Ten Group is hiring a

Senior Back End Developer (Python/Django)

London, United Kingdom

Our Back End team is a 100% Python team, working with Django REST Framework and asyncio (AIOHTTP) based microservices. We're looking for an individual that takes pride in their code quality and a passion for complex problem solving. We are currently expanding our team in order to help us work on exciting upcoming challenges such as developing our recommendation engine and breaking our monolith into smaller microservices. Everything is in an AWS environment maintained by our dedicated DevOps team. Our tech stack includes Elastic Search, Postgres, Docker, Celery, and Travis for CI using Github.

You’ll be a good fit for the challenge ahead if:

  • You want to join a new team with a long to do list and an ambitious roadmap
  • You’re excited by an opportunity that is essentially a blank canvas, and working with us to grow a full tech capability inside – and core to – our whole organisation
  • You are open, inclusive and collaborative – you'll join a team of developers, infrastructure engineers, designers, data experts and operationally experienced colleagues and we’ll all work together
  • You can show us commits in Git, talk us through live projects, and point us in the direction of things you’ve tried (whether they’ve worked or not)
  • You’ll enjoy contributing to functional and technical design


Please visit https://www.tengroup.com/products/ to find out more about working in Ten's Product Team.


Requirements

We are looking for Developers who:

  • Are open to exploring new technologies and building out POCs, there’ll be lots of opportunity for R&D
  • Are comfortable with switching between complex layers, the prospect of learning new languages / libraries, and have a genuine interest in the latest software technologies
  • Are passionate about setting high standards, and shipping quality software
  • Are inspiring to work for / with
  • Can help non-developers understand – and engage with – the product development process
  • Want to keep learning
  • Are up for the challenge that is integrating with third party applications
  • Like to communicate – in real life, and not just in Slack

Our Tech Stack

  • Python 3.6
  • Django 1.11
  • Django Rest Framework 3.7.7
  • Asyncio (AIOHTTP)
  • ElasticSearch 5.5
  • Celery
  • New Relic
  • Postgres
  • AWS

Benefits

  • A competitive salary
  • A 1 month paid sabbatical after 5 years of service
  • An outstanding perks program too: we work with the very best brands in the world and our employee perks are taken directly from the types of things we do for clients including exclusive discounts, treats, access to gigs, invites to dinners, social events, industry employee rates at hotels / for flights, freebies, money-can’t-buy experiences, etc…

The environment is modern, friendly and vibrant and everybody who joins Ten has the opportunity to develop a rewarding career within an organisation, which is widely considered to be one of the best in the business. To find out more about working at Ten, hear from some of our people and have a sneak peek at our offices, please watch this short video here.


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