United Kingdom

14 FEB 2019
Market Access Transformation England, United Kingdom

Senior Back-end Engineer

RPR™ is developed and maintained by a small and growing agile technology team. With offices in the UK and India, we work remotely with flexibility around UK core hours. We hold daily stand-ups over video and work closely together, communicating frequently throughout the day using a combination of Slack, Zoom and e-mail. We combine a relaxed and friendly culture with a commitment to delivery – we say what we do and do what we say.

Reporting to the Head of Technology, the Senior Back-end Engineer will:

  • Play a key role in developing and maintaining MAT’s RPR™ portal
  • Be a technical leader within the MAT team
  • Collaborate with experienced engineers, designers and analysts
  • Make use of great tools and techniques including Django, Python and PostgreSQL to deliver great software and maintain the technology platform

Responsibilities

  • Work in a cross-functional agile team to build important new application features for the RPR™ platform
  • Lead by example - writing great code and helping others to do the same
  • Work closely with the Head of Technology to design and architect the RPR™ platform
  • Deliver tested and functionally complete software components that meet requirements
  • Focus on the back-end but be expected to contribute your experience at all levels of the stack
  • Collaborate with software engineers, analysts and other stakeholders and take opportunities to learn and lead as they arise
  • Take ownership of the RPR™ API and be a go-to person for back-end technical knowledge
  • Help drive quality and improve coding standards, testing, delivery processes and tooling
  • Offer technical support and leadership as required to MAT colleagues
  • Think imaginatively about problems and give your opinion and listen to others

Experience and Expertise

  • You will have at least 6 years of professional software development experience
  • You will have full-stack web development experience with excellent back-end skills
  • You will have shown technical leadership in a team environment
  • You will have a solid understanding of system design and a good understanding of API architecture
  • You will have deep and demonstrable knowledge of Python and Django and you will know how to develop high quality API components with these tools
  • You will have experience of using a broad set of web application technologies including JavaScript, AngularJS/Angular, HTML5 and CSS3
  • You will know your way around different data platforms such as PostgreSQL and Druid 
  • You will be used to working with tools like Git, Jira, Jenkins, Selenium and the AWS environment and you will have a good understanding of version control, release management, TDD and testing.
  • You will appreciate how the software development lifecycle works in a small team 
  • You are comfortable working in a security-conscious context and you understand the importance of OWASP best practices, penetration testing and data encryption; and
  • You will enjoy working in a team environment and collaborating closely with remote colleagues 

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14 JAN 2019
Cycle Confident London, United Kingdom

Junior Developer

About Cycle Confident Ltd (part of the Be Confident Group)

Cycle Confident has been in operation for 10 years and is a stable, profitable and well organised business.

We are leaders in the market place and our bespoke industry-leading software enables us to continuously scale and grow the business. We have recently acquired BikeRight as part of the Be Confident Group and the two companies together have allowed us to expand our geographic area and become the primary National cycle training provider providing consistent quality training throughout the UK.

About the role

We are a dynamic and ambitious company who have developed bespoke cycle training software over the past 10 years and we are recruiting for a junior developer to continue the site development. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a big impact not only within the organisation but also within our industry as a whole.

Our ideal candidate will have some experience in Python and using Django for web development. 

We are looking for a candidate who is technically very able, has a desire to learn and develop their skill set with us, problem solve and be able to understand and interpret front end user requirements into technical development. 

You will be supported by an experienced Lead developer who has been developing the software for many years. We're developing lots of new features and if you think you can be part of a fast paced, adaptive release schedule and bring a sharp mind and great analytical skills to the table we would love to hear from you!

Technical skill set requirement:

The successful applicant MUST:

  • Have experience with Python/Django, Git, Linux
  • Be familiar with version control and release management techniques.

Will IDEALLY have experience with:

  • PostgreSQL
  • Javascript
  • jQuery
  • CSS

Not required but helpful experience with:

  • Nginx
  • uwsgi
  • Celery
  • Redis
  • Amazon Web Services
  • TDD

Salary

£21,000 - £30,000 per year depending on experience

Terms

Initial 12 month contract

Working hours

Approx. 40 hours per week.

Location

The successful candidate will be located at the company's dedicated premises in SW9. Ideally, we are looking for someone who is currently based in the UK.

If this role is genuinely of interest, please reply with the following:

  • 100 words on why you would like to work with Cycle Confident
  • Up-to-date CV 
  • Examples of some recent work, and explain which parts of the project you worked on. 
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17 SEP 2018
ihateironing London, United Kingdom

Lead Developer Python/Django

DESCRIPTION

ihateironing is reshaping an entire industry. We are empowering local dry cleaners to deliver an amazing experience for our customers. This is an extremely exciting time to join the company as we are striving to grow from 5,000 to 50,000 happy customers with technology and product development being central to our growth plans.


The key responsibility for this position is the ongoing technical development of our platform. You'll inherit a well crafted and intelligently designed project. Our core system is built with Django and we use React Native for our two mobile apps.


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 and make smart choices on which technologies we use.


