Senior Solutions Python Engineer

 Stuart - Company site
 August 1, 2022
 Remote, UK
Stuart (DPD Group) is a sustainable last-mile logistics company that connects retailers and e-merchants to a fleet of geolocalised couriers across several countries in Europe. 
Our Mission
We are an impact-driven company that aims to build the future of logistics for a more sustainable world: shared, efficient and reliable. We are committed to creating a new standard for urban deliveries that meet today’s environmental and social challenges while offering a premium delivery experience blending speed, flexibility and convenience.
Our motto: “Make every delivery a moment all of us can truly celebrate!” More than 3000+ leading brands already partner with us across Restaurants, Grocery, Retail & Luxury, eCommerce and Professional Services to deliver all types of goods at the tap of a button. Stuart is a highly diverse and inclusive company of 700+ employees with 90+ nationalities working across France , Italy , Poland , Portugal , Spain and the U.K.
It’s the right moment and the right place for us to make an impact on millions of people, as home delivery services hit a record high. And guess what? You can help us fulfil our vision
Let’s talk about Solutions Engineering ⭐️
The Solutions Engineering team’s vision is to be the engineering team that adds the most business value in the shortest amount of time. We develop impactful applications, products, tools, and utilities to ensure our clients have the best possible service. We bridge the gap between Engineering and Business to resolve the needs of stakeholders which are not addressed by the platform
This role will have a huge impact in a newly forming department where there are still many things yet to be defined. In a sense, it will be like joining a Startup inside a Startup
This position is available to work remotely in any country where we have an office.

What will I be doing?

  • Lead the Courier Payment solution at Stuart and manage the transition of local solutions to a unified and centralized global service
  • Manage a global team, composed of 4+ engineers from different local markets
  • Define the architecture and own the development experience for this global solution
  • Collaborate frequently with Tech counterparts and Business stakeholders to align on business needs and drive global technical solutions forward
  • What do we need from you?

  • You will have a solutions-oriented mindset – you’re a creative problem solver even with limited tools.
  • You’re extremely comfortable coding in Python with 4+ years of experience. Experience using SQL and Docker is a plus.
  • You have at least 2+ years of experience leading and managing teams.
  • You have 2+ years of experience managing technical projects.
  • Having a background/interest in Finance is desirable.
  • Having some experience working with NodeJS is a plus.
  • You’ve got a Computer Science degree, Vocational Education or similar related to computer science, engineering, or mathematics.
  • You can gather requirements, plan your own work and propose software solutions to real-life problems.
  • High-quality and testable code is your domain, but you’re occasionally happy to prototype hackathon-style (and clean up afterward ).✨
  • Working with 3rd party systems, and building integrations and plugins is something you’re familiar with.
  • We (sometimes ) deploy a few times a day, which means, you should know what CI stands for (and you’ve used it before).
  • You value communication and collaboration.
  • You’re fluent in English.
  • The stuff you wanna know

  • Family-friendly work-life balance – work from home and flexible hours 
  • Option to work remotely
  • Salary range: 57k – 70k
  • Ticket Restaurant £10 per day
  • Unlimited access to Udemy for all your learning and development needs 
  • Stuart Academy with regular workshops, Stu-Classes, and Stu-Talks 
  • Stuart is putting Mental Health Awareness first! Wellness Allowance to use in any gym or sport class
  • Private healthcare ‍⚕️
  • Ticket Mobility by Santander Cycles (Zone 1 – 5)
  • Work in an international, dynamic and passionate environment with a company culture focused on learning and development 
  • You’ve read all this way but you’re missing a skill or two? No problem, it’s our job to up-skill you to take your career to the next level. What we’re trying to say is, don’t be afraid to apply if you don’t tick all the boxes 
    At Stuart, we believe that employees today want to evolve in collaborative, high-growth environments where they can demonstrate their abilities and thrive both professionally and personally. We are convinced that employees need to find alignment between their inner values and their company’s culture and mission to unlock their full potential. We work to create a culture of empowerment, continuous learning and growth where everyone can bring expertise, own projects and easily measure their impact
    Stuart is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to promoting diversity. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status
    Please note: Our Talent Acquisition Team is international coming from across the world We kindly ask you to please submit your CV and application in English so that it can be reviewed correctly (unless the job posting is in a language other than English). Thank you
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