Full Time: Software Engineer (Python/Geo-Spatial) at Pole Star Space Applications Ltd in London, United Kingdom

Role Summary

We require an experienced Software Engineer with experience of Geo-Spatial technology at Pole Star, to build and maintain our core Python based platforms and services.

You’ll work in a talented and interdisciplinary team, with a strong creative culture, and help us deliver high impact work.

You will work closely with all facets both in our Boston and London offices.

Our technology team are highly skilled, diverse and experienced in a wide-range of technologies to build cutting edge solutions to global challenges, some of the techologies we work with are; Python, Django, GeoServer, PostGIS, Java, AWS, Vagrant.

Key Responsibilities:


Find and identify new opportunities to fine-tune and optimize applications of projects both existing and upcoming.
Designing, building, testing and documenting software and web applications in Python
Support formal testing and resolve test defects
Create services and applications utilizing various programming languages
Identify production and non-production application issues
Work in an agile/scrum team


Essential Skills:


Four or more years of solid commercial Python experience
Strong Geo-Spatial experience whilst working with GeoServer
JSON, REST, SOAP and RESTful Services and API’s
Experience working with a JIRA bug-tracker
Linux/Unix knowledge (Redhat/CentOS/Fedora)
Experience in migrating legacy systems and knowledge of the software development lifecycle
A strong drive and interest to learn new technologies quickly and work in a fast paced software development environment.


Teamworking
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, GIS, Engineering, or related field


Desired Skills:


Web development: HTML (HTML5 & CSS) and XML/XSL
Some database and SQL knowledge, Oracle and/or PostgreSQL, Post GIS
Jenkins, CI integration
RabbitMQ and Redis experience
AWS experience
Docker experience


Company Benefits


Competitive Salary + discretionary company bonus (10% of basic salary)
3 x salary life assurance cover
25 days annual leave + UK public holidays
5% Contributory pension scheme
Private Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Refer a friend recruitment bonus scheme
Business expenses
Annual Season Ticket Loan for your commute
Subsidised Gym Membership
Childcare Vouchers
Eye-test Vouchers
Cycle to Work scheme
Exclusive staff discount on shopping & dining at Westfield, London W12
Discount online benefit portal, offering a wide range of discounts for high street retailers
Ability to buy and sell holiday


What do Pole Star do?

Pole Star is a privately owned, London headquartered technology company developing innovative SaaS software solutions and APIs for the maritime, banking & finance and government sectors.

Why work for Pole Star?

At Pole Star, it takes a wide range of skills to develop, maintain and support the high-quality products for which we have become renowned.

Each department, team and individual within the company plays a vital role in that process.

From the initial idea to the development, testing and maintenance of products, through to winning the big deals and supporting the customer and our employees, everyone at Pole Star contributes to making the business a success and a great place to work.

Whether you've just entered the job market, have recently graduated or are already experienced in your field, we will help support you with our employee development programme.

By offering you secure employment, a challenging and interesting work environment, on-the-job learning and professional training and development opportunities, we hope to help you achieve your career aspirations and maximize your potential.

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Source: Clevertech