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Lead Python Developer/Architect - Contract - Outside IR35

Job description

Lead Python Architect – Medtech – (Python / Django/ AWS) – upto £750 P/D Outside IR35.

All potential candidates should read through the following details of this job with care before making an application.

Permanent- Hybrid/Cambridge

Are you a Lead Python Architect looking for something new? Do you want the chance to work directly within a leading company and leave your mark on the future of healthcare? Do you want to improve the living of mankind?

A well-established client is offering an outstanding opportunity to jump straight into a state-of-the-art project, where you will drive the architecture forwards and make a real difference in the simplifying of complex problems. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of modern python/Django, planning and scaling architecture, DevOps practices and test-driven development.

You will be:

  • Working with a team of developers, where you will lead engineering in a technical and architectural capacity for a Covid sequencing platform. Helping to deliver the next stage in platform evolution. 
  • Leading in a hands-on capacity for the implementation of solutions working with all levels of engineer. 
  • Promote modern architectural and technical practices, assisting with writing and maintaining guidelines, resolving design issues, and collaborating with peers to give clear and forward thinking advice.
  • Be a trusted authority which team members and managers look to for advice and guidance to providing the best solutions to our technical challenges.

The successful candidate will meet the following requirements/experience:

  • Promoting modern engineering practices – CI/CD, TDD, Clean Code, pair programming, DevSecOps. 
  • Modern distributed architecture patterns and cloud technologies.
  • Modern Python / Django / AWS development
  • Testing automation and embedding a test automation first mindset.
  • Designing and developing systems for high availability and scalability.
  • Proven track record of leading in an agile format (SCRUM)
  • Understand how to balance speed, quality and functionality and communicate where the trade-offs are being made.

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