Software Engineer Python at Pole Star Space Applications Ltd

London,United KingdomSep 11, 2017

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    Pole Star Space Applications Ltd London

    Pole Star is a privately owned, London headquartered technology company developing innovative SaaS software solutions and APIs for the maritime, banking & finance and government sectors.

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We require a Software Engineer at Pole Star to help build and maintain our core Python based platforms and services. You will work closely with the Front End Developers, QA Engineers and with the Product Manager both in our Boston and London offices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work in a small, agile team
  • Identify production and non-production application issues
  • Identify opportunities to fine-tune and optimize applications of projects both existing and upcoming.
  • Provide direct support to the team’s development’s efforts, as and when requested
  • Develop, test, implement and maintain application software working with established processes and procedures.
  • Support formal testing and resolve test defects
  • Create services and applications utilizing various programming languages

Essential Skills

  • Strong Python with Django
  • JSON, REST, SOAP and RESTful Services and API’s
  • Experience working with a JIRA bug-tracker
  • Linux/Unix knowledge (Redhat/CentOS/Fedora)
  • RabbitMQ and Redis experience

Desired Skills

  • Web development: HTML (HTML5 & CSS) and XML/XSL
  • Knowledge of GeoServer or GIS services would be beneficial
  • Some database and SQL knowledge, Oracle and/or PostgreSQL, Post GIS
  • Jenkins, CI integration

Company Benefits Competitive Salary + discretionary company bonus (10% of basic salary) 3 x salary life assurance cover 25 days annual leave + UK public holidays 5% Contributory pension scheme Private Health Insurance Dental Insurance Refer a friend recruitment bonus scheme Business expenses Annual Season Ticket Loan for your commute Subsidised Gym Membership Childcare Vouchers Eye-test Vouchers Cycle to Work scheme Exclusive staff discount on shopping & dining at Westfield, London W12 Discount online benefit portal, offering a wide range of discounts for high street retailers Ability to buy and sell holiday

Why Work for Pole Star? Our technology team are highly skilled, diverse and experienced in a wide-range of technologies to build cutting edge solutions to global challenges, some of the techologies we work with are; Python, Django, GeoServer, PostGIS, Java, AWS, Vagrant.


Work Schedule



45,000 - 47,000


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