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Senior Python Engineer

Job Title: Senior Python Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: SPE111_1502364253
Contact Name: Dean Hadi
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Our client is part of the financial service sector, they are passionate about helping growing businesses maximise their potential, they are in fact a lender.

The team consists of around 50 people and are constantly growing with all different types of backgrounds with equal opportunities.

You will have:

  • 2+ years of Python experience
  • The ability to transform the Django services into maintainable services
  • Python 3.5
  • PostgreSQL
  • Django
  • AWS
  • Celery
  • Heroku

Can you answer 'Yes' to the following statements:

  • Do you practise the '12 factor' app?
  • Do you have a clear understanding of hexagonal architecture?
  • Do you have experience working in teams in the delivery of exceedingly performing and high-quality products?
  • Do you favour libraries over frameworks?
  • Can you apply the SOLID approach to everything?

Responsibilities for the role:

  • Execute your robust system design with an insight into solid testing and scalability
  • Provide significant contribution to the future architectural and scalability decisions around at how software is built
  • Designing distributed data processing systems using scheduler approaches with Celery
  • Apply a test-driven method to all the engineering and shortening the feedback loop across the SDLC
  • Working with product owners and business stakeholders
  • Mentor junior members

Extra skills to have:

  • Django/Django REST framework
  • Experience within the financial sector
  • Experience developing against a cloud platform (AWS)
  • Experience with SaaS based platforms
    • Xero, Niidy's RiskCalc, FreeAgent

If you suit the above criteria, please respond with your CV and feel free to email

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