A dynamic and data-driven Managed Service and Cloud Solutions Provider seeking the coding talents of an Intermediate – Senior Python Developer to help them as they have embarked on an ambitious programme to build world-class leading development systems and services as part of a wider banking capability programme. The ideal candidate must have strong Python including both procedural scripting and Object-Oriented development, be able to write scalable & reusable code, be comfortable working with VCS including code reviews, GitFlow, release management, have proficiency with CI/CD and knowledge of RESTful APIs both for using first/third party APIs.


  • Help to build and support new features across our backend systems with the production of high-quality code.
  • Improve functionality of existing systems and help reduce tech debt through lessons learned and incremental improvements.
  • Provide insights and input for technological choices for new projects.
  • Sharing knowledge of the data itself and process details within the DevOps/DataOps teams and wider business.
  • Collaborating with our internal Test Team to test all work as part of the development lifecycle.
  • Support junior members of the team(s) with Python knowledge and best practices.


  • Excellent Python skills – both procedural scripting and Object-Oriented development.
  • Able to write scalable, reusable code.
  • Strong understanding of Python fundamentals and best practices (including security considerations).
  • Comfortable working with VCS (including code reviews, GitFlow, release management).
  • Proficient understanding of CI/CD processes.
  • Knowledge of RESTful APIs – both for using first/third party APIs and building our own for first/third party consumption.

Desirable –

  • Good SQL and experience with data warehouses.
  • Knowledge of AWS services: AWS services you’ll work with frequently include Lambda, S3, Pinpoint, SNS, SQS, Kinesis, Step Functions, QuickSight, Redshift, DynamoDB, API Gateway, and many more.
  • Experienced at TDD – writing Unit Tests and E2E tests.
  • Understanding of how to architect resilient, highly available and efficient data pipelines and Microservices.
  • Understanding of exception handling and error management implementations.

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Desired Skills:

  • Intermediate
  • Senior
  • Python

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