Junior Python Developer – Publishing

Junior Python Developer – Publishing

My client is more than just a publisher, they are aiming to change and improve the future of research communications through modern technology. They are a start-up based in central London and a have an office in the US. Their focus is to support open-access university publishing, including research data and software, creating solutions for the developing world. All employees here want to make an impact on the world and they are looking for like-minded people!

Their platform is specialised for open-access publishing, which makes research available to anyone in the world, without barriers. This is a full-time position, the successful Python Developer will take on a range of responsibilities, involved in all stages of the software development lifecycle from design, development, testing and deployment to maintenance. You will get stuck into projects from day one and be involved in the technical direction of the company.



The ideal Python Developer will have proven web development skills and be willing to adapt and learn technologies. The company are looking for the someone with the experience of the following:

  • Good Python knowledge
  • Good Django knowledge
  • HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • SQL and database design skills
  • Good grounding in Unix/ Linux

If you are familiar with the following this would be a bonus, however this is not essential:

  • AWS
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Maintained and re-developed systems
  • Agile processes
  • Academic research background and interests
  • Previous involvement in open source projects

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Andy Walker
Technology Recruiter
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