Jisc

Python/Django Lead Developer

Software Developer in Bristol, ENG

Posted 2019-12-10
Description

We know that sometimes people can be off applying for a job if they think they can’t tick every box. But we realise the ‘perfect candidate’ doesn’t exist. So, if you can do most of what we are looking for, go ahead and apply. You could be exactly what we need!

We’re ideally looking for someone with:

Experience of leading the construction of web applications using Python and the Django framework
Previous knowledge of leading the development of large and high traffic web applications
Strategic experience in a development team to build and implement web sites and applications, following deployment and build processes using code

About the role
As our new Python/Django lead developer, you’ll head-up the development and maintenance of our very own online surveys.

Online surveys is our very own service which allows users to develop, deploy, and analyse surveys via the web. No complicated set-up or technical knowledge is required!

Taking ownership of the development and maintenance, you’ll lead a great team, write new innovative code, evaluate new technologies and ultimately develop sector leading solutions that generate revenue for Jisc and helping thousands of academics.

For the full job description, please click here.


About us
We want a world where people learn, discover and thrive through access to technology. No matter who they are or where they live. We’re a social enterprise, so every penny we create is reinvested in our core purpose.

We’re a place where people make a difference to our members, feel valued and have fun. Our values are our guiding principles. They are pride, passion, pace, trust, and teamwork.


Why work at Jisc
We want to make sure our people have the flexibility they need to balance their personal lives and do well at work. So, we focus on outputs rather than presenteeism and are open to a whole range of ways of working including flexible hours and working from home.
We’re always learning and developing. All our people have access to a huge variety of learning resources to help them achieve this.
Our benefits are great too:

We offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays and 3 days Christmas closure)
You have the option to join the generous USS pension scheme
We provide discounts on IT equipment, a cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans
We also offer generous parental leave arrangements, career breaks and volunteer leave

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