Senior Software Engineer (Python)

Senior Software Engineer (Python)

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer (Python)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, London
Salary: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00062838SSEP_1507036025
Contact Name: Charlie Ruffles-Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 03, 2017 14:07

Job Description

CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY: Senior Software Engineer (Python) - London - Initial 3 months - £400-550 p/d

My client, a software company are searching for a Senior Software Engineer with strong commercial experience of Python, to build and maintain their core Python based platforms and services.

You'll be responsible for:
- Finding and identifying new opportunities to fine-tune and optimise applications of projects both existing and upcoming.
- Designing, building, testing and documenting software and web applications in Python
- Supporting formal testing and resolving test defects
- Creating services and applications, utilising various programming languages
- Identifying production and non-production application issues

Desired Skills:
- Ideally a degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
- Four or more years of solid commercial Python experience
- JSON, REST, SOAP and RESTful Services and API's
- Experience working with a JIRA bug-tracker
- Linux/Unix knowledge (Redhat/CentOS/Fedora)
- Experience in migrating legacy systems and knowledge of the software development lifecycle
- Web development: HTML (HTML5 & CSS) and XML/XSL
- Some database and SQL knowledge, Oracle and/or PostgreSQL, Post GIS
- Jenkins, CI integration, RabbitMQ, Redis, AWS and Docker

This is an urgent requirement and so the client are looking for people to start immediately or as soon as possible.

Although the initial contract is for 3 months, extensions are expected.

If you are available and interested in the role please apply and I will call you to discuss in more detail.

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