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Software Engineer – Python (Consultant)

Ref: 78293

  • Very generous daily rate on offer depending on experience.
  • 15 Nov 2022
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Contract

Software Engineer – Python(Consultant)

Our client has an immediate requirement for a Software Engineer – Python(Consultant) to join their team for an initial 12 month contract.

About the Position

You will work closely within their development team on the implementation of asynchronous and distributed Python applications. If you are eager to work with a dynamic team, to gain experience design and architectural development of high-performance computing and micro-services, this job is definitely for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with Python frameworks such as Tornado, Flask, uWSGI.
  • Ensure applications have automated test suites.
  • Work within a microservices architecture.
  • Ensure that application observability is enabled through the implementation of metrics using Prometheus.
  • To provide guidance on the technological and methodological direction of systems in support of business strategies.




  • Extensive experience in Python development.
  • Experience with Celery for distributed task processing.
  • Experience using container orchestration tools such as Rancher, Docker Compose or Kubernetes.
  • Experience using Linux and bash command line.
  • Passion for automation, testing and choosing the best tool for the job.
  • General problem-solving mentality. The ability to collaborate with different teams on solutions for a variety of different business, code & data-related issues.
  • Strong communication skills.

Preferred skills:

  • Experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, GOCD and/ or GitHub actions.
  • Experience of using Ansible (or similar configuration management tools).
  • Prior experience in working in the Financial Services/Insurance industry is a plus.
  • Prior experience working in an Agile/Scrum development environment.

Remuneration Package

Very generous daily rate on offer depending on experience.


For more information on this role or other IT roles, please contact Sam Laheen on 01-4871183 or hit the apply button below to send your cv. Alternatively, contact him directly via email: