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Python Backend Engineer at Tessian
London, GB
Python Backend Engineering at Tessian
 
At Tessian, we're building machine-intelligent filters to secure enterprise communications. This involves high volume, low latency data processing for some of the world’s largest organisations.
 
Our mission is to keep the world’s most sensitive data private and secure - to do this we're looking for backend engineers to help build out our platform supporting our next stage of growth.
 
The backend systems power the whole company and our teams have touch points with all of our engineering teams. From deploying data science models in production to integrating with our front end, you'll be involved in projects that span all aspects of the business.
 
Our teams are made up of people from diverse backgrounds; some have been building Python systems for years and some have learnt the ins and outs of Python on the job. Primarily, we are looking for self starters who are excited and passionate to learn.

As a Tessian Backend Engineer you will

    • Design reliable distributed systems that handle high volumes of data with low latency
    • Maintain and support business-critical systems
    • Ship code to production every day using CI/CD techniques
    • Tackle the challenges that come with processing highly sensitive data
    • Value security over box-ticking
    • Make your mark on ambitious projects

Our backend tech stack includes

    • Python 3
    • Environments built around Docker and AWS
    • High volume PostgreSQL databases
    • Concourse for CI/CD
    • Terraform built environments

We'd love to meet someone who

    • Is a great problem solver who takes pride in their work
    • Values getting things done over getting things perfect
    • Is comfortable with the unknown and loves to experiment
    • Can construct good arguments for methodologies or practices
    • Has worked with, or understands the principles behind working with data at scale
    • A passionate software developer, either with Python experience or excited to learn it
    • Ideally has an interest in machine learning

Why we think you'll love it here

    • You’ll work alongside amazing, high-performing colleagues
    • We offer a competitive salary which will depend on your specific experience, with annual benefit and salary reviews
    • Equity options are offered with every role
    • Everyone gets 25 days of paid annual leave (33 days including bank holidays)
    • Company contributions are made towards your pension
    • Choose your own kit: laptop and OS
    • Flexible start times on the tech team
    • We have a communal company lunch twice a month, and regular team socials and activities
    • There are plenty of office snacks including fruit, nuts, bread, and cereals, and amazing Ozone coffee
    • We offer a cycle to work scheme, eyecare vouchers and childcare vouchers
    • Weekly yoga sessions in the office
    • If you’re coming from abroad, we’ll provide relocation assistance including flights, accommodation in an AirBnB for 3 weeks, and salary payments to an international bank. Over 25% of the company is international and we’re always as supportive as we can be in helping people make the move



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