Lead Python Developer
Location: UK or EU (remote)
Salary: Up to £120K
As an engineering lead, with strong Python skills, you should have some experience with leading others previously. Your leadership will be focused on the product and together with senior leaders, you will manage up to 4 other engineers. Your role will require you to make some of the serious decisions after you analyze why certain techs and architecture are being used. You should be able to lead by example by creating great code and be hands-on when making tactical decisions about core procedures. You will need an eye for spotting top talent who you think will have a strong will in ensuring that the overall vision, mission and product is fulfilled.
As an experienced Python developer, you will also be a product-focused individual who is interested in both your own and the organization’s growth and potential. You should have an interest in designing high quality code, solutions and testings for all stages of the process. While developing in Python, you should also continuously seek to ensure that the platforms are up to standard and improve any tools where needed. Lastly, you will give sound advice to relevant departments on key matters in the industry.
As a leader, your communication skills should be sharp, and you should also have a product-focused mindset. You should have at least 7 years experience as a developer. You also need evidence of leading software teams in the past whereby you overlooked and impacted the product strategy and delivery. You should be able to bridge the gap between the product and engineering.
Teamwork should be a strong word in your vocabulary as you will be leading others constantly. You should have a strong mindset and should be willing to handle stressful and uncomfortable situations. It would be beneficial if you have worked in the Fintech/eCommerce spaces. Overall, you are a considerate and humble team player. It would also help if you have experience in one or more of the following: Golang, React and Typescript.
About the company
Backed by top investors, this startup aims to help small businesses with their decision-making. Our client has big ambitions and strives to do things bigger and better and truly having an impact in the world of tech while having people at the core of their work. They are based in London but can hire from anywhere in the UK or around Europe -as long as you are passionate about your job, creative and willing to excel. As mentioned above they have strong beliefs in excelling, getting the job done, openness, teamwork and high integrity.
Why you should apply
If you are an experienced Lead engineer with strong Python experience and would like to be a part of this business’s mission, do not hesitate to apply. If you think your critical thinking, communication and commitment to coding is high then do not think twice about this opportunity. The flexible remote policy allows you to work where you find most comfortable.
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