python software engineer

Working at Ostmodern

Ostmodern are mix of around 40 researchers, designers and technologists based in a lovely studio in Shoreditch. We’re committed to designing, building and evolving the world’s best video-based consumer products.

We’re proud to deliver flagship products for major broadcast and sports organisations, including Formula 1, BBC, Arsenal, and Channel 4. We operate at the high end of our markets, working with clients who want to innovate, and understand the importance of user insights.

We work in cross-discipline project teams, who are given full ownership of their delivery. Teams work using Agile methodologies, and are encouraged to hone their approach, finding the right blend of ceremonies and tools for them and their product. Together, they solve difficult problems and deliver innovative, intuitive products that millions of people use every day.

The role

We are looking for talented and enthusiastic Python Software Engineers to join the team working remotely from Portugal. As a company built on a reputation of quality products, with an emphasis on delivery, a growing development team is a core component of this.

You’ll be working within a multidisciplinary technology team to evolve and extend our flagship Skylark product. You’ll be joining at an exciting time where we are looking to considerably enhance what we have to support the next stage of growth.


● Creating a great customer impression of the company’s technical skills, dedication, method
and approach, putting energy and enthusiasm into projects they may be assigned to
● Delivering work of high technical standards and accuracy and completeness
● Have a high sense of accountability
● Creating documentation
● Thoroughly testing their code and helping external testers create good test plans so the system will be thoroughly tested
● By their own enthusiasm, can be an energetic member of the team to collectively participate in system and user acceptance testing so that there is a team-based sense of ownership to quality
● Software support — application maintenance — bug fixing — small enhancements
● Participation in reviews – code, design, test etc
● Good reporting of progress – can estimate own work well

Skills and Experience:

● 2+ years experience of working on commercial enterprise systems
● Developing high performance API centric applications
● Working in a microservices architecture
● Developing with AWS services
● Working with a range of databases including NoSQL, Graph, RDBMS
● Experience working with search technologies such as ElasticSearch
● Experience in establishing repeatable design patterns and approaches
● Familiarity with continuous integration approaches and tooling, including pipelines as code
● Experience with containers and container orchestration (e.g. Kubernetes, Docker)
● Worked as part of a multi-discipline team providing out of hours support for a live product

Nice to have:

● AWS Certification
● Experience with media, broadcast or OTT platforms
● Knowledge of python frameworks such as Flask / Django

Empresa: Ostmodern
Local: Remote (Portugal)
Tipo: Full-time;

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