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Job Title – Devops Python Developer
Contract – Contract
Salary – £1,150 – £1,450 day rate
Location – Zurich
Industry – Insurance (Commercial, Insurance) 

Job Summary

We are looking for a skilled Full Stack Python Engineer to join our IT Development Risk Modelling team. The holder of this position will be responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining applications by working on several projects in the risk modeling area. The ideal candidate has excellent knowledge of Python, Docker, Front/Back end development, DevOps, Cloud computing and modern technologies.

Key duties and responsibilities

Design, efficient, testable, reusable, and reliable code in Python for a Monte Carlo model orchestration web application
Implement, maintenance of frontend (JavaScript, ReactJs) and backend (PostgresSQL, Redis, ORACLE) of the application
Building and maintaining the cloud infrastructure (Salt, Ansible, Linux, Docker)
Working intensively with a team of actuaries and quants which are responsible for the model
Closely work together with IT operations team to handle automation, incidents and 3rd level support

Member of the following committees: e.g. Audit committee, Investment Committe
IT specific meetings like daily Stand Up, Sprint Planning, Sprint Retrospective
Meetings with IT Technical
Project teams and Steering Committees

Required experience & competencies

Experience:
5+ years professional experience building complex, scalable web applications is essential
Thorough knowledge of Git, Salt (or Ansible), Python, Linux and Docker is essential
Expert knowledge in building solutions on Azure or AWS cloud
Experience implementing CI/CD pipelines and infrastructure-as-code (IaC)
Very good English communication skills
Of Advantage: Experience building big data application (Spark, Hadoop)
Of Advantage: Experience in numerical programming, simulations and algorithms

Personal Competencies:
Fast Learner
Teamplayer
Very good communication skills with IT and Business
High analytical skills

Digital Competencies:
Interests in new technologies
Agile development methodology

If you have the relevant experience or know someone that does please contact us now on 0203 727 2310 or email us at jack.wilson@lawesgroup.co.uk 

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