Backend Software Developer (Python) - Insurance Sector

Backend Software Developer (Python) - Insurance Sector

Job Title: Backend Software Developer (Python) - Insurance Sector
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00084272_1542381820
Contact Name: Mason Nathaniel
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 16, 2018 15:23

Job Description

Backend Software Developer (Python) - Insurance Sector

My client is one of the largest insurance companies globally and requires a Backend Software Developer (Python) to join an AI focused product team based in London.


The Backend Software Developer (Python) will join an established team working at the bleeding edge of data & AI. You will aid Deep Learning Engineers/Scientists design and implement disruptive apps & products that solve complex business problems.

This will see the successful Backend Software Developer (Python) utilising your significant skills in Python and understanding of algorithms and data structures to create and maintain complex applications/database schemas, designing and building APIs for Frontend Devs & external customers and owning the end to end development of the solutions & applications being created.


- Experience in a similar role utilising Python within a data focused project environment
- Strong experience utilising Python web frameworks i.e. Django, Falcon, Flask etc
- Demonstrate exceptional Python coding skills with exposure to C++ or Java
- Experience with JavaScript libraries (React, Redux etc)
- Experience with Messaging/Async (eg Kafka, Celery, RabbitMQ)
- Experience creating and maintaining complex applications and database schemas
- Solid understanding of Algorithms & data structures
- Experience using distributed caches, databases and data warehouses

Any experience in the following would be preferred, but not essential as training will be given:

- Cloud Platforms (AWS, Azure OR GCP)
- Big Data Tech (Hadoop, Hive, Hbase, zookeeper etc)
- Experience with Docker, Docker Compose
- An eye on the latest Machine Learning Applications


- Salary up to £80,000
- Bonus to £10,000
- 25 days holiday + BHs
- Pension
- Healthcare
- Life Assurance
- Gym
- Vouchers/Discounts
- And more...

Apply now and do not risk losing out on this fantastic opportunity to progress you career in AI/Machine Learning space!

Backend Software Developer (Python) - Insurance Sector

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