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Software Developer

Job Title Software Developer
Contract Type Contract
Sectors Public Sector Jobs,
Location Plymouth, Devon
Salary Negotiable
Job Published 7 days ago
Our Reference 52650/001_1495184689
Who to Contact Jessica Arrowsmith

Job Description

I am currently recruiting for a Software Developer for my central government client based in Plymouth. This will be an initial 5 month contract with a target rate of £400 and a maximum of £450 per day.

Central Government experience is highly desirable for this role.

Please note: This role has been deemed inside ir35.

Essential Experience:

Extensive knowledge of python and continuous integration in a virtual environment
Delivering professional software web applications.
Evidence of an awareness of emerging trends in web applications.
Experience in back-end development, with detailed knowledge of Python.
Understanding and experience using JSON data and REST architecture.
Building automated tests (e.g. unit tests, integration tests and acceptance tests) to validate solutions.
Building test environments and knowledge of deployment technologies including Jenkins for continuous integration.
Building Vagrant and VirtualBox virtual development environments.
Using Git for version control.
Using Unix-like operating systems, e.g. Linux and/or Mac OS.
Using open source technologies to build web applications.
Using tools to test and debug code, for example curl, postman.
Writing code that is secure and an awareness of OWASP.
Understanding of software design principles.
Ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques
Demonstrates good communication skills
Demonstrates a logical analytical approach to problem solving
Demonstrates the initiative and determination to complete tasks


Front-end development (e.g. CSS, HTML and JavaScript)
Using open source technologies for web applications, eg Postgres, RabbitMQ
Using SQL
Using Docker
Using Alembic with SQL Alchemy
Working within an agile environment

Certes Computing (and all of its subsidiary companies) is committed to promoting equality and diversity in its business operations.

Ref: 52650/001_1495184689 | Published: 19th May 2017

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