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BE A PART OF SOMETHING BIG!

Want to join a fast-growing innovative business where your ideas get listened to and your work gets rewarded? Where you could be in Thailand one week and the USA the next? At Hello Soda, you won't just have a 'job', but a career with excitement and future prospects.

At Hello Soda, innovation is at the core of everything we do. We nurture creativity, talent and motivation to work, and in return give every member of our global team opportunities for growth and exploration.

Build the future with Hello Soda and reap the benefits.

Send your CV and cover letter to hr@hellosoda.com

If you are motivated, enjoy working in a fast-paced, agile environment, and are a good team-player, please email your CV to hr@hellosoda.com, alongside a cover letter, stating what role you are interested in, what you can bring to Hello Soda, and why you think you will fit into the company culture.

Be a part of something big.

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Full Stack Developer
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Business Development Manager, US
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Business Development Manager, UK
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VP of North America Sales
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Senior BDM – Financial Services Sector Lead
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Senior BDM – Marketing Solutions Sector Lead
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Head of Sales – UK
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Data Scientist – Modeller
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Role: Full Stack Developer
Primary Location: Manchester, UK
Employee Status: Permanent (Full Time)
Salary: Competitive

 

Company Overview

Hello Soda is a fast-growing international analytics business headquartered in the heart of Manchester, with offices in Bangkok and Austin. Our focus is in mining, analysing, modelling, and linking unstructured and semi-structured data, with software empowering consumers around the world to leverage their digital footprint and gain access to personalised services. In turn we help businesses verify identity, improve customer acquisition, and reduce fraud. Our industry verticals include financial services, gaming, travel, e-commerce, insurance.

The business is searching for a strong Full Stack Developer to develop and maintain a variety of internal user interfaces, consumer-facing browser scripts, and associated back-ends. You will be working in close collaboration with other software engineers as you interface with numerous internal microservices and contribute input towards their maturity.

The Role

General Responsibilities

  • Maintain existing customer-facing interfaces.
    • AngularJS single-page applications.
    • Vital consumer-facing web page plug-ins.
    • Enhancing telemetry and tests.
  • Developing a novel Business Intelligence system to:
    • improve availability of internal data;
    • manage access control requests and visualise audit trails;
    • automate business processes.
  • Delivering consistent, robust, predictable software.
  • Consult other software engineers in delivering intuitive customer-facing APIs.
  • You will not be expected to design user experiences beyond no-nonsense usability.

Skills & Requirements

  • Full English proficiency. Eligible to work & live in the UK.
  • At least 2 years of professional experience as a software developer.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • The candidate must show initiative, self-organisation, discipline.
  • Experience in structuring and developing applications from the ground up.
  • Experience with front- and back-ends of SaaS solutions.
  • Experience with application containerisation and continuous integration is a plus.
  • Experience with automated testing software.
  • Experience with at least one UI toolkit (e.g. Bootstrap or Foundation).
  • Good grasp of AngularJS and front-end technologies in general.
  • Good grasp of Python and at least one related back-end technology (e.g. Tornado, Flask).
  • Strong working knowledge of Git.
  • The candidate takes pride in their work and is not intimidated by knowledge sharing.

We offer:

  • Responsibility and freedom of expression as an engineer.
  • Modern tools, software, and practises.
  • An opportunity for hands-on experience with the challenges of a data-driven company.

Hello Soda is passionate about nurturing future talent, and we offer a range of work experience opportunities for people in different stages of their career or education.

Our flexible schemes will provide you with valuable skills and a taste of what it’s like to work in a fast-paced software business in Central Manchester.

With the option to gain experience in:

Tech
Data
Administration
Marketing and Design
You could go anywhere!

