Python Developer

Hitachi Consulting UK
London (South)
From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum inc Bonus + Benefits
30 Sep 2016
20 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Python Developer Hitachi Consulting is looking for exceptional Python developers to join our Smart Energy Platform Team. We are building a new class of energy solutions based on IoT, machine learning, advanced optimization and class-leading software applications, providing value across the whole energy chain and facilitating the integration of renewable energy into the grid. Opportunity You will be working in an innovative, Agile team that works with customers and energy industry experts to create new products and value propositions for a rapidly-changing sector. There are opportunities to be involved across different aspects such as architecture & design, platform development, data science and end-user applications. We can also offer opportunities for rapid career progression and all the benefits you could expect from a global consultancy including a high base salary, flexible benefits package and a commitment to ongoing learning and development. Responsibilities Your main responsibilities will include: Delivering high quality, unit-tested solution components using technologies such as RabbitMQ, Django, PostgreSQL, Redis, Cassandra and Kafka Participation in Sprint Design & Planning, helping to scope out requirements, agree designs and plan activities DevOps activities using technologies such as Docker and Ansible Working with customer data to find patterns and explore value opportunities Investigating and fixing defects Background We hire talented professionals who are passionate about technology and motivated by working in the energy sector. Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate that they are effective team players, able to commit to and deliver challenging targets. Essential Skills: Strong Python development skills Experience of developing RESTful services using Django Knowledge of message queuing based systems Experience of working in a DevOps environment using technologies like Docker and Ansible Experience of working in an Agile team that uses practises such as TDD, Continuous Integration and peer review Full software development lifecycle exposure A demonstrable passion for technology and a wish to improve and innovate using the latest technologies Desirable Skills: Experience / knowledge of the energy sector Experience / knowledge of IoT architecture & solutions Experience / knowledge of the following technologies: Celery, Cassandra, Kafka, Apache Spark Travel Whilst Hitachi Consulting is respectful of our employees work / life balance candidates should be fully prepared to travel throughout the UK and internationally if required . The current project is based near Maidenhead and occasional travel to Germany may be required. About Us Hitachi Consulting is the global management consulting and IT services business of Hitachi Ltd., a global technology leader and a catalyst of sustainable societal change. In that same spirit—and building on its technology heritage—Hitachi Consulting is a catalyst of positive business change, propelling companies ahead by enabling superior operational performance. Working within their existing processes and focusing on targeted functional challenges, we help our clients respond to dynamic global change with insight and agility. Our unique approach delivers measurable, sustainable business results and a better consulting experience This job was originally posted as