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Senior Backend Engineer / Python

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Senior Backend Engineer / Python

The client is seeking a Senior Backend Engineer to join their New York team who is passionate about working on teams that solve interesting, large-scale problems at a rapid pace. This role will contribute heavily to the buildout and iteration of the client’s existing and emerging systems, powering an ever-expanding set of product offerings. As a member of the engineering team, you will be in a position to have a direct, lasting impact everywhere that technology powers our business.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years working in a fast-paced software environment as an engineer focused on API services, supporting systems, and 3rd party vendor integrations
  • Proven track record of practical, thoughtful problem solving
  • Experience working on high-traffic, international systems
  • Extensive experience working with Python and modern web frameworks
  • Experience working in and advocating for agile environments
  • Extensive experience working with relational databases and ORMs to interact with them
  • Experience with queueing systems (Celery, SQS, Pub/Sub, etc)
  • Familiar with software security best practices
  • Advanced experience with unit testing, it’s concepts, and associated tools
  • Well-versed in version control systems (Git)
  • Experience building applications and working with underlying systems that work within fully containerized environments (Docker, Kubernetes) a plus
  • An active member of the open source and New York tech community a plus

What You Will Be Doing

  • Lead by example for other members of the team as a dedicated, passionate, and flexible technologist who is constantly looking for the ideal solution to a problem
  • Be heavily involved in architectural decisions and the buildout of the client’s new, service-oriented platform
  • Help support and continue to refine our sophisticated wholesale pricing engine that considers quantity, location, customer price scheduling, and license constraints
  • Be involved with critical software design decisions that will have a lasting impact on the client’s platform and products
  • Build integrations with our various 3rd party solutions such as state-required seed-2-sale systems for custody tracking
  • Keep up to date on modern technologies and trends and advocate for their inclusion within products when it makes sense
  • Work on robust inventory and warehouse management systems
  • Work collaboratively with multiple agile teams to help deliver end-to-end products and features, seeing them through from conception to delivery
  • Work with other team members to build and deliver industry-leading API tools that our dynamic user base have come to rely upon to power their businesses
  • Be able to troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve issues quickly and effectively when they arise
  • Provide technical guidance and help mentor engineering, QA, operations, and product staff to deliver the best possible solutions for the company
  • Help define, document, evolve, and evangelize high engineering standards and best practices across multiple areas
  • Move quickly and intelligently - seeing technical debt as your nemesis

The Offer

  • Generous PTO
  • Fun office environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Benefit Matching (medical, dental, vision)
  • 401k Offered
  • Stock options
  • Team events
  • New office in FiDi

 

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

 

Workbridge Associates, part of the Motion Recruitment network, provides IT Staffing Solutions (Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire) in major North American markets. Our unique expertise in today’s highest demand tech skill sets, paired with our deep networks and knowledge of our local technology markets, results in an exemplary track record with candidates and clients.

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