Senior Python Developer - FUTRLI

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 16/11/2017

FUTRLI is an award-winning financial intelligence application that has featured in nationwide media and is shaking up an industry. We’re still young but already have global presence in 130+ countries, and is supporting over 20,000 businesses. The dev office is based in Brighton (UK) and we have a further office in Sydney (Australia). We provide an industry leading solution with an ever expanding set of features, we help our users visualise their financials in a beautifully simple form and complete complex analysis. We also build a market leading scenario and forecasting engine, used by SME’s and Fortune 500’s.

Job Description:

The FUTRLI engineering team is going through a fast evolution. We’re looking for a talented engineer to come and join our busy Brighton office and help future-proof businesses and accountancy practices around the world. 

About the Job

We are looking for a talented Python engineer, having experience in Django and the REST framework to join our expanding team.

You will work as a part of a cross functional team which will have ownership and responsibility for developing exciting and innovative new features for our application.

Skills Range:

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • 5+ years of Python experience
  • Hands on experience with Django
  • Experience in creating well designed, expressive APIs
  • Strong software engineering fundamentals: design, testing, version control
  • Experience developing SaaS, working with a Service Orientated Architecture
  • Ability to solve complex problems with a good attention to detail
  • And eagerness to learn new things

It would be fantastic if you also have:

  • Experience working with Python’s Django REST framework
  • An understanding of Javascript frontend applications, ideally AngularJS
  • Knowledge and/or experience with relational databases
  • Knowledge and/or experience with DevOps/Amazon Web Services/Heroku
  • Experience working within an Agile/Scrum/Lean/Kanban environment
  • An understanding of test and behavior driven development
Person Specification:

About You
You will have a hand’s on approach, like to get involved and influence the technical solution. You’ll be driven to provide an excellent user experience and find new and innovative ways of approaching the design problems - providing well defined API’s and services our frontend developers can consume.

Experience within fin-tech is a bonus but not essential - you’ll need to learn and understand foundational accounting knowledge and forecasting principles with support from your fellow team.

Key Area: Programming/Developer 15-1131.00Programming/Developer
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

What we offer

  • A highly motivated team of dedicated co-workers obsessed with building great products
  • A very competitive salary based on experience
  • An exciting and dynamic work environment combined with the required budget and lean processes to realise ideas sound and fast
  • Hackathons where you can create and develop your own ideas
  • Competitive salary and various opportunities to develop yourself both professionally and personally
  • 28 days paid holiday – inclusive of bank holidays
  • Your birthday off
  • A pension scheme
  • Offices located within 30 seconds of Brighton Station
  • Encouragement and support to take part in Brighton’s vibrant creative and digital communities. We have links with the Universities and we’re involved with the Brighton Python User Group.

We work as a team, play as a team, and win as a team. We need strong individual contributors who recognise, respect and leverage the expertise of others.


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