Software Engineer – Python – Leeds

March 12, 2019

6point6 is a leading technology consultancy with expertise in Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology and Cyber. We bring a wealth of hands-on experience to help businesses achieve more with digital. Using cutting edge technology and agile delivery methods, we help businesses reinvent, transform and secure a brighter digital future.

As part of the Digital Transformation practice, we are focussed on creating a modern architecture and complex delivery practice that is capable of delivering cloud, digital and agile transformations to our clients. The ideal candidate will have a strong software engineering background, will have worked in large teams and/ or may have led teams of engineers, will be able to perform as a client-facing role, and will be willing and able to contribute to 6point6 internal Digital Transformation strategy, thought leadership and sales and marketing efforts.


Role and responsibilities


  • Deliver high quality implementation and documentation for critical functionality.
  • Deliver code, unit tests, feature tests, stubs and integration tests.
  • Operate in an agile environment as part of a scrum team and participate in sprint rituals.
  • Work with members of multiple skills to understand designs, functional requirements and triage issues.
  • Participate in thought leadership on technical subjects and Digital Transformation by creating thought leadership materials as directed
  • Assist in the promotion and delivery of digital transformation engagements



  • Strong Development Skills, ideally Python or Java
  • Experience with Relational Databases
  • Experience with key/value databases, e.g. Riak or Redis
  • Good understanding of how to develop secure applications
  • Good understanding of distributed architecture
  • Strong hands-on knowledge of open source tools, libraries and standards
  • Experience of working in Test Driven Development
  • Knowledge of agile delivery methods and can participate in an agile team
  • Good knowledge of open source and open standards
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt
  • Ability to build rapport with team members and clients


  • Javascript and React
  • Large-scale data processing and data analytics software programmes
  • Large-scale application development
  • Experience in some or all of the following technologies:
  • Apache Ranger
  • Atlas
  • Spark
  • R
  • Platform management tools like puppet or Ansible
  • Splunk
  • Anonymisation / pseudonymisation algorithms and technology
  • Experience working with large DataSets including:
  • Processing data
  • Metadata management and associated tools
  • Data modelling

Software Engineer – Python – Leeds

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