Senior Python Developer with Django or Flask and Celery or RabbitMQ

at Sky Solutions LLC
Published August 4, 2022
Location Bethesda, MD
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Position Title Senior Python Developer

Location: Bethesda, MD – remote

The Senior Python Developer will work as a member of the dbGaP Software Development team and support our efforts to modernize and enhance our existing application code and develop new solutions for the dbGaP product offering.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the design, development and maintenance of the dbGaP product line
  • Ability to deliver fully-tested, production-ready, cloud-ready or cloud-hosted applications in Python
  • Designing web-based solutions, writing, and testing code, automating tests and deployments
  • Providing end to end solutions by analyzing requirements, devising solution design and implementing solutions.
  • Collaborating with other technology teams to ensure integrated end-to-end design and implementation
  • Enforcing existing process guidelines; driving new processes, guidelines, team rules, and best practices.
  • Ready, willing, and able to pick up new technologies and software development and delivery practices

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent required.
  • 7-10 years of related experience.

Required Skills:

  • Strong application development experience using object orietned languages and design patterns.
  • Good experience working with Python and web appplication frameworks such as Django or Flask.
  • Good experience working with ORM technologies like Django ORM or SqlAlchemy.
  • Experience using Python packages such as pandas, numpy etc.
  • Experience working with object stores such as AWS S3 or Google Cloud Storage.
  • Experience in Agile Software Development methodology, processes, and practices.
  • Experience with test automation using pytest, mocks and Selenium.
  • Hands-on experience with Jira, Git, TeamCity or other CI/CD tools.
  • Familiarity with secure coding guidelines and standards.
  • Effective communication in person and over text.
  • Comfortable working with Linux command line tools and bash shell.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Celery and RabbitMQ
  • Experience using the different services provided by cloud service providers, especially AWS or Google Cloud Platform.
  • Experience using Apache Airflow
  • Experience using container and orchestration solutions, particularly Docker, Kubernetes or Openshift
  • Experience with GitOps and GitLab CI
  • Behavior-driven development (BDD) / automated testing and deployment
  • Ability to implement web applications using modern JavaScript frameworks
  • Familiarity with tools and processes that evaluate and improve software security
  • Experience in processing large amounts of data
  • Experience in maintaining C++ applications

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