Lead Back End Developer

Primary Skills: Python, Django, SQL, AWS
Secondary Skills: Docker, K8S, NoSQL
Employment Type: Permanent
Location: London
Visa Sponsorship: Not available

At BKwai, we’re leveraging data to build a better world. Our vision is to create more resilient cities, using smarter infrastructure and construction. Bridges, tunnels, and buildings form more than a skyline, they form a critical part of keeping society moving.

Do you want to be a part of shaping future cities?

We are looking to hire a leading member of the development team. You will design and build a world-class construction analytics platform to improve the productivity and velocity of construction engineers, through the fusion of multiple sources of data including: on-site sensors, satellite measurements and more.


  • Development of a web application in a scalable environment, with multiple services, databases and APIs
  • Contribute and lead technological and architectural decisions to improve system scale and performance
  • Building data models
  • IMplemented application on big data frameworks
  • Design and implement features for production

Must have:

  • At least 6 years of experience in backend development in Python/ Java
  • Experience developing scalable web applications, defining system architecture and exploring technical feasibility tradeoffs
  • Deep knowledge in Django/ Flask 
  • Experience working with SQL and NoSQL databases such as: PostgreSQL, Time series databases. 
  • Experience in AWS cloud environments – Lambda,
  • Experience with containers tech – Docker and Kubernetes
  • Self-managed with ability to scope, effort estimate, manage risks and issues for tasks and projects
  • Multi-Disciplined, independent and self-taught coder
  • Great interpersonal skills


  • B.Sc in Computer Science or equivalent from a leading university.
  • M.Sc an advantage
  • CI-CD, TDD development
  • AI/ML systems architecture and design
  • Front-end development knowledge – React

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