Django/Python Developer

Recruiter
Access Group
Location
Leicester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
1185443125
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality!
Our core value of Love work, Love life' has been central to our success and so we're looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day, to help us become a UK top 10 Software company.
Are you ready for the challenge?
What are we all about?
At Access we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from professional services to manufacturing to not for profits and more.
We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. That's why over 1 million users and over 10,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive.
Django Developer

Access Screening is a market leading cloud based pre-employment and compliance product that has a rapidly expanding client base. Enabling customers to take control and manage their compliance process, Access Screening is the prerequisite of every employment hire.

Working within our close knit team you will collaborate with the leading industry thinkers and be at the forefront of industry developments.

This position is for a Mid to Senior level Django/Python developer with two or more years of commercial experience developing and maintaining a Django based web application in a cloud environment. You will be a motivated individual keen to join a small, strong & agile team, working with other non-technical teams proposing changes, and following through making & deploying changes. You must be capable of researching new technologies on your own where they can be of benefit to our application.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ongoing application development using a range of technologies
  • Operational duties such as deploying updates & managing cloud servers
  • Database design
  • Liaising with local & remove developers
  • Integration with third party APIs
  • Change request & ticket management
  • Documenting changes for incorporation into manuals.
  • Ensuring technical standards are maintained via style & unit tests
  • Following code review process for approval of colleague's work
  • Provide regular progress updates, communicating impediments & better ways of delivering the requirements

Experience
  • Minimum 2 years commercial Django / Python experience
  • Experienced with hosting platforms such as AWS
  • JavaScript, Vuejs, Bootstrap & API Design experience beneficial
  • Git or comparable DVCS
  • Comfortable with Unit testing
  • Comfortable using Linux for day to day operations
  • Experience of continuous integration is beneficial

Skills and Attributes
  • A passion for software and technology
  • Great written & verbal technical communication skills
  • Quick learning capability, easily picking up new technical concepts
  • High standard of written and spoken English
  • Open and collaborative style
  • Problem solver
  • Creative and innovative
  • Can commit to delivering and maintaining high standards
  • Manage time efficiently and effectively
  • Pragmatic, competitive and driven to continuous learning/improvement

What does Access offer you?
We are a growing software company and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously! We will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference.
In addition to our standard benefits of 25 days holiday, a match contributory pension and healthcare you will get:
•A Competitive Salary
•Giving Back/Charity days
•Quarterly Socials
•6 weeks Sabbaticals (after 6 years of service)
•The Access Group Big Break: our all-expenses paid holiday to Spain

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