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Lead Backend Software Engineer - Python Go

Job Title: Lead Backend Software Engineer - Python Go
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/15838/C/JR/040121_1609772672
Contact Name: CSR Dev Team
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Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Lead Backend Software Engineer (Python Golang Node Ruby) *Fixed Term Contract 6-9 months* Industry-leading Creative Services Agency is seeking an accomplished technologist with a wealth of experience in backend programming languages to join their dynamic team.

From designing innovative brands and cultivating customer experiences, to building cutting-edge digital products to website apps, the company is a trailblazer in the field of Service Design. They have a unique, distinct focus on social good and innovation in the public domain and help clients design lean, efficient, customer-centric experiences.

As a Lead Backend Software Engineer you'll take ownership of designing, developing, testing and deploying digital products and services. You'll also be responsible for driving their improvement and championing best practices through processes like TDD, Pair Programming and Code Reviews.

You'll focus on backend systems using a diverse range of modern technologies. You'll work across the full development lifecycle, from liaising directly with clients (predominantly from government and retail sectors) during the requirements phase, through to solution user-centred design and delivery.

*Please note: this company is able to offer a fully remote interview and onboarding process and are currently operating fully remotely. There are plans for a gradual return to the Glasgow-based offices with continued flexible work opportunities (2 days in the office and 3 days working from home. This role is a fixed-term contract with a pro-rate salary).*

*You have a breadth of experience across the full development lifecycle
*You have hands-on coding skills with at least one of the following languages (the more the better): Node.js, Python, Golang, Ruby
*You've worked with Git version control, CI/CD, TDD / BDD approaches
*You're collaborative with Pair programming and Code Review experience
*You have excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills
*Ability to achieve Security Clearance; must have been UK resident for over 5 years

As a Lead Backend Software Engineer you'll earn a highly competitive salary (to £75k) plus a comprehensive benefits package, including a generous holiday allowance, enhanced maternity leave, annual training budget to be used as desired and a range of other perks.

If you are interested in this Lead Backend Software Engineer (Python Golang Node Ruby) opportunity, apply now or get in touch today to find out more.