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Lead Full Stack Python Developer £75,000 - £85,000pa
London, London SW, United Kingdon

Job Title

Lead Full Stack Python Developer £75,000 - £85,000pa

Job Description

We are seeking a Lead Full Stack Python AWS/Linux Developer to implement proof of concept web products, you will be part of a very experienced technical team that includes experts in infrastructure, Perl, JavaScript, SQL, and security. You will be the sole Python developer, so this role requires you to set up, and expand Pythons use within the company.

You must be confident in building web applications from scratch in AWS, probably using Django, and be able to advise on robust architectures that scale, you will also be responsible for initial user interface design. We would prefer a clean separation between backend and front end via a reusable API. So you will have good JavaScript (angular a bonus), HTML, CSS etc. and a flair for design.

The products will require user accounts, authentication and storage of data so a database will be required, but the decision between mongo DB, MySQL, or an alternative platform will be yours to lead, but you will be working closely with senior stakeholders, including the Head of Technical and Lead Data Scientist and will be supporting company strategy and innovation.

We want someone who can identify and deliver the minimal viable product; someone who is comfortable with iteration and refactoring within an agile development process and who doesn’t gold-plate, but someone who will promote discussion of alternative ideas, approaches, and designs and who works towards perfection.


  • Telecommuting is OK
  • No Agencies Please


Excellent Python, probably with Django. Educated to degree level, and you need to be full stack so that means:

Database experience: you may be most comfortable using a NoSQL alternative but you must know basic SQL and you must know how to write a simple query using Join or Group but without resorting google

Front End experience: Must be able to put together a stylish a user interface.

Good experience of Bootstrap and JavaScript, and you must know what variable hoisting is, or be able to describe variable scoping

Demonstrate ability to build applications on AWS and Linux; solid experience of hosting on Linux as a minimum requirement. Comfortable with GIT Desirable to have a test driven approach. Experience of working with senior stakeholders Strong verbal and written communication skills

About the Company

We are pioneers in recruitment software and have a 100% focus on talent acquisition. We specialise in providing a cloud-based talent acquisition technology suite and have decades of award-winning recruitment software expertise and an obsession with driving real change in organisations. Our products accelerate and improve the entire process of finding, attracting, engaging, assessing and hiring the best talent.

We have been established for over 20 years with offices in London, New York and Asia and are proud to list some of the world’s most talented organisations like Cancer Research, Morgan Stanley, The Metropolitan Police, Waitrose and John Lewis among our customers.

We have a terrific culture where people work hard in a friendly environment, and you are encouraged to excel and grow your career. We foster a creative and inventive environment with a truly exciting product to work with.

It’s an exciting time to join our growing business, so we’d love you to take a look at what we have on offer and come and join a company that still has an entrepreneurial spirit at its core! Our Values Game-changers - Finding new and better ways to achieve client success Trusted Advisors Who take action, keep it simple & stick to our promises One team, achieving great things together by seeking out different perspectives and being on the same side.

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