Python Developer (Django) (central Bristol) TL247

ISM Fantasy Games - the team behind the Official Fantasy Premier League, among others - offers a six month project for a full stack Python Developer skilled in application layer and data management coding.

You don't need games experience to join us, but you will likely find our passion for sport infectious. Above all, we will welcome your fresh thinking and objective approach. We're building fully responsive browser-based applications which support over six million players worldwide, enabling sport to better engage with fans, to boost diversity with all demographics, and to make sense of large amounts of associated data.

Our custom user management system supports millions of daily users across a variety of platforms (browser, mobile applications, voice applications). Logins peak at tens of thousands per minute during matches which represent some interesting challenges for forward-thinking developers interested in scaling and continuity.

We will welcome your ability to master complex requirements, to uphold security of sensitive data and to conform to security and data best practices.

You can help us with

  • Improving integration with third party login providers within GDPR requirements and consideration of child safety online
  • Creating effective Web tools to help ISM Games colleagues manage data better
  • Utilising data management methods to produce automated statistics and reporting for sports clubs
  • Supporting the work enabling our adoption of Kubernetes

We're looking for

  • Someone able to write code that scales, is robust and well tested
  • Strong Python and a good knowledge of Django
  • Familiarity with MySQL or similar, and writing Web services (REST, JSON) for API-driven services
  • Good understanding of security best practices, OAuth 2.0 and social authentication methods
  • Familiar with workings of HTML5, CSS3 and modern JavaScript for implementing single page applications
  • Someone considering Full Stack Python contract jobs in Bristol such as: Full Stack Developer | Python Developer | Django Developer | Python Software Engineer etc.

Current stack

Python, Django and REST Framework | pytest | Backbone.js | SASS | MySQL | Docker | Kubernetes | Fastly CDN, NGINX | GCP | and more

Salary and benefits

  • £350-450 per day (negotiable)
  • Flexible working environment, and discretionary flexible hours (we do 0930-1730 most days)
  • modern serviced office, with AC | showers | bike parking

About us

ISM Fantasy Games, part of the ISM Group, is provider of fantasy sports games loved by millions, with current and previous customers including leagues, sponsors and broadcasters from a wide range of sports. We offer chance to join our friendly and collaborative engineering team. We're semi Agile, with daily standups and a flat team structure, where you can work on features through to fruition. We offer pairing and code reviews to support less experienced colleagues, and autonomy and freedom for well practiced software developers. We're looking for someone who wants to write great software and deliver an excellent experience for our players and customers alike.

Location: central Bristol (ten minutes' walk from each of Bristol Temple Meads station, St Nicholas food market and Cabot Circus shopping centre)

Even if your CV isn't ready, please talk with Vittoria at techfolk to find out more:

0117 318 2447 | |

RECRUITERS: ISM Fantasy Games has selected techfolk as our recruitment partner and cold calling is not welcome