Impact Workers

27/12/2023

CLOSED – Python Developer

About the role

Wolf & Badger is on a mission to make retail fair. Working to support our community of 1000+ independent designers from around the globe, we connect customers with ethically sourced fashion, design, home and beauty through our online marketplace and flagship stores in London, New York City and Los Angeles. We are a rapidly growing scale-up business, now entering an exciting new phase of growth and looking to expand our team of c.150 people currently located between London, Málaga, New York, Los Angeles amongst other places in the world. We are a Certified B Corporation, with social and environmental purpose at the core of everything we do, read more about us here.

Wolf & Badger is an innovative technology-led retail business that has exciting and ambitious plans for the next stages of development on its bespoke e-commerce platform.

We are currently seeking a talented and motivated Junior Python developer to help us maintain and build exciting new features and support our fast growing business.

We have a small, cross-functional, focussed team of engineers. We are squad autonomous, work in sprints and practice continuous deployment through Gitlab. We have a great focus on continuous improvement through feedback and retrospective sessions.

Our product is currently a custom built e-commerce platform, within Python and Django in the backend stack and Gatsby/React based application on the frontend. Our infrastructure is built using Kubernetes in AWS, using supporting libraries like Celery, RabbitMQ, Redis, Argo and much more!

This role is primarily remote-based with the option of working at our lovely office in London on a flexible basis.

 

You will:

  • Work closely and collaborate with our development team to deliver innovative, efficient and valuable features
  • Work alongside non-technical stakeholders to implement considered solutions that meet complex business requirements
  • Maintain and improve our product/codebase, considering scalability and the end user at all times
  • Start to build your career on a collaborative environment with a great tech stack and methodologies!

 

Requirements

  • Passionate about solving complex, challenging and interesting business problems
  • You should have solid professional experience with Python and Django, with a thorough approach to testing
  • An independent worker, comfortable both working alone and as part of a team of in-house and remote developers
  • Applicants for this role will thrive in an entrepreneurial environment and be highly self-motivated and passionate
  • Experience building scalable backend services in any Python framework (Django preferable) 🐍
  • Good experience working with Celery and Redis/RabbitMQ
  • A solid understanding of relational databases (Postgres)
  • Experience with Django Rest Framework is desirable
  • Unix based software i.e. LinuxDebian or OSX
  • Good knowledge on HTML/CSS
  • Dev ops tools experience (eg. Docker and k8s) is desirable
  • Experience configuring automated deployments to cloud infrastructure (AWSDigitalOceanGCS)
  • CI/CD experience (eg. Gitlab pipelinesArgo)
  • Experience in e-commerce/Retail is a plus
  • Degree in related field eg Computer Science is a plus

 

Benefits

  • Competitive salary of £45k – £55k p/a dependent on skills and experience
  • Meaningful work. You’ll be part of a trailblazing B-Corp which is changing the e-commerce landscape – for people and the planet!
  • Equity! Stock options in a rapidly growing scale-up business
  • Excellent career opportunities in a rapidly growing international business
  • Flexible hybrid working policy
  • 25 days paid annual leave in addition to bank holidays
  • ClassPass membership for exercise classes, wellbeing and beauty treatments
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Paid ‘pet-ernity’ and heartbreak leave
  • Paid volunteering leave
  • Birthday treat
  • Staff discount across Wolf & Badger online and in store

Wolf & Badger is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates.

Wolf & Badger

Wolf & Badger is an e-commerce marketplace that features a curated selection of products from independent, ethical, and sustainable brands. They specialize in offering unique fashion, beauty, and home goods, emphasizing quality and environmentally friendly practices while supporting small businesses and artisans.

Certified B-Corporation
Size: 51-200
Year Founded: 2010

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