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Sr. Python Engineer
Ref No.: 18-04057
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 04/23/2018
Senior Python Engineer

Location: NYC (onsite)
Duration: Permanent Opportunity
Hourly Rate: Competitive
Industry: Banking/Financial Services
Start: Asap

As a Sr Software Engineer working in Python, you will:
  • Productionize Machine Learning models written in Python and R (nice to have)
  • Build tools to enable data scientists to back test and prototype new models and policies offline
  • Build a framework that enables data scientists to A/B test different models and credit policies in real time
  • Evolve and refactor our code base to scale to multiple countries and business partners
  • Write unit and functional tests to ensure that our deployments work as expected
  • New products: Supporting new products/offerings in an automated manner for decisioning
Qualifications for success:
  • You have 10+ years of professional experience in an OO language (Python, Java related technologies, Databases (SQL, NoSQL), XML/JSON data wrangling testing frameworks
  • You have experience designing flexible reusable software
  • 2 + years of R development experience (nice to have)
  • You are passionate about technology and have a craftsman mindset toward building great software
  • You practice XP practices like Code reviews Continuous Integration
  • Experience with platform development in multiple languages is a plus
  • Financial background is a plus (nice to have)
  • Risk/Machine Learning/Data Science Analytics experience (nice to have)
  • Project oriented, app development, not just scripting
  • You are comfortable working in an agile development environment
  • You are a quick learner can easily pick up new technologies dive deep into them
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • You are a team-player helping the team write awesome software

What we offer you:
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life benefits from day one.
  • Paid/flexible sick-leave, vacations, and holidays so you can take off the time that you need when you need.
  • Up to four months paid parental leave for all new parents. Adoption assistance with reimbursement of up to $5K. We want you to have time to bond with your new bundle of joy.
  • We'll match your 401(k) contributions and offer a discount through our Employee Stock Purchase Plan. All to complement your personal financial strategy.
  • We want to help advance your career. Take classes relevant to your job and the first $5K is on us.
  • Enjoy our annual company summer party, holiday party and department quarterly outings.
  • Our partnership with SoFi gives you access to student loan refinancing, personal loans and even mortgages.
  • We work hard, we play hard. Build or join an intramural club, group, and/or sports team and be part of our Community.
  • Fully stocked kitchens with free snacks & drinks.