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Senior Python Engineer - Cloud Technologies (25181)

up to £80k DoE + excellent benefits

Leadership skills necessary for this excellent opportunity

A senior Python developer with experience in cloud platforms and a drive to continually learn new skills is sought by a leading technology start-up in Cambridge, to play an essential role in the establishment of their Python-based platform.

This leading innovative technology disruptor are hoping to make improvements to the lives of millions and are looking for developers who are able to create maintainable and reliable software, following best Agile practises.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic to engage with users in order to produce the best possible product that will meet demanding engineering requirements. They will be happy to support other, more junior members of the team and will show great leadership skills, ensuring projects are delivered on time and in budget.

In return, this company offers an excellent salary and benefits package and the chance to work in an ambitious, creative and supportive environment.

Minimum experience and skills required for this role:

  • A good degree (2.1 or above) in a STEM subject from a well-respected university
  • Significant development skills and commercial experience with Python software, including experience of the full software lifecycle
  • Cloud platform experience (AWS, Azure or similar) and an understanding of serverless architectures, as well as simple web application development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Good communication and leadership skills together with the will to support and pass on knowledge to other team members
  • Experience of automated testing and continuous integration with excellent problem solving abilities

Additional skills that would be beneficial:

  • Familiar with relational databases (SQL) and at least a few of the following: Docker, Terraform, Ansible, Tox, Pytest, NumPy, pandas
  • Comfortable working in a UNIX environment, with Bash scripting
  • Experience with Git, JIRA and Team City and Agile Methodologies

Full permission to live and work in the UK without time limit, restriction or sponsorship will also be required.

Keywords: Python, cloud, AWS, Azure, Linux, automated testing and integration, senior, leadership, full software life-cycle

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