Media Business Insight | Senior Python Developer – Full Stack
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Senior Python Developer – Full Stack

Full time, Permanent
Location: Hybrid. Mainly remote & Caledonian Road
Reporting to: Product Manager
Hours: 37.5
About Media Business Insight

Media Business Insight Limited (MBI) owns a unique portfolio of leading multichannel subscription-based brands, offering content and insight to key decision-makers and creatives in the media industry across TV, advertising, film and marketing services.


MBI brands are: Broadcast, Broadcast Intelligence, Screen International, World of Locations, ALF, KFTV, The Knowledge, Production Intelligence, The Media Production and Technology Show, Broadcast Awards and other industry events.



Our values
We’re all in this together!

Customer Focus – Our customers are at the heart of our business.

Passion – We embrace teamwork, promote creativity and work towards a common goal of success.

Honesty – We are committed to open and transparent communication.

Expertise – We work hard to become experts in our specialist disciplines and fields.

Innovation – We encourage creativity to maintain our position as market leader.


Job duties and responsibilities

We are searching for a UK based results-driven Python/Django developer with excellent Javascript knowledge to support some of the brands within the business. You will be required to write and maintain code for our future and ongoing projects, contribute to design and planning sessions as well as formulate approaches for current coding tasks.


The Full Stack Developer will use their skills to analyse current code, industry developments, formulate more efficient processes, solve problems, and also create a seamless client-side experience.


The role will be largely remote, and the right candidate will have the option of working from home if they wish to for most of their time.


We are a small but high-performing Product & Development team that has a track record of providing innovation to the business. We focus on collaboration, open and clear communication & continuous improvement.


Essential Tech
  • Python 2+ years
  • Django 2+ years
  • REST framework
  • Javascript 4+ years
  • Vue.js 1+ years
  • Working with Frontend APIs
  • Bootstrap
  • SQL server database
  • Azure Cloud Services
  • Git version control


Good to have
  • Nuxt.js
  • Vuex


Skills and Qualifications
  • Excellent understanding of Python, with experience in delivering applications with this technology
  • Strong Javascript experience
  • Excellent front-end architecture/development skills with HTML5, object-oriented CSS e.g. Less, Sass
  • Experience with Azure Cloud Services
  • Experience using version control (git)
  • Strong technical writing skills and ability to communicate, verbally and in writing, analytical concepts to a range of client and internal audiences
  • Strong attention to detail and action-oriented attitude
  • Team player with strong collaborative skills
  • Good organizational skills, self-starter


  • Writing high-quality code to develop functional web applications
  • Maintaining and building new features within our Django Application including Front End Development
  • Manage company websites in the Vue framework
  • Maintaining and building APIs
  • Troubleshooting and debugging
  • Assessing and making improvements to the efficiency and speed of current applications


Person Specification
  • Positive and with a team-player attitude
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent communication
  • Self-starter who can work independently and within a busy team
  • Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong communications skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong team worker, shares good ideas and best practices
  • Excellent analytical and time management skills



Why work for MBI?

Media Business Insight is a great place to develop your career. MBI staff are hugely passionate about their brands and what they do. They are hardworking, effective and expert professionals who provide trusted and essential services.


Our Commitment to you:

  • Development and training
  • Social Commitments and People Perks


In recognition of our talented people we also offer:

  • Flexible Working hours
  • Individual training opportunities
  • Additional day’s annual leave for each year of service up to 30 days
  • Hold annual Christmas and Summer parties
  • Option to buy and sell holidays
  • Interest free travel and office loans
  • Company sponsored lunch & learning sessions
  • Unlimited tea and coffee, to keep us all going!


We look forward to working with you!



How to apply

Please send your CV and salary expectations to: 

The subject of the email needs to clearly state the job title of the vacancy, and body should detail salary expectations.

Candidates will be responded to when they apply, and any adverts will be removed when the role has been filled. If you are interested, please apply immediately to avoid disappointment.


Closing date: 12th October


Please note: acquisition by agencies will not be appreciated.