Data Acquisition Engineer / Developer - Junior

  • Graduate, Database Engineer, Data Analyst, Data Engineer, Data Scientist
  • Permanent
  • London, UK
  • Full time (graduates) / Part time (undergraduates)

  • Remote for non London - flexible f2f office visits

  • London office based - WFH Hybrid Policy

TXODDS are a global lead in dissemination of sports fixture and pricing information, offering primarily B2B products including versatile API’s, highly customisable low latency feeds and advanced Big Data analytics.

The technical side is primarily based on using advanced fully-typed, functional Scala as well as using Python in some parts of the technology stack, with Puppet- and Kubernetes-derived DevOps, and distributed and clustered technology being the cornerstone of the architecture. The infrastructure is extremely diverse and has components deployed in various native and Cloud environments across the world.

Summary of the Role and Team

You will be working with geographically distributed teams of people, primarily in the UK, and across the EU, on various fast-paced business and technology-driven projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build operate and maintain data acquisition processes.

  • Adopt and follow a good pace of software refactoring and paying off the technical debt.

  • Effectively communicate with the product owners, testers, and business stakeholders.


  • Degree from an accredited college or university (or equivalent certification and/or relevant work experience).\

  • Undergraduates with motivation to work part time in their final years of university.

Mandatory Skills

  • Coding proficiency in either Python or SCALA.

Bonus Skills

  • Experience working with Linux use for service hosting and day-to-day use.

  • Experience working with various data SQL and NoSQL stores.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with competing and alternating priorities and constant focus on delivery.

  • Logical and structured approach to problem-solving in both near-term (tactical) and mid-to-long term (strategic) horizons.


  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

What's in it for you?

You will be joining a highly motivated, focused, always moving forward global team and a successful expanding business with ample opportunity to grow.

Remote interview and hiring process

TXODDS makes protecting the health and wellness of colleagues and candidates considering a career with ourselves the highest priority. Our recruitment and on-boarding experience for this role will likely be fully virtual for no London based team.  Candidates interviewing will get to know their team over the phone and video.  Our goal is to provide you an on-boarding experience that will immerse you in our business and development culture and set you up for success.