Senior Software Engineer (Django)

Joining our mobile development team, this engineer will help to build the server infrastructure for our mobile products.

We’re a diverse team who look to use the right tool to solve the problem at hand, we use a broad range of technologies – so there’s plenty of opportunity to learn new things and grow as an engineer. Our products present a broad range of technical challenges, everything from complex distributed systems to sophisticated front ends for presenting large volumes of information. We like to challenge our teams to build the best products, with the best technologies.

We have a modern structure, with cross-functional agile teams supported by inter-team chapters that focus on specific skill sets. Our agile implementation isn’t just a token effort at Scrum, we believe in delivering quality working software to our customers as soon as we can!

The position will report directly to the Head of Software and is located at our Solihull office. We would also welcome applicants located in Swansea.

Essential requirements

  • Passionate about delivering quality products
  • A technical degree
  • At least 3 years commercial Python development experience, including experience working with Django
  • Well organised, punctual, and a strong communicator

Desirable qualities

  • Experience working in cross-functional, collaborative, Agile environments
  • Experience with some of our front end technologies, including Angular.js, Angular, React, and React Native, or iOS app development
  • Experience with some of our back end technologies, including C++, Node.js, Python/Django, Postgresql, and Couchbase
  • Experience with DevOps, in particular Ansible

Salary and benefits

  • Flexible hours, 40 hrs/week with core hours from 10-4
  • Work-from-home days negotiable
  • 24 days leave, increasing 1 day/year after 2 years of employment
  • Contribution to a gym membership of your choice
  • 10% time available to use on your own projects and ideas
  • Company pension scheme
  • Varied work with plenty of opportunity to experiment with new technologies
  • Competitive salary