Posted 18 days ago

Lead Backend Developer Python Data - FinTech

London, Greater London | £105,000 - £120,000 per yearManaged by: Open Source Team

Lead Backend Developer / Software Engineer *Hybrid WFH* to £120k+

Do you have expertise with Python and a data centric mindset?

You could be progressing your career in a senior, hands-on role at a global FinTech solutions provider as they expand their UK presence.

Your day to day:

As a Lead Backend Developer you will prototype and develop new features, analytics and enhancements to the core SaaS trading platform with a focus on improving backend infrastructures, optimising platform performance and ensuring scalability.

You'll see your work go live rapidly from idea to prototype to build and release, collaborate with other senior engineers to make the technical choices and will own parts of the build and architecture.

As a senior member of the team you'll provide technical leadership to more junior team members, allowing you to make a real impact and progress your career.

WFH Policy:

Following a remote interview process you'll join colleagues in the London, City office 2 days a week with flexibility to work from home the other 3 days.


  • You have advanced Python development skills including backend development experience
  • You have a logical mindset with a passion for problem solving
  • You're collaborative, keen to learn and share knowledge with others
  • You have a good understanding of distributed systems
  • You have experience with SQLAlchemy and Data Modelling techniques
  • You're degree educated, 2.1 or above gained in Computer Science or similar technical / scientific / numerate discipline
  • Software stack still includes RabbitMQ, MySQL, Docker, AWS, Linux, Gitlab, ElasticSearch - experience with any of these advantageous

As a Lead Backend Developer you will earn a competitive salary (to £120k) plus bonus and benefits.

Apply now to find out more about this Lead Backend Developer / Software Engineer (Python Real-time Data) opportunity.

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