Contract Software Engineer ( Python / Java )

Contract Software Engineer ( Python / Java )

Job Title: Contract Software Engineer ( Python / Java )
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PythonJava_1589293310
Contact Name: Laurence Downing
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 12, 2020 15:21

Job Description

Contract Software Engineer (Python/Java)

6 Month Contract


A London based software company are looking for a Software Engineer with Java & Python experience to join them due to an urgent project just landed which they need to build a whole new product for.

Your role as a Software Engineer will be to develop backend services using Java and Python as well as third party integrations using APIs.


  • Develop Backend services using Java and Python
  • Support research engineers by productionising code so it follows software best practices
  • Taking ownership of the software you build, from analysis to production and support
  • Third party integrations using APIs
  • Be an active member of the engineer team, improving the code base through pull requests and suggesting new tools, technologies and ways of working
  • Work with Product and stakeholders to deliver feature


  • Very proficient in Java and Python
  • Familiar with using AWS stack (specifically deployment, scaling, lambdas)
  • Familiar with event-based architectures
  • Familiar and experienced with building, maintaining state machines
  • Docker experience
  • Experience in writing and using RESTful APIs

This would be a 6 month contract with a strong chance of an extension.

Although the company are working remotely for now, you will need to be within a commuting distance of London.

For more information please apply.

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