Senior Python Developer

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We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Python Developer to join our development team. As a Senior Python Developer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining robust and scalable Python applications and services. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, lead development projects, and provide technical expertise in Python and related technologies. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Python development, excellent problem-solving skills, and a track record of delivering high-quality code and solutions.


  • Design, develop, and maintain Python applications and services, ensuring code quality, scalability, and performance.
  • Collaborate with product managers and stakeholders to gather requirements, translate them into technical specifications, and plan development efforts.
  • Lead and mentor a team of developers, providing guidance, code reviews, and technical support to ensure high-quality deliverables.
  • Write clean, efficient, and well-documented code, following best practices and coding standards.
  • Identify and address technical debt, performance bottlenecks, and scalability challenges in existing Python applications.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate Python applications with other systems and technologies, ensuring seamless operation and data flow.
  • Participate in architectural discussions and contribute to the overall technical direction of the development projects.
  • Conduct code reviews, provide constructive feedback, and promote continuous improvement within the development team.
  • Stay updated with the latest trends and advancements in Python development, recommending and implementing new tools, libraries, and frameworks to enhance productivity and code quality.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues reported in production environments, ensuring timely resolution and minimal impact on users.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in designing and consuming RESTful APIs, as well as integrating third-party services and APIs into Python applications.
  • Familiarity with front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and the ability to collaborate effectively with front-end developers.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in an Agile development environment.
  • Strong understanding of software development practices, including testing methodologies, code review processes, and continuous integration.
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies like Docker and orchestration tools like Kubernetes is a plus.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field. Equivalent practical experience will also be considered.
  • Proven experience as a Senior Python Developer or a similar role, with a track record of successfully delivering Python applications and services.
  • Strong proficiency in Python, with a deep understanding of its core principles, idioms, and best practices.
  • Experience with Python frameworks such as Django, Flask, or FastAPI, and understanding of their key concepts and features.
  • Solid knowledge of database systems, both relational (e.g., PostgreSQL, MySQL) and NoSQL (e.g., MongoDB, Redis).
  • Proficiency in version control systems, such as Git, and familiarity with collaborative development workflows (e.g., GitFlow).
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to quickly understand complex requirements and translate them into efficient code.
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and experience deploying applications in the cloud is desirable.