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Senior Back End Developer – London

Job Reference: 15933

Salary: £65000 - £80000 Per Annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Vacancy Posted: 11-01-2019

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: England, Greater London, London

Senior Back End Developer – London

Our client a leading online retailer are looking to recruit a Senior Back End Developer to join their growing team.

We are looking for a senior-level developer who specialises in Python and has a passion for building great products with solid engineering practices using the latest technologies.

You will be working as a backend developer within one of our product focussed teams, working closely with other backend developers, frontend developers, QA engineers and the team’s product manager to deliver changes and new functionality. You will be involved in planning new work and helping the product manager decide what the team should be working on to achieve the team’s goals.

You will also be working on technical tasks to improve our backend application architecture for performance, scalability and robustness while making use of the latest technologies, reducing complexity and making development easier.

Experience Required

* 4+ years of working with Python, preferably in a web development context (beneficial to have some experience of Django or Flask framework)
* Knowledge of SQL
* Comfortable with git
* Have a computing or software engineering degree or applicable commercial engineering experience
* Experience integrating with 3rd party APIs would be beneficial
* It would be great if you’d had experience as a developer in the travel, music, e-commerce or ticketing industries before, but it’s not a requirement

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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