We are recruiting: Python/Django Engineer, JavaScript/TypeScript/React Engineer & CMS/WordPress Engineer (Cardiff)

Python / Django Engineer

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.

Job description

You should have an understanding of the web stack from top to bottom, and a natural instinct for practical 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.

Core skills

Below is a list of core technologies and skills we use at DabApps. We are not expecting any candidate 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
  • HTML/CSS
  • Relational databases - MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Linux server administration
  • Heroku platform
  • Mac or Linux desktop experience
  • Agile development

Personal 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 producing 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.

DabApps

DabApps is one of Brighton's leading web and mobile app development agencies. We are passionate about producing high-quality work that we and our clients can be proud of. Our values are based on standards compliance and best practice and we are constantly working to improve and streamline our development process. We use open source technology wherever we can, and contribute back to the open source community as much as possible.

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 – plus paid bank holidays.
  • Flexible working hours – inside core office hours.
  • A great working location in the heart of Brighton.
  • 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.
  • Pension scheme (after qualifying period).
  • Regular training and conference opportunities – in-house and external.

How to apply

If you are interested in this vacancy

Please email your CV, along with a covering letter and salary expectations to admin@dabapps.com and we'll be in touch.

If you are a developer, preferably include a link to your GitHub account.

We are not interested in working with recruiters.

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