Senior Python Developer

Senior Python Developer

Senior Software Engineer specializing in Python for a startup client in Downtown Austin

Job Description/Responsibilities

Horn Solutions has partnered with a local startup client to bring on a Senior Back End Engineer for their growing team here in Austin. This person will be responsible for developing a high-scale application used currently by over one million customers in the higher education field.

RESPONSIBILITIES —

  • Design & develop highly scalable APIs & infrastructure
  • Containerize & CI/CD applications in a modern DevOps paradigm
  • Contribute to architecture decisions & communicate well with other engineers
  • Build beautiful applications for client’s users/customers
  • Collaborate with other teams including product, UX, services, support & customers as needed
  • Utilize Python, Django, Airflow, Docker, Kubernetes, PostgreSQL, and more on a daily basis
  • Work in Google Cloud and AWS
  • Work in a GNU/Linux environment
  • Work in an agile-based environment using tools like GitHub and Slack

Job Qualifications/Skills

MUST HAVE BACKGROUND –

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of software engineering experience building commercial-scaled applications in the cloud
  • Personal drive & motivation to make a difference in a growing company
  • Takes initiative in learning new things, specifically new technologies
  • Interest & ability in mentoring more junior level developers or other team members
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment

MUST HAVE SKILLS –

  • Strong professional experience utilizing Python & Django
  • Skilled in PostgreSQL
  • Skilled in Docker & Kubernetes
  • Production experience in Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Experience with tools including GitHub, Slack & Airflow
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience working in a Linux-oriented environment

NICE TO HAVES –

  • Proponent of CI/CD
  • Experience in a startup environment

Additional Information

This is a full time opportunity located in Downtown Austin, offering a competitive benefits package, flexible schedule & great work/life balance.

 

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