Full Stack Python Web Developer (London)

Cambridge Spark
London (Greater)
12 Oct 2018
10 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Cambridge Spark’s mission is to transform tech education for professionals with an intelligent tutoring system. Our proprietary system brings together research in software engineering, source code analysis, education pedagogy and machine learning. Cambridge Spark has recently won a government innovation grant to collaborate with Oxford University on recommender systems research applied for education.

We're looking for a web developer experienced with developing web-apps and APIs using at least one of the Python frameworks (Flask, Django, etc..). This role requires both back-end and front-end skills.

* Responsibilities: *
This is an exciting role as we are a small fast-paced team. You’ll have a variety of engineering challenges, from building serverless APIs to developing our main web app used by our students to access personalised feedback and recommendations from our algorithms. Our engineers contribute to many aspects of our product on a regular basis, providing you with a diverse range of projects to work on and learn new skills. You will also have the opportunity to deliver training courses.

* Key skills: *
* Strong Python skills is a must
* Experience with a Python web framework (Flask, Django, etc..)
* Experience with Front-End technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
* Experience with AWS products (EC2, S3)
* Experience with ‎software development tools (version control, unit test, etc...)
* Communication skills are a must. As we develop tools for education and run a bootcamp, it’s a plus if our engineers can also teach various topics (Python, Web-Dev, Machine Learning, Databases, etc..)

* Bonus skills: *
* Experience with D3.js/C3.js or other plotting libraries
* Some familiarity with the Python Data Science stack (pandas, sklearn, numpy, etc..)
* Experience in teaching

* About Cambridge Spark *
Cambridge Spark is a spin-out from the Cambridge Computer Laboratory with a focus on personalised education in the fields of Computer Science, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Cyber Security. Our clients include some of the most prestigious financial institutions and universities in the UK and internationally.

You’ll join a team of Computer Science and Data Science researchers, Big Data Engineers and PhD’s from the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, Imperial College London and UCL. Who have experience working at some of the world’s most recognisable tech companies including Google, Oracle, Goldman Sachs, Amazon and CERN.

At Cambridge Spark, your company benefits will include:
* Opportunities to grow within the company and rapidly acquire more responsibilities based on performance and interests
* Flexible working conditions
* Positive and comfortable working environment
* Inclusive working community with an annual team retreat, monthly company socials and Cambridge College formals.
* Access to our Data Science and Machine Learning Summits in Cambridge, London and Manchester
Conference travel including PyData and PyConUK
* Office next to Liverpool Street Station

Deadline: July 15th 2018

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