Senior Python Engineer/Developer/NYC

Company: Motion Recruitment
Location: New York, New York, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 26.JUL.2021


Senior Python Engineer/Developer/NYC This full-time position is for an educational technology New York based company in Soho. They help cre...


Senior Python Engineer/Developer/NYC

This full-time position is for an educational technology New York based company in Soho. They help create software for students to manage their school schedules, tasks and also allows them to communicate with their classmate's and teachers. The compensation for this role is $180k.

This is a fast-growing company that currently has over 75,000 monthly users and is expanding to schools throughout the country to help students manage their time and stay connected with friends! They have recently raised $10 million for their next round of funding and expect that number to continuously go up. Here, you would get the chance to be a part of an energetic and ambitious team with limitless opportunities to help grow the company and your own experience, as remote learning continues to boom. They are looking for a Senior Python Engineer/Developer to take help take their company to the next level and help motivate and mentor their team!

Required Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years of backend development experience
  • 3+ years of Python web development experience using FastAPI, Flask or Django
  • Experience with APIs, AWS and Microservices
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or a related field
  • Extensive Experience working with and scaling relational databases such as Postgres utilizing Python ORMs
  • Experience scaling high-growth systems and diagnosing performance bottlenecks
  • Experience working with and scaling multi-container Docker in product environments
  • Experience working with background jobs such as Celery with Redis
  • Experience working with real-time communication, preferably websockets
  • Strong leadership and organization skill in order to mentor and motivate the team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

What You Will Be Doing

Tech Breakdown
  • You will be working 100% on the backend using Django, Flask and FastAPI
    • Developing large user-facing features/epics from design from beginning to end
  • Guiding the app architecture by using best practices and displaying engineering excellence
  • Driving a disciplined approach to development, testing, documentation and code structure in a team environment

Daily Responsibilities
  • Working on a cross-disciplinary team, using your knowledge and experience building complex apps
  • Partnering with Product and Design to create performant and enjoyable user experience
  • Hands on, writing automated tests and providing quality feedback in code reviews- you're not too good for any task!
  • Forming and managing relationships with the frontend teams in order to create seamless integrations

The Offer
  • Competitive NYC Pay: $180k salary
- provided by Dice

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