Lead Python Developer

Job Title: Lead Python Developer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: 600-750
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: CON/PD
Contact Name: Olivia Woodward
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 04, 2020 11:29

Job Description

Lead Python Developer

12 Month Contract - Outside IR35

This role is with a data driven business in the commodities space who have used data to weather the storm during lock-down and as a result have managed to continue hiring and are in a strong financial position while competitors have faced redundancies. The business understands the value of data and are investing in building out their Azure cloud platform and carrying out advanced data science work.

You'd be joining their growing data team in London and working closely with Data Engineers and Data Scientists.

Your responsibilities would be:

  • Working closely with ML Engineers and Data Engineers within your pod to produce reusable machine learning components 
  • Develop the infrastructure within their Azure Databricks environment
  • Program in Python and evangelatise Software Engineering and DevOps best practices ie. TDD, BDD, OOP
  • Build CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins and use infrastructure as code technologies
  • Technically leading junior team members
  • Gather requirements from wider business stakeholders in both technical and non technical teams
Who you are:
  • Extensive experience in Python software engineering particularly Python3 
  • Exposure to wider languages such as (C#/.NET, javascript/typescript (Angular/React), powershell) 
  • Previous experience using Docker for containerisation 
  • Experience building robust CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins
  • Experience with infrastructure as code technologies (Cloudformation/Terraform/Chef)
  • Industry experience within commodities in particular oil and gas
  • Strong academic background with a degree in a stem subject 

If this sounds interesting submit your cv for consideration!

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