Python Developer

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    Up to 70k

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    Trevor Jackson

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    over 1 year ago

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About Us

Seeking a Lead Python Developer to join our team. We have a new Greenfield project with an existing customer, and with your help we want to grow our Python capabilities and work on further projects of this nature.

A self-driven individual with a “get it done” mentality that has a passion for helping public sector organisations solve complex business and technology problems. This person will build and deliver digital services using open source and cloud platforms. The individual in this role will lead technical requirements sessions, work directly with our clients and developers, architect; document solutions, and build Digital Services capable of winning global awards.

Our people are central to our continued growth. We look to attract and retain diverse, engaged, passionate and experienced people who thrive on solving complex challenges through creative thinking. Enabling our customers to succeed and have fun doing it!


  • Develop and / or enhance digital services
  • Write and maintain design, architecture and process documentation for software applications
  • Communicate effectively and work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Promote exceptional user experiences
  • Work with a cross-functional team in an agile environment to ensure successful product delivery
  • Work closely with the Test Automation engineer to tests our applications
  • Actively participate in the solutions design process
  • Take direction from the team lead and communicate progress in a timely manner
  • Be available to work on site during regular business hours

Required skills:

  • Proven experience with Python
  • Demonstrable experience of Django and Flask
  • Experience building secure scalable digital services and products
  • Experience with GIT version control systems
  • Experience with REST based web services using JSON formatted data
  • SQL experience using relational databases like PostgreSQL, MySQL or Oracle
  • Third party API integration experience

Nice to have skills:

  • Knowledge of Wagtail CMS
  • Extensive knowledge and experience ReactJS+Redux
  • Knowledge of Docker / Kubernetes / Serverless / AWS
  • UX and/or UI design experience

Desired characteristics:

  • Self-motivated
  • Intellectually curious
  • Collaborative
  • Amiable
  • Integrity
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise and multi-task across many projects

Please note you must hold Security Clearance (SC) with a UK Government Department, or be eligible for SC clearance (this means you MUST be resident in the UK for the past 5+ years, with no criminal record)