Senior Python Developer at Hippo Digital, Remote, 3-6 Months, to £600 per day

£500 - £600 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • Remote
  • Nov 20, 2023
up to 6 Months

Contract Description

About The Role

Hippo Digital is recruiting a contract Senior Python Developer to join us on a 3-6 month inside IR35 contract basis to work alongside an established organisation. Deployed alongside other Hippos you will work with our clients internal team in helping analyse and develop a new metadata solution.

There will be likely a day on-site in London. Rates on offer up to £600 per day depending on skills/experience.

Your role in nutshell:

  • Act as a technical SME within the squad to produce and ensure user-centred software is developed based on business requirements and following best practice
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to explore, design and deliver solutions to client problems
  • Design and manage software development and deployment pipelines resolving issues and potential bottlenecks before they occur
  • Be a strong communicator and presenter, presenting prototypes, solutions and progress to internal/external stakeholders in a clear concise manner
  • Build great relationships with your team and stakeholders, identifying and ensuring that challenges are overcome

Skills and experience that you need

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, able to articulate in both technical/non-technical terms depending on audience
  • The full development lifecycle delivering user-centred digital solutions
  • A full stack developer using Python and Django and React
  • Containerisation experience – Docker or Kubernetes or similar
  • Experience of Microservices design and architecture
  • Restful API Services experience
  • Working within agile methods and using techniques such as Scrum, Kanban and TDD
  • Skilled in designing and building native and web applications, across a variety of scales and platform environments
  • Infrastructure As Code – Cloudformation, Terraform or ARM or similar
  • Expertise in public cloud AWS and DevOps
  • CI/CD tools

What makes us great

Hi, we’re Hippo Digital.

At Hippo Digital, we design with empathy and build for impact. We do this by combining data-informed evidence, human-centred design and software engineering.  We're a digital services partner who is genuinely invested in helping our clients thrive as modern organisations. Our delivery methodology is truly agile, from concept to reality, supporting innovation and continuous improvement to achieve your desired outcomes.

We firmly believe that technology should serve humanity, not the other way around. We take a human-centred approach to everything we do because we understand that complex problems require a service design approach. This means understanding how users behave and ensuring our solutions work for them in the real world. 

Our combination of data, design, and engineering delivers bespoke digital services that make a positive and meaningful impact on organisations and society. We're confident in our abilities, authentic in our approach, and passionate about what we do. If you're looking for a digital services partner that can deliver real results, let us help you build for the future and make a lasting impact.

Hippo locations

We are headquartered in Leeds and located across the UK in Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham, London and Bristol. We're on the lookout for top talent nationwide, so don't let location hold you back from applying. We welcome candidates from all over the UK who possess the flexibility to work from any of our locations.

Diversity and Inclusion at Hippo Digital: A commitment to lasting change

At Hippo Digital, we're wholeheartedly dedicated to promoting diversity, equality and inclusion. For us, it's not about checking off boxes but about making a true, lasting difference. Having a diverse team unlocks our capacity for innovation, creativity and problem-solving while fostering an inclusive environment that benefits everyone. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply and join us on this important journey.