Python Developer - Philippines

₱ 60,000.00 - ₱ 110,000.00

Tech

Philippines

Torchbox is the digital partner for many of the best, most progressive organisations in the world. We’ve become the digital marketing specialists for many of the biggest charities in the UK; we build digital products for international NGOs, governments and universities; and we created the Wagtail CMS, used by Google, NASA, the NHS and thousands more.

This is a great time to join us. We were the first digital agency to become a 100% Employee Owned Trust, and became financially independent in July this year. This frees us to invest all our profits into our employees and make a positive impact on society.

We are looking for a Python Developer to join our Philippines team!

You’ll be supporting the building of web apps for our lovely, charity and public sector clients across the globe, implementing and improving our much loved open source Content Management System -  Wagtail. You’ll also be working on innovative Django applications which facilitate strategic and business critical processes for our clients.

We’re looking for someone who has demonstrable expertise in Python and Django web development. You’ll enjoy working in a multidisciplinary team environment to help solve complex problems.

You’ll get to choose your own equipment (macOS/Linux laptop), as well as any software you’d like.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with designers and product managers and the technical lead  to explore and solve complex problems

  • Working within a client’s engineering team and supporting them to get the most of out of Wagtail for their organisation

  • Working within teams of developers at Torchbox building Wagtail sites and enhancing Wagtail as a product

  • Building new Wagtail features which may be funded by our largest clients  (e.g. workflow, commenting)

  • Providing consulting to Wagtail Support clients

  • Working on sprints focused on tech debt and code restructuring

  • Working on implementation of features on the Wagtail roadmap

For this role we’re looking for someone with the following skills:

Must have:

  • Excellent Python and Django skills

  • Experience writing clear documentation

  • Fun to work with, great teamwork and collaboration skills

Should have:

  • Experience prioritising your own workload

  • Expertise in git and branch management

  • Ability to quickly understand existing codebases

Nice to have:

  • Experience developing with React

  • Previous contributions to open source projects

  • Experience building sites with Wagtail

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary with annual review with annual employee owners and performance bonus

  • The chance to work with our brilliant clients, making the world a better place

  • Training and conference budget to accelerate your development

  • Working full remotely

  • 20 days holiday, plus public holidays

  • Thirteenth month pay

  • Sick leave

  • Maternity and paternity leave

  • Medical and insurance benefits

We particularly welcome neurodivergent individuals and applicants from ethnically diverse backgrounds that are under-represented groups in the creative and technology industries.

If you need any help completing the application form then please email [email protected] or if you would prefer to apply by phone then give us a call on +44 (0) 1608 811 870

No agencies please.

Serious benefits

  • Performance and ownership bonuses
  • Trips, including bi-annual skiing!
  • Unlimited personal development budget
  • Mental health and wellbeing support
  • Flexibility to make working life work for you
  • Be an owner, not just an employee
  • Electric car salary sacrifice scheme (UK only)
  • Buy and Sell holiday scheme, purchase up to 2 weeks extra
  • 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • 2 paid Civic Days per year, to support your community

Open to all

We welcome neurodivergent individuals and applicants from ethnically diverse backgrounds that are under-represented groups in the creative and technology industries.

If you need any help completing the application form then please email [email protected] or if you would prefer to apply by phone then give us a call on +44 (0) 1608 811 870

No agencies please.

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