Senior Python Software Developer

Job Category: Tech
Salary Range: £ Competitive
Position Type: Full-Time
Location: London, Farringdon
Reporting To: Data Platform Team Lead

Introduction:

As a Senior Python Software Developer at Pricesearcher you will get to work on a wide range of exciting and challenging problems with our data set of over a billion products. We are a small and fast moving team and with this role comes an excellent opportunity to very quickly make a meaningful contribution to the company.

Introduction:

As a Senior Python Software Developer at Pricesearcher you will get to work on a wide range of exciting and challenging problems with our data set of over a billion products. We are a small and fast moving team and with this role comes an excellent opportunity to very quickly make a meaningful contribution to the company.

Tech Stack:

  • Python (APIs, Crawler and Data Ingestion Pipelines)
  • PHP (Internal Admin Systems)
  • MySQL
  • Elasticsearch
  • AWS (Athena, EC2, CloudFront, Lambda, DynamoDB, SQS, SNS, S3 + many more!)
  • Jenkins
  • Ansible
  • Terraform
  • Docker

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Excellent understanding of Python and its surrounding tooling and libraries
  • Understanding of how to write maintainable and testable code
  • Understanding of version control systems such as Git
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Self motivated and able to learn independently
  • Existing commercial experience of at least one of the following:
    • Building and maintaining a production API
    • Web scraping and/or crawling
    • Working with data pipelines, ETL systems etc

Responsibilities:

  • Mentor and assist existing members of the team
  • Taking ownership over projects and leading the technical direction of them
  • Maintain and improve our existing Python based web crawler and APIs
  • Maintain and improve our Python based data ingestion pipeline
  • Collaborate with other members of the development team on existing and new projects

Highly desirable/Bonus skills:

  • Mentor and assist existing members of the team
  • Taking ownership over projects and leading the technical direction of them
  • Maintain and improve our existing Python based web crawler and APIs
  • Maintain and improve our Python based data ingestion pipeline
  • Collaborate with other members of the development team on existing and new projects

What you’ll get in return:

  • You will not be bored, you will work on hard and challenging real-world problems
  • An environment that encourages learning and experimentation
  • Ability to work on greenfield products that you can own outright
  • You will expand your knowledge on systems, architecture and data processing
  • Competitive salary and generous equity package
  • Great central London location and an AWESOME team!

Our challenges keep us awake at night and take our thinking to the next level. We approach our problems from all angles as a team and believe that failing is just as important to the process as succeeding. You will work directly with the founding team who have been together for over 5 years. People from all walks of life who have joined from some of the biggest names in online, to work together on this mission. Every member of the business is here to help support and share in your success!

If you think you’re the right candidate for this position, email us at careers@pricesearcher.com