Python Developer

Location
East Sussex, Brighton
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
16 May 2019
Ref
Req/519354
Contact
Chris Barnes
Sector
Technology
Function
Engineer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you an experienced Python Developer? Would you like to be part of a project that makes a difference to peoples lives?

My client, a well known online community, based in Brighton, is looking to add a Senior Python Developer to a new team which they have created. The team is to partake in a new project, aiming at bettering the engagement, mental health, and wellbeing of individuals

To be considered for the role, applicants will require experience with:
* Python
* AWS : ECS, Postgres/RDS
* SQL

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply away!

Description:
My client is looking to add a Senior Python Developer to join their new innovation hub.

In preparation to continue their quest to take global-scale growth concepts to market, my client is hiring a team to develop and market the first of these concepts - a transformative global platform that will allow students and universities alike to improve engagement and well being.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in building a ground-breaking product that will deliver significant social benefit, using the very latest technologies. You will be amongst the first members of a new fast-growing team, working in a start-up environment.

Duties:
Collaborate alongside my clients team of experienced Python and front-end developers. You will also work closely with the development team, and our Product Manager, whilst being inspired by feedback from pioneer clients.

Requirements:
* You will be passionate and driven, unafraid to try new things and learn fast.
* You will be a team player who knows that we can only be our best if we all support and challenge each other in equal measures.
* You will love questioning the status quo and be excited by the opportunity to quickly move mountains and help students globally.

* Extensive experience working with Python, with experience of Flask
* Deep understanding of Amazon Web Services (AWS) i.e. ECS, Postgres/RDS Cloudfront
* SQL database experience
* Exposure to designing enterprise grade applications
* Most likely minimum degree-level education in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or a similar relevant area
* The ability to provide technical leadership

What will I have achieved after 6 months?
* You will have fully understood the services and apps we have live.
* The platform will have evolved significantly based on the needs of our pilot clients and student feedback.
* You will start to establish processes and practices to make our code base much more robust and scalable.
* The team you work with will run as an efficient and highly productive unit.
* You will work in a supportive manner with other team members and provide them with the support and coaching for them to grow.

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