"My time at Hello Soda was very educational, both in learning how a business works and in getting used to working life. Throughout my 6 week stay everyone I met was friendly and informative, helping me if I had any queries about my work. The atmosphere within the workplace was amazing and I feel as though I have made many friends during my time there." - Milo Fitzpatrick

 

"I feel extremely fortunate that I had the opportunity to do an internship in a company such as Hello Soda, which is one of the most promising companies in Manchester for Data Analytics. I met a group of people who are very passionate and involved in what they do. This was a very important source of motivation for me!" - Cyril Noirot

Work experience with Hello Soda enables you to gain valuable experience, knowledge, and skills to help you build your career and offers potential to join the team as a permanent member later on. Learn more than you ever could in a classroom and spark your creativity with work experience and internship programs at Hello Soda.

Invest in your future and get in touch today.

Role: Business Development Manager US
Primary Location: 
Austin, TX
Reporting to: 
VP of North America Sales
Employee Status: Permanent (Full Time)
Salary: 
Competitive

The Company

Hello Soda is an international big data and text analytics business, headquartered in the heart of Manchester, with offices in Bangkok and Austin. We develop and sell software to businesses which empowers consumers to leverage their digital footprint to gain access to more personalised services, in turn helping businesses to verify identity and increase customer acquisition, reduce fraud, and personalise the user experience.

We are a small but fast-growing integrated team of management, sales, marketing, design, data science, data analytics, and development. Innovation is at the core of what we do, and we are revolutionising the way that social and unstructured data is being utilised across a range of industry verticals.

 

 

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, driven Business Development Manager with a sector specific focus to join our dynamic team, based in our Austin office. As a member of our team, it will be your job to introduce prospective clients to the benefits of our software solutions; converting leads and building effective longstanding customer relationships. Much of your time will be spent on the phone, but you will be expected to attend face-to-face meetings when necessary.

 

Requirements of the role:

  • Energetic, driven, tenacious attitude
  • Minimum of 3 years’ sales experience
  • Ability to run a solution sell from lead generation to close.
  • Thrive in a target-driven environment and perform well under pressure
  • Work well to a structured approach
  • Achieve KPIs and targets – including qualified opportunities, meetings booked, and outbound calls.
  • Lead generation – use a combination of skills to identify, nurture and manage leads until the point of closing.
  • Appointment making – contacting prospects with the intention of qualifying a potential opportunity and booking a meeting with a relevant stakeholder.
  • Campaign follow-up – ensure inbound leads are qualified, followed up and processed within 24 hours to ensure a first-class customer experience
  • Be a team player and fit in with the company culture

 

Skills required

  • Native-level of fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Exemplary history of excellent sales skills
  • Build effective rapport over the phone and face-to-face

 

Expected outcomes of the role

  • Expanded customer base
  • Increased number of converted leads
  • Fantastic on-target earnings 

 

Role: Business Development Manager
Primary Location: Manchester, UK
Employee Status: Permanent (Full Time)
Salary: Competitive
Hours: 8:30 - 18:00

 

The Company

Hello Soda is an international big data and text analytics business, headquartered in the heart of Manchester, with offices in Bangkok and Austin. We develop and sell software to businesses which empowers consumers to leverage their digital footprint to gain access to more personalised services, in turn helping businesses to verify identity and increase customer acquisition, reduce fraud, and personalise the user experience. Innovation is at the core of what we do, and we are revolutionising the way that social and unstructured data is being utilised across a range of industry verticals.

We are looking for a creative, entrepreneurial & self-motivated Business Development Manager to join our dynamic team, based in our UK office. As a member of our team, it will be your job to introduce prospective clients to the benefits of our software solutions; converting leads and building effective long-standing customer relationships. The ideal candidate should have experience running a solution sell using a full 360 sales cycle concentrating on new business, selling to relevant companies within a given sector.

