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Senior Python Software Engineer (New NI Entrant!)

Posted 24/05/2024

Competitive Salary



IT & Digital

Job Description

MCS Group is proud to be exclusively partnering with a brand new entrant to Northern Ireland scene as they build out a brand new tech team in Belfast!

This rapidly growing scale-up have disrupted their industry and are embarking on their next phase of growth, opening a brand new office in Belfast City Centre. Already boasting a global team, a market-disrupting product and an impressive portfolio of customers, this is an opportunity to join a well-funded organisation on track for huge growth in Northern Ireland that you don't want to miss!

Having already built out an impressive team in another arm of the business in Belfast, they are now seeking motivated Senior Python Software Engineers to join their first-class tech team, playing a pivotal role in the next phase of their Belfast expansion.

What you'll be doing:

  • Build and deliver key elements of a market-leading product, such as building new features, implementing APIs and working heavily with Data and Analytics functionalities
  • Undertake technical leadership of projects and deliverables, acting as an individual contributor while also motivating and leading a cross-functional team
  • Working closely with Product team, playing a key role in the product lifecycle, scoping and planning projects
  • Coaching and mentoring junior colleagues, encouraging their development and upskilling and performing code reviews
  • Ensuring delivery across the entire software delivery lifecycle, including writing, testing, deploying and maintaining your own code

Who you are:

  • Strong, recent experience in software development using Python.
  • Solid knowledge and previous experience using relational and non-relational databases, e.g. SQL, PostgresSQL or similar
  • Strong knowledge and previous experience working with cloud technologies such as AWS, GCP or Azure
  • You'll have worked closely with Product teams, playing a role in the product development lifecycle
  • Ideally you'll be coming from a fast-paced environment, with experience deploying code at a fast pace
  • You'll have a solid understanding of software engineering best practices and testing ethos, writing, deploying and maintaining your code and performing unit testing
  • A passionate coach and mentor, with a proven track record of supporting colleagues to grow and develop while leading projects from a technical standpoint
  • A strong communicator, motivating your team while building relationships across cross-functional teams within the business and externally with clients
  • You'll have a growth mindset, taking an open-minded approach to problems and happy to work within a fast-paced environment across multiple projects with a high level of autonomy

What's in it for you:

  • Highly competitive salary up to £75k
  • Lucrative equity package
  • Highly flexible hybrid working policy
  • Generous annual learning & development budget
  • Health insurance
  • 25 days annual leave + statutory holidays
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Fantastic company culture with regular company events

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Niamh Hutchinson, Senior Recruitment Consultant at MCS Group 02890 490 906

If this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit to view a wide selection of our current jobs or call us 028 9023 5456 .

All conversations will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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