Full-Stack Developer (Django/Python)

Development · Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Department Development
Employment Type Full Time

Ready to change the future of transportation?


Ito World solves transportation challenges across the globe for millions of travellers every day by delivering real-time transit data feeds to journey planners and a platform for transit authorities and operators. Our mission is to deliver data that is as close to the real-life experience of the traveller as possible. With offices in Cambridge and London, we serve clients from all over the world, such as Apple, Google, the Department for Transport, Transport for West Midlands, Arriva and Go-Ahead.


Ito World is focused on transforming the operational data produced by transit operators and agencies into highly detailed, human-navigable information used to power journey planners and other downstream systems.


The role


We are looking for a talented Junior Full-Stack Developer with experience of building web applications and RESTful/GraphQL APIs using the Django framework to join our development team at Ito World.


As a key member of the team, you will be working in an environment that values your enthusiasm and ideas as well as your development skills and experience. You will also have great attention to detail, and are passionate about delivering high-quality code that has been well tested and documented. 


The role is based at our Cambridge head office, but Ito World has a flexible and remote working culture and will consider applicants that may prefer to work remotely.


What you’ll be doing


Reporting to the Full-Stack Team Lead, you will be:


  • Building web applications and APIs with Django.
  • Creating visually appealing and intuitive UIs with Angular.
  • Writing clean, readable, and well-tested code.
  • Solving challenging problems related to transit data exchange.
  • Collaborating with a cross-functional team to achieve common goals.
  • Understanding complex project requirements to uncover compelling solutions.
  • Guiding project development and mentoring of junior team members.


As well as these, you will be expected to demonstrate best practices for the software development process, including unit testing, code reviews and documentation.

 

What skills you have


We would expect you to be educated to degree level and have the necessary skills in the following areas:

 

  • Solid experience using Django, or similar Python-based web framework in a commercial environment.
  • Angular or a similar JavaScript/Typescript framework.
  • Building and using REST APIs.
  • Implementation of UI/UX designs using HTML and CSS.
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development methodologies.
  • An innovative and creative approach to software development.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with other developers, testers and product managers.

 

Other skills that would be desirable include Jira (or some other sprint/issue tracking system), Git, Docker, and cloud-based systems.

 

Professional Development


Professional development is an area that is very important to us at Ito World. We understand that access to training and education in the workplace improves prospects for promotion and can help open up future career paths.


We take the time to work with each member of the team and help them to take control of their personal development. This ranges from helping them feel confident when taking on new challenges, to working with them to plan their goals for the future.


To facilitate continuous learning, the team has access to online resources as well as training courses and mentoring. They are also encouraged to share areas of interest with the wider team to help foster a culture of learning.


What we offer


  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Working on exciting projects in a friendly, creative and challenging environment
  • Opportunities to work with some amazing clients
  • An exciting start-up culture that values people & opportunities to develop your career
  • Regular team lunches and socials
  • Flexible or remote working to suit your lifestyle



Equality, diversity and inclusion at Ito World


At Ito World we believe diverse perspectives make for a better company and better products too. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups and are committed to equality and inclusivity in our hiring processes and company culture.


 

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  • Location
    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Department
    Development
  • Employment Type
    Full Time