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Python Developer

  • Location: Chapel Hill, 27517
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 14 days ago

Our Healthcare Insurance client is seeking a Python Developer to join their team for a contract to hire role!

Our client has more than 5,000 employees and is the number 1 health insurer in the state of North Carolina serving more than 3.89 million customers. Health care is changing, and our client is leading the way by provide innovative solutions that simplify the health care system, improve efficiency and outcomes, and help rein in costs. Our client is a not-for-profit with headquarters in Durham, NC.

Position: Python Developer 
Location: Remote - The majority of the roles at this client will continue working from home until at least the end of 2021. Once it is safe to begin working onsite, staff can choose where they work – from home, in the office, or a hybrid of the two. To be eligible to convert to FTE at this client you must reside in NC or one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Maryland, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or South Carolina.
Term: 6 months, contract to hire

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

Our Products Center of Excellence (COE) team is developing full stack Python web applications and NLP self-service tools that support analytics and deploying them to containers using OpenShift. We work with IT to define development standards and best practices for the Analytics department. We also mentor BI Developer/Analysts to level up their Python skills.

Job Description

  • Act as a technical expert/resource for the team and business partners while leading the analysis, design and development of high volume, low latency applications for mission critical systems delivering high-availability and performance to best meet customer needs.
  • Independently write well designed, testable, efficient code to support varied and highly complex IT solutions
  • Provide technical leadership to other IT specialists to rapidly develop and deliver stunning solutions that meet changing business needs.
  • Perform all necessary discovery and fact finding to fully understand highly complex business problems and opportunities and independently execute all assignments.
  • Evaluate options to provide solution buy vs. build recommendations to management.
  • Independently analyze and recommend solutions to development and production issues while effectively communicating to the project team, applicable vendors and/or the manager in a timely manner.
  • Research and stay abreast of technology trends and IT best practices, with a focus on continuous learning and possible application to the business.
  • Regularly act in a project lead capacity and/or represent the department on enterprise-wise project teams.
  • Provide direction and assistance to less experienced team members and may oversee or coordinate work efforts as needed.
  • Assist management with employee development initiatives, including training.


  • Python
  • 7 years development experience, with a degree
  • With no degree, 10 years of experience required
  • Significant experience and technical expertise with Python, Django or Flask, SQL, unit testing, web application development, CICD, and deployment with containers (Docker, OpenShift, AWS, etc.)


  • Experience with NLP, analytics, or healthcare preferred
****To be eligible to contract at this client you must be able to pass a drug test and criminal background check. This client requires all employees, temporary labor, consultants, and contractors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by 12/08/21, subject to approved medical or religious exemptions.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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