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Backend Python Developer
Ref No.: 18-00313
Location: San Francisco, California
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 04/27/2018
Backend Python Developer

Role Description
Our client builds financial technology products for CFOs, Risk Specialists and Financial Analysts. To fulfill our mission of increasing data transparency and transaction efficiency in the secondary financial markets, we are looking for a versatile full stack software engineer to build the next generation of our financial platform and products. You will be developing state of the art web applications that help CFOs make multimillion dollar decisions and working closely with product management, UX, data science other engineering team professionals to build high-performance solutions for our customers.

Culture Fit
You're perfect for this role if you excel at:
  • Being Hands-On & Collaborative – our product, engineering and UX engineers all work closely together.
  • Taking Ownership – you will be taking full ownership of your designs and features even if you are collaborating with other professionals.
  • Agility – you will be working in sprints and your work will be part of a release cadence. We adjust our release cadence based on implementation learnings and customer feedback from sprint releases.
  • Being Opinionated but Open-minded – you will be asked for technology and design recommendations, given feedback and expected to come up with an excellent designs and implementations. We want your personality and opinions reflected in our product and expect you to be passionate about technology.
  • Educating Others - you know how to make people around you better at what they do.
Technical Skills
5+ years of experience building modern web applications in a backend role.
Solid experience and knowledge of Python language and Django framework.  
Solid design and implementation experience and knowledge of REST principles and designing APIs. 
Strong OOP and software design skills  
Excellent problem-solving skills and great attention to details  
Strong communication/interpersonal skills, both verbal and written  
BSCS/EE/CE, or equivalent job experience with strong CS Foundation  

Business Domain Skills
Experience or Educational background in Financial Services or Banking a plus Compensation

We work collaboratively and at a fast pace. This is best done out of our Bay Area office but for exceptional candidates who have demonstrated excellence with remote work, you can work remotely.

  • Competitive salary
  • Stock Options
  • Pick your own equipment. We'll set you up with whatever Apple laptop you want plus any software you need. You're a designer, we get it.
  • Healthcare and retirement plans.