Back End Engineer - Python

50K - 60K
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Want to stop working on minor functionality and be given full ownership of back-end systems for an enterprise web & mobile platform? Are you an accomplished Engineer with strong Python and great exposure to web engineering in all favours. Would you like to join a well funded startup where you contribute to the growth of the company above and beyond just being an Engineer?

If the answer to th above is YES, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you. You will be working on a platform which will go on to become the {insert name of #1 company for any given market} of the Agricultural-tech world. Not only will you be working on a high quality enterprise applications sold into a multi-billion dollar industry, but you will be part of a process which brings productivity, quality and re-assurance to the production of the food which ends up on your table.

Working in a small engineering team, you will need to really take ownership, and with this contribute to real design and architecture decisions and as the company grows to help build up a small team.

Essential Experience & Skills

  • Strong Python (ideally with Django too)
  • Secondary skills in another language (Java would be great is possible)
  • Demonstrable OO knowledge
  • Possess knowledge of modern web and mobile UI/UX
  • A clean, clear style of programming
  • Superb thinking and analytical skills
  • A can-do, let's get on with it approach
  • Use of at least one version control system (e.g., Git or Mercurial)
  • Understanding of agile methodologies, test driven development

Useful Experience

  • Hands-on with Linux administration, or full-stack expertise
  • An appreciation of open source software and how to contribute back
  • Experience in working with start-up culture and scalable systems would be advantageous
  • Ability to change your processes to deliver the best possible outcome


  • a budget to spend on tech/development
  • no middle management
  • equity (after probation period)
  • Flexible working (1-2 days a week at home is feasible)

If you want to work in a totally flat, small, and intimate tech-team working on something a little bit different with HUGE potential within its market then get in touch for a confidential chat.

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