Lead Python Developer at Emagine Consulting, London/Remote, £700-£750 per day

£700 - £750 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Jun 04, 2024
Duration not stated Information Technology

Contract Description

Emagine is seeking an experienced Lead Python Developer

Lead Python Developer

£700 - £750 per day (inside IR35)

London - Onsite 2 days a week

emagine is a high-end professional services consultancy and solutions firm Specialising in providing business and technology services to the financial services sector, we power progress, solve challenges and deliver real results through tailored high-end consulting services and solutions.

We have created a culture of openness and integrity by building genuine and strong relationships and partnerships, enabling us to be uncompromising in our dedication in delivering the optimal service for our clients. Our commitment is not just towards our clients but we aim to foster a positive and equitable working environment with our consultants and colleagues which stems from our core values: Confident, Dedicated, Responsible, Genuine.


Emagine is seeking an experienced Lead Python Developer to join our dynamic team. We are collaborating with a leading insurance company to develop an innovative pricing tool that will directly impact front office operations. This role involves leading the design, development, and deployment of the tool, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and ensuring the tool 's effectiveness in optimising pricing strategies.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead the design, development, and deployment of the new pricing tool.

Collaborate with data scientists, product managers, business analysts and other developers.

Ensure the scalability, performance, and reliability of the software.

Implement best practices for coding standards, testing, and deployment.

Mentor junior developers and provide technical guidance to the team.

Engage with front office stakeholders to gather requirements and ensure the tool meets their needs.

Support junior developers in their growth and development.

Work closely with senior stakeholders to align the tool 's functionality with business objectives.

Stay current with industry trends and emerging technologies.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

Proven experience as a Lead Python Developer or similar role.

Expert proficiency in Python and its frameworks (e.g., Django, Flask).

Strong understanding of software development principles and methodologies.

Experience with databases (SQL and NoSQL), data modeling, and data structures.

Familiarity with machine learning frameworks (e.g., TensorFlow, scikit-learn) is a plus.

Strong communication and leadership abilities.

Proven experience working on front office projects and collaborating with front office teams.

Experience in the insurance industry is highly desirable

The ideal consultants will share our values and be aligned with our ways of working and as your career progresses, you can expect to work across all areas of the project lifecycle, from strategy to implementation. This will provide you with a broad base of experience from which to build an outstanding career.

The ideal consultants will share our values and be aligned with our ways of working and as your career progresses, you can expect to work across all areas of the project lifecycle.

We pride ourselves on;

Providing our people with a supportive culture, rooted in our values and driven by our purpose.

Promoting a culture of inclusion, collaboration, well-being, and learning and development.

Providing increased agility and flexibility within our hybrid working model

Investing in employees' growth through ongoing training and development

Autonomy to take ownership of projects, making decisions and demonstrating individual expertise

Providing an transparent performance and career management experience.

Our consultants are integral to delivering successful consulting engagements, addressing our clients' most pressing business challenges, and build lasting value in disciplines such as:

Solve sophisticated, ambiguous business, change and technology problems, bringing structure and meticulous analysis and planning, acting, and taking decisions with little strategic direction

Build, develop and sustain trusted senior client relationships in the C-suite by remaining highly attuned to client needs

Drive, enable and support the business, partnering with our leaders, clients, and consultants across our practices to take the best of emagine to our clients through opportunity identification/qualification, solution development/presentation


At emagine, we are committed to building an international and diverse team by embracing our different backgrounds.

If you are up to the challenge and would like to find out more, get in touch with us immediately, our internal recruitment team is always keen to hear from dynamic individuals that are looking to further their career and explore their full potential.

"emagine is an equal opportunity employer, and employment practices are based strictly on merit. It is the policy of the Company to give equal opportunity in employment regardless of sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, age, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, religion or ethnic origin "