Senior Python Developer

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
£55000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted
30 Sep 2016
Closes
28 Oct 2016
Ref
DGpython01
Contact
Pearl Agbonifo
Discipline
Advertising
Specialism
Development & UX
Sector
Technology
Business Type
Agency
Seniority
Senior Executive
Contract Type
Permanent

Senior Python Developer, Creative Agency - Central London, up to £70,000 +Benefits

My client are a young digital agency who've achieved massive success. Working hand in hand with clients such as Google, Sony Music and Financial Times this is an exciting time to join a growing team of talented and driven developers. My client are on the lookout for a Senior Python Developer whose tech toolbox is equipped with all the latest technologies – with expertise in Django and a touch of Front-end such as JavaScript.

Hands on Development

  • Design, develop and maintain solutions to technical briefs
  • Be a team player
  • Be able to follow a brief and produce results that go beyond
  • Work alongside team to meet production schedules
  • Familiarity with content management systems and/or web site production tools and related processes
  • Ensure testing, identify and solve any technical problems
  • Collaborate to create meaningful technical specs when required
  • Excellent ability to communicate with diverse groups of users and
  • Strategise, develop and maintain solutions to technical briefs
  • Clearly understand briefs and produce results that go beyond expectations
  • Follow industry guidelines to produce work to best practice
  • Research future technologies and think of innovative ways to incorporate these into projects
  • Work with web site production tools, platforms and content management systems and processes
  • Identify and solve technical problems through thorough testing
  • Collaborate to create meaningful technical specs when required
  • A willingness to be involved in all aspects of the business not just development


Team Leadership

  • Guide the Development team in their tasks, providing them with advice and mentorship.
  • Ensure the whole team loves and trusts you. Listen to their pain points and work internally and with the client to improve them.
  • Run frequent team meetings to capture any red flags or issues ahead of time
  • Escalate any issues of major concern to the Directors in a timely manner
  • Participate in interviews for new team openings and conduct employee reviews ongoing
  • Assist in leading brainstorms for exciting new projects
  • Keep in MD, TD and CD in the loop and aware of the both successes and issues in studio


Essential Skill:

  • Python, Django, and NoSQL databases
  • Experience building on Google App Engine
  • Command line Linux server admin
  • HTML5 and CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • JavaScript libraries and frameworks (they use Closure and Angular extensively)
  • Expert in developing responsive solutions
  • Version Control (Git/Subversion)
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics and other Google applications and tools


If the role sounds like you then please do get in touch: pearl@digitalgurus.co.uk