Senior Backend Platform Engineer

Eurostaff Connecting Europe™
Cranford, UK
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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This job is remote, preferred timezone: (GMT+00:00) London

Salary: £48 - £58K dependant on experience

We are looking for a Backend Developer at a Senior, Lead level that has 6 years experience of the following technologies:
  • Python3
  • Django
  • Postgresql
  • Graphql
  • Microservices

About us

We are reducing waste in global logistics by 50% with the use of data, technology and AI applied at an unprecedented scale. We're processing millions of shipments, are backed by two of Europe's largest VCs and are now in the exciting phase of scaling up to serve more businesses worldwide.

Our product is made up of 3 layers:

  • Ecosystem - the logistics companies providing a wide range of logistics services (same day, express, green, locker, drone, container, self-storage, 3rd party storage, packaging etc) that our customers want to use via our platform
  • Interface - UI and APIs to view information and interact with the ecosystem in a highly automated fashion. Automating booking, tracking, document creation, billing, returns all in one place
  • L.E.O - the machine learning layer that makes millions of permutations, in the context of world events that disrupt supply chains, to automate the decision of how to use each service provider most optimally for every single shipment demand in a business

What you will be doing
  • Architect, design and deliver complex features that span all 3 layers of the platform
  • Translate business strategy directly into engineering problems and solutions
  • Understanding and predicting the costs of development design decisions
  • Mentoring junior members of staff
  • Maintaining the quality of the production environment

Key technologies

It would be amazing if you were familiar with all of our key technologies but if you're not don't worry, that's why we offer skills training as one of our benefits.
  • Python 3
  • PostgreSQL
  • Django
  • Django REST framework
  • Django Graphene
  • GraphQL
  • Celery
  • Redis
  • Pandas
  • Pytest
  • Splinter/Selenium
  • Git
  • Test Driven Development
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