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Junior Python Developer

Posted by StackJobs on Wed, 27 Jul 2016
Contract type: permanent. Location: London, England

Contact

Name: Mark Waren

Junior Python Developer

StackJobs is a trending IT job board in the United Kingdom. We are looking for a Junior Python Developer to join our collaborative and forward thinking team located in Greenwich.

Skills and experience

Essential:

  • Excellent understanding of Python and strong knowledge of various Python Libraries, API’s and toolkits;
  • JSON/XML, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript skills, including JQuery;
  • Experience with Django;
  • Understanding and experience of the software development lifecycle and code repositories such as git, including branching and merging flows;
  • Deep understanding of how to write maintainable code and the importance of testing;
  • Experience writing unit tests;
  • Excellent English language communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability communicate effectively with a technical and non-technical audience.

Personal characteristics:

  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritise, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities individually and on behalf of the team;
  • Committed and enthusiastic in regards to the job/contract at hand, quality of work and getting the job done is your motivator;
  • Proven ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Collaborative approach and willingness to compromise to find solutions;
  • A results oriented individual who thrives working in a fast paced environment and maintains a calm approach and sound judgement when operating under pressure;
  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitative and negotiation skills;
  • Highest levels of integrity;
  • Willingness to be flexible in regard to working hours.

Responsibilities

  • Investigate and resolve application functionality related issues and provide support and troubleshooting as necessary for the development team;
  • Undertake other reasonable tasks as directed and necessary for the running of the company.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a start-up business where you will grow and develop in this position and which will add significant value to your long-term career.