VN - Python backend web developer with microservices

  • Remote
  • Contracted
  • Experienced

Our client, a leader in mobile payment systems, is looking to bring on a Senior
Python Engineer that will be part of a team responsible for solving some of the
complex backend problems related to the world of connected payments. Be a
technical stalwart and take responsibility for one of the biggest payments
platforms that caters to 27.4 million monthly active users and estimated to have a
transaction volume of 100 billion dollars in 2019.
The ideal candidate will be a backend developer with strong experience writing
Python services on Kubernetes in AWS, using MySQL and other NoSQL databases. As a
Payments Engineer, you will be responsible for making engineering design decisions
and developing features pertaining to the services that are the backbone of our
client. You will be expected to be a role model on coding standards, frameworks,
platforms and other best practices for the rest of our client’s engineering team.

Job Responsibilities
· Design and implement new services using cutting edge technologies to support Our Client in achieving its business goals.
· Collaborate with the architecture team to develop robust, portable, and interoperable solutions to the difficult problems faced by a growing organization.
· Collaborate with the Information Security team to keep Our Client, and its customers, safe from emerging security threats.
· Take an active role in reducing the technical debt in our various codebases.
· Triage, debug, and assure the timely resolution of software defects.

Qualifications
· Expert in Python, with knowledge of Django web framework
· Experience with AWS, DynamoDB, Managed Services, Lambda services (Highly Recommended - Required for some of these positions)

· Working experience on Cassandra and caching solutions (e.g. Redis, ElastiCache).
· Expertise in architecting and developing scalable software solutions with gRPC based microservices.
· Strong understanding of algorithms and data structures.

· Strong understanding of design patterns including why and where a pattern should be used
· Understanding of accessibility and security compliance 

· Experience in development projects using Java/J2EE technologies (Nice to have)

What will really get our attention

· Experience in payments processing or payments domain
· Experience in risk or compliance domains
· Experience integrating disparate systems together

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