by an experienced AI developer.
  • Collaboration: Work with a diverse team of experts, learning and sharing knowledge.
  • Innovation: Design and build ground breaking AI solutions, with support to help you succeed.
  • Autonomy: Ownership of projects from conception to fruition with support to help manage your work.
  • Learning: Share insights and foster a collaborative learning environment.

What you’ll be doing

  • Collaborate with senior engineers and product managers to develop next-gen AI capabilities.
  • Research emerging technologies, trends, and methodologies in AI, ML, and data science.
  • Design and implement algorithms, models, and systems to solve complex problems.
  • Develop and enhance AI-driven products from ideation to deployment.
  • Conduct experimental design, data collection, and analysis to evaluate AI algorithms.
  • Integrate AI capabilities into existing systems, ensuring seamless interoperability.
  • Stay updated on advancements in AI and share insights with the team.
  • Engage in knowledge sharing, mentorship, and continuous learning to foster innovation.

Your qualifications

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, or a related field.

Your experience:

  • Proficiency in programming languages like Python, PHP, Java, or C++, with a knack for turning ideas into code.
  • Familiarity with AI principles and methodologies, with a willingness to dive deep into the unknown without fear of failure.
  • Previous experience in DevOps or related fields is advantageous but not required

Your attributes:

  • Eagerness to learn and a passion for exploring new technologies.
  • A curiosity for carving new paths and challenging the status quo.
  • A creative problem solver who sees opportunities where others see obstacles and isn't afraid to explore uncharted territory.
  • A relentless drive to learn, grow, and make your mark.
  • A self-starter with the ability to work with autonomy, with support available (home working is not for everyone, but we provide support with team meet-ups and a co-working allowance).

Perks of the job

  • Salary: in the region of £35,000.
  • Home-Based Working: Everyone works remotely at evaluagent.
  • Flexible Working Hours: Support for flexible working hours to accommodate a healthy work-life balance.
  • Co-Working Allowance: Use your co-working allowance to work from a co-working space if you fancy a change of scenery.
  • Home Working Allowance: We pay a home working allowance towards Wifi and electricity.
  • Pensions Contribution (Evaluagent will contribute 5%)
  • Income Protection for long term sickness and Life Insurance
  • Two Company Meet-Ups Per Year and quarterly Team Meet-Ups in the UK
  • Private Health Insurance with Vitality - Support for when you need it the most, including mental health support and therapy. Earn rewards towards free Nero coffee, smart watches, cinema tickets, reduced gym memberships and more.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays - Plus your Birthday off, and the option to buy an extra 3 days.
  • Working Abroad - Work from anywhere for up to 6 weeks at a time, over 120 days (incl. holiday days).
  • Growth and Development - Supported bespoke Personal Development plan with dedicated L&D days. You will receive regular coaching and mentoring from experts across the business.
  • Volunteer Day - Spend the day making a difference in your community.
  • Enhanced Family Leave - For Maternity, Paternity, and Adoption.

Ready to unleash your creativity and push the boundaries in a supportive environment?

Apply now and embark on a journey of discovery and innovation at evaluagent. Your adventure begins here! 

Interview outline

We plan to have 3 stages, all virtual:

  1. Getting to know each other, cultural video call with our People Team
  2. Interview with our CTO, Garth Hinkel, and our Principal Engineer, Will Bennison. This will include a task focussed element.
  3. Coffee chat with some team members

Whilst we are open to applications from graduates around the UK, preference will be given to North East-based graduates: With team mates in your area, collaboration and meeting up are always within face 2 face reach.