Python Developer (REMOTE)

XAPO · Aug 1st 2018

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Xapo is seeking a senior Python Backend Developer to join our team. We need someone passionate willing to work with first-class engineers around the world. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned developer with proven experience in backend development using python, with strong knowledge of MySQL programming and Redis.


As a senior Python developer, you will work with a highly specialized multidisciplinary team that handles the complete development life cycle of a product, from the envisioning phase to the production deployment. You will be mainly responsible within this team for building high-quality software components that fulfill defined functional specifications and fit in the architectural designs for it. You will be responsible to work in an autonomous way following a defined plan and achieving schedule goals in time. You will also be required to participate in the design, test and deploy of your code. Excellent teamwork and good planning and communication skills are a must.

We are looking for experienced, passionate, enthusiastic and top quality engineers; if you think you have what it takes to help revolutionize the fintech future then come and join us!

Education and/or Experience:

  • Outstanding engineering talent proven by great work results and experience.

  • 4+ years’ experience in software development for commercial projects.

  • Backend development.

  • Excellent proven Python development skills.

  • Good development and tuning skills for MySql and Redis

  • Flask, uwsgi and NGINX, experience.

  • API building and consuming experience is desirable

  • Frontend development

  • React.JS proven application development experience

  • Platform and libraries

  • Feel comfortable using Linux, Docker, Flask, uWSGI and NGINX

  • Experience using Git, Stash, Jira

  • Capable of documenting and diagramming functional flows and architectures

  • Experience with other major development language and frameworks like, C, C++, Java or .NET, Node.js is desirable

  • Experience with other front-end frameworks like Prototype, Undersore.js, etc is valuable but not required.

  • Mobile development knowledge, add points by not required

  • Self-motivated, with initiative and enthusiasm, willing to work hard with a remote team

  • Experience working by plan and objectives in autonomous mode.

  • Good communication skills and remote teamwork experience.

  • Native/Bilingual English speaker is a must. Spanish is a nice to have.

  • Experience within fintech and knowledge about Bitcoins would be ideal.

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