Python Engineer at sohostrategy, London, £Competitive Rate

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  • London, UK
  • Jan 03, 2020
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Job Description

// ABOUT SOHO SOHO is a data-driven full-service digital strategy, intelligence, and product studio, set up in early 2008. We build software, sites, and multi-channel experiences for the world 's biggest organisations. From the United Nations and British National Health Service, through to private-equity and international law firms, we apply an evidence-based and test-driven approach to systems design. We 're looking for a talented Python developer to join our team on a contract-basis to work on a number of fun projects across healthcare, eCommerce, and data science. The successful candidate will... * Be a full-stack Python developer with solid and proven experience * Possess strong experience developing for the most recent version of Django * Have practical experience of unit/integration testing using TDD, BDD and test automation * Be experienced in developing and delivering scalable applications * Understand SOA and microservice environments * Understand Agile/Scrum development methodologies * Possess working knowledge of Linux and understanding of IAAS offerings like AWS Strong applicants will... * Have a first-class BSc or higher in Computer Science (or a related discipline), from a leading university. * Have direct work experience developing atop Wagtail CMS (a Django-based Content Management System). * Have quantitative experience developing and backtesting of simulations/models. * Have web-scraping experience with Scrapy, Crawlera, or similar services. * Have a working understanding of core AI/ML concepts. Competitive contractor pay based on the successful candidate 's experience. Intended start ASAP. There is additionally opportunity for this contract position to result in full-time employment, should both the candidate and SOHO wish to continue.