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Python / Django Developer (full time, Oxford, remote initially)

We’re looking for a Python Developer to join our team in the heart of Oxford - remote to begin with. We are an award winning, full service digital agency, which means you will get to work on a diverse and challenging portfolio whilst supporting teammates and driving innovation.

You will have at least 2 years of commercial experience and have used Django extensively. You might have other languages under your belt, too. You’ve dabbled in devops and / or sysadmin tasks.

This role will see you join a multidisciplinary team and looking after some Python and Django based projects. You are looking to grow. You’ll also have the chance to research and drive innovative approaches for clients and internal projects alike. Finally, you will be comfortable interacting with clients during requirement gathering sessions and demonstrations.

Your responsibilities will include:

 

  • Python / Django application development
  • Analysing project requirements, scoping them, and creating delivery plans supported by other developers and the PM team
  • Presenting your work to clients and teammates
  • Helping the Sysadmin/Devops team

You will have:

 

  • At least 2 years demonstrable experience in commercial software development, specifically Python / Django
  • Great communication skills; written and verbal
  • Experience turning requirements into a delivery plan with other developers
  • Experience with Agile and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Pride in code quality and test-driven development

You might have (but it’s not a deal breaker):

 

  • Experience with PHP development
  • Experience in any: Kubernetes, Ansible, Docker
  • Experience in any of: Wagtail, Drupal, C#, Ionic, Cordova
  • Comfortable with day-to-day sysadmin tasks on Linux via command line
  • You’ve integrated a good number of APIs
  • Worked with Jenkins or other continuous integration and automated deployment systems

Things to make you even happier:
 

  • Very competitive salaries
  • New Macbook pro or laptop PC with the latest software you'll need
  • A budget for hardware, software, and accessories
  • Tax-free bike scheme (through Cycle to Work)
  • 5 days paid sick leave
  • 4% matched company pension scheme
  • Cash health plan

Wait, you don't think you're right for the role but have a burning passion for all things digital? Then you should be in touch and tell us what we're missing out on!

 

Things to love about the company:
 

  • A huge variety of projects and technologies to keep you interested every day
  • A strong culture of work / life balance. We’re strongly encouraged to go home/log off at 17:30
  • Opportunities to gain experience in new fields
  • A collaborative, supportive environment of team-building
  • A company that contributes to worthy causes and projects
  • An airy, spacious office right in the very heart of Oxford city
  • Takeaway Tuesdays
  • Games Nights
  • Hack days

 

We're a lovely bunch of people that care about each other's improvement so you will find yourself exploring new technologies and ideas in no time.