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IT Consultancy


Belfast, Northern Ireland


Python Technical Lead

  • Python Technical Lead

    • Employees can work remotely
    • Full-time
    • Department: Digital Development & Architecture

    Company Description

    Version 1 has celebrated over 25 years in the IT industry and we continue to be trusted by global brands to deliver IT solutions that drive customer success. Version 1 is a Microsoft Gold Partner, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner and an Oracle Platform Partner; we are also an award-winning employer and our employees are at the heart of Version 1.

    Version 1 as a consultancy and a service provider, we are a digital-first environment and we do things differently. We are focused on our core values, and using these we have seen significant growth in our UK Digital, Data and Cloud Practice in the 4 years since inception. Our UK Digital, Data and Cloud business is now preparing for the next phase of expansion, opening new opportunities for highly skilled technologists and leaders to join one of the fastest-growing consultancies in the UK.

    A few of our awards are the AWS Migration Partner of the Year - EMEA at AWS Re: Invent 2022, Best Workplace™ for Women UK 2022 By Great Place to Work® and Top 10 in Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards 2023.

    Job Description

    We are building/adapting scalable, high-quality RESTful microservices using Python and Django for a government client. Modern, accessible frontend applications using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript with templating tools like Moustache.

    You will be engaging in solution design with Business and Technical representatives, bringing your thoughts on new techniques and alternative approaches to the team for the development of public and private APIs, web application backends, and data acquisition from web sources using the Python language.

    This role will be working with Government clients so candidates must be eligible for SC Clearance 


    What we are looking for:

    • Technical leadership of a team to build/test modern, scalable, secure & performant solutions in line with good industry software engineering practices (code quality, CI/CD, security, TDD, BDD etc).
    • Manage, coach and develop members of your team and the wider community
    • Designing, developing, testing and maintaining cloud/microservices-based python flask software applications/API’s. 
    • Strong experience supporting product owners and driving product decision, refining the product with stakeholders and helping/writing user stories to drive towards outcomes.
    • Experience in technical ownership for a product or software solution, covering design, estimation, shaping and user story/requirement creation
    • Collaborate and liaise with other Version 1 and customer stakeholders/ end users in the software development lifecycle – PMs, BAs, Testing, Product etc
    • Able to simply and clearly communicate technical designs in conversation, documentation and presentations to stakeholders of various technical abilities.
    • Fostering a positive working environment and facilitating team collaboration and communication.
    • Experienced in working with embedded customers in the team and managing challenging senior technical stakeholders to ensure a focus on delivering
    • Experienced in working closely with a design team to ensure good quality design is driving your delivery. Including taking part in design crits etc.
    • Experience of agile testing/QA strategies and automation including Building unit, integration, API and e2e tests.
    • Demonstrable understanding of applying appropriate security controls within a complex digital transformation.

    Additional Information

    At Version 1, we believe in providing our employees with a comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes their well-being, professional growth, and financial stability.

    One of our standout advantages is the ability to work remote or with a hybrid schedule along with business travel, allowing our employees to strike a balance between work and life. We also offer a range of tech-related benefits, including an innovative Tech Scheme, Octopus Car Lease, and MyGym Discounts to help keep our team members up-to-date with the latest technology.

    We prioritize the health and safety of our employees, providing private medical and life insurance coverage, as well as free eye tests and contributions towards glasses. Our team members can also stay ahead of the curve with incentivized certifications and accreditations, including AWS, Microsoft, Oracle, and Red Hat.

    Our employee-designed Profit Share scheme divides a portion of our company's profits each quarter among all full-time employees. We are dedicated to helping our employees reach their full potential, offering Pathways Career Development Quarterly, a program designed to support professional growth.

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