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Python Engineer

Ebbw Vale, Gwent
£40,000 to £75,000
Job Type
1 Jan 2022
Yolk are excited to be working in partnership with rapidly growing tech company, SIMBA Chain.

SIMBA Chain is a cloud-based, smart-contract-as-a-service (SCaaS) platform, enabling users across a variety of skill sets to implement decentralised applications. SIMBA Chain have recently established their UK Headquarters in Ebbw Vale, making Wales their home to their first international office outside of the USA.

Amongst their notable achievements, they have raised $25 million in series A, have titan investors including individuals associated with KKR, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, SpaceX, Gap, Estee Lauder, Microsoft, Stanford University, and Finlay Sports Group. As they grow UK operations, an award-winning benefits package is being developed, centred around a goal-based work environment where employees are entitled to unlimited holidays.

This is what you'll be doing

As a Mid/Senior Python Engineer you will be passionate about code and development best practices. A motivated self-starter you should have a minimum of 2 years commercial experience (5 years for seniors) working in teams on a shared codebase with version control, multiple releases in an agile, devops, CI/CD environment. Taking a lead in managing the shared code base, managing branching, merge requests, code reviews. Mentoring staff with less experience of working in shared code repositories. Working with engineering leads to define and implement best practices

The experience you'll need to bring to the team
  • Python: Python 3.*, Django or FastAPI, Poetry
  • DevOps: Git, Gitlab CI/CD, GitFlow, Azure, Kubernetes/Docker
  • Database: PostgreSQL
  • Agile, Unit Testing, Scrum
  • Blockchain: Solidity, blockchain platform experience
  • Redis
  • OAuth, IDAM
  • DevOps: AWS, GCP
  • Database: Neo4j
  • Confluence/Jira

What you'll get in return
  • Remote with monthly visits to Cardiff office
  • Unlimited annual leave
  • Salary up to £75,000
Got your attention?

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role - then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions then please contact Victoria Gunstone at Yolk Recruitment.
*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.*

'Yolk Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Yolk Recruitment Limited is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.
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  • Job Reference: 460870904-2
  • Date Posted: 1 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Yolk Recruitment Ltd
    Yolk Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Ebbw Vale, Gwent
  • Salary: £40,000 to £75,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent