Senior Python Engineer

Full Time Greater London IT Job Pro UK


£74-80K per annum plus 10% bonus paid quarterly and great package of benefits including any hired candidate who passes their probation period gets a free iPhone 13 or equivalent!

Hybrid working; initially home-based with a view to part office part home working for new normal. Totally home-based bar the occasional visit will also be considered.


You are a Senior Python Engineer who will help with network automation, data aggregation and product development. The position reports to the Director of Engineering and will work alongside a Network Automation Engineer with a focus on backend Python. Primary responsibilities will include:-

New platform backend architecture
Data modeling of newly captured datasets
Research and development
Assisting the growth of other team members
Building and improving existing tooling Current projects include:

Flask based standard API for atomic network operations
API "Shim" that sits across multiple existing data sources (CRM, Asset Management, Monitoring Platforms)
Infrastructure data modelling
Automated "self-healing" fault-finding of infrastructure issues
Creating programmatic data linkage across existing datasets Future projects include:

Perimeter network security audit tool
API for self-service network services
CI pipeline creation for change simulation and review Experience in the following areas will be highly desirable:

Experience using Python web frameworks such as Flask or Django
REST API usage and design
Data push and pull techniques using ELK
Knowledge of web servers such as Apache or NGINX
Automation suites such as Puppet, Ansible or Napalm
Understanding of version control systems (git, svn)
Knowledge of CI/CD Pipelines
Understanding of service provider service provisioning and management As Senior Python Developer:

Can work well as part of a team or independently depending on project requirements
Calm and decisive when diagnosing issues under pressure
Has excellent troubleshooting skills
3-5 years industry experience with a track record of success
Experienced in dealing with sales functions and can influence and contribute to the design of new products and services
Experienced at representing an organisation at technical conferences and related professional societies
First-class interpersonal, communication and leadership skills at all levels within an organisation, across all departments
Outgoing personality who will develop the reputation of the engineering team
An individual who possesses excellent organisation skills
Enjoy a varied workload
Bright intellect with a depth and breadth of personal and professional experiences
Be able to explain technical matters in an understandable way to non-technical staff
Able to mentor and train junior team
Learn quickly on the job
Visualise large complex systems easily and abstract the relevant parts of the systemsAre you a Python professional but this role doesn't quite fit? Eligo is a leading IT Technical recruitment consultancy specialising in Python Engineer roles. Please don't hesitate to get in touch with us for a confidential chat about how we can secure you your perfect Python Engineer role. Anne Rooke – Python IT Recruiter – Specialist Python Recruitment

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