Senior Back End Developer (Python)
As our first dedicated Senior Python Developer you will be responsible for the development of all server-side logic, ensuring high performance and responsiveness to all incoming requests.
You will help drive our Back End Engineering development strategy from day one, reporting to the CTO.
You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application; therefore, a basic understanding of front-end technologies is required too.
In addition you will assist in the deployment and architecture of the solution.
This is a position that allows individuals to create and deliver innovative products. This candidate must work well within a small team but the responsibilities will be clear and defined.
Interested in complex backend development
Interest in a startup environment, dynamic and fast moving
Works well within an Agile methodology
Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications and services
Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
Implementation of security and data protection
Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic
Monitoring and performance
Expert in Python
Familiarity with some ORM (Object Relational Mapper) libraries (SQLAlchemy)
Able to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system
Knowledge of user authentication and authorisation between multiple systems, servers, and environments
Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
Familiarity with event-driven programming in Python
Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes
Strong unit test and debugging skills
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (Git)
Proficient in server architecture (Virtualised Debian)
We are moving away from Django technology
There are future opportunities for the new Developer to learn Data Analytics (Hadoop, R, etc)