Lead Python Engineer - Big Data, Machine Learning, £80k

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Prism Digital
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Python Engineer - Big Data, Machine Learning, NoSQL, AWS, ElasticSearch, Angular.js

Lead Python Engineer is needed to join the new division of an award-winning consultancy who, using the latest tech including Machine learning and Big Data, have built a new digital headhunting platform. This position is a 50/50 hands on development position, with additional responsibilities including- Strategic tech architectural decision making, Tech analysis, mentoring, hiring further members into the team, release management and evangelising a lean start-up culture of collaboration. The environment feels like a start-up but has the stability of a much larger organisation behind it, so the best of both worlds! The product is in early stages but is already profitable, with huge plans for the year, if you are hungry for a challenging role and the opportunity to make a big impact then this is the job for you.

Must haves:

  • Lead level programming experience- ideally with Python but they are open to other backgrounds
  • Experience with NoSQL databases - ideally MongoDB
  • Strong JavaScript experience - ideally with Angular.js
  • Experience with Linux and Bash
  • Great communication skills
  • Able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • Experience within a start-up environment
  • Team co-ordinating experience, able to mentor and drive the team
  • Creative, product focussed mind - able to work with the business side
  • Follow best development practices

Beneficial skills:

  • Open minded Polyglot
  • Experience with Machine learning
  • Experience with BigData
  • Experience with ElasticSearch
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with Data Scraping
  • Experience working with huge numbers of data points - they have 1 billion+ currently
  • Previous experience building technology strategy of early stage businesses


  • Salary up to £80,000
  • Bonus scheme (10% of salary) - (so a potential total package of up to £88,000)
  • Pension scheme
  • Healthcare
  • New PC and monitors on joining
  • Individual training budget for new learning resources, conferences etc.
  • Laid back work environment

Lead Python Engineer - Big Data, Machine Learning, NoSQL, AWS, ElasticSearch, Angular.js