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Python engineer

London
Permanent
About us

We are on a mission to transform the art world. As the leading art platform, we empower thousands of galleries, artists and collectors to run and grow their businesses with a suite of inventory, marketing, CRM and website tools. As a mission-driven company, we know it takes a great team to build the future, and we are committed to providing the best structure, resources and quick thinking to help achieve our collective goal. Exciting times lie ahead as we expand into new regions, build new products and create the next generation of tools to help the art world move online—join us!

About the role

You will be collaborating with our highly skilled team, producing industry-leading software and best-in-class web applications for art world clients. 

 

This role will be focussed on delivering critical projects that sit at the heart of our architecture, impacting our full suite of products. Requiring both high-level architectural planning and more focussed development tasks, with a high degree of responsibility and tremendous scope for progression, whilst using your experience and industry knowledge to improve our products and services over time, ensuring that they remain best in class. 

 

The technical focus will be predominantly back-end Python development, but understanding across the full stack would be highly beneficial.

 

About you

A highly technical Python engineer who can demonstrate a fantastic aptitude for planning, scoping and executing on complex development projects. You will be able to understand the key objectives and propose technical solutions to key stakeholders, applying a 360° consideration that accounts for performance, security, reusability and legibility. 

 

  • Hands-on experience participating in the scoping and delivery of complex software implementation projects.

  • In-depth knowledge of Python

  • Good knowledge of web fundamentals, with at least a basic understanding of how front end technologies are used in the implementation of web applications

  • Experience in working with data and databases.

  • An understanding of the principles of secure web development.

  • Ability to quickly assess and navigate an existing codebase and tools, working with them to create projects and extend the functionality/scope.

  • Good analytical ability and aptitude for problem solving. Deductive thinking, patience and ingenuity to help test systems, locate / diagnose faults, solve process issues and find answers or workarounds to a wide range of issues.

  • High degree of computer literacy, familiarity with Mac OSX and iOS.

  • Understanding of abstract programming concepts, relational data, multiple systems and complex projects

Key responsibilities
  • Working with senior stakeholders to help plan and execute on engineering projects that sit at the heart of our architecture. Solving key challenges in our products and infrastructure.

  • Programming using Python and some adjacent technologies such as HTML and MySQL

  • Researching, developing and integrating new ideas, techniques, methods and technologies that will elevate our products.

  • Understanding wider issues of performance, bandwidth, server load (plan for success), code legibility, reusability, accessibility, security, SEO

What we offer
  • 33 days of annual leave (including bank holidays) plus long service entitlement.
  • Flexible working
  • Company pension scheme
  • Annual Christmas bonus
  • A focus on continued professional development including access to courses and training programmes
  • Cycle to Work scheme & season ticket loans
  • Beautiful London offices in a warehouse conversion with showers and secure bike storage
  • Regular team and whole company social events
London Office Space
Our London office is based within a converted warehouse complex shared with a handful of other friendly creative organisations and a top-notch canteen. The beautiful courtyard area is perfect for post-work socialising and the odd bit of al-fresco working – weather permitting! We are a collaborative and relaxed bunch who enjoy each other’s company both at work and in the pub.
How to apply

To apply, please send your application to careers@artlogic.net and include:

  • Your CV
  • Covering letter
  • A link to your portfolio or links to several projects

 

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You will need to have the legal right to live and work in the UK to be considered for this role.

 

Artlogic is an equal opportunities employer

We are committed to valuing diversity and seek to provide all staff with the opportunity for employment, career and personal development on the basis of ability, qualifications and suitability for the work as well as their potential to be developed into the job.