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Senior Python Developer

Job Title Senior Python Developer
Contract Type Permanent
Contract Duration
Location London
Salary up to £80,000.00 per annum
Job Published about 1 year ago
Contact Name Tabea
Contact Email

Job Description


This is an opportunity for a Senior 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 Senior 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 Senior 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!

Please be aware: This role is a remote role during Covid-19.

If you are a Senior Python Developer and are interested please apply.


Ref: RA-H003 | Published: 01th Sep 2020