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Lead Software Engineer - Python Azure GCP

Job Title: Lead Software Engineer - Python Azure GCP
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/16320/B/JR/120421_1618214468
Contact Name: Open Source Team
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Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Lead Software Engineer / Python Developer (Azure GCP CI/CD) Are you an accomplished technologist, looking for an opportunity to make your mark on a world-leading organisation?

You could join this pioneering, multi award-winning VFX company who has experienced global success in an impactful, hands-on role.

From blockbuster films to iconic advertising campaigns, this company is behind some of the best-recognised visual effects in the world. As a Lead Software Engineer, you'll be part of a talented team responsible for building and maintaining and supporting the globally scalable core infrastructure. You'll call upon your industry experience to extract and modernise the core platform with a key focus on developing the primary infrastructure and microservices.

Your responsibilities will be diverse and impactful, from extending capabilities, fixing bugs and improving end-to-end platform performance, to owning code quality and championing best practice across your wider team.

In this Lead Software Engineer role you'll work with a modern tools and technologies including Python, Kubernetes, CI/CD Azure and more.

The ideal candidate will have a broad remit of software engineering experience and strong Python skills, keen to take ownership of complex, technical challenges that will have a real-world positive impact on the wider company.

*Please note: this company is able to offer a remote interview and onboarding process as well as 100% work from home during the current social distancing measures. Going forward, you'll have the option to work predominantly remotely or split your time between home and the London*

*You have Production-level experience using Python for service backend or development infrastructure
*You have strong knowledge of microservices architecture and knowledge of components used to develop microservices frameworks, e.g. RabbitMQ
*You have experience in Kubernetes/ Docker/ Terraform
*You have experience working with CI/CD, TDD and/ or BDD
*You have cloud experience, ideally in Azure and/ or GCP
*You're happy to proactively mentor more junior team members and enjoy knowledge sharing
*You're a proactive team player with excellent communication skills

As a Lead Software Engineer / Python Developer you'll earn a highly competitive salary (to £85k) plus a comprehensive benefits package.

If you are interested in this Lead Software Engineer / Python Developer (Azure GCP CI/CD) opportunity, apply now or get in touch today to find out more.