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Python Developer

  • £50k
  • Central London

Python Developer, Central London – Up to £50k 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 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 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 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 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