Senior Python Developer - Philippines

₱ 100,000 - ₱ 170,000



We’re Torchbox, a progressive digital agency on a mission to help charities create transformative, high-quality digital products and services in low-risk, cost-effective ways. We’re proud to be the creators of Wagtail, one of the leading open source CMSs, now used by Google, NASA, the NHS and thousands of other organisations around the world.

This is a great time to join Torchbox. We’re proud to be an employee owned digital agency,  business is booming in the UK and US, Wagtail is flying high and we’re doing great work with many, incredible, mission-driven organisations.

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

You’ll be taking the lead on building 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.

A successful Senior Django/Python Developer will have the following technical skills: 

  • Demonstrable expertise in Python and Django

  • Experience with Relational Database Systems, Docker/ Containerised deployments, RESTful APIs (e.g DRF), Gitlab/GitHub, CI and Testing

  • Have an understanding of the following technologies: Wagtail, PostgreSQL, Heroku, Azure, AWS, GCP, Elasticsearch, JavaScript (React/Redux, Vue, Next.js), GraphQL

The successful candidate will also:

  • Have experience as a technical lead on projects

  • Have an understanding of, and confidently demonstrate, project management aspects (e.g agile development methodologies and  backlog refinement ).

  • Be confident in communicating with internal teams and clients to elicit clearly defined requirements and convert these into robust technical architecture.

  • Produce high-quality technical specifications, documentations and be skilled at estimating the time required to build. 

  • Confidently contribute to testing strategies and providing high-quality user training. 

  • Be experienced in producing high-quality code to budget, whilst demonstrating commercial awareness.

  • Confidently contribute technically towards pitches and proposals.

  • Have previous experience with helping to nurture a strong, happy team. In particular we would love it if you had experience in: 

    • Supporting your colleagues (teaching, coaching, line managing, mentoring, reviewing and improving code).

    • Remaining up to date with technologies in your software field and sharing your knowledge.

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

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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