Senior Python Engineer / Django / PostgreSQL / Start-up / £50,000 - £75,000

Senior Python Engineer / Django / PostgreSQL / Start-up / £50,000 - £75,000

Job Title: Senior Python Engineer / Django / PostgreSQL / Start-up / £50,000 - £75,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, United Kingdom
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000
Reference: 16709
Contact Name: Jordan Hayward
Job Published: February 12, 2020 17:29

Job Description

Senior Python Engineer / Django / PostgreSQL / Start-up / £50,000 - £75,000

Amicus Recruitment are proud to be working with a young start-up who are looking to bring on board one of their first engineers to come in and scale their product.

The business

The company was founded just a couple of years back and has spent this time building out product alongside an outsourced team to take to market. They currently have 5 people within the business, which is split between perm and contract employees however, they are now looking to grow a perm team starting with this position. The product is a platform measuring data within the renewable energy sector to assist with investors accessing energy deals. This is is a well thought out and niche platform which has been created by an incredibly intelligent entrepreneur with degree from the University of Edinburgh. They are now looking to scale up the business a begin building a team around this individual.

The role

This role reports into the COO of the business who is the most technical individual within the company who has an extensive background within IT and a degree from Imperial College. The successful candidate for this role will be tasked for taking responsibility of scaling up the company’s product, having a heavy input on the technical roadmap and building a team around them. As mentioned, the product has been built alongside an outsourced company and they are now looking to bring the entire product in-house as they are at a stage where they have the platform fully functioning. As they build a team throughout this year, they will be expecting you to be part of the recruitment process, this involves interviews and code reviews therefore, prior experience doing this would be beneficial.


  • 3+ years’ experience coding in Python
  • Experience building software and applications in Django, Flask or similar
  • PostgreSQL
  • DevOps: Ansible/Terraform/Jenkins
  • AWS
  • Machine Libraries such as TensorFlow would be good
  • Front end knowledge
  • Engineering degree or similar


The business is offering a salary between £50,000 - £75,000 depending on experience along with great stock options and many more benefits.

If you are interested in helping a young business scale up and would like to hear more about this role then please click apply or send me your CV to

Senior Python Engineer / Django / PostgreSQL / Start-up / £50,000 - £75,000