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Lead Developer (Python/Django)

Kings Cross, London, UK

We are hiring a Lead Python/Django Developer to join our expanding technology team. Recognised as one of the world's leading disruptive start-ups, this a fantastic opportunity for the right person to join us at Live Better With and make a big impact on our E-commerce & Community platform and help shape the new services we’re creating, as well as make a difference to the lives of millions of people around the world.

 

Our Mission

At Live Better With we are on a mission to make day-to-day life a little better for the 300m+ people across the world living with long term conditions. Our current focus is Cancer and we connect cancer patients with curated products and services recommended by patients, families, healthcare professionals, charities and our 30,000+ community to address the side effects and symptoms that reduce the quality of their day to day lives. Read more about us in the news.

 

Our Lead Python/Django Developer

  • You have demonstrated experience in delivering successful technical projects with ambiguous requirements
  • Pragmatic as well as opinionated, ability to objectively weigh up which tools are right for the job
  • Cross-functional in nature and ready to jump on anything tech that needs doing to get the job done
  • From a background of a few different sectors so you can bring a wealth of knowledge
  • Embracing responsibility, everything you do will have an impact and we're data driven so we can measure the difference we make
  • A strong understanding of the development process from design through to deployment and maintenance and what that means for day-to-day development

 

Responsibilities

  • Be the front line in tackling the company’s toughest technical challenges
  • Design innovative technical and product solutions
  • Mentoring and advising other engineers on technical design and highlighting pros + cons with implementation decisions early
  • Collaboratively improve the quality and structure of the codebase
  • Work closely with Product and other teams in the company to ensure we’re building the right things for the right people as efficiently as possible
  • Working with the team to release things quickly whilst building sustainable, impactful products and features

 

Bonus Points for

  • Experience with a modern JS framework React, Vue.js or Elm
  • Knowledge of a function programming language
  • Non-trivial AWS experience
  • Show us your awesome github profile
  • Already playing with side projects there is one or two you’re proud of and want to show us

 

Benefits

  • Very competitive salary and options dependent on experience
  • Join a growing, dynamic, motivated and fun team, where everyone is valued and really want to help people
  • Breakfast, team Pizza, lunch every Tuesday!
  • Team social events (drinks after work, monthly team outings)
  • Employee benefits including phone insurance, gym membership discount & more...
  • We’re modern and use modern SaaS tools! (Slack, CharlieHR, Google Apps)

 

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