[python-uk] 5 x Linux / Python roles - UK Wide

Sally Hall sally at e-recruiter.co.uk
Mon Dec 19 16:10:23 CET 2011

Good afternoon all,

I hope you are all doing well and looking forwards to Christmas? I know Recruiters are not the "flavour of the month" so I've sent 1 email rather than spamming.

I've added location and salary details, however if you want more details - just please let me know.

In summary, I have the following roles:

·         Open Source / Python Developer - Oxford - £30-40k + benefits

·         Experienced Linux Systems Engineer - Central London - £40k -£55k

·         Python Developers - £20-33k + benefits - Experienced / Graduate / Trainee - West Sussex

·         Python / Django Developer - Portsmouth - £25-35k + benefits

·         Open Source Technical Lead - Central London - £40-75k + benefits

Please find the details below - I've been working with these companies for a long while, so am happy to answer any questions.

Open Source / Python Developer - Oxford - £30-40k + benefits

Are you a passionate Open Source / Python Developer? Are you looking to work in a company where your skills, opinion and ideas matter and are taken into account? Are you focused on solving problems and don't give up until you've fixed them Then this is the job for you!

Exceptional Startup is looking for an Experienced Python Developer to join their well funded and growing company based in Oxford city centre. You will be working alongside the designers, product managers and online marketing team.

The company is very passionate about the people working for them. They provide a friendly, team-focused environment where you are listened to, can make a difference and bring ideas to the table. You will be working with a team who come from technical backgrounds, including the management team, which means they are aware of your skills and can help you with your tasks.

In order to be successful for this Python Developer role, you must have the following:
* Commercial experience in Python and Linux
* Pride in your software and code
* Love solving problems independently or as a member of a talented team.

Ideally you will have the following experience (however training will be provided)
* Web frameworks, OOP and the MVC paradigm
* Open Source contribution(s)

As a Python developer you will:
* Focusing on the ongoing development of the web application
* Submitting code and projects to the open source community
* Working to build the features that the users need
* Help build a business of global scale
* Working every day with open-source tech such as Python, Django, Debian, Postgres etc.

My client is offering £30-45k + benefits + career progression + training.

Experienced Linux Systems Engineer - Central London - £40k -£55k

Successful and Established, software house is looking for an Experienced Linux Systems Engineer to join their technical team. You will be joining a range of Open Source and Technical staff within a friendly team. You will be working for an e-commerce software house with a great reputation for customer service and amazing software.

As part of a small team, you will be helping the company develop its data storage strategy, map / reduce reporting infrastructure and systems management.

You'll be working with modern tools such as Hadoop, HBase and "pig".

In order to be successful for this role you must have the following skills:

o Linux (ideally Ubuntu and RHEL / CentOS) in a virtualised environment
o Security and Firewalls
o Database design and administration in a live environment

Any experience of the following would be an advantage (however full training will be provided):

o Puppet
o CouchDB
o PostgreSQL
o NodeJS
o Data analysis with Hadoop / HBase

My client is offering £40 - £55k + benefits + career progression + training.

Python Developers - £20-33k + benefits - Experienced / Graduate / Trainee - West Sussex

Successful and growing software house is looking for a range of Experienced and Trainee/Graduate Python Developers to join their team. You will be working with cutting edge technologies and improving award winning software.

The main language used throughout the company is Python.

As a Python Developer you will be working in a team of highly capable programmers, using technologies such as Python and Linux, and modern agile development processes encompassing pair programming, unittests, test-first, and a high degree of automation.

In order to be success for this role you must have the following:
* A keen analytical mind, with a sound ability to judge when to focus on the details, and when to think laterally
* Experience in programming under Linux/UNIX (and other OS's, preferable)
* Exposure to or experience of Python
* Extensive proven work experience of programming would be preferred; also extensive proven experience of delivering software in a commercial setting is essential
* Familiarity with a number of databases such as Postgresql, mysql, and Oracle
* Strong documentation skills.

Candidates with Sourceforge or Github or Google Summer of Code experience are also welcome.

My client is offering an exceptional work and open source environment. The salary offered for this role is £20-33k + benefits

Python / Django Developer - Portsmouth - £25-35k + benefits

Exciting and established Software House is looking for additional driven and passionate Python/Django developers!

Graduates and Experienced developers welcome!

As a Python / Django Developer you will be joining a knowledgeable Open Source team who have a passion for using Open Source tools and languages. Working within the team you will face complex and interesting software development problems, as well as gaining feedback from the clients in order to improve and evolve your software.

You will be working on Established and Successful Open Source Company, specilising in "New" and "Cutting Edge Technologies".

You will be joining a friendly, passionate and structured team, working on Database heavy software and working on a variety of challenges and projects. You must have (commercial / academic / personal) Django and Python experience.

This is an exceptional opportunity to develop software using the full software life cycle, as well as meeting clients and seeing how your software impacts their businesses.

Due to the nature of the work you must also be familiar with either a Debian or Ubuntu system.

My client is offering upto £35k + benefits

Open Source Technical Lead - Central London - £40-75k + benefits

Successful and growing Social Networking Company that contributes to the Open Source community is looking for a Technical Lead to join their team.

You will be joining an Exceptional, fully funded startup company with big ideas and a passion for Open Source.

In order to be successful for the Technical Lead role, you must have experience of the following:

o Python
o NoSQL databases like MongoDB (as well as relational databases such as MySQL or Postgres)
o Operations, system administration and monitoring, including config management systems like Puppet
o Distributed version control systems like git or mercurial
o Messaging middleware such as AMQP and RabbitMQ

Ideally you will also have django or flask experience - although this will be trained.

You will be joining a company that has Exceptional ideas that they are fast turning into reality in order to fill the niche in the market. As a Key member of staff you need to be able to think about the future architecture as well as delivering current features, working alongside the technical team and being the driving force to allow them to become a Big name.

As a Technical Lead, your main responsibilities will be:

o Taking technical ownership of the whole product
o Focusing on delivery - features, quality and great user experience (UI/UX)
o Coding as well as architecting a new feature on a whiteboard
o Embracing agile development and lean startup techniques
o Exploring new libraries, languages, frameworks and tools

You need to be comfortable speaking to technical and non-technical people alike, be an excellent communicator and have a previous Open Source OR Python OR Social Networking background.

My client is offering £40k - £75k + Performance-based bonus + equity (shares) + 28 days holiday + Techie Toys (They will invest in the technology/hardware/software that enables you to do your job!)

Hope you all have a good Monday :)

01582 394851

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