United Kingdom

26 JAN 2018
SQR Systems London, United Kingdom

Backend Engineer (Python)

Who we are:

SQR Systems (http://sqrsystems.com/) is an innovative cyber security company and we are building a trusted secure communications platform for mobile and Internet of Things (IoT). The Ceerus platform enables organisations and developers to create products with our APIs and quickly enter the market by removing barriers around compliance and security assurance. Our patented software technology combines compression and encryption to enable high quality secure voice, video and messaging.

We were named one of the best secure mobile messaging apps in 2015 and one of the UK's 13 most promising cybersecurity startups. We have worked with organisations such as Vodafone, IBM, BAE Systems, UK Ministry of Defence, US Department of Defense, UK and Global banks as well as other UK Government agencies.

Our vision for the role:

The Backend Platform Engineer will design, build and support our secure communications platform. They will be responsible for designing, implementing, and deploying scalable components of the platform that powers our mobile and IoT products.

You should join us if you:

  • Are great at developing RESTful services in Python
  • Follow engineering best practices such as test driven development, and continuous integration
  • Are familiar with API documentation standards such as Swagger/OpenAPI
  • Have experience developing scalable platform components, and understand when and why components of a platform would need to scale
  • Can develop clean interfaces for the libraries you write and can keep the integrator in mind
  • Are happy integrating third party libraries, frameworks and APIs
  • Can communicate to technical and non-technical people, and are able to work in small teams
  • Are comfortable translating high level requirements into technical designs that can be implemented

Extra talents we look for:

  • Experience with configuration management technologies (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
  • Experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Rackspace)

Who we look for:

  • People who take ownership of what they do and proactively contribute
  • Team players with a drive to deliver, producing work on time and to a high standard
  • Independent thinkers who are inquisitive and not afraid to suggest new ideas
  • Individuals that are data driven but able to make judgement calls when necessary

Some of the perks:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Company pension scheme
  • Pastries every Thursday, and beer & pizza nights twice a month
  • Regular team outings, hackathons, meditation and improv

Our successes:

  • Winners of the November 2011 Shell LiveWIRE Grand Ideas Award and the Shell LiveWIRE Innovation Award 2012, both of which recognise young entrepreneurs with the most innovative business ideas
  • Winner of Cambridge Wireless Discovering Start-ups Competition 2013. That year we also won the Start-up category at the Global Security Challenge, and were a runner-up at Vator Splash London
  • Finalists of the Smart UK Project 2014, a competition to find the UK’s most innovative mobile company
  • Showcase winners of Innovate 2015, UK’s largest innovation conference

Where you'll work:

We are based in Plexal (http://plexal.com/), one of Europe's leading technology innovation centres based within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. It's a state-of-the art environment designed as a mini-city for companies both big and small to accelerate innovation, complete with a makers lab, events stage, high street and central park. Within 68,000 square feet, over 800 members converge at Plexal to imagine, design and create connected products that improve our lives.

If you want to join our team, please get in touch via careers@sqrsystems.com or forward it to your friends.

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12 DEC 2017
Torchbox Bristol, United Kingdom

Senior Python Developer

We are looking for a Senior Python Developer to join the team at Torchbox (https://torchbox.com/). You’ll be taking the lead on building a wide range of bespoke apps for our lovely, interesting clients - organisations like the NHS, the World Food Programme, Google, Médecins Sans Frontières. You'll be helping us improve Wagtail, our popular open source CMS.

To be successful in this role, you'll:

  • Be an expert in Python and Django, as well as one or more supporting languages, technologies and frameworks: DRF, JS, Wagtail, React, Vue, Docker, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL.
  • Be at expert-level in SQL, Linux command line and git.
  • Be confident communicating with clients to elicit clearly defined requirements and convert these into robust technical architecture.
  • Be able to proactively assist our clients with improvement and further development of their software.
  • Be experienced in producing high-quality technical specifications, documentation and accurately estimating the time required for the build.
  • Be confident in providing tests to support code, contributing to testing strategies and providing high-quality user training.
  • Have experience producing high-quality code to budget, demonstrating commercial awareness.  
  • Have the ability to operate as technical lead on projects.
  • Be confident contributing to proposals and pitching successfully.
  • Provide technical advice to the wider community.

