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Senior Python Developer

Posted over 1 year ago

This growing commercial finance company has an immediate 6-month contract-to-hire opportunity in Plano, TX for a Senior Python Developer.

This role requires a local candidate who can be in the office a day or two per week for the first month and remain local to the metroplex for occasional office meetings.


  • 4+ years of college or university degree
  • 5+ years of related IT experience
  • 3-4+ years of experience using Python; full stack including front-end app experience
    Good working knowledge of RDBMS; MySQL, MariaDB
    Results-orientated with a high level of personal initiative and proven leadership ability
  • Maintain the highest levels of professionalism, punctuality, and positive attitude.
  • Financial services industry experience is a plus.


  • The Senior Python Developer will translate business needs and processes into solid technical requirements, speak to applicable patterns that will best achieve the desired functionality, and be able to continuously deliver value and new features to users.
  • Will deliver solid individual performance in a team environment, mentor less experienced developers, and participate in leadership strategy discussions that impact the health and roadmap of web applications.
  • Will approach problems in a self-directed and open-minded manner and engage in ego-less and productive retrospectives and discussions with a mentality of inclusion, respect, experimentation, and improvement.
  • This role is vital to ensure that software is implemented and maintained to provide a reliable, secure, and scalable platform for supporting business operations.
  • Will work on a small team and be responsible for the development and maintenance of a custom-built business platform that leverages Python, Linux OS (CentOS), MariaDB (fork of MySQL), TortoiseSVN (version control), JetBrains, GreenSock, and Figma graphical design.


  • Design, develop, test, operate, and maintain software products with Python.
  • Take full stack ownership by consistently writing production-ready and testable code.
  • Consistently create optimal design adhering to architectural best practices; considering scalability, reliability, and performance of systems affected when defining technical designs.
  • Make sound design/coding decisions keeping user experience at the forefront.
  • Take feedback from code review and apply changes to meet standards. Conducting code reviews to guide engineering best practices and compliance with development procedures.
  • Ensure all aspects of product development follow compliance and security best practices.
  • Embrace emerging technology opportunities and contribute to the best practices in support of the company's technology transformation.
  • Contribute to a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Review tasks critically and ensure they are appropriately prioritized and sized for incremental delivery.
  • Anticipate and communicate blockers and delays before they require escalation.
  • Provide On-Call support is occasionally required for periodic maintenance.

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

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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 a top 15 U.S. IT staffing firm and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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 for more information. For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits will 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.

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.