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
  • Lead on all backend and ops work and be comfortable contributing to front end initiatives
REQUIREMENTS

We are looking for someone with the following characteristics;

  • 5+ years industry experience
  • Keen to learn and adopt the latest technologies
  • Experience with Django/Python
  • Experience with Postgres
  • Comfortable with TDD
  • 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
BENEFITS

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 contribute to.


  • Competitive salary and share incentives (Up to £100,000 package for the right candidate)
  • £1,500 laptop/software allowance to setup your environment
  • Health and fitness subsidy
  • Free laundry/dry cleaning/ironing
  • £500 annual conference budget
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30 AUG 2018
Clear Review Bristol, United Kingdom

Full Stack Python / Django Developer

Who are we and what’s our mission?

We’re a passionate and fast-growing team who’s motivating force is to rid companies of dreaded annual appraisals and make performance and development discussions at work human and meaningful.

The world of performance management (if we must call it that) has been so bad, for so long. Annual appraisals, complex ratings scales, uncertainty, anxiety - we’re looking to put an end to all of that. Employees and managers simply need to be enabled with the right culture and the right technologies to be the best that they can be.

Our SaaS platform - Clear Review -  is the simplest performance management system on the market. It’s a tool that facilitates quality conversations and feedback rather than bureaucratic form filling exercises.

We’re genuinely excited about the mission we’re on. We’re scaling quickly and have funding to ramp things up even more. We’re needing new people who can get excited about this journey to come on board with new ideas, new energy, and a desire to get stuck in and make a difference!

About the role

We’re looking for a full stack developer to work with our development team on our Clear Review product, which is built in Python/Django and Angular. The role will mainly be home based but ideally you’ll be able to work in Bristol one day a week (where our Development team is based).

About you

  • You’ll be an experienced developer who enjoys working on scalable web applications.

  • Most importantly, you’ll have a good aptitude for learning new technology as our technology stack is evolving over time.

  • Used to working in an Agile development team in a Kanban style.

  • Motivated to work on your own remotely.

  • Strong Python/Django skills and an understanding of frontend frameworks preferably Angular.

  • Able to communicate ideas in a clear way.

  • Have a Test Driven Development approach to producing good quality code.

  • Be able to review other developers code and give clear comments.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Estimating task development using agile pointing system with other team members

  • Planning tasks and scenarios before development to identify required tests with other team members

  • Continuous development of new and existing features on our web application

  • Attending daily stand up meetings

  • Review and comment on other developers code via pull requests

Technical Skills

Essential

  • Agile development

  • Good communication

  • Strong Python Django (Minimum 3 years)

  • Understanding of RESTful APIs

  • HTML CSS Javascript

  • Javascript frameworks (mainly Angular)

  • Strong use of version control (Gitlab)

  • Test driven development

Desirable

  • Django Rest Framework

  • Protractor testing framework

  • Remote working

  • Docker

  • RDBMS

  • AWS

No agencies please
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23 AUG 2018
Potato London, United Kingdom

Senior Django Developer - Digital Product Agency

We're Potato, a cutting edge Digital Product Design business with a pretty unique culture. Due to growth, we are looking for a Senior Django Developer to join us in our Studio in central London.

We love developing digital products, websites, tools and apps for huge audiences. Our clients include Google, YouTube, Tate to name a few. We are also proud to be a part of the AKQA network.

This position will see you take a leading role in our large Developer team. You’ll need to be able to make sound architectural decisions while building complex and highly-scalable web applications. You’ll also mentor and lead developers in your wider product team.

Working alongside Designers, Coaches and Product Leads, you’ll be responsible for delivering the technical side of products by ensuring you and your team produce excellent simple, reliable, maintainable software, meeting user and client needs and timelines.

We’re looking for someone who writes great code, but also enjoys working directly with clients whilst taking a high-level strategic view of the product. We love to hire people who are keen to contribute to Potato’s unique culture and help us to develop our ways of working.

We like to see proven abilities in...

  • Building websites in Python & Django
  • Using Git (or any DVCS) to manage development in teams
  • Use of Google App Engine or a similar Paa
  • Engineering for both relational and non-relational databases
  • Designing scalable data structures
  • Understanding security vulnerabilities and how to prevent them

We also want to talk to people who enjoy...

  • Meeting and working directly with clients
  • Mentoring and supporting fellow developers
  • Working across the full web stack
  • Producing high-quality software
  • Finding opportunities to optimise and simplify software
  • Writing secure and well-designed APIs
  • Finding creative solutions to technical problems and user needs

About Potato

At Potato, we think that technology should improve our lives. That’s why best-in-class software development and human-centred design are at the heart of everything we do. We’re a talented bunch of problem solvers who are committed to finding a better way; delivering smarter products that provide more satisfying experiences and more valuable outcomes for our clients and their users.

Having launched some of the smartest, most scalable and secure digital products on the planet, it’s no wonder we’re trusted by our clients to provide them with the highest standards of delivery in the industry. Our team of experts (we call them Potatoes) collaborate across London, Bristol and San Francisco, to produce work for our rather impressive list of clients, including: Google, Natural History Museum, Tate and the BBC.