We'd love you to have a current technical blog or an active Github profile. Maybe you're interested in Rust / Go / something we haven't heard of - tell us about it!

As well as the technical knowledge, you'll also:

  • Remain up to date with state-of-the-art developments in your software field and share your knowledge with the wider team.
  • Be confident keeping projects on track (time and budget) through strong personal project management skills, collaboration and supporting other team members.
  • Support colleagues (teaching, coaching, line managing, mentoring, reviewing and improving code).

In return we'll offer:

  • An opportunity to work on high profile projects for fantastic organisations making the world a better place.
  • Performance-related bonuses.
  • Conference allowance.
  • 25 days annual leave.
  • 5% Pension contributions in an ethical pension fund.
  • Life Assurance, Health Scheme, childcare vouchers, Bike to Work scheme, flexible working and more.  

Torchbox is a Best Companies 3-star accredited employer.  Working in either our central Bristol office or our Oxfordshire office in the beautiful Cotswolds, we offer a flexible, friendly working environment, with a high-quality team; weekly lunches with your colleagues: BBQs in the summer, curries, pizzas and stews in the winter; great company social events and more.

Torchbox is an Equal Opportunities employer.

No agencies, please.

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London, United Kingdom

Django Developer (Remote)

London, UK. REMOTE okay, but bonus points if you can get to London sometimes.

Wildfish - http://wildfish.com

We're a London based consultancy who work exclusively with Django.

We're looking for a full stack developer to join us, initially on a freelance basis. Primarily you'll be working on our client sites maintaining and developing Django web applications and mobile APIs, but also working on some of our own products and open source work.

Everyone in our organisation is a developer, all of us working remotely, although it's handy if you're within distance of London for meetings occasionally. We're ideally looking for someone in the UK, but will possibly consider someone overseas with excellent English in a similar timezone if we can't find someone in the UK.

Some of the things we use, which it would be good for you to know some of:

Python/Django [Essential]

HTML/CSS/Javascript [Essential]

Twitter Bootstrap

React / React Native

PostgreSQL

Ubuntu Linux Server Admin

Docker

AWS, GCE

The most important thing is that you must be passionate about your craft, and eager to share and learn with others who feel the same.

You'll need to be able to work autonomously, so it's important that you're the sort of person who has attention to detail and can be self motivated.

Please email work@wildfish.com, including the salary or rate you're looking for, along with a list of 3 Django apps you like to use in projects, and a link to any code you have available online.

Thanks :)

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16 NOV 2017
Growth Street London, United Kingdom

Software Development Engineers

We are on a mission to create a new kind of financial service. Growth Street is building a business banking platform to support the 5 million SMEs that power Britain.

We’re passionate about helping businesses maximise their potential, making applying for credit as quick and easy as possible. We have crafted an efficient marketplace for both borrowers and lenders, so they can get a better deal and a better service than the banks can offer. We are not a bank, and we are far more than an alternative lender. We are something better.

Growth Street engineers are skilled technically, and enjoy working in a team environment and contributing to its success.

We are a rapidly growing team from all kinds of backgrounds. We are deeply ambitious, we work hard and we work together.

We are an equal opportunities employer.


We need Software Development Engineers with experience of delivering impactful results by building first rate software applications. We want to hire people who can see solutions not problems and work collaboratively across all areas of the business.

This is a "level 2" or “mid level” role. It is ideal for somebody who wants to focus on doing great quality work and grow toward having a high degree of influence, potentially at a senior level. Typically, mid level engineers are the people who frequently do design work, but spend the majority of their time writing a lot of high quality code. As your role develops you can expect more responsibility for technical design and coaching.


