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Python Backend Developer
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Job Title

Python Backend Developer

Job Description

Biarri Optimisation is seeking a Brisbane-based Python Web Application Developer to help us create amazing Web Apps and APIs.

Biarri Optimisation is an innovative Commercial Mathematics company that delivers powerful, easy to use decision support and optimisation-powered web applications that help businesses become more efficient and make better decisions. We build tools for companies from Google to Australia Post.

Scope of Work:

  • Assisting project teams on delivery of specifications in a dynamic environment.
  • Interacting with clients for requirements gathering, project delivery, and software support
  • Implementing server side code for web apps and APIs in Python.
  • Creating and maintaining internal libraries inspired by real world scenarios.
  • (Optional) Developing optimisation engines (Mathematical Programs, heuristics, etc) using high performance Python.


  • No telecommuting
  • Agencies are OK



The successful applicant will have a tertiary qualification and three or more years experience in commercial software development.

Python Skills:

  • Good all-round understanding of Python and its libraries
  • Web App Frameworks (we use Django) and REST principles
  • ORM libraries
  • Unit testing framework (we use Pytest)
  • Task queue libraries (we use Celery)

Programming/Development Skills:

  • Linux experience
  • Database design (SQL, although key/value and document DBs experience considered)
  • Web API design
  • Object Oriented Programming practices

About the Company

Who are we?

We tackle some of the world’s most challenging problems - and we do it by building decision support tools powered by mathematics. We are an award-winning organisation building cloud first solutions across a wide variety of industries, which keeps your work interesting. Biarri is Australia’s largest maths based business. We have 150+ employees spread across Australia, Europe and North America and we are growing quickly as more companies realise the power of making informed decisions built on data instead of the traditional gut feeling.

Our work

The companies we work with range across a wide industry spectrum. If you are looking for variety and meaning in your job, then you will find it here. We work with top brands around the globe such as Asahi, Rio Tinto, GE and many more. We also help out start-ups and having spun out or joint ventured with up to 10 new tech companies which are now themselves growing globally.

Working at Biarri

We pride ourselves on a positive work environment that pushes you to the next level. That’s why we have a 4.4-star rating on Glassdoor. At Biarri, you’ll get to develop your skills further and work with new technologies in a supportive and helpful team environment as a part of your day to day work. We value diversity and new perspectives, so everyone is welcome at Biarri.

And the people we hire prove it.

We are an equal opportunity employer, so by coming to work for us, you’ll be part of an organisation that lives diversity and fosters everyone’s growth. We encourage people of all backgrounds and experiences to work with us.

Contact Info

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