One year’s experience needed. Your location can be remote or London. If you’re remote, occasional meetings in London or South of England might be desirable.
If you have a relevant higher level degree or more than one year of experience in professional Python development and you are looking for a great opportunity to join a growing startup, this role could be perfect for you.
We are an Open Data company, so if you’re motivated to see how data can be used to democratise governments and to improve outcomes for citizens around the world, we’d especially love to hear from you.
Joining our startup means that you will be exposed to a far wider range of responsibilities than working in a traditional development environment. This will require learning new skills on the fly, and seeking help from our more experienced developers when required. The reward for the successful candidate is the possibility of becoming a key, first-tier member of a technology startup with global ambitions. We are happy to work with you remotely, our Senior Developer is currently sitting on a beach in Thailand, so provided you’re an excellent communicator, and a good developer we don’t mind where you live.
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We're a small, friendly team of five people. Ian (London and South Coast), the Founder, who helps run everything and defines how the business is run, Helen (London) who keeps the show on the road, directing research and project managing our work, Sim (Brighton, Lisbon, Thailand) who is our lead developer, Erin (Lisbon) who writes scrapers and helps with the data mapping and David (Lisbon) who writes scrapers, data mapping and helps with research. We've picked up so many projects that we need some more help, (we're also for some data analysts), so you'll be joining a busy team with lots to achieve.
We run both https://www.spendnetwork.com and https://openopps.com, where we publish open data about the way the Governments spend money. Our goal is to make every public tender freely available on the web.
Our sites and the analysis we do help people to understand how Government spends money. Sometimes we work with Government to help them improve their purchasing, sometimes we work with NGOs to help combat fraud and corruption, sometimes we work with companies to help them grow.
We're looking forwards to welcoming a bright, conscientious person to our great little team.