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Senior Python Developer

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16 Jun 2021

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Industry leading cyber security company provides industry and government-certified encryption services that give you choice and control over how you securely share sensitive information. Whether sending information via email or large file transfer, or collaborating on confidential documents, their portfolio of products offers flexibility over deployment and user federation, choice over how users send and receive information, and control over how recipients handle the data shared with them.

You will be workin on a secure online file sharing and collaboration platform using a mixture of Python (using the Flask framework) and Node.js in our backend and Vue.js and jQuery in our frontend. We deploy using Docker and Microsoft Azure Cloud services an evolving microservice stack.

About the role

As a developer you'll join a team turning our roadmap into reality for one of our data security services. With your help we will:

  • Protect our customers' data
  • Delight our users
  • Create value for our company
  • Lead the industry in terms of innovation
  • Go the extra mile
  • Support each other to succeed
  • We are keen to hear from people who consider themselves under-represented in the science, technology, engineering and maths communities - even if you feel you meet only some of our needs.

Your knowledge, experience and skills should include:
  • Building software
  • Translating your solutions into code fluently
  • Solving small and medium-sized problems independently
  • Collaborating effectively in a team to achieve big things together
  • Understanding other people's code quickly when you are familiar with the language
  • Persisting until you succeed
  • Taking the lead when circumstances require
  • Learning and teaching
  • Curiosity and a growth mindset
  • Sharing your knowledge
  • Empathy for colleagues and users
  • Contributing your perspective and valuing that of others

Our tools

  • Experience with Microsoft's Azure platform
  • Comfortable in the terminal and with command line development tools
  • Experience in working with Docker containers in Linux operating system
  • Experience within a continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) environment
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB)
  • Experience with a backend language (e.g. Python, Node.js)
  • Experience with a backend framework (e.g. Flask)

Nice to have

  • Experience with Vue.js
  • Ability to build and improve a REST/JSON API client
  • Write high-performance, reusable code for UI components
  • Experience with testing frameworks (e.g. PyTest, Mocha)
  • Solid web development principles
  • First-hand experience with Agile development methodologies
  • Understanding of Git and version control


  • Python
  • Flask
  • microservices
  • Javascript
  • django
  • vuejs
  • REST
  • JSON
  • Mocha
  • NodeJS
  • Node
  • docker

Full remote position requiring you to visit the office once a month

Job Title: Senior Python Developer

Location: Sheffield, UK

Rate/Salary: 40000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Yearly

Job Type: Permanent

Trading as TEKsystems. Allegis Group Limited, Maxis 2, Western Road, Bracknell, RG12 1RT, United Kingdom. No. 2876353. Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. TEKsystems is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at

To access our Online Privacy Notice, which explains what information we may collect, use, share, and store about you, and describes your rights and choices about this, please go to

We are part of a global network of companies and as a result, the personal data you provide will be shared within Allegis Group and transferred and processed outside the UK, Switzerland and European Economic Area subject to the protections described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice. We store personal data in the UK, EEA, Switzerland and the USA. If you would like to exercise your privacy rights, please visit the "Contacting Us" section of our Online Privacy Notice at for details on how to contact us. To protect your privacy and security, we may take steps to verify your identity, such as a password and user ID if there is an account associated with your request, or identifying information such as your address or date of birth, before proceeding with your request. If you are resident in the UK, EEA or Switzerland, we will process any access request you make in accordance with our commitments under the UK Data Protection Act, EU-U.S. Privacy Shield or the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield.
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