 

Key Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience within SaaS/data solutions sales
    • Proof of experience within a specific sector required.
  • Experience running a full 360 sales cycle - booking meetings from cold, qualifying the opportunity and closing the deal
  • Ability to run a solution sell using a combination of skills to identify, nurture and manage leads until the point of closing
  • Achieve KPIs and revenue based targets
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Customer service mentality and a passion for sales
  • Run sector specific marketing campaigns to generate leads
  • Thrive in a target-driven environment, perform well under pressure and work well to a structured approach
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Full, clean UK driving license
  • Native-level of fluency in English

Expected outcomes of the role

  • Expanded customer base in your specific sector
  • Increased number of converted leads
  • Fantastic on-target earnings 
  • Opportunity to grow your career
  • Office based Monday & Friday, out-of-office meetings 2 days per week

Role: VP of North America Sales
Primary Location: 
Austin, TX
Reporting to: 
CEO/President
Employee Status: Permanent (Full Time)
Salary: 
Competitive

 

The Company

Hello Soda is an international big data and text analytics business, headquartered in the heart of Manchester, with offices in Bangkok and Austin. We develop and sell software to businesses which empowers consumers to leverage their digital footprint to gain access to more personalised services, in turn helping businesses to verify identity and increase customer acquisition, reduce fraud, and personalise the user experience.

We are a small but fast-growing integrated team of management, sales, marketing, design, data science, data analytics, and development. Innovation is at the core of what we do, and we are revolutionising the way that social and unstructured data is being utilised across a range of industry verticals.

 

The Role

The VP of North America Sales shares the organizations passion and commitment to our key goals. The key responsibility of this role will be to help us develop and implement our vision for the future, leading the Austin sales base through the next stage of its development. As a member and leader of our team, it will be your job to spearhead sales, introduce prospective clients to the benefits of our software solutions; converting leads and building effective longstanding customer relationships.

Requirements of the role

  • Making joint high-level decisions about policy and strategy.
  • Being part of the management team
  • Providing executive leadership within the Austin office.
  • Developing the organizations culture and vision throughout the US.
  • Achieve KPIs and targets – including qualified opportunities, meetings booked, and outbound calls.
  • Lead generation – use a combination of skills to identify, nurture and manage leads until the point of closing.
  • Recruiting new staff members.
  • Developing an organizational environment that promotes positive staff morale and performance.
  • Winning new business.
  • Shaping market opportunities.
  • Setting goals.
  • Building alliances and partnerships with other organizations.

 

Skills required

  • Native-level standard of English.
  • At least 7 years of sales experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years sales team management experience.
  • High-level commercial skills.
  • Exemplary history of excellent sales skills.
  • Work well leading a structured approach.
  • Ability to communicate a clear sense of purpose to the organization and all employees.
  • Educated to degree level.
  • Outstanding communication skills both written and verbal.
  • A high level of enthusiasm, proactive nature and a can-do attitude.
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly on new issues and to make sound judgments on them.
  • Have a can-do, problem-solving attitude.
  • Strong influencing skills.
  • Ability to plan own workload effectively and to delegate.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

Role: Senior Business Development Manager - Sector Lead (Financial Services)
Primary Location: Manchester, UK
Employee Status: Permanent (Full Time)
Salary: Competitive
Hours: 8:30 - 18:00

 

The Company

Hello Soda is an international big data and text analytics business, headquartered in the heart of Manchester, with offices in Bangkok and Austin. We develop and sell software to businesses which empowers consumers to leverage their digital footprint to gain access to more personalised services, in turn helping businesses to verify identity and increase customer acquisition, reduce fraud, and personalise the user experience. Innovation is at the core of what we do, and we are revolutionising the way that social and unstructured data is being utilised across a range of industry verticals.

We are looking for a creative, entrepreneurial & self-motivated Business Development Manager to join our dynamic team and head up our Financial Services sector. A deep understanding of the sector is vital in order to enhance the proposition and support others within your team to ensure all targets and KPIs are achieved. The ideal candidate should have experience running a solution sell using a full 360 sales cycle concentrating on new business, selling to relevant companies within the sector such as banks, payment providers etc. As a member of our team, it will be your job to introduce prospective clients to the benefits of our software solutions; converting leads and building effective long-standing customer relationships.

