[python-uk] Python developer / lead

Michael Mangion michael at crowdscores.co.uk
Thu Mar 15 15:39:20 CET 2012

We are looking for Python developers to join a well-backed, early stage and
ambitious project based in London. We're currently a small team building a
service to collect, analyse and publish real-time sports data and releasing
in the second half of this year. We work in a very friendly, flexible
environment where you will be expected to set your own pace and deliver
great work while challenging everyone else in the team to achieve their
full potential.

The project will allow you to work with huge datasets, cloud based
services, mobile web and app development, social interactions and
gamification. The project and role have amazing potential with the ability
to influence technology direction. Leadership role is available for the
right person.

Skills & Requirements

*What we are looking for*

   - Expertise in Python and Django or similar frameworks
   - A real love for development and learning new things
   - Motivation, talent and endless spirit
   - Experience developing web apps, ideally in a startup environment
   - Good knowledge of design patterns like MVC and DRY
   - Real passion for iterative development
   - Ideally people with web skills like HTML5/CSS3, javascript, jQuery and
   - Have a good knowledge of PostgreSQL and NoSQL like MongoDB
   - Effective oral and written English skills

*What you'll do*

   - Work on a new product where you'll contribute to architecture
   discussions, database design and programming
   - Be part of a highly collaborative, friendly, and open environment
   within a small team
   - Get a say in the technology direction
   - Excellent career opporunities including project leadership
   - Get your choice of Mac or PC
   - A chance to benefit in the success of the company through stock options
   - Enrich the team with your knowledge and insight

About CrowdScores Ltd.

CrowdScores is a well-backed, early stage Internet company based in
London. We are building a product of our own from scratch so can focus on
delivering our vision using the best tools and technoligies without having
to compromise to fit in with customer environments and limitations.

We are completely cloud based and our core development will touch on web,
API development, mobile app development, social gamification, social
interaction and communities. We have big plans and are looking to build a
team to match. We'd love to hear from great players who want to be at the
cutting edge.

*We also offer:*

   - a friendly, collaborative and driven team atmosphere
   - a quiet office in one of the best parts of central London
   - flexible working hours (and days if necessary) and location at times
   - your choice of Mac or PC, Herman Miller desks and ergonomic chairs
   - the chance to work on a product that will be used by millions (we hope)
   - a chance to benefit in the success of the company through stock options
   - group gliding or other crazy sports days when we need to unplug
   - competitive salaries

Please send your CV and cover letter to: jobs at crowdscores.co.uk
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