Python Developer

Bristol (City Centre)
12 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
*TL;DR - Ok we know you're super busy so here it is in 5 points*

* We're Zenstores, an exciting Bristol based startup looking for an experienced Python developer to join the team as employee number 10!

* Our company is founded by developers. As a result we like to work with and explore exciting new technology, our current stack includes Python, Django, Elasticsearch, Postgres, Vue.js, RabbitMQ, Spark pipelines...

* Rewarding work - This is more than agency work or making CRUD apps. Our product handles a LOT of data which creates unique technical challenges, plus you'll have the satisfaction of shipping features used by thousands of users.

* Working at Zenstores means having the responsibility to come up with ideas and the freedom to implement them that you won't get in a similar role at any other company. We prize hard work and creative thinking above all else.

* The salary range is £40k - £50k negotiable on experience, every team member gets stock options and we have an incredible office in the heart of the city with a ridiculous coffee machine :)

If you're looking for a new opportunity where you have a huge impact on the company as an early member of the team then please get in touch, we're super excited to hear from you. Read on for the full job spec.

*About Zenstores*

We're a small team with an exciting SaaS product that makes shipping easy for ecommerce businesses. Last month our customers shipped 1,104,144 orders through the platform and to date we've shipped over 20 million orders! We've built a product that our customers love, we've got traction, we've raised VC investment and now we're going for growth.

*Who are we looking for?*

We're looking to hire a hard working, experienced Python developer with a passion for engineering high quality and scalable web applications. Your work will make a difference to thousands of businesses and you will play an integral role in how our product and company evolves.

*What's working at Zenstores like?*

Your day to day at Zenstores will involve:

* Writing, testing and deploying new features to our core product
* Provisioning new services and maintaining our existing cloud infrastructure (AWS).
* Improving our internal testing/deployment/monitoring tools and processes.
* Contributing to product planning and solving unique scaling and architectural challenges.
* Working within a multi-disciplined agile team, mentoring other team members and providing code reviews.

*Desired Skills and Experience*

* You're looking for a role in a startup where you can make a real impact on the company.
* You have 3+ years commercial experience of building and deploying web applications with Python.
* You're positive, upbeat and obsessed with technology and rethinking the way things are done.

You have experience with and can confidently work as a full stack developer using the technology listed below:

* Python/Django
* Postgres/ElasticSearch
* JavaScript frameworks (Vue.js)
* Linux servers


This is a role that's big on responsibility and big on opportunity, with both immediate and long-term benefits.

* £40k-£50k salary negotiable on experience
* Stock options - Own a part of Zenstores as an early member of the team
* Flexible working environment in a super nice office in the centre of Bristol
* 25 days holiday (plus bank/public holidays)
* Mac, Linux or PC laptop
* Have a huge impact on the company as an early member of the team
* Work in a friendly, talented team with all the tools and support you need to succeed
* More than a job, but only if that's what you want!

This is a permanent role based in Bristol starting ASAP.

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