Key skills

  • 5 years’ experience preferable with SaaS/data solutions sales
    • Proof of experience within a specialist sector
  • Experience working as a successful team leader
    • Proof of targets achieved
  • Experience running a full 360 sales cycle - booking meetings from cold, qualifying the opportunity and closing the deal
  • Ability to run a solution sell using a combination of skills to identify, nurture and manage leads until the point of closing
  • Achieve personal and team KPIs and revenue based targets
  • Strong organisational and management skills
  • Customer service mentality and a passion for sales
  • Run sector specific marketing campaigns to generate leads
  • Thrive in a target-driven environment, perform well under pressure and work well to a structured approach
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Full, clean UK driving license
  • Native-level of fluency in English

Expected outcomes of the role

  • Enhance the proposition within the Financial Services sector
  • Expanded customer base in your specific sector
  • Increased number of converted leads
  • Fantastic on-target earnings 
  • Opportunity to grow your career
  • Office based Monday & Friday, out-of-office meetings 2 days per week

Role: Senior Business Development Manager - Sector Lead (Marketing Solutions)
Primary Location: Manchester, UK
Employee Status: Permanent (Full Time)
Salary: Competitive
Hours: 8:30 - 18:00

 

The Company

Hello Soda is an international big data and text analytics business, headquartered in the heart of Manchester, with offices in Bangkok and Austin. We develop and sell software to businesses which empowers consumers to leverage their digital footprint to gain access to more personalised services, in turn helping businesses to verify identity and increase customer acquisition, reduce fraud, and personalise the user experience. Innovation is at the core of what we do, and we are revolutionising the way that social and unstructured data is being utilised across a range of industry verticals.

We are looking for a creative, entrepreneurial & self-motivated Business Development Manager to join our dynamic team and head up our Marketing solutions sector. A deep understanding of the sector is vital in order to enhance the proposition and support others within your team to ensure all targets and KPIs are achieved. The ideal candidate should have experience running a solution sell using a full 360 sales cycle concentrating on new business, selling to relevant companies within the sector groups such as retail, lifestyle etc. As a member of our team, it will be your job to introduce prospective clients to the benefits of our software solutions; converting leads and building effective long-standing customer relationships.

Key skills

  • 5 years’ experience preferable with SaaS/data solutions sales
    • Proof of experience within a specialist sector
  • Experience working as a successful team leader
    • Proof of targets achieved
  • Experience running a full 360 sales cycle - booking meetings from cold, qualifying the opportunity and closing the deal
  • Ability to run a solution sell using a combination of skills to identify, nurture and manage leads until the point of closing
  • Achieve personal and team KPIs and revenue based targets
  • Strong organisational and management skills
  • Customer service mentality and a passion for sales
  • Run sector specific marketing campaigns to generate leads
  • Thrive in a target-driven environment, perform well under pressure and work well to a structured approach
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Full, clean UK driving license
  • Native-level of fluency in English

Expected outcomes of the role

  • Enhance the proposition within the Marketing solutions sector
  • Expanded customer base in your specific sector
  • Increased number of converted leads
  • Fantastic on-target earnings 
  • Opportunity to grow your career
  • Office based Monday & Friday, out-of-office meetings 2 days per week

Role: Head of Sales - UK
Primary Location: Manchester, UK
Employee Status: Permanent (Full Time)
Salary: Competitive
Hours: 8:30 - 18:00

 

The Company

Hello Soda is an international big data and text analytics business, headquartered in the heart of Manchester, with offices in Bangkok and Austin. We develop and sell software to businesses which empowers consumers to leverage their digital footprint to gain access to more personalised services, in turn helping businesses to verify identity and increase customer acquisition, reduce fraud, and personalise the user experience. Innovation is at the core of what we do, and we are revolutionising the way that social and unstructured data is being utilised across a range of industry verticals.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, driven Head of Sales to join our dynamic team, based in our UK office. As a member of our team, you will play a pivotal role in helping to shape and grow our sales team. The ideal candidate should have previous experience building a sales team and developing strategies to help increase revenue and client footprints. Authority and responsibility come with this role so must be in line with career goals as the ability to execute under evolving timelines and goals is paramount. Experience running a solution sell using a full 360 sales cycle concentrating on new business, selling to relevant companies within the sector is also paramount. Your main responsibilities will be to achieve growth and sales targets, work the team to KPIs and targets and to support the sales team with ongoing deals.

