Python Application and Data Engineer

Basic Overview
Salary: £80000 – £100000/annum
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 80000.00
Maximum Salary: 100000.00
Job Location: London

HAYWARD HAWK is delighted to be working with a nationwide healthcare platform in the recruitment of a Python Application and Data Engineer.

The role:

The platform consolidates a huge amount of clinical data and requires continuous improvements and enhancements to meet the increased demand for additional functionality and data.

The Python Application and Data Engineer will be part of the delivery team contributing to the maintenance and improvement of the platform. This is a full stack hands on role. The role requires skills commensurate with SFIA Level 4 as a minimum and ideally SFIA Level 5.

The role requires Security Check (SC) clearance, therefore, candidates will need to have been a UK resident for a minimum of 5 years.

This role can be fully remote, however, a hybrid working pattern would be preferred.

Skills and Experience

As a Python Software Developer, you will be designing and developing software that lies between the front end composer (GUI) and the back end tools. You’ll work collaboratively with your Agile team to deliver into the complex ecosystem, tackling varied technical challenges within a fast paced and stimulating environment. As a Python Engineer, the successful candidate will have

• Experience writing production grade Python applications

• Awareness of a range of languages and paradigms.

• Experience with high scale applications such as APIs dealing with large request volumes, or data processing pipelines

• Experience with Docker/containerisation and cloud infrastructure

• Ownership of software from idea inception to production.

• Experience working with tooling for testing, build and deployment pipelines (setting it up is a plus).

• Working understanding of logging, monitoring and alerting tooling (setting it up is a plus).

• Good communication and written skills including experience producing technical documentation.

• Familiar with Agile ways of working

The Person

The successful candidate will have a wide range of experience with different tools and methods, to include:

• Strong Full stack Python 3/CPython knowledge

• Spark/PySpark


• nginx/uwsgi

• Flask

• ReactJS, JS, CSS



• Docker

• Terraform


– Excellent benefits package

– Salary of £(phone number removed)

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Technology roles in London, contact Stephen Cairns in the strictest confidence on (phone number removed)