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Django Software Developer

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Posted 4 months ago

Django Software Developer 

UK/US | Full-time | Allows remote, although must be located in the UK or Michigan as you'll need to be able to attend workshops or spend days qith the QR/client teams.

If you’re interested in building a career in developing innovative tools and being part of a hands-on, collaborative, project-based approach to solving data challenges, then we’d love to hear from you. 

Quick Release exists to help our clients release the full value of their people, systems and processes so they can get their new products and technology to market faster and more efficiently. 

We improve engineering outputs, accelerate programs, and help our clients to succeed in a digital world. We support companies that manufacture complex engineered products across the automotive, aerospace, defence, rail, medical tech, and energy sectors, ranging from exciting start-ups to global brands. In 2021, Quick Release was recognised by the Financial Times as one of the leading management consultants and we are proud to have played a pivotal role in the success of the UK Ventilator Challenge, in response to COVID-19. 

The "Special Projects" team is Quick Release’s in-house software development centre-of-excellence, producing tools directly for clients, as well as tools to support the work of our analysts and consultants. The team is primarily full-stack developers located across UK, Germany & US and now we are looking for a passionate, collaborative, and motivated Django Software Developer to join the team. This is an exciting opportunity to have a direct impact on products in fast paced, innovative industries and grow your career as part of a team that will support and value you and your work.  

The role is home-based for the foreseeable future, with flexible working arrangements and remote working options for the long-term. 

Role 

You will be responsible for: 

  • Working with other developers and a Product Owner to create impactful products 
  • Clearly communicating project status to stakeholders 
  • Growing your knowledge, skills experience 
  • Attending the Special Projects daily stand-ups and monthly workshops 
    • Contributing to and learning from our knowledgebase 
    • Using Clubhouse to support our Scrum PM framework 
    • Participating in code review/rubber ducks 
    • Being a local Special Projects contact for a Business Unit 
    • Supporting the triage/closure of support tickets 
    • The primary technologies we use include Python, Django, HTML/CSS/JavaScript, jQuery, Postgres, Docker, GitHub, AWS, Heroku and Redis. 

      Additionally, we support some legacy and smaller tools using VBA, C# and R. 

      Requirements 

      The selection process for this role will focus on technical aptitude as well as your transferrable experience as a Django developer.  We offer the following requirements as a guide: 

      • You have experience with developing fullstack Django applications 
      • You can demonstrate a track record of designing and developing impactful products 
      • You have knowledge of the latest web development tools and techniques 
      • You write clean code, test thoroughly, and care about the people who use the things you create, taking pride in your work 
      • You can effectively translate requirements to features and understand how those features should be developed 
      • You understand Agile practices (preferably scrum) and git version control techniques. 
      • You hold a bachelor’s degree or higher-level accreditation in Computer Science (or another STEM subject) 
      • Rewards 

        Apart from joining a vibrant team within a forward-thinking international company, the post also comes with: 

        • Competitive starting salary based on experience, plus benefits 
        • 24 days holiday plus Public Holidays. 
        • Flexible and safe working arrangements during Covid-19. 
        • Being trusted with responsibility for projects and working with clients 
        • Lots of team events and an extended family vibe 
        • Developing your talent and career with training, mentoring and support, plus a strong focus on well-being and work-life balance 
        • QR_ Values Diversity 

          We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view. We believe diversity drives innovation, so we’re building a culture where difference is valued and encouraged. 

          As an equal opportunities employer, Quick Release never discriminates on the basis of gender, race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic background, marital status, or disability status.  

          This opportunity is open to all, but we particularly encourage applications from groups currently under-represented groups on the Special Projects team, including (but not limited to) Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates. 

          More information on QR_Careers Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Mission Statement is available upon request.  

          Application Process 

          Apply online: www.quickrelease.co.uk/careers 

          Direct link:  

          Email (enclose CV and covering letter): [email protected] 

          Connect With Quick Release Online 

          LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/quick-release 

          Glassdoor: https://bit.ly/GlassdoorQR  

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