Python Developer

Company: RedZone
Location: Boulder, Colorado, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 06.FEB.2021
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Python Developer (Contract) - Remote We're looking for a seasoned Python Developer to help us deliver exceptional products and services to ...


Python Developer (Contract) - Remote

We're looking for a seasoned Python Developer to help us deliver exceptional products and services to our customers. We are a company that helps insurance companies and other entities understand wildfire risk and apply that information to their business decisions. We use data, modeling, and visualization to develop software and communicate wildfire risk to our customers in a way they can use it. In this role, you will be working with RedZone's Engineering team and our Director of Risk Products to assist us in preparing our new product for launch. You'll be a part of the team to ensure our systems are configured efficiently and to ensure our product is prepared to deliver our Clients an exceptional user experience.


  • API needs to be consolidated and rewritten in Python
  • Apollo Backend service, Apollo GQL, to be merged into another service or rolled into a backend system.
  • Ensure database is configured efficiently and manage the subsequent migrations
  • Assist with streamlining the Onboarding process by building the necessary tools that allow for customers to upload and view their datasets
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Must have three (3) or more years experience working in a backend role
  • Solid understanding and experience working with Java
  • Understanding of SaaS environments and cloud technologies (AWS preferred)
  • Must be proficient in Python, SQL, Graph QL, GIS (optional), AWS infrastructure, Database performance - postgres, and API development (REST).
  • Ability to read front end - REACT JS, Javascript (optional)
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to triage incoming requests appropriatelyArticulate and professional, detail-oriented, enthusiastic attitude and a focus on results are required
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills

This is a full-time, 6-month contract with a potential offer to hire upon conclusion of contract. Compensation range of $45-$60 per hour based on a culmination of education and previous experience. RedZone is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. RedZone does not accept solicitations from recruiters or employment agencies.


  1. Instinctive Technologist
  2. Absolutely Reliable
  3. Can-Do Attitude
  4. Love Process
  5. Serve the Greater Good
  6. Continuous Improvement


RedZone allows underwriters and insurers to take smarter risks by analyzing up-to-date disaster intelligence data and alerting clients of the potential wildfire threat that a property or portfolio may face. RedZone has saved clients millions of dollars by reducing property loss claims whilst protecting the most valuable asset of all, their customers. RedZone's Alert Dashboard pushes real-time alerts to insurers and brokers as soon as a wildfire, hurricane, or earthquake threatens one of their customers.

RedZone offers a fast-paced, dynamic environment for professionals with ample opportunities to grow. RedZone employees enjoy 100% paid health insurance, 401k plan, PTO, and most importantly, an amazing team of people to work with.

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