Requirements of the role

  • 4 years’ experience within SaaS/data solutions sales
    • Proof of experience required
  • 3 years’ experience building and growing a successful sales team
    • Proof of targets achieved
  • Ability to motivate and coach team members to achieve targets
  • Proven ability to drive the sales process from plan to close
  • Experience running a full 360 sales cycle - booking meetings from cold, qualifying the opportunity and closing the deal
  • Ability to run a solution sell using a combination of skills to identify, nurture and manage leads until the point of closing
  • Achieve personal and team KPIs and revenue based targets
  • Strong organisational and management skills
  • Customer service mentality and a passion for sales
  • Run sector specific marketing campaigns to generate leads
  • Thrive in a target-driven environment, perform well under pressure and work well to a structured approach
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Full, clean UK driving license
  • Native-level of fluency in English

Expected outcomes of the role

  • Grow and expand our sales team and customer base
  • Increased number of converted leads
  • Fantastic on-target earnings 
  • Authority and responsibility
  • Opportunity to grow your career to Sales Director
  • Office based Monday & Friday, out-of-office meetings 2 days per week

Role: Data Scientist – Modeller

Primary Location: Manchester, UK

Employee Status: Permanent (Full Time)

Salary: Competitive

The Company

Hello Soda is an international big data and text analytics business, headquartered in the heart of Manchester, with offices in Bangkok and Austin. We develop and sell software to businesses which empowers consumers to leverage their digital footprint to gain access to more personalised services, in turn helping businesses to verify identity and increase customer acquisition, reduce fraud, and personalise the user experience.

We are a small but fast-growing integrated team of management, sales, marketing, design, data science, data analytics, and development. Innovation is at the core of what we do, and we are revolutionising the way that social and unstructured data is being utilised across a range of industry verticals.

The Role

Hello Soda are looking for a Data Scientist with specific experience in modeling, feature generation and feature extraction who is used to implementing complex analytics for meaningful insights, of prototyping new models, and operating over a variety of business challenges in multiple sectors.

You will be required to perform exploratory research and help develop data processes in data analysis, predictive data modelling, time series analysis and anomaly detection or visualisation for a wide range of disparate datasets.

You will join a highly skilled team of Data Scientists, Analysts and Software Engineers, with a passion for developing solutions in modern technologies, to contribute analysis and models to obtain insight from a variety of unstructured and semi-structured data.

Responsibilities

  • Carry out exploratory data science projects and building predictive models and scorecards for a range of verticals
  • Identify new predictive insights and features from a variety of data sources
  • Apply a wide range of modelling techniques to tackle unsupervised, semi-supervised and supervised learning problems
  • Data and variable re-structuring, pre-processing and transformation across a wide range of data sources and API endpoints
  • Adapting modelling techniques for both small and large datasets (bootstrap methods, cross-fold validation, etc)
  • Validation and monitoring of model performance

Skills

  • Ability to model solutions to problems in innovative and original ways
  • Experience with all stages of a data science project, from importing and cleaning data from a range of sources and formats, feature engineering and model validation using R
  • Self motivation to drive the creation of data models forward and make them accurate and meaningful to others
  • Excellent communication skills, including data visualisation and reporting.
  • Strong technical skills, proficiency in programming in R is a must
  • Meticulous approach to data-handling and cleansing and an attention to detail

The Person

  • Passion for research and development
  • Demonstrates a high level of initiative and has an enquiring mind
  • Wants to be part of a high growth start-up company with global ambitions 

Desirable:

  • Experience with NoSQL (for example, MongoDB) databases
  • Experience with ETL processes and AWS
  • Previous experience in a B2B environment
  • Knowledge of building production ready modelling algorithms
  • Experience with technologies such as Docker, Spark and/or Shiny
  • Significant practical application of multi-variate techniques, such as; Decision Trees, Random Forest, Naïve Bayes, Clustering, Gaussian Processes, Generalised Regression, etc across a range of business requirements