Smesh Jobs

Python developer w/ social data

We’re looking for a full-time Python developer to join our small team, to work on creative digital applications for social data – real-time and high-volume, and often with a TV industry connection. Think creative modern web development meets Big Data; then kill us for saying ‘Big Data’. Our systems handle millions of incoming social status updates daily and are used to power social insight for brands like EE and cutting edge consumer apps like zeebox.

See examples of our work on

Essential skills

  • Python

  • Working with social data APIs, especially Twitter and Facebook

  • MongoDB or other no-SQL storage systems

  • Decent sysadmin / devops experience

  • Writing code that performs in production

  • Able to communicate and collaborate with other developers

  • Writing / designing and consuming REST APIs

  • Git

Bonus points

  • Django, Flask, or similar

  • All round web-dev experience, including modern responsive HTML, JS, CSS

  • Statistics and data mining

  • Machine Learning; Natural Language Processing

  • CS or similar degree

  • AWS (EC2, CloudFront, S3, etc.)

  • Fabric, Puppet

Benefits include

  • Building interesting and challenging things with experienced people

  • Frequent free lunch trips

  • Generally having a lot of influence on what gets built

If you’re interested, get in touch via


Smesh Wants You

We’re always on the look out for excellent technical freelancers to join our team and work on our award winning projects.

If you’re an experienced frontend javascript developer, a talented pythonista, big data guru or a dedicated operations person we’d love to hear from you. And if none of these  quite fit you, but you think you might have something else to offer us, do get in touch anyway.

Email a CV to to learn more.