Back to Job Search

Python Developer

  • Location: Houston, 77002
  • Salary: 50.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 3 months ago

Are you a developer in Houston, TX with experience with Python? Our client is seeking a Python Developer to help design and develop automated reports and date pipelines within Python. You will also abstract, refactor, and package reusable code for broad use, and develop test suites to ensure your code works to enable fast edits as business requirements change.

This is a contract opportunity with some onsite work required in the  Houston office (central). 


  • Degree (BS, MS, or PhD) in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or Information Systems preferred; any STEM BS, MS or PhD with appropriate work experience will be considered.

  • 2+ years of professional Python software design and development
  • 2+ years automating jobs on Amazon Web Services
  • Linux experience a plus

Technical Skills:
  • Expert-level Python programming
  • Test-driven development
  • Monitoring systems and data pipelines
  • Proficient with the following Python packages: SQLAlchemy, flask, pandas, sphinx, and pytest
  • Git
  • SQL
  • Continuous Integration and Deployment (Gitlab-ci, Ansible, Jenkins, or equivalent)
  • Experience developing in containerized environments (Docker, LXC)
  • SAS (Statistical software) knowledge a plus

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to design Python software from scratch
  • Desire to automate everything
  • Good communication skills
  • Independent and self-driven worker
  • -Creative problem solver

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 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 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.