Software Engineer

iProov has continued to scale rapidly this year and is currently looking for a Senior Python Engineer to join the growing Innovation function in our talented Product & Innovation team based in London. You will be responsible for working on greenfield ideas within the biometric authentication and verification space.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Design, develop and help maintain new greenfield product solutions
  • Evaluate new tech and select those best suited to the problems at hand
  • Proactively troubleshoot complex issues and provide solutions to solve them
  • Contribute to the broader research and technology strategy of the company

We tend to look for people with:


  • Strong Python experience
  • Exposure to OAuth, OpenID Connect or decentralised auth systems.
  • An understanding of Verifiable Credentials
  • Experience with Single Sign-On (SSO) technologies (e.g. SAML)
  • Comfortable with building and using APIs over HTTP/REST, or other approaches like gRPC, WebSockets, or development SDKs.

About you:

  • You have good interpersonal skills and the confidence to state a clearly reasoned and articulated viewpoint
  • You should be happy to take initiative in your tasks and be relatively self-organising
  • You’re eager to ship releases and new features
  • You’re able and willing to debate to put forward improvements to processes  

Company Benefits:

  • 25 days Annual Leave, plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • 3200 Share Options allocated after passing probation (6 months of service)
  • Vitality Health Insurance – a range of options available on this below
  • Life Assurance
  • SmartHealth – Access to private GP, Psychologist, Nutritionist along with tailored fitness plans for both you and your family
  • Award winning L&D platform to continue your development with personal allocated training budgets
  • Enhanced Maternity leave package
  • Pension – 4% employee, 3% employer
  • Flexible working – remote/office etc.
  • Free Barista Coffee/Tea, biscuits and fruit in the office
  • Free access to WeWork discounts and free online well-being sessions

The Vitality Programme includes a number of reward benefits that all employees have access to as part of the plan, for example:

  • 50% off monthly gym memberships
  • Apple watches significantly discounted based member vitality status
  • Half price trainers with Runners Need
  • Weekly rewards – Free coffee with Café Nero
  • Monthly rewards – Free Cinema ticket
  • Discounts on travel with Expedia (hotels) and Mr & Mrs Smith with discounts getting greater throughout the year based on a members vitality status
  • Amazon prime free months based on activity
  • Up to 25% cashback at Waitrose when buying healthy foods
  • 75% off stays at Champneys Health Spas
  • Allen Carr’s £299 no smoking programme for free
  • Access to Vitality Healthy Mind with 30% off Headspace subscriptions and the ability to earn Vitality points for using Buddhify, Calm and Headspace
  • Discounts on Weight Watchers
  • 50%-80% off Comprehensive Private Health screenings
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