Senior Software Developer (Python / Django)

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  • Job ID 373209

Job Description

Company Description

We help the world see new possibilities and inspire change for better tomorrows. Our analytic solutions bridge content, data, and analytics to help business, people, and society become stronger, more resilient, and sustainable.

Job Description

About the Role

Verisk Maplecroft are looking for an Senior Python/Django developer who is passionate about delivering high quality software solutions and embraces the challenges presented by the ever-changing landscape of web development. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team working primarily on our client facing web application (GRiD) and will be involved in all areas of the software development life cycle.

As a senior developer in the Technology Team, you will be empowered to contribute technical and user-focused improvements to our products and solutions; continually improving our tooling and delivering sustainable and effective software solutions.

About the Day to Day Responsibilities of the Role

  • Working in an agile team and assisting in requirements gathering, refinement, and delivery of user-focused improvements
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with team members on technical projects
  • Deliver high-quality, maintainable well-tested code that meets user requirements
  • Peer review other developers’ work in a thorough and constructive manner
  • Work collaboratively with other Developers, Project Owners, UX, designers, and QA engineers to deliver high-quality solutions
  • Look for and drive opportunities to improve code quality, development processes, and team satisfaction
  • Provide mentoring to more junior members of the team



About You and How You Can Excel in This Role


  • A proven track record of developing commercial applications in Python, following industry standards for code quality and security.
  • Expert knowledge and extensive experience of developing in Django and the Django Rest Framework
  • Industry experience with building web applications, common design patterns and underlying architectures
  • Experience of asynchronous processing and message queues
  • Industry experience in working with Agile software development practices
  • Very knowledgeable in Rest APIs, both in authoring and consuming
  • Good level of experience in SQL and database interaction
  • Knowledge and experience in applying Web Security best practices
  • Good understanding of git and working collaboratively on team-level code base
  • An understanding of frontend web technologies and how web browsers behave and perform.

Additional Information

In 2022, Verisk received Great Place to Work® Certification for our outstanding workplace culture for the sixth year in a row and second-time certification in the UK, Spain, and India. We’re also one of the 38 companies on the UK’s Best Workplaces™ list and one of 18 companies on Spain’s Best Workplaces™ list.

For over fifty years and through innovation, interpretation, and professional insight, Verisk has replaced uncertainty with precision to unlock opportunities that deliver significant and demonstrable impact. From our historic roots in risk assessment, we’ve grown to provide analytic insights that help transform industries focused on some of the world’s most critical areas. Today, the insurance industry relies on Verisk to be, and to make the world, more productive, resilient, and sustainable.

Verisk works in collaboration with our customers and at the intersection of people, data, and advanced technologies. Through proprietary platformed analytics, advanced modeling, and interpretation, we deliver immediate and sustained value to our customers and through them, to the individuals and societies they serve, with greater speed, precision, and scale. We’re 9,000 people strong, committed to translating big data into big ideas. We help others see new possibilities and empower certainty into big decisions that impact individuals and societies. And we relentlessly and ethically pursue innovation to help move our customers, and the world, toward better tomorrows.

Everyone at Verisk—from our chief executive officer to our newest employee—is guided by The Verisk Way, to Be Remarkable, Add Value, and Innovate.
• Be Remarkable by doing something better each day in service to our customers and each other
• Add Value by delivering immediate and sustained results that drive positive outcomes
• Innovate by redefining what’s possible, embracing challenges, and pushing boundaries

Verisk Businesses

Underwriting Solutions — provides underwriting and rating solutions for auto and property, general liability, and excess and surplus to assess and price risk with speed and precision

Claims Solutions — supports end-to-end claims handling with analytic and automation tools that streamline workflow, improve claims management, and support better customer experiences

Property Estimating Solutions — offers property estimation software and tools for professionals in estimating all phases of building and repair to make day-to-day workflows the most efficient

Extreme Event Solutions — provides risk modeling solutions to help individuals, businesses, and society become more resilient to extreme events.

Specialty Business Solutions — provides an integrated suite of software for full end-to-end management of insurance and reinsurance business, helping companies manage their businesses through efficiency, flexibility, and data governance

Marketing Solutions — delivers data and insights to improve the reach, timing, relevance, and compliance of every consumer engagement

Life Insurance Solutions – offers end-to-end, data insight-driven core capabilities for carriers, distribution, and direct customers across the entire policy lifecycle of life and annuities for both individual and group.

Verisk Maplecroft — provides intelligence on sustainability, resilience, and ESG, helping people, business, and societies become stronger

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, age or disability.

Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.


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