Software Engineer (Python)

  • Job Reference: 473423162-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Aire
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Restaurant & Service
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We're looking for a passionate and experienced software engineer to help us make credit fairer for everyone the world over. You'll be working on the development of our core product, Pulse, which revolutionises the way in which lenders assess your creditworthiness to help them reach smarter and fairer credit decisions.

The Integration Squad of which you'll be part is focused on delivering real-time and offline integrations with lenders for the processing of data and the delivery of credit insights. This means yo u'll be working on one of the hardest and most significant problems in consumer credit.


  • Building and maintaining the services that power our Pulse product
  • Working across the stack to deliver new features from start-to-end
  • Deploying new features to production
  • Improving performance and overcoming scalability limits
  • Learning from our customers, making sure we're building a product they truly love
  • Collaborating with your team and the rest of the Product Group
  • Prioritising and planning the most important projects to work on next

This role will suit someone who:
  • Has built scalable and robust web applications that integrate with different external parties
  • Has designed, built, deployed, and hosted microservices on a major cloud-provider
  • Advocates for and practice Test Driven Development (TDD) as an integral part of your software development life-cycle
  • Ensures high-quality code, that can be safely co-authored in a fast-growing organisation
  • Is comfortable working in a cross-functional team, working across the stack to deliver new features from start-to-end
  • Has excellent communication and people skills and enjoy engaging and working with different types of people across an organisation
  • Enjoys working from idea to delivery, including scoping and defining requirements and solution design for new product features

We'd especially love to hear from you if you:

  • Have strong proficiency with Python
  • Have worked with python based web frameworks (Flask, Django)
  • Have worked with javascript based web frameworks (Node, Express)
  • Have a good command of relational databases and SQL
  • Know and have deployed/used/managed Kubernetes clusters in production either as a stand-alone or as a hosted cloud-service (AWS ECS/EKS, GKE or Azure AKS)
  • Have a good track record of project leadership and mentorship of software engineers
  • Have a strong community involvement (open-source, conferences, meetups, etc)
  • Have experience in a range of Amazon Web Services solutions
  • Have experience in consumer credit, FinTech, or Financial Services - an interest in and willingness to learn about consumer credit is imperative
  • Have experience of information and data security in a financial or similarly regulated environment
  • Remote-first
  • Flexible-working
  • New macbook
  • Share options
  • Private healthcare
  • Learning budget
  • Social events
  • Screening call
  • Technical interview
  • System design interview
  • Discovery exercise/culture & values
  • Offer!
PythonPython, Django, Kubernetes, AWS, APIs, Flask, Microservices, Docker, TDD