Senior Software Engineer (Backend)
- Edinburgh, UK
- Verisk Business: Maplecroft
- Department: Software Development
Verisk Maplecroft’s data-driven approach to risk enables multinational organizations to understand how and where political, human rights and environmental risks impact their assets, investments, reputations and supply chains. We give our clients the tools to pinpoint and quantify their risk across 150+ issues for any location worldwide, and the expert analysis and advice they need to make better, risk-adjusted decisions that will improve the commercial performance, resilience and sustainability of their business. To learn more about please visit us at: www.maplecroft.com We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!
At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.
Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.
But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.
It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.
At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.
At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work® Certification for the fourth consecutive year. We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk’s Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.
We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our back-end development team. The role will require you to design and build new software, establish technical requirements and maintain and improve the current product suite. It offers a variety of technical tasks that arise through the building of APIs for both internal and external clients, developing the supporting systems and managing data flow across the content delivery system.
You should be a good communicator and have the ability to work with other engineers in the team as well as being comfortable liaising directly with colleagues in the wider company to understand requirements and business needs.
The role will be based in Bath, UK with flexibility for remote working in addition to flexible hours and substantial employee benefits.
We’re 8/12 on Joels Scale and aiming for higher!
We are looking for someone with:
- 5 + years experience working with Python
- Experience working with Django
- Strong working knowledge of web applications, processes and supporting networks and systems
- Experience working with restful APIs
- Enjoys problem solving and working collaboratively with their peers
- Able to plan and manage their own time effectively
- Participate in innovating and improving the development process
Exposure to the following technical skills/ approaches would also be useful however not required:
MySQL, git, TDD, Celery, Ansible, Docker, Linux, Flask, Agile, Nginx, Gunicorn, Angular, TypeScript.
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