Python Developer

  • location: Austin, TX
  • type: Contract
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Python Developer

job summary:
A client of ours is seeking several Mid level Python developers for a long term contract in Austin, Texas.

The ideal candidate will be strong in python, and have an understanding of UI (HTML, CSS and Javascript) as well as an understanding of SQL. Ideally they will also have experience with API interfaces. They will be writing "product extensions" that allow our clients to provide a micro-service to their end users through our platform.

Small workflows like enrolling, updating Profile/Address that interacts with the Clients Core through a documented interface. In order to deliver these workflows, the candidate will utilize a custom Python framework in which they write "steps" to interact with third parties through APIs, through our core product through APIs or to our database through stored procedures (some already written, some custom per project). The end user typically interacts through an HTML interface with stylesheets and some interactive java scripting of front-end technologies is necessary as well.

location: Austin, Texas
job type: Contract
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code

Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications

Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic

Implementation of security and data protection

Integration of data storage solutions

7+ years python experience

Expert in Python, with knowledge of at least one Python web framework {{such as Django, Flask, etc depending on your technology stack}}

Familiarity with some ORM (Object Relational Mapper) libraries

Able to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system

Understanding of the threading limitations of Python, and multi-process architecture

Good understanding of server-side templating languages {{such as Jinja 2, Mako, etc depending on your technology stack}}

Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3

Understanding of accessibility and security compliance {{depending on the specific project}}

skills: Understanding of accessibility and security compliance {{depending on the specific project}}

Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments

Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

Familiarity with event-driven programming in Python

Understanding of the differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform

Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes

Strong unit test and debugging skills

Proficient understanding of code versioning tools {{such as Git, Mercurial or SVN}}

These individuals would have the similar job responsibilities as current team, but with the addition of the SDK. This will include Python 3.7 use. Note: This technology will help decrease ramp up time frame.

Skills that will help include Tornado and have worked with SDKs.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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