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Oliver Lochhead

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Senior Software Engineer

London, UK

£70,000 - £85,000 per annum






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Oliver Lochhead


0203 206 1907

Senior Software Engineer - Python - £85,000

Burns Sheehan are partnering with a tech unicorn to hire a Senior Software Engineer to scale their technology platform to new heights, which currently provides goods to millions of households across the UK. Working cross-functionally with Data-Scientists, Product managers and Architects you will be involved in the design, development and delivery of extremely high scale, cloud-based distributed systems.

This tech leader is open to considering Senior Software Engineers from a variety of programming backgrounds but must be willing to use Python primarily in this role.

This market leading scale up business has grown significantly over the past 12 months, which presents an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to grow into a Principal or Team Leadership position in the future.


  • As a Senior Software Engineer, you'll be experienced in the design and development of Distributed Systems, with exposure to AWS and using technologies such as SNS/SQS, Lambda, DynamoDB, RDS and Docker
  • You'll have a product and growth mindset, able to utilise your passion for producing code that has a meaningful impact to the overall product.
  • Test Driven Development and Paired Programming will be second nature to you, and you'll champion collaboration, influencing peers and junior engineers with your Software Engineering expertise.
  • Able to evolve their Agile development process, with solid exposure to DevOps practices.
  • Experience of Event-Driven Architecture is extremely beneficial, as you will work closely with Principals and Tech leads to contribute on Event Driven Architecture

If you are a Senior Software Engineer with distributed systems experience looking to transition into a Python oriented role, interested in working for the UK's fastest growing technology scale up with the opportunity to help drive the success of a household product using emerging technologies, then get in touch to find out more!

This company can offer sponsorship for candidates already based in the UK.

Senior Software Engineer - Python - £85,000

Burns Sheehan Ltd will consider applications based only on skills and ability and will not discriminate on any grounds.