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Senior Python Developer – Start-Up – FinTech

Senior Python Developer

Fully Remote

Fintech Start-up

SR2 have exclusively partnered with Live More to build our their new team. We are hiring 7 people to work with the Head of Product and CTO, one of these roles being a Senior Python Developer.

We’re looking for a Senior Python Developer to join LiveMore. Reporting directly to the Head of Engineering you’ll be responsible for technical leadership of a new in-house development team. The role is an opportunity for a talented senior engineer looking for a role with a large span of ownership and responsibilities.

Who we are
LiveMore is a technology-enabled mortgage lender on a mission to simplify later life lending. We’re built based on the belief that the usual high street mortgage options available when you’re aged 55 or over aren’t good enough. So, we’re building something better.

As we come to the end of a highly successful initial launch period, we’re expanding beyond our initial launch goals at pace. Including building a new in house engineering team and opening a new office in Bristol. We’re looking for forward thinkers, problem solvers and entrepreneurial individuals to join the team and grow with the business.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Implementing features, with a skilled, passionate and professional approach.
  • Guiding and mentoring engineers.
  • Getting hands on with all aspects of the technology that supports LiveMore. including third party integrations and infrastructure.
  • Leading and managing the engineering of scalable web applications.
  • Lead and direct technical workshops within the team.
  • Provide estimation on feature work based on business requirements.
  • Assist with technical recruitment of developers.

Tech Stack

  • AWS for our infrastructure.
  • Docker
  • Terraform for our IaC
  • Datadog Monitoring and security
  • Python
  • React


Experience and Qualifications:

  • You have shipped code in high-level languages such as Python and JavaScript.
  • Experience and knowledge of software architecture and design patterns.
  • You have a technical background working with Python and Django.
  • Experience with end-to-end delivery of technical projects.
  • Experience working within an agile tech environment, ideally within a start-up

Values and Behaviours:

  • Have a strong focus on delivery and quality within a lean agile environment.
  • Calm in a crisis and comfortable dealing with challenging problems.
  • Recognised as a technical expert and able to communicate clearly with a range of stakeholders.
  • Able to balance future fit and longevity against short term goals.

The interview process consists of:

  • 30 min screening call
  • 1hr technical interview
  • 1hr management and leadership interview

Interviews will take place over zoom video call.


  • Competitive compensation.
  • 30 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Flexible ways of working
  • A compelling mission, to simplify lending for an underserved segment of society; and
  • An exceptional team, bringing diverse experience from the worlds of technology, strategy consulting, banking, private equity, hedge funds and credit.

Please get in touch with Alicia to find out more.
Note – Live More are working on a remote basis, however there will be times where you need to come to Bristol or London (travel paid) for meetings (appox every other month)

Job Information

Job Reference: BBBH5720_1635277761
Salary From: £80000
Salary To: £80000
Job Industries: IT
Job Locations: Bournemouth, Dorset
Job Types: Permanent

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