Careers

Netcraft is an internet services company based in Bath, England which provides internet research data mining and security services, including anti-fraud and anti-phishing services, application testing, code reviews, and automated penetration testing to clients worldwide.
Netcraft has the following vacancies; applications from outside the UK are welcome if supported by citizenship of an EU country or a current right to work in the UK and an excellent command of the English language.

Software Development Roles

Netcraft wants to recruit software developers to its team based in Bath, England. Projects involve working on a range of commercial services extending Netcraft’s network exploration and internet security services.

Important attributes include;

  • A broad knowledge of internet technology, together with an attention to detail, and a desire to find things out empirically rather than rely on conjecture.
  • A keen interest in network security, data mining, or web based user interfaces.
  • Evidence of conspicuous achievement and a strong computing background, consistent with a first class degree in Computer Science.
  • Expressive verbal and written communications skills.
  • A well developed sense of precaution; a person who likes to plan for the future with suitable programming abstractions, automated test suites & version control, and generally feel that they are in control of their own destiny.
  • Demonstrable programming ability and experience.
  • Prior experience with any of MySQL, Perl, Python, Rails, Git, Puppet, Amazon Web Services, Javascript, CSS, or Unix systems programming would be helpful.

Sales Positions
Netcraft requires additional sales people to sell its internet services.
The role is based in Bath, and involves both account management and new business development, including generating prospects, responding to inquiries, proposal writing, and helping determine strategy for new services.
Candidates should;

  • Provide evidence of prior sales achievement, and demonstrate that they have with the attention to detail and determination necessary to succeed in a competitive environment.
  • Possess articulate verbal communications skills, and the ability to write well.
  • Be likeable and candid, capable of building long term relationships with clients, and further extending Netcraft’s high level of repeat business;
  • Have a grasp of a broad range of internet technology, and an enthusiasm to learn.
  • Be confident using contemporary office technology, including electronic mail, RSS feeds, Instant Messaging, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and wiki.
  • Fluency in languages other than English is also very much of interest.

A significant part of Netcraft’s business is in the US, and time zone differences make it likely that a good chunk of weekday evenings is spent working.

Analyst
Netcraft requires an analyst based in its offices in Bath: periodic travel to client offices and industry events will be required.
The role would include producing content for Netcraft’s websites,
writing promotional and analytical content for Netcraft services & datasets, and responding to questions from customers, building up a wiki-based repository of explanatory information about Netcraft’s services.
Candidates should;

  • Provide samples of their technology writing and demonstrate that they can produce material which is lucid, informative, and above all, interesting and enjoyable to read.
  • Articulate verbal communications skills.
  • Be likeable and candid, capable of building long term relationships with clients and the media, and further extending Netcraft’s high level of repeat business;
  • Have a keen interest in internet technology, and an enthusiasm to learn.
  • Be confident using contemporary office technology, including electronic mail, RSS feeds, Instant Messaging, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and wiki.
  • Have an education consistent with a 2:1 or better degree and/or relevant experience in a role where writing about internet technology is a core activity.

Graduates, Industrial Years, Summer Placements
Netcraft is very keen to receive applications from high performing Computer Science students wishing to work at Netcraft after graduation, or work here for an industrial year or summer vacation. Plenty of programming experience and some background in one of the above technologies would be required.

Netcraft is also keenly interested in applications from graduates for sales roles.

Making Contact

Send a cv to cv@netcraft.com.