Job Description

208815799
£200 - £500/day 800
IT
13-Oct-2018
 

Back end Developer Python

Python and Django backend developer to work in the Tools team on great gov uk.Working in a multi-disciplinary agile team, including frontend developers, designers and user researchers. The team is led by a product manager and delivery manager and works very closely with other parts of the great gov uk team.What the specialist will work onBackend development for the Tools team on great gov uk
Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Python code
Integration of data storage solutions
Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic
Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
Help maintain code quality, organization and automatizationEssential skills and experience* Demonstrable experience and expertise in Python 3 (1%)* Demonstrable experience and expertise in Python Django web framework (1%)* Demonstrable experience and expertise in Celery or a similar background async framework using Python (1%)* Demonstrable extensive experience and expertise in Postgresql (1%)* Demonstrable extensive experience and expertise in Elasticsearch (1%)* Experience working with Agile methodologies, TDD (Test Driven Development) and (CI & CD) Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery using Scrum, Jenkins and custom internal tooling (1%)* Experience in writing unit tests and integration tests (1%)* Experience in designing and building REST APIs (1%)* Demonstrable capability of using JIRA, Confluence and Git in a Unix environment (1%)* Have proven experience of designing platforms for mission critical services in line with GDS standards (1%)Nice-to-have skills and experience* Demonstrable experience in OAuth 2 integration (as a consumer of service) (1%)* Demonstrable experience with Heroku or GOV UK PaaS (1%)* Demonstrable experience in setting up and managing a test pipeline (1%)* Have the interest in DevOps operations and willingness to collaborate with and help DevOps in operations and second level support (1%)* Demonstrable experience with Government Service development (1%)