Mid to Snr Backend Python Developer for AI Scale-Up

Greater London Permanent £55000 - £75000 per annum

An AI Scale-Up who has just secured $4 million in funding is hiring a Midlevel to Senior Python Software Engineer! This business is heavily backed by some of the thought leaders within this industry and is really going places. Its unique product is hugely successful and this will only continue.

Role: Midlevel to Senior Python Software Engineer

Location: London or UK remote

Salary: Up to £75,000

Tech: Python, Django, AWS, Docker, API Gateway


  • Working on their core SaaS backend platform in AWS, using Python and Django, and leveraging key cloud services such as API Gateway, RDS, etc.
  • Working with their data scientists on our ETL and data ingestion pipelines
  • Exposure to a variety of AI algorithms from geospatial sparse data inference (convolutional architectures), Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing.
  • Sometimes quick prototyping of ideas in Agile spikes to demonstrate user value
  • Brainstorming with a team of product, design, core platform, and commercial experts to focus on solving pain points for the user and transforming the industry with advanced data integrations and analytics
  • Opportunity to learn about quantitative models, predictive models, machine learning, spatial data processing, and natural language processing for data extraction.
  • Investigating methods with the CTO to scale algorithms to incredibly large datasets and/or near real-time performance for user searches
  • Researching new datasets and implementing data integration/linking strategies for creating novel insights and data

You have:

  • A degree inComputer Science, Engineering or another quantitative field
  • 2- 5 years professional experience in software engineering using Python as a language
  • Experience working with databases, e.g. SQL
  • A bonus is experience or knowledge of quantitative financial models (cashflows), Geospatial systems, maps, etc.
  • Passionate about working in a startup environment
  • Demonstrable experience delivering working solutions and/or real user value
  • Passion for deploying systems with AI at scale to make a real impact

What you can expect:

  • Compensation: Base salary of 55-75K and equity options
  • Holiday: 25 days paid annual leave + 8 days public holidays. We also have an additional Birthday day-off.
  • Career growth: Accelerated learning and growth opportunities for everyone on the team.
  • Socials: Team events every 8 weeks. Dinners, escape rooms, games.
  • Hybrid Working: The majority of their team is in London and they ideally meet up a couple times a week to work together, they are potentially open to UK remote for the right candidate
  • They have a 1-month work from abroad option.
  • Team: The chance to work with a small, high-impact team. This means that you’ll work and learn directly from their leadership team.

If this looks like a role that excites you, then don’t hesitate to email nturner@welovesalt.com and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

Salt is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Python, Django, AWS, Docker, API Gateway

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2208-258117
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Salary per: annum
Job Duration:
Job Start Date: 11/08/2022
Job Industries: Software Engineering Jobs
Job Locations: Greater London
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: API Gateway, AWS, Django, docker, Python

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