Lead Python Developer

Worldwide | April 27, 2023

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Company: Waracle

Salary: $80,626 - $89,585

Type: Remote

Employment: Full-time


Waracle is home to a diverse and inclusive community of technologists. We collaborate with ambitious businesses on their most challenging technology and digital product missions. In your career at Waracle you can expect to work on a variety of projects within some of the UK’s biggest brands in Health Tech, Fintech or Clean Tech, gaining experience and exposure to a range of languages and technologies.


Our growth has been significant and sustained, recently recognised by Clutch as one of the Top B2B companies in the UK, we are constantly seeking top industry talent to join our team and grow our expertise. Our clients are organisations with ambitious missions, where we deliver products, services and enterprise systems to help them solve their most challenging business and customer challenges.


Waracle are looking for a Lead Python Developer to join us in building market-leading digital products for our global customer base. 


Waracle adopt a remote first ethos (UK based) and provide a set up allowance you can use towards a comfy chair or desk! We have office space available in Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and London if you miss that buzz in the office. 


You will be involved in producing high quality full-stack code, creating complex web front-ends which simplify procedures for end users. You will be mentoring and working within a multidisciplinary team, working front-to-back from large data sources to visual presentation. You will be passionate about technology improvements and offer early value in suggesting incremental and credible improvements.


  • Expert level skills with Python (2.7+) and the Django framework

  • Experience in API design and development

  • Experience of working in an orchestrated environment using gateways to services

  • Experience both in cloud and on-premise development, with multiple operating systems and software versions in service


Desirable skills:

  • Strong stakeholder management skills, with the ability to articulate technical designs to both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Strong skills with Solution Design, with the ability to advise on improvements for wider Technical Architecture.

  • Experience leading a, full-stack Agile development team

  • Background working with Data specific libraries such as Pandas, PyMongo, NumPy, Seaborn or similar.

  • Exposure to modern cloud platforms - Azure, AWS or GCP.

  • Ability to work in low-level code and command line operations



The recruitment process you can expect for this role is an initial call with your dedicated Talent Acquisition Partner who will chat with you about Waracle, what you are looking for in a new position, the salary for the role, notice period and benefits (the important stuff!).

After that, will follow an introductory interview with the Hiring Manager to discover more about the role and life at Waracle. A take-home Python assessment will follow, where you have the opportunity to showcase your technical craft. The final interview will involve the project Delivery Lead and a Lead Developer.




Benefits for our people

We love to have fun, make friends for life and spend time together outside of work! We have various events, days out, competitions and incentives throughout the year and here are some other benefits you can expect at Waracle.


🏡 Flexible working and a remote-first ethos

🏖 35 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)

⏰ 35 hour working week

💸 Company Pension and personal financial advisor

📈 Free access to 1000s of personal development courses

🏥 Group Life and Medical Cover

🍼 Enhanced maternity and paternity leave

🍎 Macbook and home office set up budget

Plus many more!



We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.



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