Python Developer

Senior Software Developer Permanent Leeds – £55,000

Excipion are working with an innovative company in the Cyber Security sector. Working with companies such as SMEs and schools through to some of the worlds largest, they have a unique offering helping businesses stay secure.

Cyber Security is a growing market, and my client are expanding fast with new clients and ideas for new services, and due to this growth, we are looking for a skilled Python developer to join their team in Leeds.

We’re looking for someone with a strong background in Python (or Ruby and a willingness to learn Python) to work closely with their research team. You would be working closely to identify new vulnerabilities in everything from software to infrastructure, and then develop methods to automatically detect these threats.

You will:

  • Support the existing solution whilst building and deploying new capabilities and features
  • Work closely with Cyber Security experts on areas such as Penetration Testing, Vulnerability scanning and Security principals.
  • Partner with an industry leading research team to develop new software to address a range of fast-moving, bleeding-edge security challenges
  • Develop and research new methods for identifying cyber security threats, as well as ensuring best in class User Experience.

We’re looking for:

  • Experience modern object-orientated languages, preferably Python or Ruby.
  • Experience with the below would be beneficial:
    • C/C++
    • Client-side web technologies such as CSS, HTML5, browser compatibility, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX
    • NoSQL database technologies such as MongoDB
    • Open source frameworks such as Pyramid, Django, Pylons, web2py, node.js, or Ruby on Rails
  • Comfortable with a Linux development environment
  • Understanding of code quality and efficiency (e.g. experience of profiling and test-driven development)
  • Experience or interest in areas of cyber security such as research and writing of exploits, penetration testing, vulnerability management would be desirable
  • Desirable to have experience of UX design
  • Excellent documentation and communications skills

On offer for the right candidate is a salary dependant on your experience, and a benefits package including everything you would expect from a fantastic employer and a vibrant start up company. They are committed to training and development, and once in post you would have the opportunity to further not only your development skills but also gain knowledge in areas such as penetration testing and vulnerability scanning.

For more information, hit apply now!

Senior Software Developer Permanent Leeds – £55,000

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


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