Senior Python Developer

Sauce IT Limited
United Kingdom
£65,000 - £75,000 + Benefits
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The company My client is a well-known brand based in London that designs and sells homeware and online furniture ranging from Sofas, Lamps, chairs, frames, accessories and more! They were launched in 2010 with £2.5m in funding. They have offices in both London and China and have over 250 employees across both offices and continue growing! Their technology team have increased rapidly in the last 12 months and have been employing great talent from various E-commerce companies, so it would be a bonus if you had some experience working in an E-commerce organisation. They are currently looking for a talented Senior Python Developer to come and join their team! What you will be doing An experienced and well-informed Senior Developer or Tech Lead in charge of a cross-functional development team who are accountable for developing and maintaining back-office services. You will support and manage the team through the complete SDLC to make sure targets are met, the services are robust and supported well. Another responsibility is being part of the recruitment process for hiring new individuals to expand the team and responsible for their on-boarding, line management (which includes annual appraisal), and ongoing mentoring. You will be working in a mixed language environment and developing their platform using evolving technologies (such as Docker and Ansible) and architectures such as Event Sourcing and Micro-services. The team are heavy Agile and follow approaches such as TDD and DDD, Continuous Delivery and Pair-Programming. Key Responsibilities: - Making sure the team is consistently delivering working software to the standard the company requires - Ensure the team is self-organising so that they take collective responsibility for meeting the company's objectives - Good understanding of Scrum, Kanban, XP, Lean etc. - Closely work with the Product Owner and QA - Hold regular 1-2-1's within the team so that you are always kept updated with each individual - Make sure team members turn up promptly for meetings internally or externally - Develop high quality software What you'll need: - 5+ years' experience building and maintaining web applications in an Agile environment - Strong Python Skills - Experience coaching other members - Experience with Source control systems - Experience in building and maintaining deployment pipelines (Jenkins & Ansible) - TDD experience - Experience designing and using RESTful services - Great communication skills - Experience working with; Docker, Ansible or AWS What they offer - Fun office environment - Healthcare scheme - Pension scheme - Flexible working hours - Hot/cold drinks and snacks provided - Regular work drinks and events - Friday time twice a month to work on your own initiatives If you think you have what it takes to work for this great E-commerce company and you would like to find out more, then apply now and I will share the full spec! Please note you must be eligible to live and work in the UK
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