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Our Central Government client is currently recruiting for a Python backend Developer to work in an Automation team. The role is outside of IR35

Python and Django backend developer to work in the Tools team on

Working in a multi-disciplinary agile team, including frontend developers, designers and user researchers. The team is led by a product manager and delivery manager and works very closely with other parts of the team.

  • Backend development for the Tools team on
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Python code
  • Integration of data storage solutions
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
  • Help maintain code quality, organization and automatization

Windsor House, 50 Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0TL

Key Skills

  • Demonstrable experience and expertise in Python 3
  • Demonstrable experience and expertise in Python Django web framework
  • Demonstrable experience and expertise in Celery or a similar background async framework using Python
  • Demonstrable extensive experience and expertise in Postgresql
  • Demonstrable extensive experience and expertise in Elasticsearch
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies, TDD (Test Driven Development) and (CI & CD) Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery using Scrum, Jenkins and custom internal tooling
  • Experience in writing unit tests and integration tests
  • Experience in designing and building REST APIs
  • Demonstrable capability of using JIRA, Confluence and Git in a Unix environment
  • Have proven experience of designing platforms for mission critical services in line with GDS standards
  • Demonstrable experience in OAuth 2 integration (as a consumer of service)
  • Demonstrable experience with Heroku or GOV.UK PaaS
  • Demonstrable experience in setting up and managing a test pipeline
  • Have the interest in DevOps operations and willingness to collaborate with and help DevOps in operations and second level support
  • Demonstrable experience with Government Service development

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Immediate start
6 Months
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