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Python Engineer - City

Competitive salary and stock options. - Technology
Ref: 17 Date Posted: Thursday 22 Mar 2018
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At Digital Fineprint, we recently won "Best Fintech Investment" in the UK, and are now looking for a Python Engineer to join our growing team. We help insurance providers make better decisions by using our award-winning and patent-pending technology. We're backed by leading VCs and are working with insurers such as Hiscox, QBE, MetLife, and Allianz

We're currently looking for a python engineer to join our expanding team. Reporting to our CPO and CTO and working alongside our development team, you'll play a critical part in designing, building, refining and supporting our technology stack, providing the architecture to help the business grow. We want all team members to be open to new challenges and, as we are a startup, you can expect that your day to day role will involve a lot of other interesting problems to solve.

So if you are a self-starter, team player and are keen to be part of a fast-growing start up in one of the hottest parts of insurtech right now, look no further!


What you'll be doing

  • Assisting our data science team to enforce best practices
  • Productionizing data science scripts
  • Working with our existing development team on team projects
  • Writing clean and efficient code
  • Reviewing, testing, and debugging code
  • Shaping the direction of our company


  • Experience with a Python framework such as Django or Flask
  • Experience productionizing data science scripts
  • Experience in creating RESTful web services, and using other APIs (especially social media APIs)
  • Good knowledge of relational databases and SQL

Desirable qualifications/experience

  • Experience with PHP
  • Some exposure to Java or C#
  • Experience in web scraping
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, or AWS
  • Experience with data science tools in Python
  • Prior use of serverless architecture (e.g. AWS Lambda, Azure Functions)
  • Experience of both front-end and back-end development


  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options
  • Allowance for software and learning resources
  • Flexible working environment, including our office in South Bank
  • Free beer, coffee, coconut water, cashew nuts and other treats
  • Team lunches
  • Office ping-pong matches
  • Office puppy
  • Experiencing life at a startup in one of the hottest parts of the market right now!


Our Stack

We understand that the tech stack is important for potential candidates. Here’s an overview of what we’re using right now, but you’ll have an influence over our future stacks.

Microsoft kindly sponsored us with over $350,000 of credit for Azure by adding us to their Bizspark+ programme. You’ll have access to these credits to try things out.

  • PHP/Laravel (APIs).
  • Python/R (Data Science)
  • Postgres
  • Microsoft Azure platform
  • Angular/TypeScript