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Python Developer job in Oxfordshire (420)

at Torchbox (view profile)
Location Charlbury, Bristol
Date Posted 28th February 2017
Category Technical
Job Type Full-time
Expiration Date 2017-03-31


We're looking for a mid/senior level Python developer to join our team in Charlbury or Bristol, building a very wide range of bespoke apps for our lovely, interesting clients. You'll need:

  • 4+ years industry experience
  • Strong Python
  • Django
  • Good level in several supporting languages, technologies and frameworks: e.g. Javascript, HTML, CSS, React, Redis, Celery, Virtualenv/Vagrant, Sphinx
  • Good understanding of relational databases, especially PostgreSQL
  • Good level source control (Git)
  • Familiarity with the command line
  • Capable of administering large sections of the stack

For extra points, you'll have skills in:

  • Wagtail or another Django CMS
  • Unit testing
  • React.js / Angular.js / Backbone.js
  • Mobile web apps
  • GIS programming / DjangoGIS
  • MongoDB / another non-rel DB
  • Basic Linux sysadmin

We'd love you to have a current technical blog and / or an active Github profile too. Maybe you're interested in Swift / Go / Something We Haven't Heard Of too - tell us about it!

As well as the technical knowledge, you'll also be able to:

  • Study and analyse the information needs of an organisation to contribute to technical specifications
  • Effectively communicate with clients to elicit detailed but clearly defined requirements for features
  • Analyse information needs and convert these into robust technical architecture
  • Support colleagues (reviewing and improving code and providing help and advice)
  • Accurately estimate time required for build of a feature
  • Provide tests to support code
  • Operate as technical lead on some projects
  • Contribute to proposals by providing advice and information
  • Participate in educational opportunities in your own field
  • Remain up to date with state-of-the-art developments in relevant software field

In return we'll offer:

  • An opportunity to work on some high profile projects for some fantastic organisations.
  • Performance related annual bonus
  • Conference allowance
  • Flexible working hours
  • 25 days annual leave
  • 5% pension contributions in an ethical pension fund

Torchbox is a Best Companies 3-star accredited employer.  We offer a great working environment, with a high quality team; weekly lunches with your colleagues: BBQs in the summer, curries, pizza and stews in the winter; occasional company trips and more.

We're only considering applicants with a current working UK visa. No agencies, please.

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