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Ripjar

Ripjar is a global company of talented technologists, data scientists and analysts designing products that will change the way criminal activities are detected and prevented. Our founders are experienced technologists & leaders from the heart of the UK security and intelligence community all previously working at the British Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ).

We understand how to build products that scale, work seamlessly with the user, and enhance analysis through machine learning and artificial intelligence. We believe that through this augmented analysis we can protect global companies and governments from the ever-present threat of money laundering, fraud, cyber-crime and terrorism.

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KEY INFO

Websites: https://ripjar.com
Business Sector: Computer Software, Financial Crime
HQ Location: Eagle Tower, Montpellier Drive, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Office Locations: Cheltenham, London Bridge, Bristol
Number of People: 140 People

CTO: Joe Whitfield-Seed

Female Leadership:
Head of People Operations:
Maria Cox
Finance Director:
Kate Bennett
Chief Commercial Officer:
Claudia Thurner
VP of Sales Development:
Simone Neville
VP of Marketing:
Loona Jarvloo
Head of Support:
Beth Shaw

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OUR MISSION

To help governments and organisations automate the detection, investigation and monitoring of threats from criminal activity using our state-of-the-art technology platform.

 

 

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BLOGS

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WORKING AT RIPJAR

You’ll work alongside amazing, high-performing colleagues on some of the most interesting work in security, risk and intelligence.

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OUR DIVERSITY & INCLUSION COMMITMENT

Ripjar is a diverse, friendly and compelling place to work.  We invite dedicated and talented individuals to join us as we continue our journey to success. As a company our mission keeps us motivated and focussed, and we recognise the importance of creativity and diversity to overcome challenges to achieve our goals. We value collaboration and encourage new ideas and approaches to continually innovate to stay ahead. We believe together we will be successful.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves.

Learn more about Ripjar’s commitment to diversity from Maria Cox.

Maria Cox, Ripjar

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INTERVIEW PROCESS

3 STAGE PROCESS

First stage – Video/Phone Interview (30-45 minutes)

This is an informal Q&A with one of our Tech Leads to understand the candidate’s skills and experience and to explain the role in more depth. There are some technical questions asked to assess technical ability.

Second stage – Technical Exercise (45 minutes)

There will be 5 mins for an introduction, 30 mins for the exercise, and 10 mins for follow-up questions and wrap-up.

  • The exercise will be run on the CoderByte platform with some initial sample code and written instructions provided

  • The exercise will involve writing Javascript code in a simple Node.js environment.

One of the Tech Leads would be present to provide guidance if needed

Final Panel Interview – 9(0 minutes - 2 hours)

  • The panel will start by introducing themselves and telling the story of Ripjar and describe the role in more depth, which takes about 10 mins

  • Then they ask the candidate to walk them through their cv and they will ask questions accordingly

  • In addition to this the panel have some standard questions they ask and some questions they have produced from looking at the CV

  • Then at the end, there is the opportunity for the candidate to ask the panel any questions they might have.

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D&I Partnership Associations

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Ripjar has recently signed the Tech Talent Charter (TTC) as part of its work to proactively encourage diversity in its recruitment pipeline. Maria Cox who leads on Ripjar’s HR strategy recently answered questions on the diversity agenda and what it means to Ripjar.

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TECH STACK

Node.Js
Python
MongoDB
Elasticsearch
JavaScript
React
TypeScript
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Perks and Benefits

25 days annual leave rising to 30 days after 5 years annual service
Company share scheme
Private family healthcare
Employee assistance programme
Company contributions to your pension
Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
The latest technology to work with, including a top of the range Macbook Pro
For those working in one of our offices there is a well stocked pantry

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