Junior Python Engineer
£40k-£50k
London
Ref: EH2245

The Opportunity

I am currently working with a privately owned sports statistical research company, who are one of the Top 5 Sports Betting Books in the UK. They are looking for a Junior Python Engineer to join their fast-growing team. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a company that functions like a Hedge fund, in the way that they share profits and sell models/strategies/quantitative models to customers.

The Role

  • To design and implement protocols for data acquisition, integration, and reconciliation
  • To develop applications for data cleansing processes and quality assurance
  • To ensure quality of the codebase is maintained and improved
  • To ensure development processes always follow best practices
  • To provide ad-hoc support/debugging when required.

Benefits:

  • 30 days holiday (in addition to bank holidays);
  • Casual dress code;
  • Remote working (until at least August 2022, role-dependant);
  • In-house chef (select days);
  • In-house masseuse (select days);
  • Cycle to work scheme;
  • Yoga classes (select days);
  • Interest free travel season ticket loan;
  • We enjoy social events, whether that is football, basketball or badminton games, rock climbing, cocktail making or whatever our teams fancy!
  • Offsite trips - at least twice a year to discuss the company’s strategy & celebrate our successes – Our recent off-sites have been in Barcelona and La Manga!

The Requirements

  • Either 2+ years of Python/Django, or fresh out of a Master’s in computer science (with software development experience)
  • API development experience
  • Working knowledge of Git and Linux
  • Strong understanding of SDLC
  • Great communication skills
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