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Senior Python Software Engineer
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Recruiter: DHIGroup
Listed on: 6th December 2017
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £50000 - £60000
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SrSftwrLengo
Contact Name: DHIGroup

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DHI Group, Inc., is a fast-growing provider of specialized career sites that cater to distinct professional communities. Our mission is to help our customer’s source and hire the most qualified professionals in select and highly skilled occupations, and to help those professionals find the best job opportunities in their respective fields and further their careers.

Lengo, a DHI service, is re-inventing job advertising by creating a ‘digital headhunting’ platform that uses Machine Learning to create cutting-edge integrations into Social / Programmatic Advertising platforms.

We are growing as a team, having proven the product. We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help with development as we scale the business, make the application self -serve and continue to innovate.

Main Responsibilities:
Write well-designed, testable code across the entire stack, following best practices
Write and fix test suites
Work through the whole software development life cycle
Troubleshoot and debug existing software
Document and maintain new functionality
Contribute to evolving the product by studying business needs, conferring with users and other team members
Work closely with other developers and people across teams to achieve personal and business goals
Understand business needs and know how to create the software to manage them
Work closely with system engineers on issues regarding infrastructure

Other Duties:
Contribute to the evolution of our business by coming up with business experiments
Support and develop software engineers by sharing knowledge, providing technical advice, and educational opportunities
Be an independent and proactive problem solver
Help the team with recruitment efforts

We are full-stack developers and have a full-time UI/UX designer. While your focus will be primarily back-end, you should have an appreciation of UI and write code end-to-end. The right candidate will have:
Excellent knowledge of backend programming languages. Python preferred, but Java, C#, Javascript (NodeJS), PHP also considered
Experience with any major Javascript framework: React, AngularJS/Angular2, Backbone etc.
Good understanding of search or database technologies e.g. MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Data Warehousing, ETL, SOLR/Elastic Search
Version control (Git)
Experience with advertising technology (RTB, DMP, DSP, etc) a plus

Commercial experience as a software engineer
Scrum/Kanban background
Degree in computer science or equivalent experience

The successful candidate will be an excellent team player and have:
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail
A hunger for knowledge, always keen to learn new technologies and new tools

About DHI Group, Inc.
DHI Group, Inc. (NYSE: DHX) is a leading provider of specialized websites and services for professional communities including technology and security clearance, financial services, energy, healthcare and hospitality. Our mission is to empower professionals and organizations to compete and win through specialized insights and relevant connections. Employers and recruiters use our websites and services to source and hire the most qualified professionals in select and highly-skilled occupations, while professionals use our websites and services to find the best employment opportunities in and most timely news and information about their respective areas of expertise. To learn more about our brands please visit our website.

In addition to a competitive salary, annual bonus and salary reviews, we offer:
Group Pension scheme
Group Life insurance
Private health coverage and half price Virgin Active gym membership/gym membership contribution
25 days of annual leave per year; summer hours
Childcare voucher
Interest free season ticket loans
Cycle to Work Scheme and on site shower facilities
 A great office (complete with games, ping pong, foosball and weekly social and wellness events) in the heart of Shoreditch

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