Python & Javascript Developer - Bath

Bath, Avon
£30,000 - £40,000 per annum
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
IT, Programming
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Python & Javascript Developer
Location: Bath
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Job type: Permanent

Client is the UK’s leading independent digital services company.

We currently run two websites. Both have ambitious development plans that will require the design and implementation of new features via an improved UX, designed with a mobile-first philosophy and including native phone apps.

This is an exciting and flexible role in a dynamic young company.

Purpose of role
The role of the Developer is to join the team of in house developers and contractors building our websites and internal systems.

As well as coding to an extremely high standard, the applicant will be expected to participate in defining best practice and working with the CIO, Technical Lead and project manager to ensure development projects are delivered on time to an agreed and consistent quality standard.

The current team, which is a combination of permanent and contract staff, consists of four back end and three front end developers and a UX designer.

Day to day responsibilities:
In addition to coding on individual project(s) as assigned, the Developer will
Work closely with the project manager on estimation and delivery of projects
Work with the Technical Lead and other developers in the team to ensure consistency, co-ordination and quality of output
Ensure that the work of contractors and other external resources on their assigned projects meet standards
In consultation with the Technical Lead and the whole development team, determine coding best practice, use of tools, systems and processes

Person Specification
Essential technical experience and skills:
Python (5 years)

Highly desirable experience and skills:
Django (3 years)
Django REST framework, or similar
Desirable experience and skills:
Amazon Web Services inc RDS, EC2, EBS

In addition the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:
Excellent programming skills
Ability to work fast and accurately under pressure
Ability to design data models to meet ever changing requirements of the business
Ability to collaborate with others and build a consensus on the way to solve any given problem
Interpersonal skills to work with both the development team and others in the business in a collaborative and cooperative manner
Ability to communicate technical issues to management clearly
Excellent programming skills
An understanding of the commercial issues facing a business and their influence on development priorities


Looking for a mid-range developer - very little flex on the salary.

Python experience
Candidates without Python experience will not be considered at all. Candidates with Python experience, but no Django or Javascript will be taken into consideration.

Python, Javascript

If you have further inquiries about this role, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at: 02033717671

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