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Senior Developer, Python, Hybrid (Contract)

Location: United Kingdom Country: UK Rate: 650pd inscope of IR35
Senior Developer

- Hybrid working - occasional onsite in London, Manchester or Bristol.

Inside IR35 - Pay rate IRO 650 per day - 10 months.

As a Domains Team Senior Developer You'll be responsible for working alongside mid-level and junior developers to build and maintain services for identifying and managing vulnerabilities associated with public sector domains. You will be expected to take the lead on individual epics as well as contributing across all of the team's priorities.

The platform has a Django application at its core, supported by AWS serverless components and automated tasks using Celery. These components feed data into a Salesforce-based Front End. We have several ancillary services supporting the team's wider objectives and plan to stand up additional components/services over the next year.

What You'll do:

Development of integrations between our main vulnerability tracking service and Security, Incident and Event Management (SIEM) tools used by public sector domain owners.

You will have the following skills:


A high level of expertise in Python.

Strong working knowledge of the Django web framework.

Strong working knowledge of Docker and containerisation

Strong working knowledge of git and GitHub

An ability to build and maintain CI/CD tooling, ideally using GitHub Actions and AWS CodeBuild/CodePipeline

Experience of deploying and maintaining applications using AWS, including deploying applications and infrastructure using either the Python CDK or other infrastructure as code products

A strong understanding of relational databases, including PostgreSQL

Leading work within an Agile environment

The ability to investigate problems with running applications, including interrogating AWS logs, responding to errors raised in Sentry (or similar tools) and applying fixes

- SmartSourcing are a Disability Confident Employer and we promote, celebrate and value diversity, we are committed to promoting equality and inclusion for all.

Posted Date: 21 May 2024 Reference: JSSS/TBCREP1445 Employment Business: SmartSourcing Ltd Contact: Sandra Wootton