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Full Stack Tech Lead- Python

  • Location: Irving, 75063
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 year ago

Our client is seeking a Full Stack Tech Lead for a 6 month contract located in Irving, TX. As a Full stack Tech Lead you are joining a multidisciplinary team of product managers, designers and engineers who create digital products that hundreds of thousands of people experience every day. You must have a strong and continuously growing proficiency in creating highly scalable and flexible RESTful APIs to enable an infinite number of digital products. This includes actively participating in designing, developing, reviewing, unit testing and releases. The ideal candidate has a passion for code and putting the customer first and delivering an exceptional experience through the creation of extendable and re-usable products.

Required Qualifications

  • 9+ years of python server development using Django, Flask, or other python frameworks.
  • 9+ years of experience working with and building RESTful APIs.
  • 9+ years of experience in cloud platforms (preferable AWS: both traditional EC2 and serverless Lambda), micro-services architecture.
  • Ability to write unit-tested and maintainable code.
  • Experience in CI/CD solutions (including Docker), DevOps principles, message queues (RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ, etc.) and background task processing (Celery).
  • Experience with API security frameworks, token management and user access control including OAuth, JWT, etc.
  • Solid foundation and understanding of relational and NoSQL database principles.
  • Understanding of caching strategies and implementation (Redis, Memcache, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of serving high scale HTTP(S) protocol (Nginx, Apache, etc.)
  • A team player with a start-up/intrapreneur mindset.
  • Experience with CICD pipeline and deploying apps to Apple App store.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience writing APIs for multiple platforms (Web, Mobile App, etc.).
  • Expertise with deployment using a configuration management tool such as Ansible/Chef/Salt.
  • Knowledge of constructing PostgreSQL, SQL query strings and fine-tuning them for performance.
  • Ability to work in an Agile /SCRUM environment.
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools - Git (Gitlab).
  • Exposure to retail industry, experience with e-commerce applications.

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

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