Software Engineer - Devon

£30000 - £80000 per annum + Salary dependant on experience level

Software Engineer

My client is part of an innovative group of companies who strive to employ cutting edge research and technologies to push forward products that will help a large portfolio of areas – education, energy, analytics and technology, private equity and property.

They are looking for someone who is passionate software developer with a backend technology focus to join their team and be responsible for back end testing alongside the following:

* Building data processes that support research analysis
* Converting research algorithms into production code
* Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic
* Building reusable code and libraries for future use
* Optimisation of the application for speed and scalability
* Implementation of security and data protection
* Definition of the architectural and functional roadmap of our product
* Data architecture (database/pipeline)
* Service design and implementation

As Software Engineer (Backend) you will have the following skills and experience:

* Minimum 2:1 in a relevant Computer Science/technical degree “STEM” (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths)
* Professional experience with backend tech (3-5 years)
* Knowledge of a broad range of scripting and programming languages with expertise in Python
* Proven experience building commercial web applications and database design
* Experience with spatial tools such as Postgres, PostGIS and QGIS
* A proactive problem solver and highly logical and analytic – but also creative and inventive
* Excellent skills and understanding of server side technologies and how to leverage them to create inspirational and usable visual interfaces
* Knowledge of the value of well-written documentation, continuous integration, and security rules

This Software Engineer opening is a fantastic opportunity to become part of an innovative IT team in Devon and test your skills in a challenging role.

If this is the role for you then please apply.

WA Consultants is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as described within The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.

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  • Posted: October 2017
  • Consultant: Gabi Chapman
  • Phone: 01392 666060

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