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Lead Backend Software Engineer Python - Remote

Job Title: Lead Backend Software Engineer Python - Remote
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £95000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/18030/AKS/260122_1643202817
Contact Name: Open Source Team
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Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Lead Backend Software Engineer / Developer (Python) *Remote UK*. Would you like to progress your career in a senior hands-on role at a growing FinTech?

As a Lead Backend Software Engineer you will head up a team of five to build out the core platform, an award winning data analytics platform sold into major financial institutions across the globe. You'll take ownership of projects across the platform collaborating remotely with cross functional engineering teams, Data Scientists and business stakeholders. There's a big emphasis on Computer Science fundamentals, code quality and collaboration using Agile TDD, XP, Scrum/Kanban methodologies; you'll be an advocate and contributor to best practice and provide technical leadership and mentoring.

There are regular remote company wide 'lunch and learn' sessions, weekly general knowledge Slack quizzes and Friday 'virtual pub' sessions to get involved with; if you live near London or Hull there's also opportunities to go into the office if desired.

*You have advanced backend Python development skills
*You have a thorough understanding of Computing Science fundamentals such as OOP, Data Structures, Algorithm
*You're an advocate of collaboration and have experience with Agile methodologies such as XP, Scrum, Kanban and TDD
*You have a good working knowledge of bash, SQL scripting and have worked with relational databases
*You have strong problem solving and analysis skills, happy to lead and work with others to create a feature from scratch

As a Lead Backend Software Engineer you will earn a competitive salary (to £120k) plus benefits.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Lead Backend Software Engineer / Developer (Python) opportunity.