Senior Backend Developer (Python)

Ascent Sourcing
Saffron Walden
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Backend Developer (Python)

Our client is in urgent need of a candidate who can set a good standard of development procedures for other developers to follow

Develop features and improvements for our clients software products.

·Fix bugs for our clients software

·Take part in requirements review

·Write design documentation for change

As an ideal candidate, you will have most of the following:

·Degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science

·Portfolio demonstrating experience (eg. public contribution to open source projects)

·Significant development experience using Python

·Experience of working with frameworks such as Flask or Django

·Extensive knowledge and experience of unit testing

·Experience of working in an Agile software development team

·Familiarity with UNIX/Linux and working in the terminal (Bash, etc.)

·Strong relational database experience and knowledge (SQL, ideally Postgres)

·Web application development experience (ideally full stack)

·Strong knowledge of web technologies

·Working within a quality system such as ISO 27001

·Familiarity with modern DevOps practices, continuous deployment with Docker, Jenkins, Mesos

·Experience with Amazon Web Services (EC2, ECS, RDS, S3)

·Awareness of common software vulnerabilities and software security best practices

·Experience of working on large, scalable single page front end applications - ideally with React.js or similar

·Advanced version control with git (knowledge of branching models, git internals)

·Experience with big data tools e.g. Hadoop

·Use of encryption - authentication and data security

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