Python Developer (REMOTE)

Anonymous

What will you be doing as a Python Developer?

  • Working across the full development lifecycle and covering Application Support, Development and System Improvements.

    • Working in Agile environment using Scrum methodology
    • Designing and developing Web Services
    • Interpreting software needs and developing concept and final solutions to meet their objectives.
    • Thinking creatively to bring new ideas and concepts to the existing application.
    • Estimating the time required to complete work, providing the finished items inline with the original estimate.
    • Working independently or as part of a development team to fulfil the business needs and objectives.
    • Presenting ideas and concepts to the Software Manager and the development team.
    • Ensuring quality delivery of software including creating documentation and completing testing and code reviews where needed.

What experience/skills/attributes do you need?

  • Degree in a Computing related subject

    • Excellent academic background
    • Experience with Python and the Django framework.
    • Exposure to Database technologies, Postgres, Oracle, MySQL.

Desirable:

  • Commercial experience

    • Experience developing a single page application using AJAX and JSON.
    • Linux Sysadmin skills
    • Experience developing mobile applications for iOS and/or Android platforms.
    • Experience with JavaScript client application design.
    • Knowledge of Continuous Integration, Configuration Control and change management systems (e.g. Jenkins, Mercurial, Jira).
    • The ability to confidently construct viable project plans/documentation and report to managers.
    • Experience of Agile development using Scrum methodology.
    • Fluency in a second language is desirable but not essential.

Personal attributes:

  • Self-motivated and independent with the ability to "hit the ground running".

    • Ability to work across the full development lifecycle either individually or part of a team.
    • Excellent communication skills and able to present information to management.
    • High level of creativity with a pragmatic outlook.
    • Enthusiasm to improve techniques and implement appropriate new technologies.
    • Excellent problem solving skills and a keen eye for detail.
    • Ability to prioritise workload to help maximise company performance and profitability
    • Positive attitude and enthusiasm to improve techniques and implement appropriate new technologies.

What benefits do we offer?

  • Excellent training and coaching.

    • Opportunities for ongoing development and progression.
    • Life assurance.
    • Pension.
    • Annual Bonus.
    • Flexible Working.
    • Brand new head office with onsite cafe and gym in Crewe!
    • Local and online discounts including corporate gym membership and discounted restaurants.
    • 22 days holiday plus Bank Holidays (increasing with each year of service to a maximum of 25 days).
    • Pension.
    • Service Awards at 5, 10 and 20 years.
    • Employee Assistance Programme.
    • Cycle to Work.
    • Company sick pay
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