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Python Developer

Our Client in the fin-tech industry is seeking to employ a competent Python Developer to work with their back-end team.

 

Purpose of Role

To work with the company’s back-end team to maintain the company’s platform, add new features, and expand the company’s portfolio of projects into new directions.

 

Requirements

  • 3 – 5 years’ experience
  • Python 2.7 and 3.5
    • Experience with object-oriented principles, methodologies, and patterns.
    • Familiarity with PEP-8 is expected
  • Django
    • Experience with Django Rest Framework
    • Experience with Django Channels or equivalent library for implementing asycPostgreSQL
    • Familiarity with its capabilities, such as document storage within the RDB.
  • REST
    • Comfort with implementing custom APIs.
    • Knowledge of best practices and standards for implementing an HTTP REST API

Advantageous

  • Experience with migrating a legacy Python project from 2.7 to 3.x
  • Experience with Pandas and/or NumPy
  • Experience with PyTest, tox
  • Experience with TDD or BDD is beneficial
  • Usage of PostgreSQL-specific Django ORM query functions and tools
  • Ability to use a tool such as Postman, Insomnia, cURL or equivalent API testing/querying tool
  • Experience using Git Flow as a branching strategy

What will set you apart?

  • Experience with data cleaning or validation.
  • Setting up a data pipeline, or a data warehouse.
  • Implementing caching using Django.
  • Experience with task queuing systems, such as Huey, Celery, RQ or equivalent.
  • Experience implementing a microservices architecture.
  • Experience with integration of multiple custom platforms.
  • Experience with implementing an API Gateway.
  • Having contributed to an open source Python project, or to the Python community.

 

Personal Attributes

  • Knowing your own knowledge gaps and working to close them.
  • Being a team player! A willingness to help out where needed, mentor those more junior than you, and step up to whatever challenge we face as a team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Contributing to the organisation’s growing list of Django and Python projects, but primarily to the organisation’s existing monolithic workflow and claims management system.
  • Consistently review other team members’ code, and have your code reviewed as well.
  • Work closely with the organisation’s product owner/s, designers, data/business analysts, and front-end and mobile developers to ensure the platform is achieving its goals.
  • Working in an agile environment. That means participating in sprints, sprint rituals, and having good ticket hygiene!

 

Please note that if you have not been contacted within 7 days of your application, please consider your application unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. You are welcome to call our offices for more information on 011 518 4600

 

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