UK's 10 weirdest job titles of 2018

Technology positions dominate this year's list 

Shafi Musaddique
Thursday 15 February 2018 01:43 GMT
Not all the weirdest job titles involve wearing suits
Not all the weirdest job titles involve wearing suits

Quirky job titles are becoming more and more common, especially in the world of technology, according to the job and recruitment website Glassdoor.

What exactly is an ethical hacker and a python developer?

Here are the top ten weirdest job titles in the UK as revealed by Glassdoor:

1) Developer evangelist

Job description: A person mediating between a company’s technical staff and outside developers. This job really took off in the late 2000s with the rise of mobile phone apps.

2) Brow expert

Job description: This person transforms the way both you and others see your facial features. An eye-opening entry.

3) Cloud chief architect

Job description: The go-to expert on everything to do with cloud computing and IT database systems.

4) Telemedicine assistant

Job description: Administrative support for physicians who consult patients remotely through video conferencing. This person is the first point of contact for patients and will offer remote consultations as an alternative to face-to-face meetings.

5) Sandwich artist

Job description: Most of the day will be spent making and handling sandwiches. Think Subway.

6) Graduate brainbox

Job description: Simply put, this person is part of a group of the best young talent in a graduate recruitment scheme for marketing agency BrainLabs.

7) Listening lead

Job description: Someone who monitors and analyses data from social media platforms, often with an eye for metrics and charts.

8) Beverage application technologist

Job description: Hired by drinks companies to test flavours and produce prototypes of new products in a laboratory.

9) Python developer

Job description: Created by a former Google employee, this job refers to Python – a computer design programme that allows programmers to express ideas in small chunks of code.

10) Ethical hacker

Job description: This person is a cyber security expert that can replicate the threats posed by real hackers for businesses. An ethical hacker will try to unlock any weakness in IT systems that could be used by criminals.

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