Remote UK based senior Python engineer solve amazing problems from home
Ascent Software

The opportunity

We’re looking for a talented Senior Python Engineer / Team Lead with SCADA experience to work remotely anywhere within the UK.

This is an opportunity to work on one of the leading scientific projects of the decade, exploring topics like general relativity, dark matter and the origins of the universe. Collecting and archiving more than 600 PB of data per year with a budget of €1.8bn, this  is one of the largest data projects ever undertaken - and your big opportunity to be exposed to some of the most powerful supercomputers and complex data pipelines in the world…

Required skills and qualifications:

  • Required: Very strong software background

  • Required: Experience performing in a cross-disciplinary team

  • Required: Native level written and spoken English

  • Experience working with different languages and technologies

  • Experience working with agile and scaled agile development processes

  • Experience with GIT source code control

  • Experience with Test Driven Development

  • Experience with Behavioural Driven Design

  • Experience with modern test frameworks

  • Experience with continuous integration

  • Experience with structured release management

  • Not required, but would be a bonus if you have experience with:

    • Configuring instrumentation and commissioning control systems

    • TANGO control systems

    • Writing device drivers to interface to hardware on Linux operating systems

    • TCP/IP network protocols, network stacks, and application layer protocols

    • Software development in C and/or C++ programming languages

Posted 10 months ago