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Senior Python Developer

  • £80k
  • Central London

Senior Python Developer, Central London – Up to £80k DOE plus benefits

This social media intelligence agency specialise in understanding the impact of extremist narratives on local audiences. They’re currently looking to hire a Senior Python Developer interested in contributing to projects at the forefront of the intersections between cyber security, current affairs, civil society and the digital space.

This Senior Python Developer will be:

-       Developing new tools to expand their internal analytics toolset

-       Producing, testing, debugging codE

-       Developing data collection pipelines for our analysts

This Senior Python Developer will have the following essential skills / attributes / knowledge:

-       Python

-       Git and version control

-       Comfortable with UNIX systems and the command line

-       Web scraping/crawling experience

-       Experience working with external APIs, especially those of major social media platforms

-       Statistics/statistical modelling

-       Familiar with SQL and/or NoSQL database design & querying

-       Experience with AWS. E.g. Lambda functions, API Gateway, Elasticsearch, Amazon Redshift, DynamoDB, SNS/SQS

This Senior Python Developer will have desirable skills such as:

-       Experience with a machine learning library - Tensorflow/Keras, pytorch, or scikit-learn

-       Experience building python packages

-       Experience with database design

-       Experience with PDF text extraction or Optical Character Recognition