Python Developer

Python Developer

Title: Python Developer

Location: Onsite – USA

Type: Full Time

 

Candidate responsible for planning, developing, and delivering assigned features of significant size and/or complexity for our Advanced Classification Engine.

 

Essential Functions:

 

  • Breaks down User Stories, participates in design activities, and documents necessary information for feature/component implementation
  • Takes ownership of existing code and/or writes new code
  • Works with QA to review test plans and recommend testing strategies for features and components
  • Debugs complex software modules, working from written and/or verbal descriptions of problems
  • Develops and executes unit tests, end-to end customer driven test cases, automated regression testing, and otherwise works within Scrum development team to deliver a high quality product
  • Assists in environment setup for development/integration of solution components
  • Participates in design and code inspections
  • Develops prototype versions of software modules and applications
  • Works in a cross-functional team of other developers, QA, UX, and documentation
  • Mentors and provides technical assistance to more junior developers
  • Gives input to management on task duration estimates, technical information, and issue resolution
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned.

 

Education and Experience:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years software development experience, including some experience working in an internet technologies environment.
  • MUST have strong skills in Python.
  • MUST have strong skills in virtualization technologies (VirtualBox, VMware, KVM).
  • Advanced experience with networking technologies.
  • Advanced experience with distributed/cloud design methodologies.
  • Knowledge of software development practices and methodologies.
  • Experience developing code for multi-threaded applications and fluent in the concepts of threads, processes, concurrency and locking.
  • Understanding of security concepts: encryption, secure application development, defensive programming, software vulnerabilities and exploits, general issues in web security
  • Experience with other languages is a plus: C/C++, Perl, bash.
  • Experience with UNIX server administration (CentOS, RHEL, Ubuntu).
  • Working knowledge of UNIX / Linux operating systems.
  • Prior experience working in a commercial development environment: best practices for development/QA, schedules, processes, defect queues, code management, build environments
  • Soft Skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-starter with experience working in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.

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