47 Degrees | Part of Xebia and soon to be called Xebia Functional, is a global consulting firm specializing in functional programming and building safe software systems. We’re always on the lookout for talented individuals to lead and nurture projects involving Scala, Kotlin, and other technologies in the Back-end Engineering and Big Data space.

47 Degrees promotes and participates in diverse community projects including popular open source libraries, training events through our Academy, and D&I initiatives. Additionally, as part of our commitment to the community, 47 Degrees organizes a variety of conferences and Meetup groups across the Globe, including Scala Days, Lambda World, ScalaCon, and Scala at the Sea.

Now, we’re looking for a talented person to join our People and Culture Team who will be responsible for handling all the training and professional development of our employees. Keeping a strong focus on making the most out of their talents by helping them develop their full potential. Understanding the balance between what the learner wants and needs but also with a focus on the needs of the organisation.

Main duties include:

  • Creating and executing learning strategies and programmes.
  • Evaluating individual and organisational development needs
  • Understanding our company objectives in Learning and Development and creating training activities that align with these objectives.
  • Organising and implementing learning activities that boost the productivity of employees by engaging them companywide e.g. coaching, buddy, on-line learning
  • Design and deliver e-learning courses, workshops and other training programmes
  • Assess the success of development plans and help employees make the most of learning opportunities
  • Help managers develop their team members through career pathing
  • Provision of leadership and management training
  • Tracking Learning and Development budgets


Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Proven experience as an L&D Specialist
  • Current knowledge of effective learning and development methods
  • Familiarity with e-learning platforms and practices
  • Experience in project management and budgeting
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills; sharp business acumen
  • Ability to build rapport with employees and vendors
  • BSc/BA in Business, Psychology or a related field
  • Professional certification (e.g. CiPD) is a plus

What you can expect from us:

This role includes the flexibility to work remotely in the United States or from the Seattle office. Here’s what you can expect from us:

  • A competitive salary and company benefits based on country location
  • Life Assurance
  • 8% pension contribution
  • Opportunities to work collaboratively with colleagues across the entire organisation
  • Annual company retreat
  • Continuous education support with access to training courses on our Academy Platform
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Wellbeing and Reward Platform
  • All the tools you need including a MacBook, Monitor, Mouse, and Keyboard

You can also expect support from leadership and your colleagues. We love seeing our own employees succeed and we’ll do what we can to foster your growth and creativity. This is an exciting opportunity with a fast-growing, cutting-edge company.

47 Degrees is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Please feel free to share your preferred pronouns with us during the application process.

47 Degrees does not sponsor work visas, either at the time of hire or at any later time. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United Kingdom, and to complete any required employment eligibility forms.