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ActiveQuote Global Reach, Dunleavy Drive Cardiff South Wales CF11 0SN 0800 862 0373

Python Developer Intern

Company Outline

We have an exciting opportunity for a Python Developer Intern to join our Data & Insights team in Cardiff Bay. ActiveQuote provides Life, Health and Income Protection insurance advice to customers via a wide range of insurers, including Aviva, AXA, Bupa, Vitality, AIG, L&G to name but a few.

We operate some of the UK's leading price comparison sites for Health Insurance, Income Protection and Life Insurance with significant innovations and USPs through our world-leading software. We power some of the UK's leading household comparison sites including MoneySuperMarket, GoCompare, and uSwitch.

Job Scope

As an ActiveQuote Python Developer Intern, you will form part of the Data & Insights team and will support out exciting commercial data projects. You will actively contribute to and shape data-driven applications that are key for data monetisation and drive the efficiency of business processes. 

We are looking for someone who is eager to gain experience in a role which will bring together Software Development and Data Modelling. You will be a Software Developer, Engineer (or similar), with an interest in data sciene, a proactive approach to problem-solving and a keen eye for detail.

Alongside this, there will be support and dedicated time for personal development, and you will be actively encouraged to cross-skill together with our Web Development team.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Become a subject matter expert in the business data and learn how the data supports the business goals, partnerships, operations and processes
  • Drive the full cycle of development of data driven applications
  • Write effective APIs
  • Support and actively shape the development of commercial data and machine learning projects
  • To constantly display and encourage ActiveQuote company values of INTEGRITY, UNITY, INNOVATION and PASSION


Skills & Experience


  • Proficient in Python
  • Experience with API frameworks (FastAPI, Flask, Django)
  • Experience with Machine learning, statistical modelling and associated python modules (eg. pandas, scipy, scikit, tensorflow)
  • Database experience MSSQL or similar database technology (eg. MySQL, Postgres)
  • Minimum of a MSc in computer science or data/ software-oriented subject


  • Experience with frontend languages and at least one framework (React, Angular, Vue)
  • Some experience with NLP (eg. spacy, NLTK, gensim, PyTorch, HuggingFace)
  • Use of a cloud platform such as Azure, AWS
  • Docker, Version control & CI/CD
  • .NET development experience
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment

What We’re Offering

  • A competitive salary
  • 30 days holiday per year (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Full ongoing training will be provided
  • Good location with excellent transport links
  • A hardworking but fun and lively atmosphere with opportunities to develop within the business

Benefits and Perks

  • Hybrid working
  • Bupa Health Insurance – full cover
  • Income Protection cover
  • Pension Plan
  • Complimentary AQ Hoodie and Polo
  • Extra day off for your birthday
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity package
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Employee recognition scheme

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