Your Responsibilities
  • To help design and to build robust systems focused on extensibility, scalability and availability.
  • To apply a test-driven approach to all engineering moving forward, working with the team to this goal, shortening the feedback loop across the SDLC.
  • To contribute to a productive, creative and enjoyable engineering culture where builders can do work they feel proud of.
  • To work with business stakeholders, product owners and business analysts to understand requirements, develop ideas and design solutions.
  • To support production systems operationally and participate in continuous improvement of their quality.
REQUIREMENTS

Our tech stack includes, but is not limited to: Python 3.5; Django; PostgreSQL; Celery running in AWS infrastructure;. And, if you answer “yes” to the following questions, then we could be a great match:

  • Do you practice the principles around ‘12 factor’ app.
  • Do you apply the SOLID approach to everything you do?
  • Do you have proven experience of, or a preference for working in teams delivering complex, highly performing and high quality financial services products?
  • Are you motivated by the opportunity to transform our django-based applications into extensible, scalable and highly performing services.

You will be part of a fantastic and energetic team that constantly demonstrates the Growth Street company values of Being Curious, Being In-sync and Beating Expectations.

Nice to Haves

  • Experience within financial services.
  • Experience with integrations with various SaaS based financial/risk platforms such as Xero,FreeAgent, Moody's RiskCalc, Equifax.
  • Knowledge of Django & Django REST framework.
  • Experience developing against a cloud platform such as AWS, with an eye on serverless applications and beyond.
  • A competitive salary
  • Employer pension contributions of 5% of your base salary
  • Generous training, equipment and IT budget
  • The tools you require to get the job done
  • A strong and clear company culture, focused on growth
  • Participation in an employee equity scheme
  • 25 days of holiday plus Bank Holidays

The role is based from our London offices. We are located 1 minute from Aldgate Tube station.

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7 NOV 2017
Potato London, United Kingdom

Django Developer

We're looking for developers to join us in our office in central London, developing websites, tools and apps for huge audiences. Our clients include Google, YouTube and Tate. We are proud to be a part of the AKQA network.

This role will see you working as part of a friendly, expert team. The workload will sometimes be hectic, but the atmosphere is cheerful and proactive. We want to put you in a position to write and deploy the best code that you can.

There are plenty of technical acronyms in here, but fundamentally we're looking for intelligent people who have an eagerness to learn new things, and the communication skills to be able to explain them to humans such as project managers and our clients.

As well as the technical knowledge, we need people that get it - people who can figure things out by themselves but know when to yell for help. Cutting down and simplifying complex problems with interfaces which make them appear straightforward.

This is a Freelance role starting ASAP.


We like to see proven abilities in...

  • Python & Django
  • Using Git (or any DVCS) to manage parallel development on a large codebase
  • Use of PaaS, such as Google App Engine, Heroku, Elastic Beanstalk, or Windows Azure
  • HTML, CSS & JavaScript
We also like talking to people who enjoy...

  • POSH (Plain Old Semantic HTML)
  • Development & consumption of HTTP APIs
  • Internationalisation
  • JavaScript frameworks & libraries such as AngularJS, Backbone.js or React
  • Google Apps & APIs
  • Scaling applications across distributed machines
  • noSQL & SQL databases
In return you'll get...

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Nice laptop and phone
  • No counting of paid leave
  • Employer contributory pension scheme
  • Gym membership
  • Free lunch, drinks and snacks
  • A fun and supportive, developer-focussed working environment

Apply

Feel free to apply with a cover letter and CV. If we like what we see we'll get back to you quickly to arrange a cup of tea and a chat.


About You

Applicants must be available and eligible to work in the UK.



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26 OCT 2017
ihateironing London, United Kingdom

Full Stack Python/Django Engineer

Responsibilities

​The key responsibility for this position is the ongoing technical development of our platform. You'll be involved right across the life cycle of any technical projects from design right through to deployment and feedback. You'll need to understand business and user issues and create elegant technical solutions.

This includes;

  • Refining and improving existing platform features

  • Improving our use of data to monitor and drive performance

  • Managing the development of new features or initiatives

  • Developing and improving QA systems


Requirements

We are looking for someone with the following characteristics;

  • 5+ years industry experience

  • Keen to learn and adopt the latest technologies

  • Some experience with Django/Python

  • Experience with Postgres

  • Some knowledge of modern JavaScript preferable

  • Extremely well organised

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Interested and preferably experienced in working for a start-up

Why join us?

