Senior Software Engineer (Python)

Mumbai, India


Django Python AWS

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Job Description

We're looking for a hands-on technical leader to work on design and development of our backend services which are written in Python/Django.

Job Responsibilities: - Own end to end development and operations of high performance Django Applications. - Implement product features using Python 3.5, Django, AWS infrastructure, and various third-party libraries. - Interface with business to define requirements, deliverables, and provide the necessary engineering expertise & support to ensure on-time delivery - Collaborate with the entire team and customers on feature requirements and prioritization

Desired Skills Include Knowledge Of 

- Expert knowledge of Python ( 3+ years of hands on experience with web based software) - Strong in Data Structures, Algorithms and Object Oriented Concepts

- Have experience with one web framework (Django, Flask etc) - Proven experience in architecture, design and delivery of data intensive applications - Experience with architecting systems for AWS is a plus - Experience with web paradigms such as RESTful APIs, Test-driven Development (TDD) - Must possess traits of thriving to work in a fast paced autonomous environment

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