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Python API Tech Lead - REMOTE

  • Location: Irving, 75063
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 year ago

Would you enjoy a role in RESTful API development focused on Python and Node.js designing, developing, reviewing, testing and deploying APIs (including supporting infrastructure) to drive digital products?

If you would, we have the job for you!

You’ll be joining a multidisciplinary team of product managers, marketers, designers and engineers who create digital products that hundreds of thousands of people experience every day.

KEY RESPONSIBILITES AND DUTIES

  • Executes full product life-cycle (inception through deprecation) to create highly scalable and flexible RESTful APIs to enable an infinite number of digital products.
  • Collaborates with other Engineers, Creative/UX designers, Scrum Masters, Product Managers, Business Analysts and Architects.
  • The SSE must have a strong and continuously growing proficiency in RESTful API development focused on Python and Node.js. This includes actively participating in designing, developing, reviewing, testing and deploying APIs (including supporting infrastructure) to drive our digital products.
  • Some experience mentoring more junior developers recommended.
  • Experience performing code reviews.

“MUST HAVE” SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • 5+ years of python server development using Django, Flask, Bottle or other python frameworks
  • 6+ years’ industry experience
  • Ability to write unit-tested and maintainable code
  • Expertise working with and building RESTful APIs
  • Expert in Python
  • Knowledgeable in cloud platforms (preferable AWS: both traditional EC2 and serverless Lambda), micro-services architecture, CI/CD solutions (including Docker), DevOps principles, message queue systems, and background task management.
  • 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.
  • Well organized with a bias for action with minimal direction.
  • A team player with a start-up/entrepreneur mindset.
  • Ravenous about learning technology and problem solving.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Understanding of OOP and Data Structures and know when to apply them in daily coding scenarios
  • Message queues (RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ, etc)
  • Background task processing (Celery, etc)
  • Experience configuring container like systems (Vagrant, Docker, etc)
  • Basic understanding of modern web components (HTML/CSS/JS)
  • Ability to self-organize with minimal guidance/competing priorities and work effectively within a team

ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Large organization experience - Large Scale projects
  • Ability to work in an Agile /SCRUM environment.

 

EDUCATION: Bachelors/4 Yr Degree

YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE: 3+ Years

YEARS OF MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE: Select minimum years of management experience required.

 

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

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at MATRIX_HR@MatrixRes.com. To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see MatrixRes.com/Benefits for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.