6 Jan 2016

Full-Time Python Developer

Karhoo Inc.London, England, United Kingdom

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Job Description

Python Developer – Django, SQL

About Us

The way you get from A to B is about to get smarter.

Thanks to Karhoo, the global cab comparison app, soon you will be able to compare all available cab options at a single glance.

Karhoo gives you more choice by working with local suppliers to provide both licensed taxis and private hire cars, so whether it’s price, speed, style or availability that matters most to you, with Karhoo you can book the ride that suits you best every time.

More cars, better choice. #TravelSavvy

The Role

Karhoo is expanding rapidly and is looking for an experienced Python Developer to join our development teams in delivering our world class software products.



Become a grassroots member of a small and fast-growing, collaborative Agile development team to enhance existing systems and deliver a world-leading product

Design, develop, integrate and unit-test core and API functionality

Participate in application architecture design

Undertake code and design reviews

Write high quality code and work closely with QA Engineers to ensure successful testing

Contribute to the ongoing improvement of the way we work

Share knowledge and mentor others in areas of expertise



Solid commercial development experience in Python/Django development

Assured handling of databases such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB

Working knowledge of server-side frameworks (emphasis on Django)

Extensive scrum development methodology experience

Experience with GIT

Experience of distributed systems development using message brokers such as RabbitMQ

Experience in automated testing techniques and strategies.

A technical BEng/BSc/BA degree in a Computing or Engineering based discipline is preferred but not required if you have substantial large-scale development experience.

Knowledge/experience of the following:


Atlassian Jira.

Experience with Amazon Web Services

Familiar with NoSQL and Big Data technologies

Strong communication and written skills in English.

Strong quantitative, analytical and critical thinking skills.

Self-starter, with the ability to take initiative and work without detailed guidance.

Experience working in a start-up environment would be beneficial


Benefits of Joining Karhoo

Opportunity to join a mobile technology start-up company that is bringing something completely new to the market

Fast-growing tech company, with ample opportunity for career progression as we continue to grow

We currently have offices in London, New York and Singapore with plans to continue to expand globally

Work in a friendly, cross-functional team, with people who aim to be the best and love to tackle problems

Work in an office based in a lovely part of Central London

Bi-weekly drinks at the local pub and Happy Hour in the office every Friday

Kitchen stocked with tea, coffee, fruits and biscuits

25 days annual leave

BUPA health

Various discounts available via Perkbox


& more to come…

How to Apply

To apply, please go to: https://jobs.lever.co/karhoo/8c66e027-ccbb-49c6-9fb5-b9c346b0ca7e?lever-source=pythonweekly

Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: agile, android, backend, developer, django, ios, mobile, python, scrum, and sql.

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