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Python Developer

Job Title Python Developer
Contract Type Permanent
Contract Duration
Location London
Salary up to £75,000.00 per annum
Job Published 2 months ago
Contact Name Neil
Contact Email

Job Description


This is an opportunity for a Python Developer to work in a well funded tech startup that has become a self sustaining and profitable market leader in a £4 billion market, all within 4 years! Backed by leading VCs, angels & founders and managed by a team with 50+ years’ experience scaling businesses, they understand their two-sided marketplace better than anyone else on the planet and are using technology to disrupt how their industry works.

Having already reached 100,000 5* customer reviews, profitability & scaling 2-3x every year; they have more awards and press coverage than they have the shelf space for! They are far from done too, there is a huge opportunity ahead with a target to build the business to £100m+ in revenues in the next 3-5 years; but they will need your help!

If you are a Python Developer:

  • with at least 5 years solid coding experience (Python and Angular preferable),

  • and keen to make software that people will use every single day to make their lives easier,

  • who gets excited to work on greenfield projects with responsibility and independence,

  • who is able to pick the right tool for the job, and learn new frameworks quickly,

  • who is meticulous about quality, and gifted with a strong desire to write beautiful code,

  • with experience working in startup environments or an interest in business,

then this is the job for you. Read on and apply now for more information!


As a Python Developer you will:

  • have intelligent input into the complex architecture.

  • implement complex and large features for a public facing two-sided website and mobile app.

  • improve user experiences by working with your team mates.

  • add to the great engineering culture with your experience and enthusiasm.

  • share your ideas on how to achieve the business' goals.

  • participate in planning retrospectives, demos, sessions and stand-ups.

  • join the team in curating a codebase everyone can be proud of, focussing on quality, testability and maintainability.


The current technology stack (open to improvements and suggestions):

  • Python on the server side, using Django as a web framework, and Django Rest Framework for the API

  • PostgreSQL for the database, using some of its advanced geographic modelling capabilities

  • Angular on the clientside - Typescript is loved here!

  • A hybrid mobile app developed using Ionic on top of Cordova

  • Github, Heroku and codeship for code review, deployment and integration

  • AWS and Docker for a standardised but customisable development environment!

If you are a Python Developer and are interested in this role please apply to this advert or send your cv to with subject RA-0520 and one of our consultants will be in touch within 24 hours!

Ref: RA-HK50 | Published: 14th Aug 2021