Join our company if you're keen to keep learning. Join if you think your career will progress because you’ll be given more responsibilities than elsewhere. Join because you can't face working on meaningless non-core code. Join because you like the culture and you think you’ll have fun. Join because in three year’s time when you look at this job and this company you’ll feel proud and it will be part of how you got where you were going. Join because as we grow our ability to reward you will grow and your income will grow with our success that you contributed to.​

  • Competitive salary (£55,000 - £70,000 per year)

  • £1,500 laptop/software allowance to setup your environment

  • Health and fitness subsidy

  • £500 annual conference budget

  • Share scheme


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27 JUN 2017
ihateironing London, United Kingdom

Django developer

Experienced Django developer required for a fixed period of 14 weeks to work on a number of tightly defined projects focussed on;

- automating some manual processes

- extracting and visualising some data points

You need to be very competent and comfortable with Django and Postgres while having a reasonable knowledge of javascript.

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31 MAY 2017
Audere Solutions London, United Kingdom

Small project: Affiliate Introducer Portal Development

REMOTE okay, but bonus points if you can get to London sometimes.

We need to develop a partnership portal where our business can keep our introducing affiliates up to date with commissions due (CVC file upload rather than system integration), check status of introductions, see upcoming social and corporate events, access training material and make referrals. 

We already have a portal we wish to replicate - I can provide direct access / screen shots of the inside of the portal as necessary. 

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13 DEC 2016
PrimarySite Ltd Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom

Django Developer

We would like recruit a further Django developer to expand our product development team. We maintain and build features for primary schools, enabling our customers to update their websites and communicate with parents with minimal effort. 

From large, complex multi-site projects to micro services platforms and custom apps, we have lots of interesting, creative and technical challenges to tackle. Your role will include:

  • Undertake development tasks using appropriate technologies
  • Follow the defined software development process adopted by the company
  • Pair program assigned task, if appropriate
  • Ensure that work is done to the highest standard, meeting PrimarySite's coding standards
  • Uphold collective team standards by code.  Review colleagues’ work and recommend changes where necessary
  • Ensure code is correctly managed though version control
  • Communicate both at a technical and non-technical level and share your development solutions with stakeholders
  • Ability and desire to learn
  • Ability to supply us with sugar based food groups
  • Ability to consume sugar based food groups

Salary:

around £30,000 (Dependent on experience.)

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2 DEC 2016
Wildfish London, United Kingdom

Django Developer

London, UK. REMOTE okay, but bonus points if you can get to London sometimes.

Wildfish - http://wildfish.com

We're a London based consultancy who work exclusively with Django.

We're looking for someone to join us. Primarily you'll be working on our client sites maintaining and developing new Django web applications and mobile APIs, but also working on some of our own products and open source work.

Everyone in our organisation is a developer, all of us working remotely, although it's handy if you're within distance of London for meetings occasionally. We're ideally looking for someone in the UK, but will possibly consider someone overseas with excellent English in the same time zone if we can't find someone in the UK.

Some of the things we use, which it would be good for you to know some of:

Python/Django [Essential]

HTML/CSS/Javascript [Essential]

Twitter Bootstrap

React / React Native

PostgreSQL

Ubuntu Linux Server Admin

Docker

AWS, GCE

I'm imagining we're looking for someone who has at least a year or two of Django experience and is eager to learn more.

The most important thing is that you must be passionate about your craft, and eager to share and learn with others who feel the same.

You'll need to be able to work autonomously, so it's important that you're the sort of person who has attention to detail and can be self motivated without someone on your case.

Ideally we're looking for a permie but will consider freelance if we can't find someone suitable. Possible share options for the right person.

Please email work@wildfish.com, including the salary or rate you're looking for, along with a list of 3 Django apps you like to use in projects, and a link to any code you have available online.

Thanks :)

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