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Junior Developer

Junior Developer Lincoln
clock 3 weeks ago person Full time, Permanent money £23,000-£28,000 dependant on experience

Junior Developer | Lincoln | £23,000 - £28,000 | full time, permanent

Who are we?

ScholarPack is the UK's fastest growing school MIS provider. Our growth is driven by referrals and our customer retention rate is close to 100%, but we're not about to get complacent. We pioneered moving school management to the cloud and continue to innovate with new technologies and new features. Now we are looking for a Developer to join our talented team and be part of the transition to a new framework, which will better meet our needs as we continue to refine our product and expand our customer base.

This is where you come in.

We are a Python house (Flask and PostgreSQL). We are undergoing a complete back end rewrite from Zope to Flask and adding exciting new features as we go. We need talented people to help keep our existing stack highly available, whilst building the future.

This is an opportunity to use and develop your existing Development skills. Would you like to work in a team where your contribution is valued, with a group who are passionate about delivering the best product for schools and the coffee (or tea) flows freely throughout the day?

Then we want to hear from you. Apply today.

What we're looking for

  • Minimum a years experience working with web technologies
  • Experience working in a commercial software development environment.
  • An interest in technology, demonstrated through projects or tech related activities.
  • Experience working in a team alongside other developers
  • Experience with OOP, Python (or extensive knowledge of a similar language and a willingness to learn) and relational databases.
  • Basic Linux command line tools, version control (we use GIT).

What you'll be working on How we work What’s in it for you?...

What you'll be working on

  • Building exciting new products for our customers including:
    • Integration with a brand new parents app
    • A revolutionary new way of assessing progress for students
    • School group reporting functionality and BI tools
  • Helping to maintain our industry leading products
  • Developing web-based applications and services in Python
  • Migrating a legacy codebase to a modern architecture
  • Services, RESTful APIs, backend/frontend architecture, design patterns, UX and UI, command-line tools, SQL.

How we work

  • We are a collaborative team always looking to improve
  • As a company we embrace Agile, often in pairs or as a mob in a self-organising team
  • Our new applications fully utilise CI/CD pipelines
  • Agile principles are reflected throughout the company
  • We are office based in a brand new office at the heart of Lincoln

What’s in it for you?...

  • A competitive salary with company pension
  • Up to 28+ days holiday a year + bank holiday, with the option to buy more
  • Relaxed office environment (casual dress code)
  • Free tea, coffee, breakfast and fruit
  • Free digital healthcare service with 24/7 access to a Doctor
  • We love to celebrate our successes, a love of pizza is essential
  • Time and support in attending relevant meetups and conferences as well as job specific learning.
  • Opportunity to grow and develop your skill set
  • Time and support in attending relevant meetups and conferences as well as job specific learning.
  • Flexible working options are available

How to apply

The deadline for applications is 6pm, 28th October 2019

Please use the Apply button below.

In your cover letter please explain why you think you would be right for this role, how your experience fits and why you would like to work at ScholarPack.

If you have any questions please email

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