Careers at Kudos

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Kudos is an award-winning, fast-growth technology company, with a vision to accelerate the positive impact of research in the world.

Every year, billions is spent on funding research, and yet the time it takes for this knowledge to be applied can be decades. Kudos is changing this by helping researchers communicate more effectively – not only with each other, but also with those that can apply their work to progressing global health, wealth and happiness.

In 2017, Kudos was named as within the top 3 most innovative, emerging companies in the global financial and information technology sectors. Our client list includes major publishers and universities, all over the world.

Hear more about our vision from Melinda Kenneway, cofounder and Executive Director:





Life at Kudos

Pension plan

Cycle to work scheme

Great location

Free parking

Monthly pizza lunches

Fruit for all

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Software Engineer

We're looking for Software Engineers to join our cross-functional delivery teams as we design and build new products and improve our existing ones. You need at least a year's commercial experience in using the tools and processes of modern software development: a couple of languages, source control with Git, an IDE or text editor and working within agile development processes. Each team member works on every part of the system, from the front end, to the back, to managing our infrastructure.

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Senior Software Engineer

We're looking for Senior Software Engineers to become key members of our engineering team as we design and build new products and improve our existing ones. You need to be an expert in the tools and processes of modern software development: from the languages you use, to source control with Git, to your favourite IDE or editor, to using agile development processes. You will also lead technical discussions, from low level to architecture, and help drive technical decisions. Each team member works on every part of the system, from the front end, to the back, to managing our infrastructure.

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Technical Lead

We're looking for a Technical Lead Software Engineer to lead one of our cross-functional delivery teams as we design and build new products and improve our existing ones. You need to have experience of leading a team of software engineers and be capable of making key technical decisions, taking into account both engineering and business requirements. You will work closely with the Product team and report to the CTO.

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Account Managers

As we continue to grow, we are looking for two more Account Managers to join the team, and provide essential support to Kudos' clients across publishers, societies, and institutions. Acting as a customer champion, you will be helping to ensure their ongoing experiences of our services are of high quality, and you will have the opportunity to support and shape the service we offer to all our stakeholders. You will be based in the main Kudos offices in Wheatley, Oxford. Evening/weekend work and travel may be required on occasion.

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Head of Academic Outreach

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Kudos senior management team. This new role will help us build on and strengthen our relationships with research funders and institutions, all over the world. You will be responsible for identifying and developing our relationships with potential partners and customers, and for deepening our understanding of researchers' needs in relation to dissemination, engagement and impact, both as individuals, and as members / leaders of research groups and departments. You will ensure that our services evolve in close alignment with these needs, and be the point person for Kudos within the research community, working closely alongside our founders and management team to engage with research funders, national consortia and other large research groups. You will report to our Executive Director, and be based in the main Kudos offices in Wheatley, Oxford. Evening / weekend work and travel may be required on occasion.

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Sales Manager

You will be responsible for sales of our new dissemination management service for research groups, which provides tools and insights to help departments, schools, units of assessment and research groups use their resources and budgets most efficiently as they pursue accelerated research impact. You will work closely with our Head of Academic Outreach to build opportunities, with an initial focus on the UK, quickly expanding to global prospects. You will be responsible for developing and closing those opportunities to meet annual sales targets. The role is based in the main Kudos offices in Wheatley, Oxford, though some remote working will be considered for the right candidate; evening / weekend work and travel will be required.

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