Sandwich Year Out Placement Software Engineer

Picking the right Employer for your year out placement is key to getting your career on the best trajectory. At Dream Ai we’ve had our placements and Graduates go onto senior level roles in the likes of  Microsoft, Unilever as well as enjoying staying on and having a varied and fascinating career with us working on world leading Visual AI and Machine Learning projects.


We work at the cutting edge of Visual AI and Machine Learning projects,  partnering with the likes of Google, Facebook and Major Ecommmerce and Lead Generation Advertisers in the UK and US. We have a tight team and you’ll work as closely with our Ops team as you will with Devs to get an end to end appreciation of not only the code you create but the application and success in the real world.


Dream Agility has featured in Forbes as one of the top 29 most exciting AI companies, we were awarded a place on the first national applied AI scale up program and voted by KPMG and Fevad for being one of the top e-commerce start-ups. Amongst multiple awards for technology and innovation, Dream Agility also won the Venturefest digital innovation award. All our tech is built inhouse.


RESPONSIBILITIES: Work with the team to help define  tasks in the product roadmap and timelines. Assist in defining and developing a robust API based architecture to underpin the next version of the product. Assist in Identifying and implementing performance and functional improvements and ensure the product is scalable in the process. Assist in all phases of product development lifecycle and ongoing release cycles. Work with latest APIs from Google, Amazon, Facebook and other cloud applications. Able to ensure quality processes by writing and implementing effective testing processes. Develop solutions on the latest available technology in a fast-moving environment. Learn and innovate on the latest cloud platforms. Support the AI and Machine Learning Projects run by the PHD Machine Learning & AI Research Team. Keep complete documentation to support our patent applications.


TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS: Preferably, but not essential : Java or C# experience. Experience with databases like MySQL. Understanding of HTTP and REST APIs. Writing performant code (use of Hashsets and other performant techniques). Advanced Object Oriented Programming. HTML, Javascript and CSS experience. Git experience or other code repository experience. Experience in unit/acceptance testing. Ability to document technical solutions and define development tasks accurately.


CAPABILITIES: Able to meet deadlines. Asks questions with a commercial perspective in a fast moving development environment. Ability to identify issues early and define the appropriate solution. Excellent communications skills both verbal and written. A can-do attitude. Clean and understandable code. Doesn’t overengineer solutions. Responsive to change and ability to adapt fast.


At Dream Agility we have lofty ambitions, but at the same time we recognise that sustainable growth can only be achieved by providing a positive  environment for our employees. As a family run company, we seek to offer the right balance between work and leisure. We nurture our talent and provide jobs that work to your strengths and interests. We have a passion for innovation, which is backed up with partnerships with the Universities in the North West. We provide:

  • Very interesting/ challenging  work
  • A relaxed working environment
  • Ample free parking
  • Great location – in the heart of Ramsbottom (often touted as one of the best places to live).


How to Apply:

Please send your CV and availability for interview to