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Principal Python Developer



Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Saturday, August 13, 2022


About Capco

Capco is a fully independent, global management and technology consultancy. For 20 years we have combined innovative thinking with deep industry knowledge to deliver business consulting, digital transformation and technology services to Finance and Energy markets. Our collaborative and efficient approach helps clients reduce costs and manage risk and regulatory change while increasing revenues. We are thinkers, innovators, and disruptors. We are small enough to care but large enough to matter.

The Role

We are looking for engineers who want to play a key part in supporting the evolution of the Financial Services industry one project at a time. You will be expected to be a strong team player who prides themselves on delivering modern, first class cloud based platforms through practicing best in class Agile ways of working at all times.

Essential Skills:

  • Extensive commercial experience as a Python engineer using a variety of frameworks (e.g. Django, Flask, Bottle, FastAPI)
  • You follow object-oriented design concepts
  • Experience of Git & a good understanding of CI/CD best practices
  • Experience with testing both traditional and serverless cloud apps and BDD/TDD
  • Good understanding of different databases (Relational and NoSQL)
  • Strong organisational skills, able to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets
  • You’re a strong communicator with an ability to explain complex solutions to non-technical audiences


  • Experience building high-performance, highly scalable, cloud-based applications in Azure/AWS/GCP and containerized applications with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with Kafka (or similar) messaging middleware using queues, pub-sub channels, and streaming technologies
  • Knowledge of enterprise integration patterns

We offer:

  • A work culture focused on innovation and building lasting value for our clients and employees
  • Ongoing learning opportunities to help you acquire new skills or deepen existing expertise
  • A flat structure that will enable you to work with senior partners and directly with clients
  • A diverse, inclusive, meritocratic culture
  • Enhanced family friendly benefits, including maternity / adoption / shared parental leave and paid leave for sickness, pregnancy loss, fertility treatment, menopause, and bereavement

Our Culture

Joining Capco means joining an organisation that is committed to an inclusive working environment where you’re encouraged to #BeYourselfAtWork. We celebrate individuality and recognize that diversity and inclusion, in all forms, is critical to success. It’s important to us that we recruit and develop as diverse a range of talent as we can, and we believe that everyone brings something different to the table – so we’d love to know what makes you different. We understand that you may need us to make changes to our process to allow you the best possible platform to succeed, and we are happy to cater to any reasonable adjustments you may require. You will find the section to let us know of these at the bottom of your application form or you can mention it directly to your recruiter at any stage and they will be happy to help.