Python Backend Developer

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Who we are

The Workshop is a tech company that develops intuitive software for the online gaming industry. Our motto is to move “Fearlessly Forward” together. Cooperative innovation is at the center of everything we do – from our games, new products and technologies, to how we collaborate and share inspiration with one another.

What we believe

We understand that great ideas come from great people, and great people thrive when they’re trusted to challenge, change, improve, and perfect our products and processes. Our forte lies in the diversity of our skills – and that comes from the diversity of our people.

Our commitment to you

The Workshop is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace, where we all learn together, trust each other, and value collaboration. We welcome candidates of all genders, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, nationality, belief (or lack thereof), and programming language preference. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer a friendly, supportive working environment for all. It’s a place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and enjoy the support to move Fearlessly Forward.

Your mission

The Backend Engineer will be part of the IT Engineering & Innovation team inside ITSG Product and will play an important role on analysing, improving and building the backend for new processes and services in the IT Service Group. She/he will need to be problem-solving oriented, with an excellent tech background. We need a team-player with outstanding technical skills, able to communicate technical issues, and to work with autonomy, proposing cutting edge solutions to difficult problems.

What you'll do

  • Build the backend of our tools and services to automate, simplify and de-risk processes.
  • Write code for our applications using programming patterns and following industry best practice
  • Align with front-end Engineers, so seamless integration of application workflows is possible
  • Write automated tests
  • Investigate and diagnose problems, assign or carry out code and deployment fixes, and keep documents up to date.
  • Get together with other creative thinkers to build your understanding of players and explore what they want
  • Keep up to speed with cut-edge technologies
  • Make workflows more efficient and the systems more stable.
  • Work on-call rotation duties to ensure the 24x7 support of our infrastructure

What you'll bring

  • +3 years experience developing APIs and backend applications
  • Equipped with Python development know how. Django experience a must. 
  • Understanding of relational databases and handling large datasets (PostgreSQL is desirable and MySQL a plus)
  • Linux skills - Ansible knowledge is nice. Puppet skills are also welcomed.
  • Exposure to systems and/or network automation and monitoring (a plus)
  • Familiar with virtualization platforms. Kubernetes is a plus.
  • A talented programmer, up to date with programming patterns and industry best practices.
  • Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams.

What's in it for you

  • Inspiring and fulfilling work at an innovative and values-driven company creating cutting-edge tech
  • Attractive salary and customisable benefits package
  • Flexible working hours and ways of working
  • Contemporary and accessible office environments with a range of workplace perks
  • Six weeks’ paid leave for every four years of service
  • Relocation package for you and your family including soft-landing package services to help you settle in (applicable in Spain, if you are moving from a different city/country)
  • Being part of a team with a forward-looking, international mindset and agile working practices
  • A friendly, inclusive and multicultural environment (we are made up of over 35 nationalities, speaking almost 30 languages)
  • Wellbeing programmes, learning and personal growth opportunities
  • A range of employee events throughout the year, including team building activities, Learning Labs, Hackathons and Designathons
  • Opportunities to shape the tech community within and outside of the company, through mentoring and knowledge-sharing

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Hybrid remote

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Our culture

We’re lucky enough to have a home in two of Europe’s best tech cities – London and Malaga – and are proud of our diversity. Our Inventors represent over 40 different nationalities and almost 30 languages.

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