Job Description

Waracle is already an industry leading team delivering digital solutions that transform how we live, work and play. We’ll not hide from the fact we have exciting growth plans and this has been recognised with our recent inclusion in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100, listing the UK’s fastest growing tech companies. 

 It’s an amazing time to join our team and you’ll be supported by a rapidly growing team of experienced specialists in design research, UX, UI, Scrum, product, data and cyber security, alongside developers specialising in native, hybrid and web technologies.

This position will be based remotely (UK) or from any of our offices (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, London) and is open to both permanent and contractor candidates.

You’ll create beautiful, intuitive and functional digital products and be able to write backend services. 

  • Dependency injection
  • Programming to interfaces
  • Design patterns (decorators, singleton, facade)


  • Strong experience of Python programming
  • Typescript (daily use to create infrastructure stacks)
  • Previous experience building serverless apps (AWS preferably)
  • AWS Lambda
  • Jenkins
  • Monitoring tools (Splunk, Kibana, Cloudwatch)
  • DynamoDB
  • Testing (Pytest preferably)
  • API development (REST)

Desirable Experience

  • Understanding of OpenAPI/Swagger specifications to build repeatable API’s in AWS API Gateway
  • Machine to Machine authentication and authorization with services such as Okta or Auth0
  • Understanding security concerns around fully exposed public facing API’s

Benefits for Permanent Members of Staff

  • Company pension Company pension
  • Medicash proactive Medicash proactive
  • Group sickness cover Group sickness cover
  • Death in service benefit Death in service benefit
  • Udemy personal development account Udemy personal development account
  • Regular fun activities Regular fun activities & team meetups
  • Employee discounts Employee discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme Cycle to work scheme
  • Remote first ethos Remote first ethos
  • 31 days holiday 31 days holiday
  • Your birthday off work Your birthday off work
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave Enhanced maternity / paternity pay

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Audacious, freethinking, ambitious, bold. Just a few of the words used to describe the Waracle team and culture. But above all, we celebrate the unique, embracing autonomy.