Software Engineer

Software Engineer

Location: 50% Central London & 50% home based

About the Company

Our client is the UK's leading consumer and market analysis company, offering an unrivalled range of marketing solutions and information systems to local and central government and to businesses from most industry sectors.

Our client leads the way in customer management using both traditional and digital approaches.

They help clients, acquire, develop and retain their customers through effective customer strategy planning, optimised marketing campaigns & enhanced customer insight.

These solutions are underpinned by high quality consumer and market data and leading-edge technology.

About the Role

As a Software Engineer you will use your expertise and skills to help the team build and deliver their next generation products and services.

You will work across a number of projects and development streams. 

What they are looking for:


  • 3-4 years of full stack development experience using Python and AWS
  • Exemplary software engineering practices and skills
  • Solid foundations in data structures and algorithms
  • Solid understanding of data and databases
  • An analytical, problem solving mind capable of adapting and working under pressure
  • Understanding how important security is and developing for highly secure environments.

    They are working with sensitive data and they have security high up in their agenda
  • Good understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Good communication skills and able to clearly present ideas
  • Excellent team collaboration skills
  • Good customer facing skills especially when you need to provide support on their issues
  • A self-motivated individual who wants to learn more and is proactive

Tech challenges you will solve

You will work with cutting edge technologies utilising Cloud services predominantly on AWS but it is expected to get involved in other platforms such as Azure or GCP too.

You will be exposed to back-end and DevOps work using Python and tools such as Cloudformation, the AWS Serverless Application Model, Docker, Kubernetes, Gitlab CI and more. 

Their development covers low latency RESTful web APIs, Serverless back-end jobs, real-time search using geodemographic data and integration of multiple Cloud solutions and services serving Single Customer View implementations.

They follow Microservices design patterns and develop their systems to be scalable, secure and resilient. 

Your role will involve understanding their data products and services, and the entire technology stack used to implement them.

You will help them fulfil their Development Roadmaps and ensure that their applications run efficiently and effectively on their Cloud infrastructure.

Skills and Experience: – Must Haves


  • 3 - 4 years’ experience developing commercial software in Python
  • 3 - 4 years’ experience working on commercial solutions deployed on AWS
  • A proven track record with code samples
  • Experience with all phases of the application development lifecycle
  • Experience with RESTful API development
  • Experience with Serverless development such as AWS Lambda or Azure Functions
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience with an RDBMS database and a NoSQL database such as MongoDB
  • Experience with CI/CD such as Gitlab or Jenkins

Desirable Skills and Experience: 


  • Experience with the AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM)
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience with Elasticsearch, Apache Kafka or AWS Kinesis

As the role is one of growth they would expect the successful candidate to continuously develop it, as well as deliver projects within tight deadlines while maintaining high standards.

You will be reactive and proactive in equal measures, and have the ability to assimilate information quickly.

All staff members are actively encouraged to grow and improve their skills with wide-ranging training programs for technical, management and sales core skills.

Their Technology Stack:


  • AWS and Azure
  • Python
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • AWS Lambdas and Azure Functions
  • Elasticsearch, DocumentDB, MongoDB, Apache Kafka, Postgresql
  • Gitlab 

How to Apply

If this role is of interest and you would like to learn more, please attach your CV to the link provided and the Hiring Company will be in direct contact.



  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £50k - 55k per year + bens
  • Location: London
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: IT
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: NJHDev212
  • Posted: 2021-02-01 14:35:27 -

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