Potato perks

  • Competitive salary
  • Unlimited holiday
  • Free lunch every day, drinks and snacks
  • A fun and supportive working environment
  • Nice laptop and phone
  • Pick your own flexible working hours
  • Employer contributory pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity / paternity scheme Gym membership
  • Annual team Away Days
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers

Learn more about life at Potato

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19 JUL 2018
Wildfish England, United Kingdom

Django Developer (Remote)

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

Wildfish - https://wildfish.com

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

We're looking for a full stack developer to join us, ideally permanently but will consider freelancer too. 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 technical, 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.

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. Please also mention if you have any interest in cryptocurrency.

Thanks :)

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10 JUL 2018
WiseAlpha England, United Kingdom

Senior Python/Django Full Stack Developer

About WiseAlpha

WiseAlpha is a Fintech that is shaking up the banking and fixed income industry. Until now, the corporate loan and bond market has remained largely untransformed by technological innovation and access has remained out of the hands of everyday investors. WiseAlpha is leading the way in opening this multi-trillion asset class to the masses. Our philosophy is one of market liberalisation and freedom of access to the best investments. We are looking for similarly minded people to join the firm as we expand. And, not that we like to brag, but we also won the award for Best Investments Provider at the British Bank Awards 2018.


About you

We’re looking for a top-class Python/Django developer to help us build and improve our platform. We’re a small team so we need lateral thinkers and keen all-rounders who are happy to work on all parts of the system. Our team takes pride in quality work and delivering on tight schedules whilst striving to produce scalable and maintainable code.


What will I be doing?

You’ll be working closely with the CTO and a small team, building new products and services as well as streamlining the existing system. Your voice matters! As we’re such a small team you’ll be able to help shape all parts of the development processes. Our goal is to keep lean and agile whilst producing high-quality software.


Skills and experience

We’d like you to have had exposure to a wide range of web technologies. Ideally, you’ll have worked with the following:

  • Django

  • Python

  • Django Rest Framework

  • React, Angular or Backbone

  • Jquery

  • Javascript

  • AWS

  • Postgress/MySQL

  • HTML5

  • CSS 3

  • Responsive design

  • Git


Nice to have:

  • Test-driven development

  • Typescript

  • Redis

  • Celery


Extra creds for:

  • Having a numerate based degree (Computer Science/Maths/Physics)

  • Having worked in a financial institution

  • Having built or managed an iOS/Android app rollout

  • Having managed a coding team

  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery

  • Good at humaning


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22 MAY 2018
ZTP London, United Kingdom

Software Engineer (Full Time)

ZTP are an energy management and brokerage company currently working with clients across the UK and Ireland to manage energy purchasing and consumption. Since our formation in 2012 we have grown quickly due to our strategy of designing our own software solutions for both client facing and internal management systems. Until recently we have worked with external software developers and are now looking to bring this in house.

ZTP is currently working on a ground breaking energy brokerage system that will see us expand our offering across global markets. The successful candidate for this role will work closely with our existing development team to further develop and maintain our existing systems, which are vital to the success of our expansion project.

We are looking for a proactive candidate who will take ownership of the existing system, and work with our team to actively drive innovative developments. The candidate will need strong experience and confidence in their ability to learn what has been built to this stage and take the reins to move us forward and keep us ahead of the competition.

Experience in the following is crucial for this role due to our existing stack:

  • Django
  • Python
  • Celery / RabbitMQ
  • AWS - RDS / EC2 Instance

 

An interest in learning, or experience with the below would be beneficial:

  • API
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • JavaScript (JQuery, HighCharts, AngularJS)
  • HTML5 / CSS3
  • Linux / Apache
  • Project Management

 

As requirements and solution options evolve, we may add other technologies into our stack.

The successful candidate will be working full time with our young and energetic team based in Covent Garden, London.


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8 MAY 2018
Inventev Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Senior Python Django Developer

Inventev are a startup based in the UK focusing on Electric Vehicles and the energy Industry. 

We are looking for a freelance senior python Django developer to help us build and refactor our backend which is based on Oracle 11g. The project is expected to last for 3 months. We are looking to building out a new Rest API using Django Rest Framework as well as build out an authentication system for the API. We will require the setup of a CI workflow for the new system(based off bitbucket and pipelines) as well ensuring that we have a system that will be production ready. We are looking for candidates with knowledge of pytest, TDD, BDD as we expect to build out a fully testable system. 

Skills Required

  • python 3.6
  • Django 2.0
  • Django Rest Framework
  • pytest
  • Oracle v11 
  • SQL
  • Linux
  • Git
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16 APR 2018
WallJAM Ltd Stevenage, United Kingdom

WallJAM - Python/Django Developer urgently needed

We require a developer who has good knowledge of Python 3.5  and  Django and experience with circuit boards programming help us continue in the development of our gaming software that mashes physical sport and play with digital performance data

The successful candidate will need to be English speaking and happy to work as part of a team. 

This part time job is super urgent




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