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Lead AWS Python Developer £90k-£130k p.a (initial 6 months Fixed Term

Posted on Sep 1, 2020 by McCabe & Barton

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£90k - £130k Annual

Seeking a Lead Engineer to oversee hybrid application development in both Amazon Web Services (AWS) using python and on-prem using .NET (C#). Candidates must have expertise in technical leadership including system architecture, design, and development. Successful candidate will join a team of professionals in a fast-paced environment, acting as a key player with technical development responsibilities.


  • 10+ years of full-stack application development
  • 5+ year of technical lead experience
  • 5+ years experience with Python Scripting
  • 2+ years experience with AWS development, including Lambda, Step Functions, SQS, SNS, CloudWatch
  • Knowledge of cloud reference architectures and AWS best practices
  • Strong experience unit testing and integration testing
  • Strong experience with .NET (C#), ASP.NET MVC/WebAPI
  • Experience with SQL Server database Scripting and entity design
  • Experience working with AWS databases and object storage (RDS, DynamoDb, S3)
  • Experience developing with AWS services using SDKs
  • Experience with Git as a source code control provider
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.


  • Experience provisioning AWS infrastructure using Terraform
  • Experience with containerized services using Docker
  • Experience with .NET Core development
  • Familiarity with modern Front End build pipelines and tools
  • AWS Certified Developer certification


  • Design and lead development for dynamically scalable, highly reliable and fault-tolerant applications on AWS
  • Lead daily standups to ensure sprint work executing smoothly, assist in removing impediments
  • Participate strongly in backlog grooming to prioritize and size incoming workloads
  • Understand and translate business requirements into technical requirements
  • Select appropriate AWS services to create and present detailed architectural diagrams, and apply architectural design patterns, based on business requirements.
  • Prepare appropriate documentation such as program code, and technical documents
  • Set team standards and perform strict code reviews to ensure best code quality and sharing of knowledge
  • Translate complex technical designs into business-friendly terms for non-technical peers and stakeholders
  • Maintain and modernize .NET ASP.NET and WebApi code for hybrid applications.
  • Code, test, debug, implement, and document efficient AWS Back End applications
  • Modify data store tables and indexes and perform advanced queries, including for the purpose of troubleshooting data-related issues
  • Propose optimizations to improve maintainability and test-ability
  • Preparing estimates and justification for team stories and features
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools.
  • Keep abreast of technology innovations through self-paced education, internal technology communications, and cross-team collaboration

Reference: 939991790

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