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Senior Software Engineer (Python Stack/ Django / FinTech / Google Cloud) – Africa
CA Global
Africa, Africa

Job Title

Senior Software Engineer (Python Stack/ Django / FinTech / Google Cloud) – Africa

Job Description

Our client within the Fintech Sector is currently recruiting a Senior Software Engineer (Python Stack) to join their growing team to support Africa; This position is location agnostic. The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for supporting the development of our client’s platform and its associated products. You will participate in the programming, testing, and deployment of the platform. This will require working with, and optionally managing the workflow of other software developers and being responsible for meeting timelines agreed upon with management. You will work closely with and report to the Technical Director while also interfacing with other engineering and management team members.

Restrictions

  • Telecommuting is OK
  • No Agencies Please

Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage ticket queues and escalation paths, ensuring SLAs are adhered to
  • Plan, Design, Develop, Test and Maintain the company’s development projects such as financial products for web applications, e-commerce portals, and system integration projects
  • Develop, refine, and fine-tune applications
  • Ensure high functionality and optimization by performing SIT, unit testing and code reviews on software developed
  • Produce detailed and accurate technical documentation relating to assigned tasks
  • Mentor and guide Junior and Intermediate Developers towards fulfilling their development tasks
  • Promote highly-collaborative, team-oriented environment, working closely with all levels of product development staff and third-party development teams
  • Coordinate with software architects and business analysts to determine functionalities and break down tasks for the sprint backlog

Requirements:

Technical Skills:

  • Strong, demonstrable experience in Python and Django
  • Working knowledge of Google Cloud Platform is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Java, C#/.Net and PHP are a plus
  • Knowledge of TDD and Agile software development are a plus

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelors (BSc) in Electrical, Telecommunications and/or Software Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years as an advanced programmer or equivalent experience in required technologies
  • Experience with highly available distributed systems
  • Experience with MySQL

About the Company

Our client within the Fintech Sector is currently recruiting a Senior Software Engineer (Python Stack) to join their growing team to support Africa; This position is location agnostic. The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for supporting the development of our client’s platform and its associated products. You will participate in the programming, testing, and deployment of the platform. This will require working with, and optionally managing the workflow of other software developers and being responsible for meeting timelines agreed upon with management. You will work closely with and report to the Technical Director while also interfacing with other engineering and management team members.

The Technology The technology consists primarily of a cloud-based web application, hosted on scalable Linux infrastructure, and built on a number of tools including Python, Django, MySQL, Bootstrap, NGINX, VPN software, to mention a few. As a full stack developer, you will work on all parts of technology stack, from the server-side applications and databases to backend and client facing web-services and APIs. You will also be part of infrastructure design, provisioning and application architecture and scaling discussions.

Contact Info

Previous Founder / Python Developer, Tradail Inc. in Boston ( Preferably) / Remote US, MA, USA Next Senior / Lead Python Developer, Improving Enterprises in Plano, Texas, United States