Python Developer Job
Python Developer

Python Developer Job

(Status: Closed)

About Headforwards:

We are an outsource software development company based in Cornwall, South West England. Cornwall is fast becoming a hub for Agile software development. It is home to the renowned Agile conference Agile on the Beach. It was also ranked as the second fastest growing Tech Hub in the UK in the 2016 Tech Nation report.

Our outsourcing model of putting together dedicated teams to work solely for one client on long-term projects is proving to be extremely successful. In just 6 years we have grown to a team of over 100 people, doubling in the last year alone and we show no signs of slowing down.

You will be joining an organisation that has a well-established company culture that revolves around valuing people and being a team. Take a look at the Headforwards Team Adventures page for an idea of what we get up to. We were also recently named Cornish Business of the Year at the 2016 Hub Awards, and we won 3 awards at the Cornwall Business Awards 2017.  Best Dynamic Growth Business, Young Business Person Of The Year and Winner of Winners.

About the Python Developer job

We are looking for a Python developer to join an existing Agile software development team.

Developers with commercial experience in similar or related languages will fit in well.

This role will involve working on the backend of a very exciting and cutting edge web application, in the cloud arena, for one of the largest companies in the world.

Essential experience and attributes:

  • Python development experience (or experience with similar/related languages)
  • Team worker
  • Problem Solver
  • Ability and desire to learn

Optional experience

  • Some knowledge of non-relational (NoSQL) databases (we use MongoDB, Redis, InfluxDB)
  • Some knowledge of front-end technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Understanding of the web application stack
  • Experience working with development team tools (e.g. continuous integration systems (we use Jenkins) and version control systems (we use Git)

We are working with some pretty cool new technologies, which we don’t expect you to have experience of. However, if you do, please let us know. For example, Docker containers, Kafka, Elastic Search, MongoDB, InfluxDB…

Benefits of working at Headforwards:

  • Enhanced company pension
  • Fun monthly team socials (Beach BBQ’s, Laser Tag, Film screenings, Rugby trips etc.)
  • End of summer company festival – Headstock
  • Headtalks – monthly internal technical ‘conference’
  • Fresh fruit
  • Corporate gym membership rates
  • Child care vouchers
  • Salary sacrifice bike scheme


Monday – Friday
0900 – 1730 with a one-hour lunch break.


Near Redruth, Cornwall, UK


£25,000 – £45,000

Dependent on experience.

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Our Application Process

To help prospective employees understand our process, here is a breakdown of the stages involved when you apply to work at Headforwards – View Application Process

This is a “Rolling Recruitment Programme” and the closing date for this vacancy is the last day of October 2017.

Recruitment Agency?

We do not accept CVs or assistance from recruitment agencies. We have a dedicated internal recruitment team who fully manage the acquisition and assessment of all new applicants. Any CVs submitted to us become the property of Headforwards Solutions LTD. We have the right to hire applicants without paying any fees to the submitting party.