Python / Django Engineer - DabApps

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 07/06/2019

DabApps is an established member of the digital community in Brighton. Our core business is designing and building custom applications to help businesses succeed and grow. As well as building an impressive client base we have formed a number effective partnerships with other digital agencies providing the technical resource they lack in house. In addition to this, with a number of specialist programming skills to our name, we also offer a technical consultancy service. We have a strong team of designers and developers led by co-founders Chris Palk (MD), Caroline Pickering (Creative Director) and Jamie Matthews (Technical Director).

Job Description:

Role: Python / Django Engineer

About DabApps

DabApps is a growing software development company based in the centre of Brighton. Our values are based on collaboration, fun and expertise in the areas we work in.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a Python developer with knowledge of Django and ideally Django REST framework. We need a motivated programmer who can learn quickly, works well as part of a team, and enjoys the challenge of working on varied projects in a busy client agency.

You should have an understanding of the web stack from top to bottom, and a natural instinct for prac-tical problem-solving. You should be experienced with creating well-structured, readable, well-tested Python code and ideally should have experience with Django and Django REST framework.
The role is based in our central Brighton office and we would expect you to be based in the office for the majority of your time.

Skills Range:

Below is a list of core technologies and skills we use at DabApps. We are not expecting any candi-date to have experience or knowledge in all of these areas. What we are looking for is the ability and desire to learn the areas you don't have, when and if required.

• Python
• Django
• Django REST framework
• JavaScript
• TypeScript
• React
• React Native
• Relational databases - MySQL and PostgreSQL
• Linux server administration
• Heroku platform
• Mac or Linux desktop experience
• Agile development


Person Specification:

We're looking for a candidate with the technical skills we need, who is also flexible enough to fit into the company and grow with us. We need someone with strong ethical values, who thrives on produc-ing results, can adapt to new challenges, and enjoys learning along the way. The role will be varied and you will need excellent prioritisation and decision making skills. You will need to be able to work effectively in a team-based agile environment, as well as playing a part in the growth and direction of the company as a whole.

If you’re interested in this role and have relevant skills and experience, please consider applying even if your background doesn’t perfectly match our ideal credentials. We are committed to diversity and especially encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply.

Key Area: Software Engineering Software Engineering
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

What are we offering you?

• A competitive salary based on your experience
• A chance to join a growing company and help drive DabApps as we expand
• 25 days paid holiday (pro rata) – plus paid bank holidays
• A great working location in the heart of Brighton
• Pension scheme (after qualifying period)
• Regular training opportunities – in-house and external


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