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Python Backend Developer (3 Month Initial Services Contract) New
Skoon Energy
London, London, United Kingdon

Job Title

Python Backend Developer (3 Month Initial Services Contract)

Job Description

You will be responsible for building the foundations of our infrastructure at skoon. You will need to build platforms that evolve quickly, integrate with 3rd party systems (e.g. CRM, location services, housing databases) and provide a robust API for our web and mobile apps. Our data is diverse so experience of relational and non- relational data modelling is required.

You’ll partner with the whole of the skoon team, including frontend & app developers, data science, design and leadership teams to deliver the product vision.

You are enthusiastic about your software stack and continuously look for ways to accelerate our mission using the latest tooling and platforms.


  • No telecommuting
  • No Agencies Please


  • Python, Flask
  • Cloud-first architecture; Google Cloud Platform experience preferential
  • Experience with various system architectures and ability to explain their pros and cons
  • Experience building APIs for a range of use case, e.g. responsive web apps with realtime user interaction, mobile apps with offline capabilities
  • Integrate with 3rd party systems using a diverse range of technology, e.g. GraphQL, REST, legacy systems/data scraping
  • Some experience of basic devOps, e.g. CI, managing deploys, database backups

About the Company

About skoon

At skoon, we are aiming to empower people to revolutionise home energy at nation scale. This audacious goal will enable our contribution to drastically reduce the carbon emissions from the residential buildings sector, which accounts for nearly 20% of all UK emissions.

Our work requires focus, tenacity, innovation and teamwork. It requires dedication and commitment and daily energy to pursue the mission. It also requires us to support each other, seek help when we need it and live all the values of our company, not just those related to our role’s contribution.

As a result, we will build incredible products for our users, grow as individuals and change the zeitgeist around energy in our homes. We are a mission-driven organisation and everything we do aligns to this goal. It’s important to us that our team reflects a passion for this mission and a vision of a carbon free world where Climate Change has been stopped in it’s tracks.

Working at skoon

We are a diverse, vibrant team from an array of backgrounds in Tech, Finance, Retail and the Energy Industry. To supplement the efforts of the permanent team, we are seeking skilled contractors able to provide services to the company on a short term basis. Requirements for the delivery of those services is as follows; * Mix of on-site and at home working required * Rate reflecting experience (£400 – 600/day) * An energetic and mission-aligned office environment at Sustainable Workspaces, Waterloo * Services delivered as a single project, with interim milestones set after mutual discussion

Contact Info

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