Senior Python Developer

Location Reading
Discipline: Software Development
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: + Benefits + Stock
Contact name: James Shenton

Contact email: james.shenton@opusresourcing.com
Job ref: BH-55-3
Published: 25 days ago
Startdate: 2021-03-19 00:00:00
Senior Python Developer with sound backend software development skills in web centric Python with Django ango or similar) on Linux combined ideally with some client side / UI / Front Development in JavaScript, HTML, CSS is required by world leading video collaboration company in Reading to develop their enterprise management console which is used by clients to control their video platforms, and to manage distributed systems doing millions of minutes of video calls per hour.

As a Senior Python Developer you will have skills in some of
  • Sound Python backend development skills ideally Python 3 (essential)
  • Strong software engineering fundamentals
  • Django ideally as this is what is used or web centric frameworks like Flask, Torando etc
  • Linux ideally with basic Linux systems admin skills (essential)
  • Distributed systems / highly available systems are desirable 
  • Some experience of Full Stack Development with JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • CI / CD
  • RDMS / SQL
  • Skills in Test Driven Development
  • Networking knowledge & network programming skills are a plus
  • Computer Science of Scientific Degree ideally from a Red Brick University
Desirable skills as Senior Python Developer would include
  • Knowledge of computer networking fundamentals including IP-based communication
  • Experience with virtualisation technologies, e.g. VMware
  • Good understanding of real-time media transport protocols
  • Familiarity with SIP and WebRTC
This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Python Developer to join a highly experienced and respected software R&D team for a fast growing company with an amazing culture where you will be empowered and supported.


You will have strong collaborative skills to work closely with other development and QA teams and clients to build a world class learning and development platform.

The role will be working from remotely from home until the advice changes for workers to return to the office but when things return to normal will be primarily based from the Reading office.

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