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Lead Python Developer
WeGift
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Job Title

Lead Python Developer

Job Description

We are looking for a highly talented full stack engineer who is looking to build a new multi-faceted greenfield platform and who relishes the unique challenges of working in a new business. The role is very much focussed on writing top code, alongside which, you will be expected to mentor and help the more junior engineers in the team.

Main points of the role are:

You’ll be working with the CTO, developing greenfield products on a young platform. Challenges will range from building 3rd party integrations, to accounting and reconciliation processes, to locking and concurrency issues on the back end. You’ll continually be working on new products including supporting ecommerce user journeys, database architecture, and where needed, the front end as well. You will be supported by both mid-level and junior developers whom you will have the opportunity to nurture and develop.

Restrictions

  • No telecommuting
  • No Agencies Please

Requirements

You are an accomplished Python developer. Strong experience of creating and using Web APIs. Comfortable using Linux and general Internet systems. Outstanding programming skills. Familiar and comfortable with object oriented programming techniques. You have mastered at least one web application framework such as Flask, Django or another mainstream framework. Good knowledge of html, javascript and css. Experience of working with a relational database and preferably knowledge of SqlAlchemy. Restful web services.

And the nice to haves:

Celery. Jinja2 templating. jQuery. Postgresql (database). Git (version control). Bash scripting (Linux).

About the Company

We may produce API's and analytics for Gift Cards, but we are NOT a Gift Card company. For us, it is all about the Tech.

We’re unlocking a $150 billion analogue gift card market through the power of real time data connectivity.

Through a set of powerful API and ecommerce solutions we’re enabling instant ordering, advanced analytics and a revolution in payments by creating a new payment rails by turning plastic analogue gift cards into a real-time digital currency.

We simply couldn't achieve this without our Tech Team.

Contact Info

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