Python Developer

at Strongbridge
Published February 4, 2024
Location Fairfax, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Strongbridge, LLC is presently in search of a Python Developer. As a Python Developer, you will be part of an organization that is accountable for providing integrated and deployed support across Enterprise Networks. Your role is critical, as the mission and the customer rely on your expertise. The aim is to offer the customer a range of flexible but coordinated services like Application Development, System Security, System Engineering, End User Support, and others, across various departments.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Python code.
  • Integration of data storage solutions including but not limited to databases, key-value stores, blob stores, document stores, graphs, etc.
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server-side logic.
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems.
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization.
  • Supporting the customer.
  • Trusted to understand the technical and functional design requirements related to Python using Django as a web framework.
  • Designing, developing, and testing mission applications.
  • Designing and developing new web applications.
  • Maintaining and troubleshooting existing web applications.
  • Creating back-end components.
  • Connect applications with additional web servers.
  • Maintaining APIs.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or a technical discipline related to the specific skill or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience.
  • Experience with Django and other common middleware libraries used for testing, caching, messaging, and session management.
  • Good understanding of Python syntax and its nuances.
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming.
  • Good understanding of CSS preprocessors such as Sass and Scss.
  • Excellent understanding of front-end technologies like JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3.
  • Ability to write clean code.
  • Proficiency with code versioning tools, including Git, Github, SVN, and Mercurial
  • Familiarity with MVC, Mocking, RESTful, and ORM.
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies including HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3.
  • Knowledge of server-side templating languages, including Slim and Liquid.
  • Familiarity with testing tools.
  • Exhibited CSS, HTML, JQuery, Ajax, and JSON proficiency.
  • Experience with database management (MySQL, PostGres).
  • Experience with design, development, and testing of integrated mission applications, RESTful web services, and external libraries in multiple languages to interface with APIs.
  • Knowledge of agile methodologies.
  • Experience with JavaScript, Angular, ReactJS, ViewJS
  • Familiarity with AWS.
  • Experience and familiarity with Angular, ReactJS, and ViewJS.
  • Familiarity with MVC, Mocking, ORM, and RESTful API concepts API.
  • A knack for writing clean, readable code.
  • Ability to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system.
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application.
  • Able to create database schemas that represent and support business processes.
  • Able to implement automated testing platforms and unit tests.
  • Good understanding of information gathering and the questioning method, i.e., able to ask how, what, when, where, why, and who to discern problems.
  • Familiarity with continuous integration.

Preferred Qualifications/Certifications:

  • Previous management consulting experience.
  • Experience with a federal agency as a contractor or federal employee
  • Cloud Data Architect Professional certification

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have a Public Trust

Headquartered in Sterling, VA, Strongbridge LLC is a key provider of IT services and engineering to the Federal Government. Strongbridge has extensive experience and knowledge in systems engineering, IT services, strategic communications and program support. Strongbridge is financially secure and a trusted partner that treats our customers, partners and employees with integrity and respect.

Enhance Your Career as Part of Our Team:

Strongbridge is a robust and agile small business led by seasoned government contracting executives with the quality processes and management controls of a large business. Our program management processes and techniques are based on industry best practices, and certified by external auditors, ensuring low performance risk. At Strongbridge, we are not only committed to providing our employees with the opportunity to pursue their careers, but we also foster a work environment that allows for mutual respect, open lines of communication and rewards for those who contribute to the company's success and growth. To ensure the highest level of employee satisfaction, we offer a competitive benefits package. Only by recognizing the importance of a balanced work/family life can we ensure loyalty to our company and the highest level of client satisfaction. With outstanding benefits, an exciting work environment, and ample opportunity for growth, Strongbridge is the obvious choice for the business and technology leaders of today and tomorrow.

Strongbridge offers an expansive benefits package including: health/dental/vision/life/short and long term disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, education assistance, and 401k w/company match.

Strongbridge is a proud Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (EEO/APP). Strongbridge embraces diversity by providing equal employment opportunities for all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and status as an individual with a disability or protected veteran. Strongbridge also maintains a drug-free workplace.