Mid-level Python Software Engineer

The Leather Market

01 Dec 2022

The Leather Market


Full Time


About you

Are you a Python Developer looking for the next step in your career? This is an opportunity for an experienced Python software engineer (4+ years) looking for a new opportunity in the MedTech space. You will join a small team that is growing and help us with the challenge of melding agile practices into regulatory frameworks.

About us

Machine Medicine Technologies (MMT) uses computer vision and computational statistics to enhance the neurological assessment of patients. Our first product, KELVIN, allows assessments of motor dysfunction conditions to be performed, recorded and used faster and better than ever. KELVIN is already used at clinical sites across several countries to support routine patient care and clinical trials. MMT aims to build the platform into a generalised tool for patient selection, surgical planning and device programming for machine brain interfacing, a revolutionary therapeutic innovation.

Key Responsibilities

You will be responsible for driving our backend Python development, carrying out code and design reviews and engaging with the team as we build our new platform. You must:

  • Define sprint requirements and acceptance criteria with product owners
  • Perform code and design reviews to ensure deliverables are fit-for-purpose
  • Take ownership of backend service design/architecture and suggest refactoring activities
  • As a self-starter, plan and drive your own work

 Necessary Requirements

  • At least 4 to 5 years of work experience as a software engineer using Python
  • Worked with Flask or FastAPI frameworks, made extensive use of Docker containers and have worked directly with AWS for at least 1 year
  • Experience using agile and working with CI/CD tools
  • Hand-on Experience with AWS
  • Understanding of API-first design, REST APIs and backend service design as well as the ability to construct robust data models as part of your output
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - as a MedTech our output is regulated and audited
  • Experience of working within a ‘security development lifecycle’

 Desirable Requirements

  • Ownership of past projects
  • Experience of DevOps release processes
  • Experience of using Scrum or similar
  • Experience of cloud security and deployment


  •  BSc in Computer Science or similar

 Company Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Employee equity programme
  • Pension
  • 25 days annual leave (+ UK bank holidays)

 Additional Information

  • Employment type: Permanent & Full-time
  • Remote working: Not available
  • Visa sponsorship: Available

Job reference: PSEM297