Python AWS Developer (UK Remote)

  • Bath, UK
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Verisk Business: Maplecroft

Company Description

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:  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.  

Job Description

We are looking for a Python developer with strong data handling and AWS experience to join our growing team of developers and analysts. As a part of the client solutions team at Verisk Maplecroft you will be using the latest technologies to create, collate and deliver data analytics and intelligence to our clients within the AWS platform.

Our primary development language is python, and we leverage open-source libraries combined with AWS serverless technologies to achieve our objectives.

This is a remote position with flexible hours and substantial employee benefits including dedicated innovation days and significant opportunity to participate in further cloud development training and certifications.


Technical Skills

  • Proven python development experience in a commercial environment
  • Experience in object-oriented programming concepts, unit & integration testing, data and relational databases, technical database design, web architecture and application servers
  • Understanding and experience of AWS serverless technologies including, API gateway, Lambda, SNS and Athena
  • Ability to design and implement scalable data pipelines and data-related solutions within the AWS platform
  • Strong ability to document development including data models, application design and ongoing documentation of changes and modifications
  • Working knowledge of all phases of the software development life cycle.  Including basic understanding of identify and authentication management concepts and concepts related to security, such as secret management and key management

Personal Skills

  • Experience working under agile delivery methodology
  • Deep understanding about performance and scalability implications in the development process
  • Ability to review code written by others and provide feedback and recommendations to follow coding guideline. 
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to continuously changing technology.  
  • Ability to identify multiple solutions to a given problem and find a rational, fact-based approach for choosing the best one. 
  • Communication skills are extremely important.  You must be able to explain and rationalize such design decisions to a cross functional team.  

Preferred Experience

  • GIS in Python
  • Understanding and experience of infrastructure as code systems preferably with AWS Cloud Formation/ SAM/ AWS CDK
  • Developing and maintaining CI/CD solutions


Additional Information

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’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. 

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

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